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Julian Schnabel, as a photographer
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Julian Schnabel, as a photographer

The New York artist attracted international attention with his large-scale paintings in the ‘80s, who has since forged a career as a film director, now turns his hand to photography. Noel Hernández He has done away with modern technology altogether, and uses an enormous Polaroid, which was made in the […]

Joana Vasconcelos, ‘I Will Survive’
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Joana Vasconcelos, ‘I Will Survive’

Joana Vasconcelos is one of the most celebrated visual artists coming out of Portugal today. Born in Paris in 1971, she now lives and works in Lisbon, creating elegantly intricate works that explore notions of gender identity, religion, class and nationality through the feminine form. Vasconcelos’ work typically consists of […]

Death out of context
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Death out of context

The passage of time, as this artist affirms is the determining factor of her work, and irrespective of the subject explored in Sally Mann’s photography (1951, EU) refers to a lost era. In order to reinforce this concept she employs a much personalised technique which combines a photographic process from […]

Villa Savoya: The Machine of living
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Villa Savoya: The Machine of living

La Villa Saboya, considered to be a paradigm of modernism in architecture and of the new way of constructing housing in the 20th century, continues to have a profound impact, with its evocative beauty and meaning. Noel Hernández Built in 1929 and planned by Le Corbusier (Switzerland 1887, France 1965), […]

ICA, crisis victim
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ICA, crisis victim

The London Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) might close its doors in the next few months due to the recent economic situation. Ekow Eshum, chairman of the board of directors, has already informed his employees about the association’s current deficit, which is approximately £600,000.00 and which may increase to £1.2 […]