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Sorry Bill: Ripley and Snow on William S. Burroughs' Artwork

by Philippa Snow, Thogdin Ripley
first met at a William S. Burroughs show. They recently revisited the artist and writer's work in Animals in the Wall at London Newcastle Project Space.   Thogdin Ripley: I'm going to put my cards right here on this table to start with. I've always been a big fan of Burroughs’ writing—he was one of the most inventive writers and at times one of the best, in my opinion—but I've never, never really got on with his work as a visual artist. And I can say after seeing this exhibition: I still... [more]
Posted by Philippa Snow, Thogdin Ripley on 9/12/14
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Too Much Van Gogh: A journey from 3D to 2D and back again

by Andrea Alessi
There’s some buzz in New York this summer because all seventeen of the Met’s van Gogh paintings are on view together for the first time in over ten years. That’s nice, though an abundance of van Gogh paintings isn’t something that preoccupies us too much here in Amsterdam. In fact, right now we’ve got too many—including quite a few of the ones currently installed at the Met. Packed wall-to-wall in the basement of the Beurs van Berlage these days are some two hundred digitally “re-created”... [more]
Posted by Andrea Alessi on 8/28/14
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Lost in the Berlin Biennale: A First Look

by Sonja Hornung and Richard Pettifer
ifty artists is not so many for a biennial, and we were certainly looking forward to a concentrated and focussed set of exhibitions. Spread across three venues, this Biennale sprawls, conceptually and physically. Sonja Hornung: ‪We caught the train out to Dahlem, west of Berlin, and got rained on. Once we made it into the exhibition you seemed totally uneasy, Richard – why was that? Richard Pettifer: I couldn’t work out what was from the Biennale and what were pre-existing from the... [more]
Posted by Sonja Hornung and Richard Pettifer on 5/29/14
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