Image of poster artwork Kissing Doesn't Kill: Greed and Indifference Do (1989) at Auto Italia, London.

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Gran Fury: ‘Read My Lips’

Jay Drinkall reviews ‘Read My Lips’, the first comprehensive retrospective of AIDS activist art collective Gran Fury in the UK.

Image of artwork: Thea Gvetadze, Cabbage Hat (2018)

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Monument to Gratitude; In the Aftermath of Thea Gvetadze, ‘Becoming Thea Merlani’ at M HKA

Keti Chukhrov reflects on Thea Gvetadze’s recent exhibition ‘Becoming Thea Merlani’ at M HKA, examining themes of emblem and monument in her work.

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Exhibition Histories Talks: David A. Bailey – video online

David A. Bailey was joined by Louis Hartnoll to discuss ‘Mirage: Enigmas of Race, Difference and Desire’, an exhibition that interrogated the legacy of Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London in 1995.

Cover of Artist-to-Artist: Independent Art Festivals in Chiang Mai 1992–98

Books

Artist-to-Artist: Independent Art Festivals in Chiang Mai 1992–98

This title in the Exhibition Histories series looks at Chiang Mai Social Installation, a series of artist-led, self-funded and anarchic festivals between 1992 and 1998.

Journal

Autumn/Winter 2018

Afterall is pleased to present issue 46, Autumn/Winter 2018. Featuring the work of Kader Attia, Chto Delat, Mujeres Creando and Lee Wen, Afterall 46 considers ‘Reconstruction: Performance and Collective Action'.

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Gallery-as-Form: ‘The Conditions of Being Art’ at the Hessel Museum of Art

Jeppe Ugelvig examines ‘The Conditions of Being Art’ (2018), an exhibition at the Hessel Museum of Art that draws on the archives of experimental gallerists Pat Hearn and Colin de Land.

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Events

The LYC Museum and the Museum as Practice

On the 6–7 March 2019, University of the Arts London and the Paul Mellon Centre for the Studies in British Art are convening a symposium on the LYC Museum & Art Gallery (LYC Museum), an exhibition space located in the village of Banks astride Hadrian’s Wall that showcased the work of more than 320 artists between 1972 and 1983. For more details on the symposium, please visit the events page.