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Art and Public Morality in Iran

Even those who have renounced the Ayatollah’s regime and live largely secular, Western lives carry within them a time-consciousness split between ancient Persia and contemporary Iran...

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Golnaz Fathi: Calligraphy, movement in Iranian art

The art of Iran is intrinsically bound with religion and the calligraphic interpretation of their sacred texts. Golnaz Fathi...

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#MeToo Makes Number Three in ArtReview Power 100

The #MeToo movement has sparked a rush of exhibitions in galleries and museums, many focusing solely on female artists in the past year. ...

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Frieze Explores the Possibilities of Political Activism in Art-making

Frieze continues to be a key destination for collecting institutions around the world, enabling the entry of works by today’s most forward-thinking artists....

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Art on the Streets Exhibition

The posters invite the viewer to consider the role that visual activism can play in our everyday experience, highlighting the power of images to challenge and empower....

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Paintings, Flat Sculpture, and Non-Medium Specific Art

Sarah Sze at Victoria Miro...

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Orian, Obadiah and McCartney? – Cambridge Folk Festival With O&O

Israeli vocalist, Orian Peled and American guitarist and singer, Obadiah Jones talk about how they first met and their songwriting experience with Paul McCartney...

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China’s Contemporary Cultural Revolution

Zhu Wei is an internationally acclaimed artist who examines contemporary China using traditional painting methods, he shares his thoughts in issue 3 of Trebuchet Magazine (excerpt here) ...

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Why Being an Artist is not a Job

Working away in the studio is play with consequences not a job, thank goodness!...

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Newness & Nostalgia In Art

The Idea of newness is an essential part of the function of art in modern times but what does that mean and how does newness form and change? Are we all prone to long for a past that never was or a...

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Art and Politics (its all about transformation)

The transformation of a world veiw is possible but does art approach the challenge?...

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Michael Radford Art Photography & Signs of Power

Michael Radford is a highly talented art photographer with a knack for surfaces but there are layers to consider also! ...

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China/Art/Soft Power: speak softly and carry a big stick!

China is developing its soft power portfolio; state propaganda, Confucius institutes, strategic investment and of course, art. ...

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Frank Turner: Unearthing The Underground

Eclectic singer-songwriter Frank Turner gives Trebuchet the low-down on some of his favourite rising stars....

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Art that Bends the Mind: Fiumano Clase Gallery at London Art Fair

Contemporary gallerists Fiumano Clase showcase their chosen few at the 2018 London Art Fair....

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London Arts Fair 2018 at the Islington Business Centre

Painting, sculpture, photography, multimedia and dialogue in the heart of Islington, London...

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Geometry, Dreams and Light: Stuart Forbes [Interview]

Stuart Forbes on Richard Rogers, Architecture and the Grand Process...

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Frieze London International Art Fair 2017

Subverting, and sometimes satisfying expectations, Frieze returns to London...

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Rocking the World: Présence Autochtone 2017 (Part Two)

Celebrating the deep rumble of First Nation culture in Montreal...

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Pact Infernal on Stroboscopic Artefacts (Monad XXV)

Architectural depth and space, dark sonics, incantatory beats - Stroboscopic Artefacts produce the goods once more...

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The Art Life (of David Lynch) – A Movie Review

The Art Life tells us no more of David Lynch's life than he wants us to know....

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Part Time Punks Sessions (Inhalt)

Is contemporary artists carrying on the electronic traditions of the 1980s: a cultural ourobouros or just clean fun?...

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Into The Lesser-Charted Waters of Jazz/Prog/Ambient: Duski

Prog rock, jazz and ambient sounscapes in an impressive debut album...

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Turbulent life, Noble legacy. The art of Mike Kelley

Sadly inhabiting the role of tortured artist, Mike Kelley railed against an establishment which eventually broke him....

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Futurism, Vorticism and the Prescience of H.G. Wells (Part Two)

150 years after his birth, the influence of H.G. Wells on contemporary art is still being felt....

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Protests, Parties, Pointillism. (Römer + Römer)

Berlin-based neo-pointillist duo appear at Hastings festival in September. Preview...

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Make Better Music 82: Monetizing Music (Part Two)

Working musician Simon Laffy ponders the recurring problem of making music pay...

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Hanging Offence: Sophia Contemporary Gallery

Building bridges between Middle Eastern and Western cultures by showing what they have in common rather than what divides them. Sophia Contemporary Gallery interview...

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Electrified, Stupefied, Exhilarated. Art Basel Miami

In the heat and glitz of Miami Beach, Art Basel Miami engulfs the senses and threatens to overwhelm the unwary. It's worth it though. Review...

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Hanging offence – investigating art curation

nvestigating contemporary art curation the Hanging offence series has interviewed a number of gallerists, large and small, from around the globe. Despite the broad democritisation of art curation...

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