February 3, 2011 - art-agenda - New Year Agenda
February 3, 2011

New Year Agenda

Michel François, “Pièce détachée,” 2010.

New Year Agenda

The first week of February brings two new reviews to Agenda; Chris Sharp on Michel François at kamel mennour, Paris and Aoife Rosenmeyer on mounir fatmi at Analix Forever, Geneva. Still on view are Agenda’s must read January contributions; eight brilliantly astute reviews on an eclectic group of shows and an online art fair from Adam Kleinman, Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, J.J.Charlesworth, Merve Unsal, Karen Archey, Anna Gritz, Media Farzin and Kirsty Bell. More soon on Liam Gillick and Lawrence Weiner at M HKA, Antwerp; Javier Tellez at Arratia Beer, Berlin; and Mike Kelley at Gagosian Gallery, LA, amongst many others.

Agenda 2011 to date:

Aoife Rosenmeyer on mounir fatmi at Analix Forever, Geneva
In Geneva, Aoife Rosenmeyer puts mounir fatmi on the couch: an artist with a “cap-complex” in the midst of the high-rises of Val Fourré?
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Chris Sharp on Michel François at kamel mennour, Paris
Is it about the death of the art object or the rebirth of Onan? Chris Sharp on the (adult) work of Michel François at kamel mennour, Paris.
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Edward Krasinski – Eustachy Kossakowski “J’ai Perdu La Fin !!!” at BROADWAY 1602,
New York

A rhapsody in blue (Edward Krasiński) or b&w (Eustachy Kossakowski): Media Farzin on the aura of documentation vs the real thing at BROADWAY 1602.
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VIP Art Fair
Kirsty Bell dons her best Hugh Hefner disguise at the premiere of the VIP art fair and tries to bag a Warhol in her pajamas.
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Peter Coffin’s “Cosmolology + 1″ at Herald St, London
Peter Coffin’s neon tubes are as crooked as the timber of humanity, and those clouds are not clouds! Anna Gritz heads for Herald St to inspect nothing less than the cosmos in the form of a knotted doughnut.
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Seth Price’s “Non-Speech, Fire and Smoke” at Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
Karen Archey is charmed but, in the end, not so convinced by Seth Price’s YouTube video viewing cubes at Friedrich Petzel.
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Allora & Calzadilla at Kurimanzutto, Mexico City
Adam Kleinman takes to task Allora & Calzadilla’s bait-and-switch tactics at Kurimanzutto, Mexico.
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Gabriel Lester’s “DilSiZ” at Rodeo, Istanbul
In Istanbul, Merve Unsal finds out how many round shapes it takes to make Gabriel Lester’s show at Rodeo a lucky place.
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Ceal Floyer at Lisson Gallery, London
J.J. Charlesworth ferrets out the linguistic fun in Ceal Floyer’s latest at Lisson Gallery, London.
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Amanda Ross-Ho at Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles
Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer charts the mental circuit of Amanda Ross Ho’s latest at Cherry and Martin in L.A.
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