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Although the components of Daniel Lind-Ramos's sculptures are as abstract as they are diverse, he imbues them with a remarkable anthropomorphic specificity, building a new pantheon from the wreckage of colonialism:
When photocopiers were first introduced in the late 1940s, only trained ‘key operators’, usually women, had permission to use them. Pati Hill’s works experiments in the medium are prescient for their foregrounding of female labour.
'These artists seemed to be preparing for a voyage to another plane, an alternate universe or an eternal party.' Lucy Ives on artists who transformed their homes into other worlds:
'From his eyebrow piercing, handlebar moustache and bleached mullet, to the satin leopard print shirts, leather Stetsons and priest collars, Joe Exotic is aesthetic dynamite.' @Ro_Mclaughlin on the controversial star of Netflix’s Tiger King:
'Tschabalala Self’s private tableaux tempt our scrutiny, while also discouraging it: to view one of her paintings is to play the interloper or voyeur, ashamed yet impelled by unseemly interest and access.' @LaconicLake on the artist's show @ICAinBOSTON
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For our series #BehindClosedDoors , editorial assistant Sean Burns selects Linder’s ‘Linderism’ @kettlesyard . ''Linderism' is arch style: punk-iconoclasm; jilted domesticity; black leather gloves; feminist '70s cut-ups and pornography overlaid with enormous suggestive flowers.'
An open letter signed by over 100 leading artists argues that ‘every child should have equal access to the benefits that the arts and culture bring, not just a privileged few’
Two thirds of GPs believe that arts engagement helps prevent ill health, a new survey has revealed
#FriezeRecommends - @Oniropolis recommends Radio Garden, a site and app where you can explore the world’s radio stations in real-time. You can hear what people are listening to on the Trans-Siberian railway or the edges of the Rub’ al Khali:
Ai Weiwei says his Beijing studio has been razed by authorities. ‘What you have been told and what appears in front of your eyes can never be clearly explained. That’s the character of an authoritarian society,’ he told us: