Mark Sheerin

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LONDON — It’s hard to fit the afterlife within a white cube.

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BRIGHTON, UK — In an age of cuddly brands that want to be your friend, these products offer a chance to connect with real people, and the overall look echoes bustling market stalls rather than distant marketing brainstorms.

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NOTTINGHAM, UK — Between the early 1960s and mid-1980s, the country once known as Yugoslavia was an anomaly: a socialist state which allowed free travel to the West and promoted “self-management” rather than bureaucratic repression; a dictatorship which promoted decentralization and free expression.

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BRIGHTON, UK — To call his work colorful, flamboyant, or camp would be to give the wrong impression of John Walter.

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Articles

Journeying Through Landscapes Without Memory

by Mark Sheerin on November 5, 2015

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BRIGHTON, UK — Shona Illingworth demonstrates truths about the way we remember — and, more crucially, the way we forget.

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Interviews

On Drawing with Vapor and Painting with Glass

by Mark Sheerin on September 14, 2015

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LONDON — To note that Larry Bell was a player in the California-based movement Light and Space does not prepare you for his latest show in London.

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OSLO, Norway — What might for some artists constitute a proud moment, appears to be something of a jape for the Chapman brothers.

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LONDON — Theaster Gates’s latest show at White Cube is, surprisingly, largely limited to paintings and sculptures.

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BRIGHTON, UK — Brighton Festival and HOUSE 2015, a contemporary visual arts festival, have put up their headline artist in a hotel notable for its design and feng shui.

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LONDON — The Scottish, London-based artist Ruth Ewan is being perfectly reasonable and polite when she says of the British monarchy: “It’s going to have to go at some point. Whether it’s through social struggle, or a natural event, they’re not going to be around forever.”

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