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WRITER’S BLOCK

Issue 5: LITERATURE If literature is the art of the written word, it is also the art of reading. Whatever the intentions of their authors, books ranging from novels to memoirs, critical texts, political and philosophical treatises and even religiousView More >

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ON THE HUMANE ENVIRONMENT

Issue 4: ARCHITECTURE Established in 1980, the Venice Architecture Biennale is at once among the most prestigious architecture exhibitions in the world and yet something of an afterthought compared to its more pedigreed sibling, the Venice Art Biennale. This isView More >

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CINEMA IS PLASTIC

Issue 3: CINEMA Cinema as activism Cinema as archive Cinema as behavior Cinema as collage Cinema as construction Cinema as duration Cinema as economy Cinema as entertainment Cinema as experience Cinema as identity Cinema as index Cinema as language CinemaView More >

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(AH, SLOWLY!) TOWARD THE LIGHT:-

Issue 2: CHINA With its extraordinary transformation over the past decade, China’s contemporary art scene has become the focus of intense international scrutiny, featured in numerous publications and surveyed by a multitude of large-scale exhibitions in cities worldwide. Corresponding toView More >

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‘Spazio’

May 30, 2010 to January 23, 2011 MAXXI, National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome Exterior view of MAXXI, National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome. Photo ART iT. On May 30, 11 years after its design competition held inView More >

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17th Biennale of Sydney

‘The beauty of distance: songs of survival in a precarious age’ May 12 to August 1, 2010 Multiple Venues, Sydney Paul McCarthy – Ship of Fools, Ship Adrift 2 (2010), rigid urethane foam, steel, wood and carpet, 600 x 365View More >

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ZERO STARTS FROM THREE

Thoughts on Art HK 2010 A topic that has been on my mind recently is the concept of provinciality. Often used pejoratively to describe a state of unsophistication and limited perspective, provinciality seems increasingly relevant in the current era ofView More >

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WASTING TIME ORGANIZING TIME FREE TIME

Issue 1: COMMUNICATION ART iT was founded as Japan’s only bilingual contemporary art periodical in 2003, and moved to an exclusively online platform in 2009. The past year’s experience has provided the editorial staff an opportunity to think deeply aboutView More >

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Makoto Aida

‘E-Baka’ May 6 to June 5, 2010 Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo Ash Color Mountain (Work in Progress) (2009- ), acrylic on canvas, 300 x 700 cm. An artist of prodigious technical proficiency, Makoto Aida generally employs his talent to perverseView More >

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‘Rem(a)inders’

April 10 to August 29, 2010 Galleria Continua, Beijing Michelangelo Pistoletto – Rem(a)inders (2010), metal Buddha sculpture, used clothes, electrical components, wood, variable dimensions. Since it opened in 2005, the Beijing branch of Italy’s Galleria Continua has been known asView More >

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