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Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris: Cindy Sherman, artist of extremes

      170 arworks Too much is never enough. The Fondation Louis Vuitton is dedicating a retrospective of 170 artworks to the American artist Cindy Sherman (born in 1954).  Overdose There is a risk of it feeling like an overdose. But we welcome it graciously because that is the point. It’s an overdose of […]

Tribute to Christo: the art of gigantism and the impossible

Christo Christo Christo Christo Christo Christo & Jeanne-Claude Christo Christo Christo Fondation Maeght Christo died on 31 May 2020 at the age of 84. He was one of the very first artists that I interviewed early on in my career. I went to meet him in 1993 at his studio in Soho in New York, […]

Hans Ulrich Obrist goes green: resolutions and warnings. A video interview

https://youtu.be/ot4aupt4VkY   History of contemporary art Swiss-born Hans Ulrich Obrist (born in 1968) is now part of the history of contemporary art. The artistic director of the Serpentine Gallery in London has become a phenomenon in his own right thanks to the significance of his wide-ranging encounters across the art world; a result of his […]

Steve McQueen at the Tate Modern: the man with two brains

  ​ The filmaker There are certain rare people who seem to have two brains. This is the case of the English filmmaker and artist who lives in Amsterdam, Steve McQueen (born in 1969). Turner Prize In 1999 the video artist was awarded the Turner Prize, Britain’s highest accolade for contemporary art. Caméra d’or and […]

Eugenio Lopez: a video interview with the very influential Mexican collector

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe5XsVzwOwo Trends in contemporary art There are trends within contemporary art. Mexico   It’s been several years since Mexico started to become an attractive country for fans of current artistic creation. Firstly because certain major artists from the international art scene live there, or have lived there. Alÿs,Vo,Orozco This is the case for Francis Alÿs […]

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