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Ryan Holmberg

Amol K Patil

In the irregularly shaped, converted antique store that is the Clark House Initiative, "Social Theatre," a show of unassuming works by young Mumbai artist Amol K Patil, came across as smartly…

Vasudha Thozhur and Himmat

In the spring of 2002, up to 2,000 Muslims were killed and some 150,000 displaced in a rash of Hindu-led riots—allegedly carried out in retaliation for a train fire reportedly set by Muslims—in the we…

Ali Kazim

It is common in writing on Lahore-based Ali Kazim to begin with his technique. "Starting with a pencil under-drawing," writes London-based critic and curator Hammad Nasar in a pamphlet from 2006, "h

Kiran Subbaiah

In her 1976 essay "Video: The Aesthetics of Narcissism," which looks at early works by Vito Acconci, Richard Serra, Peter Campus and others who dealt with the destabilizing effects of "the self spl…

Know Your Enemy

Linda Hoaglund's new documentary film, ANPO: Art X War, offers an impassioned account of Japanese opposition to the post-WWII treaty that made the defeated nation a de facto ally of the U.S.&nbsp…

Dystopia Man

A first U.S. museum survey for Tetsumi Kudo explores a diverse body of three-dimensional work, its materials and themes unified only by a determination to disturb.

Miyako Ishiuchi

Miyako Ishiuchi (b. 1947) has long used photography as a medium for expressing Japan’s memory and mourning. This was particularly evident in her “Mother’s” series (2000-05), exhibited in the Japanese…

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