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Documenta 14: Parthenon of Books

Marta Minujín’s Parthenon of Books is easily the centrepiece of Documenta 14, the 2017 instalment of the five-yearly Documenta held in Kassel, Germany. The Parthenon of Books qualifies as the centrepiece because it stands out physically, as an idea and … Continue reading

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There will be an art defiance with or without finance

Contrary to the UK’s culture secretary Maria Miller’s “economic impact” presentation, the arts are not all about economy, finance or money. The arts if forced into any sort of mainstream frame or requirement will simply defy any impositions and reinvent … Continue reading

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When money inhibits rather then promotes culture

“Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute” reports the Guardian. The simple story here was that the Qataris were objecting to the nudity of these ancient works of art and decided to censor history by covering the offending bits … Continue reading

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