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Danish artist Simon Dybbroe Müller’s work is founded on a conceptual approach from which an extensive web of art historical, literary and architectural associations is spun. The notions of chance, accidents and decay are subverted in a wide range of materials and interventions, which reveal a fascination with constructed reality. Based in Frankfurt Simon Dybbroe Müller’s most recent exhibitions…

It has been almost two years since Jacques Derrida and Juergen Habermas published an appeal that the so-called “core Europe” be an “avant-garde locomotive” for a united European continent. In this appeal, published in the German Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and the French La Liberation, and entitled “After the War: The Rebirth of Europe,” the authors attempted to define a new European…

“Smart” means elegant, clever, intelligent… With some caution, it may be said that these are the words which the members of Supergroup Azorro want to relate to themselves. Looking upon their new project that includes this word, one may find that the artists want to present themselves as intelligent guys who know their way about in the maze of the world of art. This image, however, contradicts…

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When I first noticed the plastic digital watch made by Janek Simon, a Polish artist, I assumed he had some particular reason for not simply buying one. But Simon, who was born in 1977, grew up in real socialism. Perhaps he couldn’t get over a childhood trauma. Digital watches used to be cult objects for Poles, Czechoslovaks and the Soviets. The watches were deified as the ultimate unattainable…

After the gradual decay of Soviet rule in Poland in the 1990s, a loosely organized group of artists, gathered under the name Legendary Luxus, pressed forward with artistic perspectives that radically diverged from what had been presented to the regional public by cultural connoisseurs as an “avant guard” trend of Polish Conceptual Art. Replacing those movements’ pale Abstract Expressionist…

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