contemporary art

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Riot Material excerpts The Last Days of Mankind, spotlighting artist Deborah Sengl

On the centenary anniversary of the Armistice that ended The Great War, Riot Material publishes an excerpt from The Last Days of Mankind – A Visual Guide to Karl Kraus’ Great War Epic, based on Deborah Sengl’s installation of Karl Kraus’ legendary play critiquing the war. With images from the Viennese artist’s exhibition of taxidermied rats, drawings and paintings … Continue reading

The Last Days of Mankind makes Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 list

The Last Days of Mankind – A Visual Guide to Karl Kraus’ Great War Epic is included on Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Art, Architecture & Photography books – Fall 2018 for its “eye-catching” display of over 100 taxidermy rats and colorful sketches to restage Karl Kraus’ seminal (and unperformable) drama about The Great War. See the full list. Learn … Continue reading

A brief introduction to Francis M. Naumann and Pamela Joseph

Francis M. Naumann, contributor to The Artist, The Censor, and The Nude: A Tale of Morality and Appropriation, is a scholar, curator, and art dealer in New York, specializing in the art of the Dada movement. Continue reading

Publisher’s Weekly reviews The Artist, The Censor, and The Nude

Thoughtful and rigorous, the book provides an excellent survey of contemporary censorship. … Continue reading

DoppelHouse Press publishes major anthology of Hungarian Art

Hungarian modernism may be a terra incognita for many but the distinguished art historian Éva Forgács is an invaluable guide to the territory. Her essays are shafts of light illuminating a complex terrain that is not only located at the center of Europe but, given the seismic political shifts that have occurred there, is central to the history that defined the twentieth century. Continue reading

Liat Yossifor exhibition “The Stand” in Guadalajara

Until mid-August Liat Yossifor’s work is on exhibition at Páramo Gallery in Guadalajara, Mexico. Read about Yossifor’s new monochrome works here: http://tinyurl.com/hecjj4u Continue reading

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