ART OPENING: @Encountercontem present Shih Hsiung Chou “Wait Until It Dries” Friday 30th January 2015

Dray Walk, Shoreditch, E1 6QR www.encountercontemporary.com Wait Until It Dries is a major exhibition of new works by acclaimed Taiwanese artist Shih Hsiung Chou presented by Encounter Contemporary today Friday 23rd of January at Ely’s Yard, Shoreditch. Finalist in the Zabludowicz Future Map Prize (2013) and winner of the KaoHsiung Museum Sculpture Award (2014), Chou […]

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Daniel’s Value and Ideas #54: Performing the Idea of Art

Christian Marclay has just opened his first UK solo show since 2010’s The Clock. It looks like a major exhibition in a massive commercial gallery with nothing to sell, as if he has tricked White Cube into doing something for the love of art alone. Recent developments suggest a quietly burgeoning trend towards making a greater effort to conceal commercial interests behind a veneer of pure art in the form of performance.

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