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Review: “Madrid Roundup”

Various Location, Madrid. In 2015, Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy declared that the financial crisis, which began when global markets collapsed in 2008, was over, but that its legacy still endured.(1) When recession hits, luxury goods dealers are among the first to panic, and the art market is no exception; but luckily for Spain, government […]

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Review: “Brussels Roundup”

Various Locations, Brussels. Brussels, still reeling from the ISIS nail-bomb attacks at Zaventem Airport and Maalbeek metro station in March, was raw and rough around the edges when the time for its scheduled art fairs arrived—the more traditional Art Brussels and the progressive New York transplant Independent. Needless to say, cautionary sentiments preceded all the […]

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Review: Jessica Stockholder, “Door Hinges” & “ASSISTED”

Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago. Jessica Stockholder is an artist known for breaking conventions. Though her sprawling artworks are often referred to as installations, she defines her manifold combinations of color and everyday materials as sculpture.(1) The two floors of Kavi Gupta in Chicago—which entwine a curated group show, “ASSISTED,” with her own solo exhibition, “Door […]

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