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10 Greatest Anti-Art Suicides (Before Mike Kelly)

The news that LA art scenester Mike Kelly just topped himself led me to wonder whether in ten years time he’d make anyone’s list of best ever anti-art suicides. Was his death a resolute ‘NO’ to capitalist exploitation? Or was … Continue reading

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10 Best Ways To Die

1. Heart attack upon orgasm during sex! 2. Heroin overdose! 3, Suicide with a single bullet through the head on live TV! 4. At home in bed in your sleep! 5. Becoming so engrossed in gaming that you fail to … Continue reading

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From Paradise Row To A Rock & Roll Toilet

On Thursday (17 November 2011) I went to the opening of Margarita Gluzberg’s Avenue Des Gobelins. She seems to do a solo exhibition with her London gallery Paradise Row more or less annually. For 2011 her focus is photography – … Continue reading

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From censorship to John Latham and back again…

The oldest of suppressed traditions In a world dominated by illusion, it comes as no surprise that censorship should be popularly misperceived as a form of social repression. The contradictions which support such an inversion are manifest in every area … Continue reading

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