Cover illustration, from the Fundamental Units, for Ilustríssima supplement of Folha de S.Paulo, highest circulation Brazilian national newspaper.
Online exhibition from M0US310n.net featuring Digital & Net.Art on the subject of Money & Error, put together by an anonymous curator “Vasily Zaitsev”: “M0N3Y AS AN 3RRROR | MON3Y.US” proposes to establish connections, dialogues, and new insights into the contemporary art scene around the general … continue reading
15 April – 30 April 2014 http://paddle8.com Born Digital is a benefit auction and an online exhibition made to support the activities of the Link Art Center on the online auction platform Paddle8. The event – the first with this focus taking place in Europe … continue reading
Time Out says 3/5 stars Aug 22 2013 You can pretty much ignore the curatorial premise here, which is all about opening up the gallery to new artistic networks. All that really means is that Open Cube is an open submission exhibition. But since the … continue reading
Open Cube brings together the work of 17 artists selected from an open submission and curated by Adriano Pedrosa, a former co-curator of São Paulo Biennale. Spread across two floors with distinct themes, this could easily be two exhibitions. 4/5 stars, Harriet Dopson, 21st August … continue reading
For Art Fetch, Charlie Levine goes inside the White Cube for a review of the current exhibition at Mason’s Yard. Like many curators, I have been hugely influenced by Brian O’Doherty’s wonderful and seminal book, Inside the White Cube, the Ideology of the gallery Space (1976). The … continue reading
Most days art Critic Paul Carey-Kent spends hours on the train, traveling between his home in Southampton and his day job in Surrey. Could he, we asked, jot down whatever came into his head? White Cube’s Masons Yard summer show includes six of Martin John … continue reading
Curator Adriano Pedrosa pulls off a neat balance with this open submission show: the works feel raw but undaunted in these august surroundings. Critic Rating 4 star. Open submission shows can be sprawling affairs, so Open Cube is a rarity: Brazilian curator Adriano Pedrosa has … continue reading
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The Art of Coinage, article about The Fundamental Units in The Numismatist, July 2013
São Paulo-based curator Adriano Pedrosa curates an attempt to “infiltrate the hierarchies of the gallery system” by inviting any interested artists to submit works through an open submission process involving an interview and selection system that closed in February 2013. Featured artists include Slade graduate … continue reading
Article and interview with Pau Waelder in Art.es #53 Download the full article as PDF
El artista de Birmingham (Reino Unido), Martin John Callanan es un artista conceptual cuyo último trabajo, “The Fundamental Units” (Las Unidades Fundamentales) ha llevado las monedas de menor valor de cada divisa al microscopio para fotografiarlas. see the whole gallery
David Pescovitz writes on Boing Boing: Artist Martin John Callanan and the Advanced Engineered Materials Group at the UK’s National Physical Laboratory used an infinite 3D optical microscope to capture 400 million pixel images of the lowest denomination coin from many currencies. “The Fundamental Units”
George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight’s image of the day.
Jason writes on Kottke and this was picked up by UnderConsideration: and Latvian Coins