Tag Archives: Democracy

Tomorrow is the last day of documenta 14, the exhibition that split itself between Athens and Kassel. To mark the closure of this unique experiment, e-flux has published a joint statement by many of the artists who participated. What struck me about this statement was the way in which the living artists emphasized the significance […]

On arriving in Bilbao last night I was excited to discover the collection of books that I left in Rebeka’s mother’s apartment, bought during our year sabbatical in Madrid (2014-15). Knowing that I would buy more books than I could fit in my suitcase, I not only left these books here on our way back […]

Carmen Herrera Untitled, 1952. Museum of Modern Art. The Athenian is no Plaster-of-Paris man, nor cast-iron either, the exact equivalent of every other Athenian, as every Spartan was of every other stupid Spartan. Athens was not reproducing a pattern; she was not copying the ways of her neighbours, she was giving them an ideal; and […]