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Lecture: Photomonth
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Lecture: Photomonth

Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin, two highly-regarded, London-based photographers, will give a talk this month on contemporary photography at Whitechapel Gallery in London. Working in conjunction with one another for years, both Broomberg’s and Chanarin’s photographic work have gritty, raw and daunting qualities, typically portraiture with varying compositions. Together, the […]

The Fabric Works
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The Fabric Works

On 14 October 2010 Hauser and Wirth opened a new gallery on Savile Road with a solo exhibition by the late artist, Louise Bourgeois. Lori DeGolyer Bourgeois, born in Paris in 1911, adopted a unique and elemental relationship with textiles from her parents tapestry restoration shop when she was young, […]

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 […]