AA Bronson

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VIENNA — How to tell the story of these exhibitions, filled with so many works by AA and his friends and collaborators, including installations, collaborative works, performances, and even an exhibition within the exhibition?

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At the opening of Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair tonight, we’re launching a zine to help you navigate the fair and its many treasures.

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LONDON — Hexenmeister, AA Bronson’s first solo show at Maureen Paley, calls to mind his recent House of Shame at the Gwangju Biennial, featuring Bronson’s particular combination of queer themes and shamanic practices.

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GWANGJU, South Korea — I visited AA Bronson’s House of Shame with a feeling of intense excitement and curiosity.

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AA Bronson’s HOUSE OF SHAME at the Gwangju Biennale

GWANGJU, South Korea — For the past several years, AA Bronson’s work has drawn on the acute awareness of radical pedagogies and alternative economies that he developed as a member of the Canadian artists collective General Idea.

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AA Bronson's House of Shame at the Gwangju Biennial

GWANGJU, South Korea — I have never been to South Korea before. Jessica Morgan warned that it would be hot and sweaty and of course Gwangju was exactly that — tropical!

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LOS ANGELES — The LA Art Book Fair is for those who cannot afford to buy art. That includes everyone from recent MFAs to working artists, writers and curators, and collectors who like objects that take up space on the coffee table — not the wall.

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The Consolation of Temptation

by Mark Sheerin on September 18, 2013

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ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands — The greatest temptations, in a show called The Temptation of AA Bronson, are not epicurean, sensual, or even sexual. Instead the visitor is torn between mysticism and reason, knowing that perhaps too much of either could be unbalanced.

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Toward a New Queer Theology

by Mark Sheerin on September 11, 2013

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ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands — With his wild-man beard, piratical silver earrings, heavy-rimmed specs and abiding interest in the occult, it wasn’t clear just how an unscheduled interview with sexagenarian AA Bronson would unfold.

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AA Bronson’s Garden of Queer Delights

by Mark Sheerin on September 9, 2013

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ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands — Nothing says mystery like an invite-only launch featuring a performance piece scheduled for one minute past midnight.

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