Posts Tagged ‘William Davie’

Changes in Looking

VIEWING CONFLICT PHOTOGRAPHY // DON MCCULLIN By William Davie The Tate Britain’s deeply moving retrospective of photographer Don McCullin signals a sea change in the institution’s outlook on photography. McCullin, the first living British photographer to have a career survey at any of the Tate galleries, forged his reputation as a conflict photographer, an arena[…]

PAUL THOREL // PASSAGGIO DELLA VITTORIA AND NAPLES’ BATTLE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

By William Davie Before the Museo MADRE opened in 2005, there was no dedicated museum for contemporary art in Naples. Temporary exhibitions were staged in dialogue with classical art or archology at museums such as the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and public programs were initiated—contemporary art was incorporated into the architecture of metro stations and[…]