Kindred spirits

By Liza Premiyak / The Calvert Journal

Visit the border between the manmade and the supernatural in nocturnal Japan.

Łukasz Rusznica came to Japan as part of the European Eyes on Japan initiative which invites photographers based in Europe to the prefectures (or regions) of Japan. “You are assigned one prefecture. And after the residency you make a small book. The idea is that by the end this project will map all of Japan. I was invited last year along with photographer Jon Cazenave. I spent six weeks in Kagawa province, mostly in Takamatsu.”

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Łukasz Rusznica, Rokurokubi

Łukasz Rusznica, Rokurokubi

 


Yayoi Kusama is opening her own museum in Tokyo

By Anna Cafolla / The Dazed

A five-storey structure housing some of the Japanese polymath’s most celebrated works is coming later this year.

Yayoi Kusama is set to open her own museum, dedicated to her provocative, avant-garde work, in Tokyo.

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Yayoi Kusama, 2010, via David Zwirner Gallery

Yayoi Kusama, 2010, via David Zwirner Gallery

 


Do Gallerists Pick Artists for Their Personality or Their Talent?

By Daniel Kunitz / The Artsy.net

What makes a gallerist choose to begin representing a young artist? It’s a question that has vexed many an MFA grad and which remains opaque to most of us. A few years ago, however, a scene in a documentary about Andy Warhol raised a question that cuts to the heart of the matter.

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Hervé Gloaguen, Andy Warhol at the Factory, NY 1966, 1966, Galerie Arcturus

Hervé Gloaguen, Andy Warhol at the Factory, NY 1966, 1966, Galerie Arcturus

 


An eggs-eptional Artangel project by Andy and Peter Holden

By The Art Newspaper

Artangel is keeping it in the family for its next public art project. Natural Selection—a collaboration between the UK artist Andy Holden and his father, the ornithologist Peter Holden—is due to go on show in the former Newington Library, Elephant & Castle in south London, next month (10 September-5 November).

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Peter Holden (courtesy Artangel)

Peter Holden (courtesy Artangel)

 



From the Contemporary Lynx archives:

PRIVATE MUSEUMS – WERNER JERKE AND KRZYSZTOF MASIEWICZ TALK TO CONTEMPORARY LYNX AS PART OF WARSAW GALLERY WEEKEND

Contemporary Lynx, as the media partner of the Warsaw Gallery Weekend, has the pleasure to invite you to a discussion about private museums established by private collectors. This topic is particularly interesting and relevant as more and more such projects move from the realm of pure idea through a realistic vision and into actual reality.

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Warsaw Gallery Weekend, photo Slawek Kozdras

Warsaw Gallery Weekend, photo Slawek Kozdras

 

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