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Quite fitting comes the title of REAL REVIEW #9 End Times: Aren't these strange times? We interview RYUICHI SAKAMOTO on the meaning of good timing. OLAFUR ELIASSON presents a special artwork to help us feel more together, [expand title="more"]while WILL SELF reviews deep adaptation and the ellipsis. Curator SARAH MCCRORY reviews the work of feminist artist ALEXIS HUNTER, who in turn reviews why the wives of Marxists still do the housework. EXTINCTION REBELLION publish a manifesto and call to arms, while CRESSIDA BROTHERSTONE and HARLEY WEIR review art therapy and neurodiversity. HITO STEYERL reviews the algorithms designed to distinguish faces from butts. GIORGIO AGAMBEN reviews the contemporary. Also in the issue: AMY ROMER reviews modern-day slavery, while JACK SELF reviews the invention of the Japanese housewife and how edging reframes being. ELISABETH KENDALL reviews Jihadi poetry, TAMAR SHAFRIR reviews Vitruvius, RAVEN SMITH reviews the endless cycle of fashion and ZOË RITTS reviews the pop-up.[/expand]

Following the spectacular exhibition of his work in London, Olafur Eliasson (*1967) is now showing a major installation, which has been completely redesigned especially for the Kunsthaus Zürich, in early 2020. It is precisely such large-scale works by the Danish-Icelandic artist that magically attract the viewer. [expand title="more"]Olafur Eliasson says that at the core of his work is the experience of the physical encounter with the work itself. For years he has been one of the most important contemporary artists, he dealt with the topic of sustainability at an early stage and has fascinated many people with ecological themes. The book and exhibition revolve around our relationship to other species and life forms on earth. Olafur Eliasson's plea for a world view of coexistence and cooperation becomes all the more apparent when he transforms the museum space into an immersive overall installation that appeals to our senses. Without becoming entangled in the scientistic abstract or purely formal, this is reminiscent of scientific arrangements with which physical natural phenomena such as light, water, movement and reflection are explored. The experiential space that the artist creates directly forms a sustainable resonating body for themes such as climate change, migration or the exploitation of our planet's resources. Olafur Eliasson succeeds in translating questions relevant to survival and the associated social concerns into a formal language that not only appeals to people's minds, but also touches and moves them emotionally.[/expand]

RENEGADE ACTIVIST-ARTS BROADSHEET GOOD TROUBLE RETURNS WITH ITS THIRD ISSUE, KICKING OFF 2020 WITH A MASSIVE 44 PAGES OF ART, PROTEST AND CREATIVITY, PLUS A FREE POSTER. IT’S LIKE THREE MAGAZINES IN ONE! [expand title="more"]With a special focus on the climate crisis, a dedicated section includes the likes of Olafur Eliasson, Extinction Rebellion and Bill McKibben (founder of 350.org), as well as the new wave of youth climate activists, Jakob Kudsk Steensen’s augmented-reality art, indigenous leaders, and large-scale photographs of humanity’s effects on the planet by Edward Burtynsky. The cover is a previously unpublished image from Olafur Eliasson’s Glacier Series (1999/2019), showing the remains of Okjökull, the first Icelandic glacier to disappear and lose its status because of global warming.[/expand]

Michael B. Jordan and Blondey McCoy cover Highsnobiety Issue #19. Further story highlights include Marine Serre, GmbH, Olafur Eliasson, Charli XCX, Babylon LA, Na-Kel Smith, Keinemusik, Gunna, [expand title="more"]UNDERCOVER Productions, Chris Julian and Kim Hastreiter. Each issue is complete with an original photo zine by Sandy Kim, a sticker sheet featuring the work of graphic designer Swifty, and a Thames sticker page by Blondey McCoy.[/expand]

This issue spotlights Olafur Eliasson, Drag & Drop, Walter Pierre, Peter Goldman, Tim Walker, Theaster Gates, Lorenzo Vitturi, Neri Oxman, David Reiss and many more.

Discover the act of cooking and eating in a creative environment with Studio Olafur Eliasson: The Kitchen.[expand title="more"]Featuring over 100 vegetarian recipes cooked at Olafur Eliasson's studio kitchen, these recipes have served as nourishment and source of creative inspiration and communal discussion every day for his staff, artists, and guest collaborators, including René Redzepi and Alice Waters. Foreword by Alice Waters, who has cooked in the kitchen, and shares Olafur's vision for cooking and eating together as a daily connection that inspires.[/expand]

Tate etc. is discussing with Frank Bowling the possibilites of paint. This issue also features a vis-à-vis between Olafur Eliasson and Lily Cole, Keith Harring and many more.

Fantastic Man Spring/Summer 2019 has a lot to give: featuring spectacular actor Josh O’Connor on the cover, photographed in the English countryside by Karim Sadli and interviewed on a meander through London by Mark Smith.[expand title="more"]Elsewhere in this magnificent issue: Olafur Eliasson on art, Christopher Wylie on whistleblowing, Charles Jeffrey on clothes Terry Hall on ska and so much more, including fashion for literally all four seasons. Two different covers available, please add a note to your order![/expand]

'More Than Real - Art in the Digital Age' takes on a multidisciplinary approach to describe the encounters between the arts and new technologies, focusing on the impact of technology on artistic and curatorial practices, the potential threats that the former might impose on the field, and how, increasingly, the so called virtual reality is manipulating what coming together means. [expand title="more"] More Than Real - Art in the Digital World is released in occasion of the Verbier Art Summit 2018 (an event grouping innovative thinkers in a beautiful, intimate -almost hidden- site for meaningful dialogues.) Put together by Michelle Kuo, head of painting and sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and Daniel Birnbaum, director of Moderna Museet, the book comprises a series of texts by acclaimed artists and theoriciens like Pamela Rosenkranz, Ed Atkins, Douglas Coupland and Olafur Eliasson. [/expand] read Review

During the Verbier Art Summit ‘More than Real. Art in the digital Age’, hold in 2018 on top of the Alps, key figures and leaders of the art scene came together to discuss one thing: What art can do and mean in the Digital Age. A first hint lies within the title itself: digital Art is not that alien to art practices before the rise of zeros and ones as one might expect. Digital art- same as its pre-digital ancestor intervene with reality in one way or another – and can lead to change and innovation. While Olafur Eliasson, Ed Atkins, Douglas Coupland among others pondered together about possible futures of art and its cultural value, there is one common undertone which is rather striking and characteristic of this Summit: ‘To move in an increasingly digital world does not make us more robotic, but instead calls for us to become more human’, as Daniel Birnbaum puts it. How digital art can be used as a medium to enhance our world is illustrated best in the 2nd interdisciplinary compilation of Verbier Art Summit whose contributors are, once again, willing to see the bigger picture as a chance rather than a threat. Got hooked? You can find the first publication to the inaugural Verbier Art Summit ‘Size Matters! (De)Growth of the 21st Century Art Museum’ here or even stream some of the talks from the top of ‘The-Magic-Mountain’-alike scenery here.   Buy