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Jun 2011 |

Communions, litanies, rituals and apparitions | STEPHANIE BERTRAND

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Written in response to the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art’s invitation to speak on the subject of art and worship, the following three short essays suggest possible readings of selected works by three contemporary artists that engage with significantly different concerns through their practice.

Jun 2011 |

Bill Viola: Mater Dolorosa. Imagines pietatis | MARO PSYRRA

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BILL VIOLA, Dolorosa, 2000, Color video diptych on two freestanding vertical LCD flat panels framed and hinged together, 11 minute loop, 16 X 24 1/2 X 5 3/4 inches, Edition of 5

 

May 2011 |

Portrait of an artist as a contemporary man | PEDRO DONOSO

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«The meaning of my work lays in the invisibility of my actions rather than in any representation in particular.

Actually no representation takes place other than a written testimony that I may produce later, once the action has ended.

The most difficult part is to decide when to put an end to the action.»

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Apr 2011 |

Breathe! Respiration, breath and whispers in contemporary artistic practices | CHRISTINA GRAMMATIKOPOULOU

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Notes and personal memories from a two day conference in Barcelona

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Mar 2011 |

Who’s Building the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi? Art challenging the global system of exploitation | HERMAN BASHIRON MENDOLICCHIO

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Mar 2011 |

Crisis and critique | JOSÉ BENTO FERREIRA

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In his 1917 lecture “Art and life”, the British art critic Roger Fry discusses the difference between historic interest in ancient art, which could be caused by the “lack of aesthetic sense”, and the aesthetic delight of modern art.

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