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Postcard from Moscow: A New Garage

by Valentin Diaconov

The new home of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, designed by OMA/Rem Koolhaas. Photo: Yuri Palmin

On the day of the opening of the new Rem Koolhaas-designed Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow earlier this month, the museum’s employees resembled laboratory mice – bloodshot eyes, skin a shade only slightly darker than white. Not everything…

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‘Short Film Series’ by Guy Sherwin

by Juliet Jacques

Guy Sherwin, Portrait with Parents, 1974, 16mm film still. All images courtesy: Guy Sherwin and LUX, London

Following its inception in 1966, the London Film-Makers’ Co-operative, conducted numerous experiments that were often more strident than subtle. Amongst the many artists who developed within the Co-op’s orbit, Guy Sherwin stands out for the gentleness of his work, particularly…

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Mikhail Karikis, 'The Endeavour', 2015, split screen installation. Courtesy: Tyneside Cinema

Is that a smeuse? Am I only seeing it now that I know its name? I’m reading Robert Macfarlane’s latest book, ‘Landmarks’ (2015), on the train to Newcastle upon Tyne to see Mikhail Karikis’s film installation, ‘The Endeavour’ (2015), at…

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