Browsing Category: aggregation

  • UK Exhibitions: March 2015

    I’ve been picking a monthly round up of art for a few years now, first on Culture24 and now on criticismism. If it’s not my imagination, this is getting more difficult. Cuts coming home to roost? It’s my unscientific impression galleries have got less likely to list forthcoming shows. It could be a sign they’re …

    March 1, 2015
  • UK exhibitions: January 2015

    Happy New Year to readers everywhere. Here’s the first of a monthly round up of shows in (usually) public sector spaces around the UK. So, if you’re in Britain in January 2015, you won’t want to miss… Grace Schwindt: Only a Free Individual Can Create a Free Society, Site Gallery, Sheffield, 10 Jan – 28 Feb. …

    January 1, 2015
  • criticismism’s top posts of 2013

    Tis (still, just) the season to be jolly and certainly the time of year for lazy reviews of the past 12 months. And should that review be in the form of a listicle, well all the merrier. So here, in case you were wondering, are the most popular posts on criticismism in 2013: Number 5: …

    December 31, 2013
  • Found Objects 24/12/13

    Is it the 24th already? In that case it’s time for some festive Found Objects. Many many thanks to anyone and everyone who has ever read this blog and season’s greetings/happy new year. I ramble. We kick off with a wintry art quiz by Jonathan Jones at the Guardian. I only got seven out of …

    December 24, 2013
  • Found Objects 18/11/13

    Seven more days slip by with but a handful of stories to cling to. Click on: There’s now a Kafka angle to the Munich art hoard story (interivew with Cornelius Gurlitt) Here’s another good Nazi art theft yarn. What became of the Mona Lisa? Museum-show of the season is not in a museum at all. …

    November 18, 2013
  • Found Objects 11/11/13

    Your usual mix of the good, the bad and the trivial (art stories from around the web): Look on the bright side of any imminent apocalypse. Colleen Fitzgibbon interviews filmmaker Ben Rivers for BOMB Magazine Found poetry of Google autocomplete demonstrates that the hivemind sure has an active muse. Read about it on Hyperallergic Here’s …

    November 11, 2013
  • Found Objects 02/09/13

    Greetings cybernauts: Interview of the week, possibly the month, the Guardian speak with ‘wrecker of civilisation’ Genesis P. Orridge Meanwhile the Telegraph keeps it light with the trailer to a new feature about the most famous cat on the webz These are a pure joy. Music videos chosen by Prosthetic Knowledge. Just why is the …

    September 2, 2013
  • Found Objects 12/08/13

    Found Objects are back. Sorry to regular readers for the break: Freelance journalist Francesa Borri is working for $70 a story. That’s $70 to cover the frontline of the war in Syria. (via Jude Sheerin) Bomb magazine links the work of Gordon Matta-Clark and the Pompidou Centre in Paris, all via the writing of Francis Ponge. Here’s a …

    August 12, 2013
  • Found Objects 22/07/13

    Sheesh, it’s hot. Before the Internet melts you may want to check out these links: A new film documents the remarkable life and living/working arrangement of psychiatric patient Yayoi Kusama. The 8-minute trailer alone is well worth a watch The Paris review carries a long read piece about artists’ novels. Just the very suggestion of …

    July 22, 2013
  • Found Objects 08/07/13

    Busy times, but those Found Objects just keep coming: There’s a great profile of photographer Robert R McElroy in artcritical. How a former GI ended up as one of the very few people taking photos of the New York downtown scene of the 1960s Simon Reynolds recalls violence of music concerts in the early 1980s …

    July 8, 2013