Corin Sworn revisits the fictions of modernism through playgrounds, B movies and a school rulebook
We arrived in Moscow on a red-eye, soon to discover that there was not much red left in Russia. (I was with my partner, who was on another art-and-philosophy-inspired assignment, this one to the long-closed city of Kaliningrad, or Königsberg if your nostalgic inclinations are particularly Prussian.)
Intimacy is key in the work of Hadley + Maxwell. Since 2001 the duo has been working through a series of close encounters with curators and collectors of art, accumulating personal information about aesthetic preferences and passions that is then interpreted into installations in their interlocutors' homes.
The Vancouver-based artist Damian Moppett recently set himself the task of learning the craft of pottery. ... Summer 2005