New PDF release: Afterall: Spring 2011, Issue 26

By Nuria Enguita Mayo

ISBN-10: 1846380758

ISBN-13: 9781846380754

"Afterall" is a magazine of artwork, context, and inquiry that gives in-depth attention of the paintings of latest artists from world wide, besides essays that set the paintings in a broader context. Articles on artwork historical past and important idea utilized to artwork around out each one quantity. Afterall is written via students - yet with a watch towards the final reader who's drawn to the location of artwork and artists in our international. factor 26 bargains new seems to be at American artist Catherine Sullivan, Brazilian artist and author Ricardo Basbaum, Spanish conceptualist Valcarcel Madeina, and the influential US collective staff fabric. Contextual items tackle varieties of radical pedagogy and the intersections among textual content and aesthetic kind; the difficulty additionally bargains the first-ever English translation of the 1971 Helio Oiticia textual content "Tropicamp," along an essay explaining its value.

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Clearly, it should have included the work of Hans Eijkelboom. See I. Blazwick and C. Christov-Bakargiev, Faces in the Crowd: The Modern Figure and Avant-Garde Realism (exh. ), London and Turin: Whitechapel Art Gallery and Castello di Rivoli, 2005. 44 | Afterall Hans Eijkelboom, Paris–New York– Shanghai, 2007, C-print, 80 × 162cm each. Courtesy the artist non-negotiable rules. Photographing only takes place in a precisely determined spot, for a precisely determined length of time (both facts are always included at the bottom of the resulting arrangement of photographs as crucial bits of information), and the ‘subject’ is correspondingly narrowly defined to ensure maximum sameness.

44 | Afterall Hans Eijkelboom, Paris–New York– Shanghai, 2007, C-print, 80 × 162cm each. Courtesy the artist non-negotiable rules. Photographing only takes place in a precisely determined spot, for a precisely determined length of time (both facts are always included at the bottom of the resulting arrangement of photographs as crucial bits of information), and the ‘subject’ is correspondingly narrowly defined to ensure maximum sameness. Young girls with Spice Girl T-shirts, young men with Che Guevara T-shirts (most of them, though not all, Rage Against the Machine merchandise) or middle-aged men with Rolling Stones T-shirts; topless types on rollerblades; middle-aged mothers and teenage daughters schlepping shopping bags while talking on their mobile phones; people who are not emergency workers yet still wear yellow coats — as a document of changing fashions, Photo Notes creates the impression that what was in reality only a decade-and-a-half ago is light years away in time.

An emphatically unironic work such as Variable Piece #34 (1970), for instance, for which Huebler photographed forty random passersby in the street immediately after telling them ‘You have a beautiful face’, remains an anomaly in the dour canon of 1960s and 70s US Concept art: in a catalogue essay published on the occasion of Huebler’s first ever retrospective exhibition in the UK, organised at Camden Arts Centre in 2002, Mark Godfrey notes that of the four figureheads of the movement captured in a famous photograph from 1969 (the other artists are Robert Barry, Joseph Kosuth and Lawrence Weiner), Huebler is the only one who is smiling.

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