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From stunning photographs by Kacper Kowalski in The New York Times to the interview with Goshka Macuga for the AnOther Magazine, and Krzysztof Wodiczko’s comment on Donald Trump’s win, see what else has captured our attention in the international press.

 

Design Experiment From The 1980s Should Inspire Artists Protesting Trump Today
Text by Priscilla Frank/The Huffington Post

Populism plays on the fantasies and nostalgia of dissatisfied people,” – Harvard professor and artist Krzysztof Wodiczko says.

Krzysztof Wodiczko, “Homeless Vehicle,” 1988. Pictured: Variant 3 at Trump Tower, New York.

Krzysztof Wodiczko, “Homeless Vehicle,” 1988. Pictured: Variant 3 at Trump Tower, New York.

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Goshka Macuga on Symbolism, Theatricality and Performance
by Francesca Gavin/AnOther Magazine

‘[…]From putting androids in the Fondazione Prada to choreographing a dance performance on top of a conveyor belt, artist Goshka Macuga’s upcoming projects push her practice further than ever before […]’

Macuga, To the Son of Man Who Ate the Scroll, 2016 © Goshka Macuga, Exhibition View at Fondazione Prada, Milano, Photography by Delfino Sisto Legnani Studio, Image Courtesy Goshka Macuga

Macuga, To the Son of Man Who Ate the Scroll, 2016 © Goshka Macuga, Exhibition View at Fondazione Prada, Milano, Photography by Delfino Sisto Legnani Studio, Image Courtesy Goshka Macuga

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Photographing Everyday Beauty From Above
by Rena Silverman/The New York Times

‘[…]Most of his photos in his latest body of work, “Fade to White,” which will run at the Curator Gallery in New York from Nov. 3 to Dec. 17, lean toward the abstract. This is heightened by the fact that the show, which was curated by Bill Shapiro, the founding editor of Life.com[…]’

Kacper Kowalski, Trains. Poland, 2016 © the artist

Kacper Kowalski, Trains. Poland, 2016 © the artist

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NewEastPhotoPrize
The Calvert Journal

The Calvert Journal has announced a list of photographers shortlisted for their inaugural NewEastPhotoPrize! Congratulations to Polish photographers: Rafal Milach, Michał Siarek, Michał Sierakowski. The winner will be announced on 1 December.

Michał Sierakowski, Uranium © the artist

Michał Sierakowski, Uranium © the artist

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This Week on Auction:

LEMPERTZ
Sale: Auction 1079: Contemporary Art II, Saturday, December 3, 2016
Lot 550:
Ryszard Winiarski, Title: Game (E-13), 1979, acrylic on panel on black painted panel. Each 12 x 12 cm (35 x 35 cm). Framed. Signed, dated, and titled ‘E-13 Winiarski 79’ and information on the work. – Minor traces of age.
Provenance: Galerie Desa, Warsaw; Galerie Hoffmann, Friedberg
Estimate: Est. 3,000–4,000 EUR (3,179–4,238 USD)

Ryszard Winiarski, Lwów 1936 - 2006, Warsaw, Game (E-13), 1979

Ryszard Winiarski, Lwów 1936 – 2006, Warsaw, Game (E-13), 1979

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