The Rhode Show
Art

The Rhode Show

Published on christies.com, November 14, 2014 On a bare grey painted wall in Hong Kong’s Lehmann Maupin gallery, Robin Rhode draws a simple crude outline of a car with a white piece of chalk. With audience participation, he proceeds to wash and polish it, until there is no longer a chalk drawing, just dark smudges … Continue reading

Red Square Baller
Art

Red Square Baller

St. Petersburg-based performance artist, 29 year-old Pyotr Pavlensky, put Russian performance art in the headlines again this week. Stripped naked outside Lenin’s Mausoleum he nailed his testicles to a Red Square cobblestone — a metaphor for “life in a police state” ruled by President Vladimir Putin. The art protest was meant to mark the Police … Continue reading

EVA & ADELE: La Vie en Rose
Art

EVA & ADELE: La Vie en Rose

They’ve invented their own sex, sport matching shaved heads and make-up, and ummm … they come from the future. No, this isn’t ComicCon. It’s art! It’s likely that if you’ve attended any of the major art fairs, biennales and art exhibitions in the last two decades, you’ve probably spotted the identically made-up, gender-bending, frock-wearing Austro-German … Continue reading