Meet The Turner Prize 2019 Shortlist

The Tate Britain has announced the four artists who have been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2019: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani. Exploring themes of resistance, identity politics, and displacement, an exhibition of work by the artists will be held from 28 September 2019 to 12 January 2020 at Turner…

What Can We Learn From Kathy Acker?

London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts presents the first UK exhibition dedicated to the American writer Kathy Acker (1947–1997), and her written, spoken and performed work. Acker is an exceptional figure in late-20th-century Western literature who moved between the avant-garde art and literary scenes of New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Paris and London. Through her…

Rave Culture’s Pervasive Impact On 90s Poland Uncovered

An eruption of freedom, artistic endeavours and new music, Post-Soviet Poland was a hotbed of cultural innovation. Nowhere were these changes more inventive and uninhibited than in the country’s rapidly emerging rave scene. Following the nation’s emergence from behind the Iron Curtain in the early 1990s, Poland, which was already recognised for its visual arts…

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…

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…

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