Dutch Democracy, A User Experience - Blog #1: If the Poets Should Have Their Revenge

Vivian Ziherl

An English-Language Blog on Governance, the Arts, the State, and Business Unusual Over the 2017 Netherlands’ Elections. Featuring Stefan Themerson (Check the video!)

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Unknown Tehran

Mariska van den Berg

Tehran's art scene is permeated with a deep sense of its own history, which is marked by foreign domination and interference as well as almost four decades of Islamic rule. A visit to a comprehensive, lively and fully connected art scene.

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Europe: No name for an Anthem

Remco Torenbosch at the V&A

Vivian Ziherl

This February Dutch artist Remco Torenbosch will continue his long-abiding work through the bureaucratic seam of the European Union, drawing forward the grain of its much heralded crises in the dissonance of inherent and sedimented contradictions. The occasion is the Collecting Europe exhibition at the V&A Museum in London in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut London, an undertaking that is opens the great collections of this classical institution to contemporary art interventions, staged amid the ongoing dramas of Brexit.

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Progress in art - Column by Anselm Franke

Anselm Franke

Progress in art: what would that possibly be in a time when the very idea of progress has become ridiculous, when the world’s bullies revive the most phantasmatic divisions and binaries that keep us hostage, and where no ghosts, demons or vampires of the past are buried safely, prevented from sudden return?

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Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller

Weronika Trojanska

Jeremy Deller: ‘Even though Iggy Pop's body has been photographed and reproduced in print millions of times I felt it could only be properly understood and appreciated by being drawn – the process in which you give the subject the attention it deserves.’

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After 33 years of issuing journals that offer deep dives into the practices of leading contemporary artists, Parkett will... read more
The 2017 SKULPTUR PROJEKTE MÜNSTER artists are: read more
The biggest challenges facing London’s new museum directors. As Tristram Hunt starts his new job at the V&A and Maria Balshaw joins... read more
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In reference to the central theme of Metropolis M No 5- PALEO a review of Anselm Franke & Hila Peleg's exhibition and book Ape... read more
Yes, But is it Edible is a unique book, presenting the scores of two operas of the American composer Robert Ashley. read more
Where is play in art? Fucking Good Art talks about it with Tijs Goldschmidt, Evelyne Reeves, Joris Luyendijk and Zoë Gray. read more
A new magazine by the Mexican artist Mariana Castillo Deball examines the way objects and artifacts work in our understanding of... read more
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Reviews | Most read
L.A. Raevens Wild Zone 3
Review — Loes van Beuningen
Enrico Baj in het Cobra Museum
Review — Sietske Roorda
Manifest, zonder het te benoemen
Review — Ive Stevenheydens
Review — Loes van Beuningen
Slideshows | Video’s

Micro Art Initiatives #3 Rib Rotterdam, in gesprek met Maziar Afrassiabi

Micro noemen we ze liefkozend, de kleine kunstinitiatieven in deze reeks artikelen. Maar hun betekenis valt niet te onderschatten. Gevestigd in de haarvaten van de maatschappij, zijn ze van groter belang voor de toekomst van de kunst dan menig... read more

Wie wint de Dolf Henkesprijs 2016?

De prijs wordt tweejaarlijks uitgereikt aan een toonaangevende Rotterdamse kunstenaar, net zoals Dolf Henkes (1903-1989) zelf was. In TENT worden de vier genomineerde kunstenaars van deze editie getoond, wie zal er winnen? De Dolf Henkesprijs is... read more

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 1 — 2017