Monthly Archives: October 2009

Jenny Holzer

The Fondation Beyeler is hosting American artist Jenny Holzer’s first large exhibition in a Swiss museum, composed of important works from various phases of her career since the 1980s. The focus is on recent works, some of which will be seen for the first time in Europe. Paintings, sculptures, and her renowned LED installations will be on view, compelling pieces that combine overwhelming visual effects with messages of a poetic, sociocritical and political nature.

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In the Ballpark


by Tatsuro Kiuchi

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Inverted Commas: Joseph Conrad


How does one kill fear, I wonder? How do you shoot a specter through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by its spectral throat? – Joseph Conrad


The Unjust Prejudice Against Conrad | Guardian


Photo:  Mapping the imperialist mind … Joseph Conrad. Photograph: Corbis
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Aerial Photography by David Maisel

Jaw-dropping aerial photography by David Maisel. Taken from his website: “For more than twenty years, David Maisel has chronicled the tensions between nature and culture in his large-scaled photographs of environmentally impacted landscapes.”