24 5 2017

A Venetian Rendez-Vous with AXEL VERVOORDT

Every two years, the international art world weaves through a network of Venetian canals, consuming a plethora of exhibitions that are nearly impossible to navigate in their entirety. Yet Axel Vervoordt’s exhibition “Intuition” at the Palazzo Fortuny, a gothic mansion in San Marco, was certain to appear on everyone’s to-do list. Having defined a rough-hewn…
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032c ISSUE 32 – SUMMER 2017 “US vs. THEM” is OUT NOW

032c Issue 32 – Summer 2017 “US vs. THEM” is out now! How do you find truth in an age without facts? The answer: wake up and stick together. In this issue’s dossier “US vs. THEM,” creative director RICHARD TURLEY explores how the Global Right Wing’s blatant disregard for reality has given us all a…
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032c Presents: The Architecture Reading List

Looking back at 16 years of 032c, it is safe to say one of our main obsessions is architecture. To avoid frantically leafing through back issues, here is 032c’s Online Guide to some of our favorite architecture features. From Rem Koolhaas to Odile Decq to Cedric Price and Jürgen Mayer H. – indulge in the creations of these master builders.
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CRUSH TEST #1 – Craig Green

In the first of our new segment "CRUSH TEST," 032c's fashion editor Marc Goehring takes on Craig Green's beige laced anorak from the SS17 collection and experiences love at first sight.
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KERRY JAMES MARSHALL and the INVISIBLE MAN

Since April of last year, Kerry James Marshall’s retrospective “Mastry” has been criss-crossing the United States — from premiering at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago to the Met Breuer in New York to where it is currently on exhibit at MOCA in Los Angeles. During a visit to Berlin, painter Kerry James Marshall spoke with Volksbühne director Chris Dercon about his legendary …
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ANGST: ANNE IMHOF

Anne Imhof’s three-act opera Angst is a grand and opaque artwork that drifted across the world like a low-pressure system. Act one saw its performers communing around a fountain filled with water and whisky at Kunsthalle Basel this summer. For act two, Imhof set up anarchic camps in the fog that filled Berlin’s Hamburger Bahnhof during the city’s art week. Read our feature with the artist …
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The Axis of Evil: Traveling to North Korea with ANDREAS GURSKY

Arirang, a rhythmic gymnastics pageant with over 100,000 participants and North Korea’s largest mass event, has an immense impact on the entire North Korean people. In the midst of one these events, German photographer Andreas Gursky stands documenting the scene. For 032c's Issue 13, Jan Schmidt-Garre traveled to North Korea's capital with Andreas Gursky to discover the organized madness of …
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ABC of CdG

In 032c's Issue 20, we devoted a 40-­page section to Rei Kawakubo at COMME DES GARÇONS. Here, our specially­ compiled alphabet systematically uncovers the enormous di­versity of response that Kawakubo’s work has provoked.
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Features

Viva Nigeria: GRACE WALES BONNER’s Bejeweled Visions of Menswear

Viva Nigeria: GRACE WALES BONNER’s Bejeweled Visions of Menswear

GRACE WALES BONNER is a young British menswear designer and recent graduate of London's Central Saint Martins: a thoroughly-researched blend of 70s Nigerian flair and western decadence, her designs eschew the gender binary and create a new vision for a fluid present while alluding to the past.
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Who Is STEVEN MEISEL?

Fashion’s ultimate enigma has had Vogue Italia's cover under his spell for the past twenty years, nonstop. Considered the world’s greatest fashion photographer, a rare interview gets us just that much closer to finding out: Who is STEVEN MEISEL?
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An Interview with Stanley Kubrick’s Producer and In-House German JAN HARLAN

An Interview with Stanley Kubrick’s Producer and In-House German JAN HARLAN

For more than thirty years, JAN HARLAN worked alongside Stanley Kubrick as the director’s researcher, confidant, and producer. Introduced to Kubrick in 1968 through his sister Christiane, Kubrick’s wife, Harlan began work as Kubrick’s resident German-speaker and travel companion, accompanying the director to Romania to assist in the pre-production of the never-realized epic …
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Online and Unmoored: In Search of PRINCESS NOKIA

Online and Unmoored: In Search of PRINCESS NOKIA

How does one cut through the fog, particularly as an artist who’s built an aesthetic by sourcing from the past? Princess Nokia is unfazed, though. The pervasiveness of tech nostalgia propels her forward and stokes her imagination. Princess Nokia premieres her video for "Nokia" along with a profile by Matthew Grumbach.
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Seeing Secrecy: TREVOR PAGLEN Makes Art out of Military Intelligence

MICHEL SERRES

MICHEL SERRES is a French philosopher who specializes in the history of science and whose work attempts to reclaim the art of thinking the unthinkable. Born in 1930 in Lot-et-Garonne, Serres is a member immortel of L’Académie française and has been a professor at Stanford University, in the heart of Silicon Valley, since 1984. He’s authored more than 60 volumes that range in topics from …
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