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  • “In modern art, Yayoi Kusama owns the polka dot in the same way that Jackson Pollock owns the paint splash. Later this year, the Tate Modern will be going dotty with a much anticipated retrospective of her work.”     […]

    WELCOME TO MY WORLD

    “In modern art, Yayoi Kusama owns the polka dot in the same way that Jackson Pollock owns the paint splash. Later this year, the Tate Modern will be going dotty with a much anticipated retrospective of her work.”     […]

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  • “Criticised for its perceived sexism and objectification of women, the late Helmut Newton’s work has been described as ‘porno chic’, yet he pushed through these encumbering labels and accusations with a mixture of nonchalance and defiance.”   “The beginning of […]

    SEX. DESIRE. NO ROMANCE.

    “Criticised for its perceived sexism and objectification of women, the late Helmut Newton’s work has been described as ‘porno chic’, yet he pushed through these encumbering labels and accusations with a mixture of nonchalance and defiance.”   “The beginning of […]

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  • “Technology has opened up new possibilities for the creative use of sound in art, design, and architecture. Blanche goes to the audio frontier to look at some of its pioneers.” “Sound touches memory like smell, and creates space and place […]

    LISTEN UP!

    “Technology has opened up new possibilities for the creative use of sound in art, design, and architecture. Blanche goes to the audio frontier to look at some of its pioneers.” “Sound touches memory like smell, and creates space and place […]

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  • In his photographic work, Rays Laugh, and film projects such as the BBC-commissioned Fish Tank, Richard Billingham takes us on a labyrinthine journey around the inner workings of familial relations, documenting the daily routines of his mother and father from […]

    Exclusive: AT HOME WITH THE BILLINGHAMS

    In his photographic work, Rays Laugh, and film projects such as the BBC-commissioned Fish Tank, Richard Billingham takes us on a labyrinthine journey around the inner workings of familial relations, documenting the daily routines of his mother and father from […]

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  • “In her copperplate etchings, Jennifer Bornstein gives prominence to the unique qualities that make women human.”   For centuries, artists have been sculpting their particular vision of the female physique. Botticelli painted women as though they were gods with voluptuous […]

    BEYOND AN IDEAL BEAUTY

    “In her copperplate etchings, Jennifer Bornstein gives prominence to the unique qualities that make women human.”   For centuries, artists have been sculpting their particular vision of the female physique. Botticelli painted women as though they were gods with voluptuous […]

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  • “Damien Hirst isn’t quite taking over the world, just its Gagosian Galleries, but his new nine city exhibition is a grand statement which only an artist of his status could make.”   Early next year, Damien Hirst will present a […]

    INTERNATIONAL RELEASE

    “Damien Hirst isn’t quite taking over the world, just its Gagosian Galleries, but his new nine city exhibition is a grand statement which only an artist of his status could make.”   Early next year, Damien Hirst will present a […]

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  • “The recent Tao of Nature exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai showed that the Chinese urbanites’ appetite for their nation’s history extends beyond Zhang Yimou swordplay flicks. Blanche looks at some of the young artists embracing the 2000- year […]

    THE ART OF TAO

    “The recent Tao of Nature exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai showed that the Chinese urbanites’ appetite for their nation’s history extends beyond Zhang Yimou swordplay flicks. Blanche looks at some of the young artists embracing the 2000- year […]

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  • “In the last few years, Paul McCarthy’s gigantic sculptures, factory production methods, and swelling staff numbers have reflected his elevation to contemporary art’s A-List, yet the spirit and shock-value of his early performance work has remained.”   Paul McCarthy’s long […]

    SHOCK HORROR!

    “In the last few years, Paul McCarthy’s gigantic sculptures, factory production methods, and swelling staff numbers have reflected his elevation to contemporary art’s A-List, yet the spirit and shock-value of his early performance work has remained.”   Paul McCarthy’s long […]

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  • “Few question Paris’s status as the ‘City of Love’, but in the films of Wong Kar Wai the polluted asphalt jungle of Hong Kong makes a worthy challenge it its title.”  “If I didn’t live in Hong Kong, my style would probably […]

    LOVE BY WONG KAR WAI

    “Few question Paris’s status as the ‘City of Love’, but in the films of Wong Kar Wai the polluted asphalt jungle of Hong Kong makes a worthy challenge it its title.”  “If I didn’t live in Hong Kong, my style would probably […]

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  •   Blanche: Dans ta note d’intention tu écris que tu es parti au Mexique « imbibé  de littérature » et plus particulièrement de trois livres: Tristessa de Kerouac, Au dessous du Volcan de Malcom Lowry et Les Tarahumaras d’Antonin Artaud. Tu te sers […]

    Nicolas Comment | Interview

      Blanche: Dans ta note d’intention tu écris que tu es parti au Mexique « imbibé  de littérature » et plus particulièrement de trois livres: Tristessa de Kerouac, Au dessous du Volcan de Malcom Lowry et Les Tarahumaras d’Antonin Artaud. Tu te sers […]

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