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If twenty years ago someone claimed that the end of the world was closer than it seemed — or that it would simply happen — they could only be labelled apocalyptic or…Read more
“Neither modernity is the continuity of the past in the present, nor is today the son of yesterday: they are its rupture, its negation. Modernity is self-sufficient: every time it…Read more
In his Velázquez, Ortega writes: “painting is something that some men take care of doing while some other men take care of watching it, copying it, criticising it or praising…Read more
Greenwashing, the use of bunkers and buildings of what is known as industrial archaeology, or the “glocal” are part of the formal, aesthetic and functional parameters of the delocalised art…Read more
In February last year, just a few weeks before the current global pandemic kept us on tenterhooks until the present day, the director of the Mars 2020 programme announced on…Read more
“Sin embargo soy humana y me quedado aquí encerrada componiendo cancioncillas sin paraaaaaar” Rigoberta Bandini “Cuánto trabajo excavar y excavar solo para volver a mí misma” Alejandra Smits IRENA: What…Read more
The stones are too hard for my feet. I put on my flip-flops and walk towards the water, still bright, but with the ability to darken the large rocks around…Read more
Jaime y Manuela Currators (Manuela Pedrón Nicolau and Jaime González Cela) launched their virtual exhibition La Gran Conspiración (The Great Conspiracy) into the world during last December in 2020, as…Read more
Among the many professional conventions that artists have to face, exhibiting their work in a commercial gallery is not one of the minors. The difficult relationship between the work carried…Read more
"A desk is a dangerous place from which to watch the world" (John Le Carré)