All articles by Sinziana Ravini

C’est Stuplime!

As Europe arms itself for war, Paris is preparing for the 2024 Olympics. Cyprien Gaillard captures the stupid and the sublime in our increasingly bewildering world.

The Wounded Heroine

The 16th Lyon Biennial is a familiar mix of Surrealism, archival findings, and sleek animations. Is a comfortable view of the world in ruins all that art can muster?

A Profound Debut

Ten years after her death, Ulla Rosen Winbladh Culioli’s tapestries are being shown for the very first time. Galerie Odile Ouizeman’s show in Paris is a revelation.

Dead Phallus

In Matthew Barney’s comeback at the Hayward in London, self-mythologising has given way to a dark and icy world where environmental violence prevails.

The Show Is Not Over

In a closed-down Paris, Wu Tsang’s all-embracing exhibition at Lafayette Anticipations stages the desire to transcend the boundaries of the body and the psyche.

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2 December

What will we remember from the year in art 2022? Today’s contribution is by Claudine Zia, writer at Kunstkritikk and one of the founding members of The Union.

Money Problems

Do art institutions have a particular obligation to assess the ethics of their sponsors? Directors of museums and exhibition venues in Scandinavia answer that question.