Tag: Exhibition reviews

You Can’t Please all! Some observations on the controversy about the Bhupen Khakhar exhibition at Tate Modern, London

Haidy Geismar , November 4th, 2016


Dr. Cathrine Bublatzky, Anthropologist, Heidelberg University Recently I visited the exhibition You can’t please them all – a retrospective of modern Indian painter Bhupen Khakhar (1934-2003) at…


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Object Lessons: the story of material education in eight chapters

Haidy Geismar , August 31st, 2016


Press release: Duration: September 16, 2016 – January 16, 2017 Opening: Thursday, September 15, 7 p.m. Milanese Mosaic Pastes, Cabinet of Factory Products, c. 1800, Collection T…


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Some thoughts about the 9/11 Memorial and Museum

Haidy Geismar , November 1st, 2015


Haidy Geismar, UCL I recently spent an afternoon at the site of the former twin towers, where now there lies, imprinted on the foundations, one of the largest…


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The Story of Seething & being a little bit Stupid

Haidy Geismar , September 18th, 2015


David Jeevendrampillai, UCL Anthropology Image 1: The Story of Seething Exhibition. Jan – May 2015. UCL Anthropology (Photo Credit: Timothy Carroll). UCL promotes itself as a leading global…


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Social Museum Seoul: Review

Haidy Geismar , April 24th, 2015


Jane Yoonjeong Rhee, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL   “The Social Museum is a democratic space of civil society that envisions a neutral zone of values. We begin…


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