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Simon Fujiwara

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Homage to the fair’s most important asset   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Stanley Brouwn, Ross Chisholm, Nigel Cooke, Thierry De Cordier, William Daniels, Hans Op de Beeck, Sam Durant, Simon Fujiwara, Jacob Kassay, Sol LeWitt, Lucy McKenzie, Juan Muñoz, Rob Pruitt, Wilhelm Sasnal, Jan Schoonhoven, Nick van Woert, Matthew Weir, Haegue Yang at Art Brussels April 24th, 2014 - April 27th, 2014
Posted 4/21/14
It was in the mid-eighties that the organizers of Art Brussels approached Amsterdam’s KunstRAI—later known as Art Amsterdam—with a proposition to merge the two fairs. Both events were then only a few years old and scraping along in a slowly developing art market. The new event would take place alternatingly in the Dutch and the Belgian capital. The Northern party declined. In 2007 Art Cologne changed its date from fall to spring. The world’s oldest fair for modern and contemporary art was... [more]
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Installation by Simon Fujiwara   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Simon Fujiwara at Berlinische Galerie June 8th, 2011 - July 24th, 2011
Posted 7/2/11
Simon Fujiwara's works emerge from scripted narratives based on real and fictive archives that question the possibility of manipulating history and affecting collective memory through the individual experience.Fujiwara's installation Phallusies (An Arabian Mystery, 2010) tells the true story of the discovery of a giant, ancient stone phallus beneath the foundations of a new museum building, somewhere in the Arabian Desert. No records of its existence or disappearance exist. Some say it was... [more]
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