Video art

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British Art Show 9 review – is this really the art of a country in crisis?
There’s lots of self-indulgent ‘radicalism’ here but plenty of humour too – and a magic mushroom-inspired Dracula

Jonathan Jones

09, Jul, 2021 @4:11 PM

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Jarman award shortlist 2021 tackles and transcends the Covid pandemic
Contenders for the £10,000 video art prize have been announced, including a supermarket dance number and a London nature reserve turned mortuary

Tim Jonze

22, Jun, 2021 @1:33 PM

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Artist Sally Rees unveils her inner crone: ‘We need to embrace being cranky and terrifying’
The Tasmanian artist’s new exhibition at Mona responds to archetypes of older women with courage, benevolence and transgression

Elissa Blake

18, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Glasgow International: screens lure eyeballs but it’s the sculptures that thrill – review
A feverish appraisal of our fast-food culture takes in grotesque sitcoms, erotic body-horror – and a bubblegum-chewing witch getting spanked

Hettie Judah

11, Jun, 2021 @3:42 PM

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‘It took every cell in my body to the edge’: on Black tenderness in Australian art
It takes a lot of strength to display vulnerability in a hostile world. Shantel Wetherall spoke to artists who are taking that risk

Shantel Wetherall

07, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Matthew Barney: Redoubt review – mountains carved in the hunter’s sights
Hayward Gallery, London
Wild animals and menacing women with guns stalk Barney’s grizzled ranger in the artists’ feature-length work that retells Ovid’s mythological tale of Diana and Actaeon

Adrian Searle

21, May, 2021 @3:17 PM

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‘I’m broken and my only sin was being a woman’ – Gabrielle Goliath’s survivors
The South African artist’s latest installation asks sexual violence survivors to choose a song to articulate their agony

Claire Armitstead

21, May, 2021 @11:54 AM

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From brutal Dubuffet to nice guy Nero: what to see as art exhibitions open
As galleries reopen their doors, we preview a visual feast that includes Rodin, Eileen Agar, Paula Rego, Matthew Barney – and an out-of-body experience in Liverpool

Adrian Searle and Jonathan Jones

14, May, 2021 @3:29 PM

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Apocalypse now: John Akomfrah’s The Unintended Beauty of Disaster
Lisson Gallery, London
With a relentless video onslaught, Akomfrah confronts colonialism, slavery, migrants and the obliteration of the natural world with astonishing results

Adrian Searle

15, Apr, 2021 @3:24 PM

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Dylan Behan: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
We asked Australian comedians to show us the funniest corners of the world wide web. Dylan Behan went dangerously deep into the labyrinth

Dylan Behan

10, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Fashion goes soft as Fendi turns boots into slippers
Milan fashion week is virtual this year, but Fendi has a six-minute menswear showstopper focusing on lockdown comfort

Jess Cartner-Morley

17, Jan, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Apocalyptic goo and Detroit in beats: Jarman award 2020 is shared
Jenn Nkiru’s standout film of Detroit’s techno history evokes the rhythm of fractured black lives in a show with no winner but plenty to mull over

Adrian Searle

24, Nov, 2020 @5:30 PM

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