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Rachel Whiteread at Tate Britain


Rachel Whiteread Talks To Sue Hubbard About Her New Exhibition At Tate Britain Trying to get hold of Rachel Whiteread to talk about her new exhibition at Tate Britain, her largest to date, is

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Matisse: Cultural Appropriation And His Studio


Matisse: Cultural Appropriation And His Studio Review by Sue Hubbard The artist’s studio is both a practical workshop and the workshop of the mind, a place of reflection and play,

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Working Out a Way Things Might Matter: On the Writing of Stuart Morgan


Working Out a Way Things Might Matter: On the Writing of Stuart Morgan Chris Fite-Wassilak If I can begin the long way, in my research for this piece I was

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Review: Wolfgang Tillmans 2017 at Tate Modern


Wolfgang Tillmanns: 2017 Tate Modern, London until 11 June 2017 Review by Sacha Craddock   In this exhibition of work made mainly after 2003 Tillmans guarantees that image and experience

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Letter from Cuba


In the wake of Hurricane Matthew and Cuba’s brush with disaster in early October (only the country’s eastern edge caught the full power of the winds that decimated nearby Haiti),

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Post-Perspectival Art and Politics in Post-Brexit Britain: (Towards a Holistic Relativism)


Post-Perspectival Art and Politics in Post-Brexit Britain: (Towards a Holistic Relativism) by Paul O’Kane At a Parliament Square rally held this summer in the immediate aftermath of the EU Referendum, several

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S&I Review – Alternative investor: Art


Marjorie Allthorpe-Guyton responds to questions on art as investment. Article republished with permission from the CISI (Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment)   Read the original online or click on the title below

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Paul O’Kane on London’s Gasworks


On the occasion of Gasworks‘ re-opening after a period of renovation, artist and critic Paul O’Kane visits the space and remembers its influence on his career and outlook. As part

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Paul O’Kane in Korea: AICA International Congress Report


2014 AICA INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS KOREA by Paul O’Kane Seoul is a mega-city, and joining its morning rush to attend the AICA congress provides clear echoes of scenes from Fritz Lang’s

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Critics’ Forum Report


On July 5th 2014, AICA and the Liverpool Biennial held a public forum at The Bluecoat, asking ‘How do critics work? Who do they write for?’ Chaired by independent curator

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Members News

Big Ideas: Lynne Cooke


Saturday 20 October, 3pm at Whitechapel Gallery Lynne Cooke, Senior Curator at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, presents a lecture exploring new developments in contemporary curatorial practice as

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AICA member David Whiting will be marking his thirty years of criticism in the field of studio ceramics at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, on Friday 19th October 2018. He is

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Painting Research Seminar: Adrian Morris and the 1978 Hayward Annual


25 Oct 2018 Camberwell College of Arts – Peckham Road Lecture Theatre, SE5 8UF 6.30pm to 8pm The paintings of Adrian Morris (1929-2004) had their first major exposure forty years ago

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AICA UK Nottingham day trip – report by Sacha Craddock


On 24 July, a number of us met at St Pancras in order to travel to Nottingham . The structure of the day had been devised by the Nottingham Arts

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Hand Drawn Action Packed


Hayward Gallery Touring presents Hand Drawn Action Packed Opening in the new St Albans Museum + Art Gallery, in association with the University of Hertfordshire 2 September – 11 November, then

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Hugh Pilkington for Sir Samuel and Lady Roberts presents a Summer Exhibition:  PAINTING SCULPTURE OBJECTS Black Barn The Space for Contemporary Art Cockley Cley nr Swaffham Norfolk PE37 8AQ   Sunday 5

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Call for Papers: ANTENNAE. The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture 


Call for Papers:   ANTENNAE: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture  ‘Uncontainable Natures: Southeast Asian Ecologies and Visual Culture’ Guest-editors: Kevin Chua, Lucy Davis, and Nora A. Taylor   For this

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New publication: Forewords Hyperimages and Hyperimaging by Alfredo Cramerotti


Forewords Hyperimages and Hyperimaging by Alfredo Cramerotti Published by Manfredi Edizioni This collection of short essays sometimes dances around issues and takes an oblique approach to the subject of the

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New publication: Alison Wilding, by Jo Applin and Briony Fer


New publication by AICA members Jo Applin and Briony Fer to accompany the exhibition at the De La Warr Pavilion. Alison Wilding RA (b.1948) is one of Britain’s foremost sculptors.

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Petition for Otter Gallery


Please read and sign this petition Six weeks ago, the planned closure of the Otter Gallery was announced without prior warning to gallery staff and to the Friends of the

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