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Volume 33 no 6 July / August 2019

Ken Turner on New Ways Of Seeing, evaluating John Berger Daniel Nanavati on the 58th Venice Biennale Norbert Marszalek interviews Derek Guthrie Hybrid Sculpture, Disciplined Form by Jane Addams Allen Hockney in Washington – Annie Markovich and Derek Guthrie Cuban art today – Lily Lihting Li Kostrzewa Dodin in Venice – Victoria Howard Sokurov and Rembrandt in Venice – Lily …

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Writing Returns to Art

Ex Libris was curated by Dr Ryya Bread and the preview was full of people, many of them artists who knew one another, and the event had a lively buzz which erupted after the introductory talk. Each work had the writing that inspired it also on the wall, although it was not always exhibited at a good height for reading. …

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Too Invisible a Narrative

Downstairs Chesney has a 3 screen video making a loud roaring sea sound. On the left a lighthouse, in the centre an arrow shape, on the right a buoy with flashing light, seen at various times of day and night. It makes an impression, the dangers at sea, the immense power of the sea is evoked. Upstairs she has acres …

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Wildness at Play

Hannah Light’s paintings are bold in subject and style and do not shy away from the issues that have preoccupied the painter for the last forty years. They are often filled with animals, sometimes with human features. This is a world where a man in evening dress embraces a goldfish, where an immense crow-woman totters, hunched over, staring at the …

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Film Review – Wise Blood

Wise Blood is a Gothic drama, shot through with dry humour and set in the Deep South It is based on the novel by Flannery O’Connor and directed by John Huston, who also takes a cameo part. Hazel Motes, played by Brad Dourif, is a disillusioned young man back from the Second World War, Dourif’s performance is intense, his blue …

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Speakeasy

Each issue the New Art Examiner will invite an art world personality to write a speakeasy essay on a topic of interest. Al Jirikowic lives and works in Washington DC and is our DC Editor. A long-time reader of the New Art Examiner, he ran the famous bar in Adams Morgan, ‘Chief Ike’s Mambo Room’.  Phillip Kennecott of the Washington …

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Editorial

What if we all spoke our minds? What would happen if writers of art criticism took off their horse blinds and wrote what they really thought? What would the art world be like today? Would we be any closer to discovering truths? Digging down to see what is there in front of us is what the writers of the New …

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Letters Volume 33 no 6 July-August 2019

An Open Rebuke to Galleries Dear Galleries, I’ve wandered diligently in your empty wildernesses and I’ve carefully studied the spaces in between. I’ve searched for scraps in the deep ravines of nothingness and I’ve appreciated the stillness and beauty that exists in the void. I’ve worked hard and now I’m weary. Now I drag myself past empty walls and across …

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