SUBSCRIBE

Blog

Blog

Anarchy & order in Copenhagen

Friday, June 17th, 2011 Blog,

Coming back to Copenhagen from Humlebaek, where we had been to see the Louisiana Museum, we got talking to a man named Emil Bier, who said he was an inventor, and was almost certainly an anarchist. The next day in a side street in Copenhagen, we ran into Emil Bier again. If you look him […]

Blog

A terrible beauty in Venice, sort of…

Saturday, June 11th, 2011 Blog,

This much delayed blog comes from a train, speeding towards Aarhus in Denmark, where the second Danish Sculpture by the Sea is being held. I’ve just finished four exhausting days in Venice for the Biennale. Lest you think this sounds glamorous, I can’t remember when I’ve felt so zonked every evening. Too tired to write […]

Blog

Rats, Venice

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 Blog,

Huge talking rats were all the rage in Venice this year, courtesy of New York’s Bruce High Quality Foundation

Blog

I survived…

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 Blog,

An exhibit in the Arsenale anticipates audience responses to this year’s show

Blog

Biennale car crash

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 Blog,

Biennale as a car crash – Hajnal Nemeth’s work in the Hungarian pavilion

Blog

Mao in Venice

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 Blog,

Chairman Mao as a Byzantine icon, by Stelios Faitakas, on the outer wall of the Danish pavilion.

Blog

Happiness

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 Blog,

Hany Armanious’s ‘Happiness’ in the Australian pavilion. Viewer = not happy

Blog

Corporate Life…

Monday, May 30th, 2011 Blog,

From a video by Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries at the Asia Art Archive in HK… but the sentiments are pretty universal

Blog

Art HK. The elephant in the room.

Monday, May 30th, 2011 Blog,

Blog

Don't Touch

Friday, May 27th, 2011 Blog,

A Chinese city suspended in the midst of the Art HK galleries. Liu Wei’s ‘Don’t Touch’