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Golsa | Article: ARTODAY: Erlend Grytbakk Wold

ARTODAY: Erlend Grytbakk Wold

03/05—2020

“You open yourself to judgement, the failures are on you, but so are the successes”
  • A interview with ARTODAY end Erlend Grytbakk Wold

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Golsa | Article: Kunstanmeldelse: «The Banned Exhibition» dyrker død, ødeleggelse og ubehag. Den er både vellykket og overraskende tilgjengelig.

Kunstanmeldelse: «The Banned Exhibition» dyrker død, ødeleggelse og ubehag. Den er både vellykket og overraskende tilgjengelig.

09/03—2020

Review of The Banned Exhibition in Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten by Yngve Sikko.
Text in Norwegian
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Golsa | Article: Review: «The Banned Exhibition» cultivates death, destruction and discomfort. It is both successful and surprisingly available.

Review: «The Banned Exhibition» cultivates death, destruction and discomfort. It is both successful and surprisingly available.

09/03—2020

In 2018, New York’s Greenspon gallery was to exhibit work by the duo Darja Bajagić and Boyd Rice. The show never opened. After a storm of what the gallerist, according to Artnews, described as both threats and criticism, Amy Greenspon decided to cancel the exhibition, prompting widespread debate and coverage in several major art journals.
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Golsa | Article: Elephant: Urara Tsuchiya’s “Cute” Ceramics Challenge Sexual Norms

Elephant: Urara Tsuchiya’s “Cute” Ceramics Challenge Sexual Norms

13/01—2020

The Japanese artist uses clay to break down boundaries of acceptability in her humorous, often playful, work. She has found inspiration everywhere from a nude sauna to seedy hotel rooms, and creates immersive environments that are likely to surprise. Words by Louise Benson.
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Golsa | Article: i-D: Urara tsuchiya is the most surreal ceramicist you’ll ever have the pleasure of knowing

i-D: Urara tsuchiya is the most surreal ceramicist you’ll ever have the pleasure of knowing

01/09—2019

Spanning a number of different disciplines -- ceramics, performance, video, costume -- Urara's work reifies the absurdities of human life and nature with a unique and droll charm.
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Golsa | Article: KURA: Yves Scherer in conversation with Samuel Leuenberger

KURA: Yves Scherer in conversation with Samuel Leuenberger

03/04—2019

For the occasion of the solo presentation of Boy, Swiss and New York based artist YVES SCHERER (b. 1987) in conversation with Samuel Leuenberger.
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Golsa | Article: Finding Hope: A Balloon Mural by Mehdi Ghadyanloo Brings Levity to the 2019 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

Finding Hope: A Balloon Mural by Mehdi Ghadyanloo Brings Levity to the 2019 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

20/03—2019

Iranian muralist and fine artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo is the creator of the poetic mural recently installed in the lobby of the Congress Centre in Davos, Switzerland, where the 2019 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is currently taking place. After participating in the forum last year as one of the speakers, Ghadyanloo contributed a large- scale commissioned painting titled Finding Hope, designed specifically for this event.
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Golsa | Article: WEF: How Iranian Artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo Brings 'Hope' to the World (Economic Forum 2019 in Davos)

WEF: How Iranian Artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo Brings 'Hope' to the World (Economic Forum 2019 in Davos)

14/03—2019

Iranian artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo was commissioned to create a compelling 186 square metre triptych called 'Finding Hope' for this year's Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum 2019 in Davos.
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Golsa | Article: The power & vitality of the image: An interview of controversial artist Darja Bajagić

The power & vitality of the image: An interview of controversial artist Darja Bajagić

08/03—2019

Where the political left was once the clear bastion of free speech and expression in the U.S., it could be argued that the new left silences thought and speech perceived as antithetical or offensive to its values almost as much as the right wing does, or did. This is a problem for culture, and evidently, for art. “Political correctness,” says Slovenian philosopher and cultural theorist Slavoj Žižek, “is a desperate attempt by the public norms to tell you what is decent, what is not.” What Žižek suggests here is that political correctness can be harmful in its ability to obscure the truth and dilute public discourse; by sanitizing rhetoric we sanitize cultural meaning. This climate of over-the-top, politically correct theatrics has infiltrated the art world; art’s job is ultimately to push back on societal taboos and interrogate prevailing norms. Good art is almost always offensive to someone.
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Golsa | Article: Dazed: Urara Tsuchiya is the ceramicist making hedonistic sex sculptures

Dazed: Urara Tsuchiya is the ceramicist making hedonistic sex sculptures

02/09—2018

The artist publishes a book which showcases her sculptures and fashion designs, shot by Dazed photographer BenToms.
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