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Lismore Castle, County Waterford, Ireland

‘Outlandish’ would be the best word for the whole trip. First, let’s note that nothing beats the Gothic thrill supplied by receiving an invitation to a castle: as soon as the thing arrives, I have visions of vampires and ghouls.…

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Brody Condon's performance streamed live at the opening of Momentum 8. Photo by Vegard Kelven.

The 8th edition of Momentum, the Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art, takes place in Moss, a small industrial city in the Oslofjorden. The coastal town, 54 kilometres from Oslo, is mostly known as the place where Edvard Munch spent four…

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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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