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Postcard from Amsterdam: a unique cultural collaboration

by Vivian Sky Rehberg

Fouad Bouchoucha's installation 'Landscape', 2014, as part of 'Trouw Invites… Palais de Tokyo'

‘Trouw Invites…’ is an initiative of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum and De Verdieping, the cultural foundation associated with TrouwAmsterdam, a club / restaurant / cultural platform that, in its own words, specializes in ‘progressive art and culture’.

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Juan Manuel Echavarría and The War We Have Not Seen

by Elizabeth Rush and Juan Manuel Echavarría

El Testigo (The Witness), 2011

Since Juan Manuel Echavarría’s birth in 1947, Colombia has not known a single year of peace. The largest and most consistent conflict in the western hemisphere, the Colombian civil war has cost hundreds of thousands of civilians their lives, and…

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Postcard from Dublin

by Gemma Tipton

Eva Rothschild, 'Someone and Someone', 2009, installation view as part of 'Vestibule', Merrion Square, Dublin. Aluminium, enamel paint, 4.5 x 4 m. Courtesy: the artist, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, and Modern Institute, Glasgow; photograph: Evan Buggle

What is it with Dublin, art and rainbows right now? First it looked like a coincidence: Mark Garry’s ‘Mound II’ (2014), a framed arc of coloured pigments, was ethereal and barely-there at his pleasantly gentle Kerlin Gallery exhibition. This rainbow…

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