Archive for the “Artforum” category

Antonio Bolota

by Travis Jeppesen on October 17, 2012

“A silver ball of a world birthed from a cement inferno.” A review of Antonio Bolota’s exhibition in Lisbon.

Andrej Dubravsky

by Travis Jeppesen on October 2, 2012

“This is the place where the narcissism of youth—and especially this generation of youth—melts in the face of the artist’s chief tendency, which is that of expressionism; for what else is expression if not the sacrifice of the self at (…)

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Mansudae Art Studio

by Travis Jeppesen on September 16, 2012

“No matter how hard enemy forces may strike, these works imply that the eternal fatherland will forever remain standing, solid, tough, and unforgiving as the mountains that form its core.” A review of the Mansudae Art Studio at Galerie Son (…)

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Arirang

by Travis Jeppesen on September 15, 2012

“In the course of the ritual, any division between “us” and “them,” participant and audience member, is dissolved in the experiential spectacle of mass being.” On the last ever performance of the Arirang Mass Games in Pyongyang.

Dieter Roth in London

by Travis Jeppesen on April 22, 2011

He allowed every type of material, organic and synthetic, into his universe, and fittingly, much of the work is now undergoing the kinds of processes the human body endures once life has vacated it.

George Kuchar in Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on June 29, 2010

Yes, it’s been a time, and not an easy one at that. Hence, my absence from here for a while. If you happen to be in Berlin this summer, escape the football hype and retreat indoors to spend a day (…)

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Sol LeWitt & Martin Eder in Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on April 22, 2010

My review of the Sol LeWitt show can now be read at Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art. And at Artforum, there’s a review of the Martin Eder exhibition.

George Condo in Berlin

by Travis Jeppesen on February 17, 2010

Read my review of the George Condo exhibition at Artforum.

Felix Gonzalez-Torres

by Travis Jeppesen on February 9, 2010

Read my review of the Felix Gonzalez-Torres show in Brussels at Artforum.

British Art Now

by Travis Jeppesen on December 5, 2009

My review of the exhibition British Art Now, now online at Artforum.

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