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What Is Fluxus?

Fluxus was an international, interdisciplinary community of artists, composers, designers and poets, prolifically practicing during the 1960s and 1970s, who engaged in experimental art performances which emphasised the artistic process over the finished product. Founding member and the central coordinator of the movement, Lithuanian American artist George Maciunas wrote a manifesto, explaining that the purpose…

Meet Gabriel Held, Instagram’s Favourite Fashion Historian

Gabriel Held is the in-demand New York stylist and vintage dealer whose archive is a colourful nod to fashion’s recent history. Held possesses an eye for collecting unique pieces, and his impressive vintage collection is celebrated throughout his popular Instagram account. His curation particularly emphasises the early 2000’s, an era of memorable MTV VMA red…

5 Extraordinary Artist Designed Homes

Traversing the lines between art and architecture, these artist designed homes and studios respectively offer a distinct take on functionality and aesthetics. Taking a closer look at a diverse selection of examples, Something Curated highlights five properties worth visiting. Home & Studio | Georgia O’Keeffe Georgia O’Keeffe’s Abiquiu Home & Studio is an important piece…

Interviews

Interview: Gallerist Stephan Tanbin Sastrawidjaja On Establi...

Founded in 2013 by Stephan Tanbin Sastrawidjaja, London-based gallery Project Native Informant has garnered a reputation for platforming a diverse and progressive roster of artists through inventive exhibitions and events. Sastrawidjaja earned his PhD in comparative literature at Columbia University, going on to commence an internship at Paula Cooper Gallery. After working for two private…

Interview: Alex ‘Millinsky’ Daillance On The Sto...

Designer Alexandre ‘Millinsky’ Daillance launched his label NASASEASONS in 2014, when he was just 16 years old. His work blends together thoughtfully embroidered designs paired with bold, creative statements, championing an ethos that exemplifies both playfulness and pragmatism. Born and raised in Paris, he moved to the US to attend Wesleyan University in Connecticut, expanding…

Interview: Mark Godfrey On Curating Franz West’s New Retrosp...

Franz West brought a defiant vision into the pristine spaces of art galleries. His abstract sculptures, furniture, collages and large-scale works are direct and unpretentious. Born in Vienna, West collaborated with numerous artists, musicians, writers and photographers throughout his career. Opening tomorrow, 20 February, and running until 2 June 2019, at Tate Modern, Franz West,…

 

Hito Steyerl Explores The Implications Of Video Games & Artificial Intelligence On Society

Opening tomorrow, German artist Hito Steyerl’s new project for the Serpentine Galleries deals with questions of power and inequality in society through an environmental lens. The artist often uses a variety of platforms to explore complex ideas like artificial intelligence, capitalism, the digital world, and concepts as diverse as video games and art production. Steyerl…

Interview: Gallerist Stephan Tanbin Sastrawidjaja On Establishing Project Native Informant

Founded in 2013 by Stephan Tanbin Sastrawidjaja, London-based gallery Project Native Informant has garnered a reputation for platforming a diverse and progressive roster of artists through inventive exhibitions and events. Sastrawidjaja earned his PhD in comparative literature at Columbia University, going on to commence an internship at Paula Cooper Gallery. After working for two private…

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