Art Screens

BRUCE AND NORMAN YONEMOTO: THE FUTURE OF MY DESIRE

20.01.17 to 22.01.17, STARR CINEMA, TATE MODERN, LONDON REVIEW: A weekend of films by the Japanese-American Yonemoto brothers, including a lecture and assorted Q&As with Bruce Yonemoto. Bedding down for a weekend in the luxury of the STARR CINEMA is a joy, even though TATE has a way with such affairs that can make them both erratic (will […]

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Off-screen

THE RADICAL EYE

When art museums and collectors get together, there is always a danger that the art gets overlooked in the mutual admiration. So it is – sometimes – here. Radiant Circus doesn’t doubt the quality of photographs in Sir Elton John’s collection – many of the images and their prints are sensational – nor the developing quality […]

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Art Screens

PRIMITIVE 2009

The delicate meat at the heart of Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Primitive (2009) is a challenge to coach from its interstellar shell. As if to echo the Thai filmmaker’s oblique storytelling, the subterranean playground of Tate Modern’s Tanks asserts its own narrative, from panicked parents on the march to the loud ignorance of aficionados (“Is this that silly […]

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