Daniel’s Value and Ideas #54: Performing the Idea of Art

Christian Marclay has just opened his first UK solo show since 2010’s The Clock. It looks like a major exhibition in a massive commercial gallery with nothing to sell, as if he has tricked White Cube into doing something for the love of art alone. Recent developments suggest a quietly burgeoning trend towards making a greater effort to conceal commercial interests behind a veneer of pure art in the form of performance.

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Ron Arad’s Curtain Call at the Roundhouse Tuesday 9th August 2011

As part of Bloomberg Summer at the Roundhouse, internationally renowned artist, architect and designer, Ron Arad has invited his favourite artists, musicians and friends to create unique work for his 360° interactive installation. Arad’s constant experimentation with materials and his radical approach to form and structure have put him at the forefront of contemporary design. […]

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