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VISUAL ARTS 2016


MEET 4 EMERGING ARTISTS – THE ALUMNI OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL ART SCHOOL

Located in the heart of London, the Royal College of Art (RCA) is the most influential, wholly postgraduate university of art and design in the world. It’s the dream of art students…

ON TECHNOLOGY AND THE HOLY FIRE OF INSPIRATION

Interview with Alessandro Ludovico. He is the editor in chief of Neural magazine – a monthly publication dedicated to ‘new media art’ and the ongoing developments occurring in the fields of contemporary…

FROM WARBURG TO TUMBLR

The Mnemosyne Atlasis an unfinished work, actually a repository of images collected by Aby Warburg from 1924 to when he died in 1929. Known only from its photographic reproductions, it is a record of a creative and scientific process…

INTO THE STUDIO: EDWARD KRASIŃSKI

Ahead of his major retrospective opening this week at Tate Liverpool, we visit the lovingly preserved former studio and home of Polish artist Edward Krasiński — uncovering ostrich eggs, VAT receipts, blue Scotch tape, toy mice, and all…

STORIES COVERED WITH SEA SALT

Perhaps by reaching the border we can experience something more and see beyond the social and cultural patterns, which were the topic of works by the majority of artists of artists, that we take with a pinch of salt.

KRZYSZTOF MANIAK INTERVIEWED BY MARTA KUDELSKA

Last year Krzysztof Maniak was awarded the first prize in the Hestia Artistic Journey Competition. It’s high time we looked back and discussed what has changed for him in the last year.

DEATH / LIFE VALLEY — ADAM RZEPECKI, IGNACY CZWARTOS, MARCIN GIERAT AND PIOTR LUTYŃSKI IN CONVERSATION WITH CONTEMPORARY LYNX

Adam Rzepecki recently took a journey into the heart of the US that culminated in an act of performance.

PAINTER’S PAINTING. SOME THOUGHTS ON THE RECENT WORKS OF WOJCIECH GILEWICZ

May 2016 we met up outside the Cuchifritos Gallery with Wojciech Gilewicz, and Bartek Remisko the curator of the artist’s most recent solo show…

BETWEEN THE INCREDIBLE AND THE CREDIBLE. A TALK WITH YANE CALOVSKI.

My work is mostly based on my work with information, which often does not get written down anywhere, but rather constitutes a part of people’s memories, and their oral history.

ON THINGS COMMON AND UNCOMMON

Mateusz Szczypiński is an artist who made his debut with a series of paintings and collages. His latest work can be seen in Frankfurt as a part of the open group exhibition — Contemporay Art from Poland.

A DIFFERENT LANGUAGE, A DIFFERENT OBJECT

Abakans – Not simply fabric constructs, nor just sculptures, but three dimensional forms known as “soft sculptures”. Abstract and very organic, these are the fruit of the imagination.

THE OTHER PLACES – WOJTEK DOROSZUK’S ROUND TRIP

He strays inbetween fiction, and a documentary approach; an observation, and a subjective impression of a moment; an ethnological field work, and the research of a curious traveller.

NATALIA ZAŁUSKA. MEANING IN MINIMALISM

Natalia Załuska makes art which is associated with tranquility, contemplation and stillness. She captures a type of refinement of clarity you can’t ignore simply and elegantly.

ALICJA BIELAWSKA. SCULPTURE SUGGESTS MOVEMENT

“I think all of the elements: scale, colour, shape, used materials and a performative element are interconnected.”- says Bielawska in conversation with Z. Cielątkowska.

ALICJA KWADE – SOMEWHERE ELSE AT THE SAME TIME…

Alicja Kwade works in a large building in Berlin where we visited her. Her works manipulate mental perceptions and physical experiences of how the body inhabits space and time.

TOP 10 ARTICLES OF 2015

Happy New Year Contemporary Lynx Readers! What were your favorite articles of 2015? Find out: 1. Somewhere along the line – photographs by Michał Korta, 2. Cedar Lewisohn – London-based curator, expert and researcher on street art…