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A*DESK has been offering since 2002 contents about criticism and contemporary art. A*DESK has become consolidated thanks to all those who have believed in the project, all those who have followed us, debating, participating and collaborating. Many people have collaborated selflessly with A*DESK, and continue to do so. Their efforts, knowledge and belief in the project are what make it grow. At A*DESK we have also generated work for over one hundred professionals in culture, from small collaborations with reviews and classes, to more prolonged and intense collaborations.

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29 November 2010
Atlas: 20 años del MNCARS

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Hace unos días mostrábamos el mapa de las vanguardias de Alfred Barr, aquel mapa descontextualizado que enseñó Griselda Pollock en una conferencia en Girona. Más mapas. El Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofia celebra su 20 aniversario con una exposición titulada “Atlas”, comisariada por Georges Didi-Huberman. Ahí Aby Warburg y su Atlas Mnemosyne son la referencia. La referencia para pensar las prácticas artísticas contemporáneas. La referencia para pensar, también el cambio de modelo en el campo el arte, en las llamadas prácticas curatoriales, en la crítica y, más lejos, en la enseñanza y la investigación. Frente al comisariado francotirador, Aby Warburg es la historia del arte. Y Aby Warburg es, sobre todo, el Instituto Warburg.

A*DESK, Independent Institute of Criticism and Contemporary Art, is dedicated to learning, publishing and research related to the criticism of contemporary art. Taking the view that critical thought makes individuals free, its mission is to defend actively the importance of criticism: to generate debate about contemporary art, to enable each individual to establish their own opinion and by doing so promote culture.

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Atlas: 20 años del MNCARS

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