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ANNE IMHOF // ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO By Jill Danto Berlin: in the recent past, it has been marked as a cultural capital within the contemporary art world. Though I have never been to the city, its image appears to be a utopianism that was dreamt in response to the darker sides of its history.[…]

ANNE IMHOF: SEX // THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

By Jill Danto There is a beginning somewhere, but it is unclear where to place it. It can start inside of the gallery—realizing each performer, standing at their perch or lying on a mattress elevated above the crowd. Or, it begins with Jacob Eilinghoff, dressed in all black, and Stine Omar, in an oversized Grateful[…]

WATCHING YOU WATCHING ME // ANNE IMHOF AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

By MK Meador Suddenly the lyric from a Bill Withers song finds its way into the German pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale, as part of Anne Imhof’s FAUST performance. Curated by Susanne Pfeffer, FAUST was originally conceived to be a five-hour durational performance enacted by five men and women each day, seven days a week.[…]

SMOG, DRONES, STAIRCASES, AND ENERGY DRINKS // ANNE IMHOF

click to download PDF By Vanessa Gravenor Smog, drones, staircases, and energy drinks: these are the objects that dominate Frankfurt-based artist Anne Imhof’s performative installations. These inanimate articles and states are sometimes joined by falcons, horses, and bunny rabbits. Composed almost entirely of immaterial gestures, Imhof’s work exists at the intersection of contemporary dance and[…]