Author Archives: Morgan Quaintance

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Frances Stark: Sorry for the Wait

This review of Frances Stark’s solo show ‘Sorry for the Wait’ was published at Art Agenda, Jun 12, 2015

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Frances Stark: Sorry for the Wait

This review of Frances Stark’s solo show ‘Sorry for the Wait’ was published at Art Agenda, Jun 12, 2015

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Civil Rights: Northern Ireland and Black America

This essay on the reciprocity and interrelations of civil rights movements in Northern Ireland and Black American was published on the Frieze magazine blog, February, 2015  

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Civil Rights: Northern Ireland and Black America

This essay on the reciprocity and interrelations of civil rights movements in Northern Ireland and Black American was published on the Frieze magazine blog, February, 2015  

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Melvin Edwards

This review of Melvin Edwards’s  exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London was published in issue 169 of Frieze magazine, March, 2015.

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Melvin Edwards

This review of Melvin Edwards’s  exhibition at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London was published in issue 169 of Frieze magazine, March, 2015.

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Monoculture, who needs it?

This text was commissioned for, and originally published in, the degree show catalogue of Central St Martin’s 2014, Fine Art BA cohort.

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Monoculture, who needs it?

This text was commissioned for, and originally published in, the degree show catalogue of Central St Martin’s 2014, Fine Art BA cohort.

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Alice Khalilova: Broken Tusk

Curated as part of the curatorial collective DAM PROJECTS’ ‘Sunday School’ programme, ‘Broken Tusk’ was a one day solo exhibition of newly commissioned work from Anglo-Russian multimedia artist Alice Khalilova. It took place on Sunday 25 January, 2015.

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Alice Khalilova: Broken Tusk

Curated as part of the curatorial collective DAM PROJECTS’ ‘Sunday School’ programme, ‘Broken Tusk’ was a one day solo exhibition of newly commissioned work from Anglo-Russian multimedia artist Alice Khalilova. It took place on Sunday 25 January, 2015.

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Letter From New Orleans

Curated as part of the curatorial collective DAM PROJECTS  ‘Letter From New Orleans’, was a single day exhibition that took place on 30 November 2014, looking at contemporary art and culture in New Orleans.

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Letter From New Orleans

Curated as part of the curatorial collective DAM PROJECTS  ‘Letter From New Orleans’, was a single day exhibition that took place on 30 November 2014, looking at contemporary art and culture in New Orleans.

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Ed Fornieles: Modern Family

This review of Ed Fornieles’s solo exhibition at London’s Chisenhale gallery, entitled ‘Modern Family’ was published in Art Monthly issue 381, November 2014

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Ed Fornieles: Modern Family

This review of Ed Fornieles’s solo exhibition at London’s Chisenhale gallery, entitled ‘Modern Family’ was published in Art Monthly issue 381, November 2014

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Neither

This review of Seventeen Gallery’s group show ‘Neither’ was published on Art Agenda, September 2014     No official record of the most cited influence on the work of contemporary artists is kept, but if a tally had been taken

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Neither

This review of Seventeen Gallery’s group show ‘Neither’ was published on Art Agenda, September 2014     No official record of the most cited influence on the work of contemporary artists is kept, but if a tally had been taken

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Iniva: Fit For Purpose?

This essay on the state of the Institute of International Visual Arts was published in Art Monthly issue 380, 2014  

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Iniva: Fit For Purpose?

This essay on the state of the Institute of International Visual Arts was published in Art Monthly issue 380, 2014  

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Ann Hirsch: Playground

This review of Ann Hirsch’s debut play ‘Playground’ was published in Art Monthly issue 379, 2014  

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Ann Hirsch: Playground

This review of Ann Hirsch’s debut play ‘Playground’ was published in Art Monthly issue 379, 2014  

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Four 2014 Books on Art and the Internet

This review of four books on Art and the Internet appeared in Art Monthly issue 379 September 2014 

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Four 2014 Books on Art and the Internet

This review of four books on Art and the Internet appeared in Art Monthly issue 379 September 2014 

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Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler: River of Fundament

This review of River of Fundament was published at Art Review online, July 2014

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Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler: River of Fundament

This review of River of Fundament was published at Art Review online, July 2014

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Dean Blunt’s Urban and Clifford Owens

This review of Dean Blunt’s performance event ‘Urban’ and Clifford Owen’s exhibition at Manchester Cornerhouse ‘Better the Rebel You Know’ was published in Art Monthly, issue 377, June 2014.

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Dean Blunt’s Urban and Clifford Owens

This review of Dean Blunt’s performance event ‘Urban’ and Clifford Owen’s exhibition at Manchester Cornerhouse ‘Better the Rebel You Know’ was published in Art Monthly, issue 377, June 2014.

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Karen Mirza and Brad Butler: The Unreliable Narrator

This review of Karen Mirza and Brad Butler’s exhibition The Unreliable Narrator, at Waterside Contemporary Gallery, London, was published on ArtAgenda, June 2014.

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Karen Mirza and Brad Butler: The Unreliable Narrator

This review of Karen Mirza and Brad Butler’s exhibition The Unreliable Narrator, at Waterside Contemporary Gallery, London, was published on ArtAgenda, June 2014.

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Slavery on Film

This feature surveying the history of Slavery on Film in the 20th Century, was published in Frieze magazine, issue 162, April 2014 

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Slavery on Film

This feature surveying the history of Slavery on Film in the 20th Century, was published in Frieze magazine, issue 162, April 2014 

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Isaac Julien: Playtime

This review of Issac Julien’s exhibition PLAYTIME at Victioria Miro, London, was published in Frieze magazine, issue 162, April 2014

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Isaac Julien: Playtime

This review of Issac Julien’s exhibition PLAYTIME at Victioria Miro, London, was published in Frieze magazine, issue 162, April 2014

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David Joselit: After Art

This review of David Joselit’s book ‘After Art’ was published in Art Monthly issue 375, April 2014

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David Joselit: After Art

This review of David Joselit’s book ‘After Art’ was published in Art Monthly issue 375, April 2014

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Cevdet Erek: Alt Üst

This review of Cevdet Erek’s exhibition Alt Üst at Spike Island, Bristol, was published in Art Monthly issue 375, April 2014 

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Cevdet Erek: Alt Üst

This review of Cevdet Erek’s exhibition Alt Üst at Spike Island, Bristol, was published in Art Monthly issue 375, April 2014 

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Carolee Schneemann Water Light/Water Needle

This review of Carolee Schneemann’s ‘Water Light/Water Needle‘ exhibition at Hales Gallery, London was published at Art Agenda 4 April, 2014 

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Carolee Schneemann Water Light/Water Needle

This review of Carolee Schneemann’s ‘Water Light/Water Needle‘ exhibition at Hales Gallery, London was published at Art Agenda 4 April, 2014 

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Transformer: Aspects of Travesty

This review of Transformer: Aspects of Travesty appeared in Art Monthly issue 373, February 2014.

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Transformer: Aspects of Travesty

This review of Transformer: Aspects of Travesty appeared in Art Monthly issue 373, February 2014.

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Here I Am: Telepresent Subjecthood in the Work of Lotte Rose Kjær Skau

This text was commissioned by IMT gallery (image, music, text) for Danish artist Lotte Rose Kjær Skau’s exhibition ‘United We/I Stand Etc.’, 24 January – 2 March 2014.

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Here I Am: Telepresent Subjecthood in the Work of Lotte Rose Kjær Skau

This text was commissioned by IMT gallery (image, music, text) for Danish artist Lotte Rose Kjær Skau’s exhibition ‘United We/I Stand Etc.’, 24 January – 2 March 2014.

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Willie Doherty: Unseen

This review of Willie Doherty’s retrospective exhibition ‘Unseen’ was published in Art Review’s Jan/Feb issue, 2014

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Willie Doherty: Unseen

This review of Willie Doherty’s retrospective exhibition ‘Unseen’ was published in Art Review’s Jan/Feb issue, 2014

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On ‘Practice’

This feature on usage of the term ‘practice’ as a generic expression for what it is artists do was published in Art Monthly issue 357 , 2013

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On ‘Practice’

This feature on usage of the term ‘practice’ as a generic expression for what it is artists do was published in Art Monthly issue 357 , 2013

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Beyond Identity Constructs

This feature exploring the reductive nature of identity constructs was published in Art Monthly issue 370, 2013

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Beyond Identity Constructs

This feature exploring the reductive nature of identity constructs was published in Art Monthly issue 370, 2013

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Kara Walker

This review of Kara Walker’s exhibition at Camden Arts Centre was published in Art Monthly’s December-January issue 2013/14

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Kara Walker

This review of Kara Walker’s exhibition at Camden Arts Centre was published in Art Monthly’s December-January issue 2013/14

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Turner Prize 2013

This review of the 2013 Turner Prize was published at Art Review online, November 2013

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Turner Prize 2013

This review of the 2013 Turner Prize was published at Art Review online, November 2013

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Bob Parks: And the Heavens Cried

This review of Bob Parks’s exhibition at Grand Union, Birmingham, was published in Frieze magazine issue 159, November 2013

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Bob Parks: And the Heavens Cried

This review of Bob Parks’s exhibition at Grand Union, Birmingham, was published in Frieze magazine issue 159, November 2013

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Four Summer Shows

This review of four summer exhibitions was published in Frieze magazine issue 158, October 2013

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Four Summer Shows

This review of four summer exhibitions was published in Frieze magazine issue 158, October 2013

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Aura Satz: Colour Opponent Process

This review of Aura Satz’s exhibition Colour Opponent Process at Paradise Row, London, was published on Art Agenda, November 2013.

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Aura Satz: Colour Opponent Process

This review of Aura Satz’s exhibition Colour Opponent Process at Paradise Row, London, was published on Art Agenda, November 2013.

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Pre Owned: Looks Good Man

Group exhibition curated by Morgan Quaintance, at Cell Project Space, London, 14 March – 19 April, 2014. 

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Pre Owned: Looks Good Man

Group exhibition curated by Morgan Quaintance, at Cell Project Space, London, 14 March – 19 April, 2014. 

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Art and Queer Culture

This review of Art and Queer Culture was published in Art Monthly issue 370, October, 2013 

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Art and Queer Culture

This review of Art and Queer Culture was published in Art Monthly issue 370, October, 2013 

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UBERMORGEN

This review of UBERMORGEN’s Userunfriendly at Carroll/Fletcher gallery was published at Rhizome.org October, 2013

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UBERMORGEN

This review of UBERMORGEN’s Userunfriendly at Carroll/Fletcher gallery was published at Rhizome.org October, 2013

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Ellen Gallagher: AxME

This review of Ellen Gallagher’s TATE gallery retrospective ‘AxME’ was published in Frieze magazine, issue 157, September 2013

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Ellen Gallagher: AxME

This review of Ellen Gallagher’s TATE gallery retrospective ‘AxME’ was published in Frieze magazine, issue 157, September 2013

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In the Field: the Art of Field Recording

This review of ‘In the Field: the Art of Field’ Recording edited by Cathy Lane and Angus Carlyle for Uniformbooks, was published at Art Review online, August 2013

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In the Field: the Art of Field Recording

This review of ‘In the Field: the Art of Field’ Recording edited by Cathy Lane and Angus Carlyle for Uniformbooks, was published at Art Review online, August 2013