Quoted text from “Ways of Curating” by Hans Ulrich Obrist:
"Courbet, Manet and Whistler each played an important role in the emerging field of exhibitions and installation, laying the groundwork for the artist-run space, the modern concept of handing works of art, and the idea of the room as…
Culture Monster has seen a picture of the global art market, and it looks very much like a portobello mushroom.
Who really owns street art?, article by Jacob Pramuk
I went yesterday a bit to Marina Romea (Ravenna area, Italy) to spend a day on the beach. Considering this super sunny wonderful month full of everything but sun, today turned surprisingly well. So, that got me thinking about the girl things: since there wasn’t much sun before, we’re more less all now here on the beach, and we are forced to be in our bathing suits - completely white-skinned (excluding few lucky ones that naturally have those sinful olive skins).
Before I came to live in Italy, I always thought that all Italian girls are the same: beautiful, handsome, tanned, and well-groomed. Well, the rest of the world, you can now sigh in relief: they’re not, at least not any more or less in comparison to any other country. Anyway, I haven’t seen many of those beautiful ones yet, so, as I was saying, it got me thinking: how to stay good-looking on the beach?
Guardian art critic Adrian Searle ventures through the weird and wonderful landscape of the world’s foremost art festival
Speaking of Biennale, a fresh and funny interview with Guardian’s art critic Adrian Searle.