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Pushwagner: Soft City

Since the 1960s, the Norwegian artist Hariton Pushwagner (Oslo 1940) has produced a body of work with a gloomy vision of the future. Following a productive period, Pushwagner’s life and career suffered a downward spiral in the 1980s and 1990s due to the artist’s dependence on drink and drugs. He has enjoyed a revival since 2008, followed by a solo exhibition in MK Gallery and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. MK Gallery director Anthony Spira gives a short introduction on the work of this mysterious artist.

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Cornelia Baltes - EIGEN + ART Lab

At EIGEN + ART Lab, Berlin

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MAFF ♥s 🇳🇴🇱🇰: Eigenbrötler

All production is made in Norway, and the entire business operates from one studio in a small town, an hour's drive from Oslo. Wherever possible, the sourcing is kept close to Norway to reduce the carbon footprint of importing far distances. EIGENBRÖTLER is a brand and creative outlet by Ishara Jayathilake. Having finished her MA at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Ishara has created EIGENBRÖTLER as a way to make things that stand by her values and offer a slow, local, artistic alternative that is built to cherish. Ishara Jayathilake was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1991. Ishara graduated with a BA (Hons) degree (1st class Honors) in Fashion Design from Northumbria University, United Kingdom having completed a course of study from 2011 to 2014 at the Academy of Design (AOD) International Campus in Sri Lanka.

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MAFF ♥s 🇳🇴🇪🇹: Margaret Abebe Abeshu

Margaret Abeshu (b. 1990) is an interdisciplinary designer from Ethiopia and is currently based in Oslo. She's the present & future of where art meets fashion.

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00:58

Bendik Giske - CTM festival - Berlin 2019

Bendik Giske is a queer artist and saxophonist who utilises physicality, vulnerability, and endurance to solder together jazz and club music with mesmerising performance. Giske takes the building blocks of electronic music and plays it live – without layering or looping – to the best of his ability, allowing human vulnerabilities to emerge. Bendik Giske live at HAU1 in Berlin during CTM festival 2019 - Persistence. Composed and performed by Bendik Giske Performance by LEGZ aka. Julian Fricker Costume by Sasa Kovacevic and Jochen Kronier

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03:51

The Jagged Drama of Clyfford Still’s Paintings

Sotheby’s Chairman Lisa Dennison explores the striking forms and chromatic intensity and of Clyfford Still’s PH144 (1947-Y-No.1). With its forceful combination of deep black, bright yellow and crimson red, this monumental work embodies everything that Still stood for as an artist and was notably selected by Still himself for inclusion in his seminal 1959 exhibition Paintings by Clyfford Still.

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04:18

Cédric Kouassi Tchinan

Cédric Kouassi Tchinan is an artist based in the Ivory Coast whose paintings have been exhibited nationally. His vivid optical art-inspired works speak of the spirit and of reflection. In addition, Tchinan explores themes relating to "odyssey", which represents our life journeys. He believes that although the path is difficult, it can also be viewed as a game that we can learn valuable lessons from.

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03:13

Lee Lozano with Dr Jo Applin

Jo Applin gives an insight into both Lee Lozano’s life and her work, contextualizing her practice and highlighting her response to the constraints of constitutional systems, gender dynamics, power, money, and politics. Created in 1962–1963, the early paintings and drawings on view at Hauser & Wirth Somerset use airplanes as a central image and can be considered as examples of the artist’s passionate exploration of creative energy in its purist form. This focused body of early work exposes a complex and deeply intimate inner life grappling with one-sided gender and societal dichotomies, while other works display a form of ferocious humour and playfulness, exploiting the rhetoric of exaggeration to its most cogent effect. Her raw expressionist brush strokes create powerful works imbued with a very personal iconography, including genitals, religious symbols, tools and body parts. Lozano’s short lived but influential career remains a source of fascination, lauded by Lucy Lippard as the foremost female conceptual artist of her era in New York.

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MAFF Market New York 🇺🇸: Courtney Kinnare

Courtney Kinnare is an abstract artist based out of Brooklyn, New York. Her abstract works are made from deadstock materials found on the streets of NYC. She fills her designs with hyper-color palettes rarely observed in the everyday life.

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22:17

The Films of Andy Warhol | Live from the Whitney

To celebrate the publication of The Films of Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné, 1963–1965, Volume 2, this program illuminates Andy Warhol’s practice as a filmmaker, exploring the relationship between his films and his work in other media, and the importance of his films to twentieth-century art history. John G. Hanhardt, general editor of The Films of Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonné, 1963–1965, and former Curator and Head of Film and Video at the Whitney, will be joined by film scholar Bruce Jenkins and filmmaker Tom Kalin, contributors to the catalogue raisonné, to speak about the history of Warhol’s engagement with cinema and to share insights into why Warhol's films have been influential for generations of artists while also remaining largely unknown until now.

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09:04

Jia Aili: In the Studio | Gagosian Quarterly

This video, which was published on "Gagosian Quarterly" in 2021, presents a behind-the-scenes look at Jia Aili’s studio in Beijing. He elaborates on his in-progress works, the complexity of his compositions, as well as his philosophies of and motivations for painting Artwork © Jia Aili Studio; director: Chen Lei; cinematography: Li Yafeng; editor (Chinese): Li Mo; editor (English): Ariel Roubinoff; Jia Aili studio coordination: Zhiyuan Wang

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01:27

MAFF Tour: Save the Dogs - Protectora de Animales de Maldonado

We are saving a homeless dog shelter in Uruguay with the local creative community. https://linktr.ee/arteabeneficio

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MAFF Tour: Save the Dogs - Protectora de Animales de Maldonado

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We are saving a homeless dog shelter in Uruguay with the local creative community. https://linktr.ee/arteabeneficio

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