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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
Our horizon is defined by media landscapes. Natural landscapes (landscapes) were followed by urban landscapes (urbanscapes) and for decades it has been the media landscapes (mediascapes) that define and determine…Read more
During the press conference on the occasion of the 13th nomadic biennial Manifesta central exhibition’s last chapter opening —which this year is happening in France for the first time, specifically in…Read more
Dominated by women’s voices and queer perspectives, the 2020 edition of the Berlin Biennial devotes to the difficulties and triumphs of marginalized communities. The eleventh iteration of the biennial, entitled…Read more
The act of walking entered into artistic territory by spending soles for a Paris, the one of the twenties, with many corners to explore. Dadaist Machetes cleared paths, and later,…Read more
An exhibition as a story in three chapters. A narrative built in three scenes. A spatial arrangement of a sculptural installation thought, somehow, through the reading registers offered by a…Read more
That we live in an interconnected world has become clearer than ever during these months of 2020, which is not yet over. An interconnection that implies more mobility, more projection…Read more
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