Issue Number: 112
Ann Dumas, co-curator of ‘Degas and the Ballet’, explains how photographic inventions helped him so eloquently animate his figures in pastel and paintRead more
Arkady Ostrovsky charts the rise and fall of the Russian ConstructivistsRead more
In American artist Bill Viola's nine-channel installation Chapel of Frustrated Actions and Futile Gestures (2013), on view at Blain Southern’s show of his latest works, nine episodes unfold in simply sketched-out, quotidian environments. Viola moves from the general towards the particular, with everyday actions as his subject - such as the digging of a hole, or the pouring of water in a bowl.