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Gwangju Biennale

“A tool, not a monument”: this is how the artist Dora García describes what she sought to create with the bookstore installation that is her commissioned contribution to the latest Gwangju Biennale, d

Matias Faldbakken

In a quote from the press release to this solo show, his first at Paula Cooper, Norwegian-born artist/writer Matias Faldbakken speaks of "try[ing] to suck the air out of the room" with his artworks…

Matias Faldbakken

In his 1961 essay "Un nouveau réalisme en sculpture," critic Pierre Restany recounted an afternoon spent in a scrap yard with his friend the sculptor César, scrutinizing the work of an hydraulic pump…