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A reflection on the intimate experience of death, its imaginaries and the recovery of the symbolic frameworks of grief and loss I’m going to get rich, yeah, fuck it,…Read more
Twenty years after exhibiting at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA), William Kentridge returns to Barcelona with an exhibition at the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB),…Read more
Each event reverberates, relates and activates other actions – physical, conceptual, emotional. In this way, a network of interconnections and analogies can be woven, where subaltern knowledge reaches more spheres…Read more
vis.; V; Lubricán. There is a recurrent something in some of Julia Spinola’s latest exhibition titles. A sort of invitation to synthesis, a state in which, from hints, it is…Read more
The symbolic uses of doors are often only noticeable when they don’t work as we expect. Doors are thresholds, entrance or exit. They delimit private and public spaces. Also, those…Read more
Review of The War of Desire and Technology (and other stories about death, desire, and technology). Ed. Holobionte (2020), translation by Mauro Reis and Federico Gonzalez Giordano “Don’t expect to find…Read more
Aby Warburg (1866-1929) was a disruptive name in 19th century academia. The historian of art and culture called on a critique of visual arts far removed from the historicist stylistic…Read more
When the magnate William Randolph Hearst felt like taking a Segovian monastery to his Miami Beach mansion, he had no choice but to hire the services of Arthur Byne, an…Read more
Matters related to landscape have been widely described, discussed, and exhibited in Chile. In the nineteenth century, traveling European scientists, draftsmen, illustrators and artists explored our territory –and in some…Read more
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