Amah-Rose Abrams

Arts and Culture Journalist

Location icon London, United Kingdom

The Art Newspaper, Garage, CNN Style, Harper's Bazaar Art, artnet News, Dazed Digital, Time Out

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Frieze
Revisiting the Fiercely Productive Practices of Marginalized Women Artists

Click here for tickets to Frieze London 4-7 October This year has given birth to many conversations about political regression, including the status of women's rights. A new section at Frieze London, Social Work develops from previous curated sections at the fair: The Nineties in 2016 and Sex Work in 2017.

Garage
03/12/2018
Hold Hands With Marina Abromovic in Her Next VR Project

Marina Abramović scanning underwater for Rising (2017). Courtesy of Acute Art Earlier this week, in front of a select crowd at London's Royal Academy of Art, Marina Abramović and Anish Kapoor previewed two new works using virtual reality.

Theartnewspaper
Public news bureau opens in Liverpool shopping centre

A public news bureau opened in Liverpool this week with a view to shedding light on untold stories, changing the conversation and giving people a voice. Alongside contributions from the public there will be commissioned works, which will be exhibited in public spaces around the city of Liverpool.

Garage
02/09/2018
The New Afrofuturism

Arthur Jafa, APEX, 2013. Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York / Rome In 2018, we're witness to daily political protests, social justice is very much on the agenda, and there's a new Parliament record out. One could be forgiven for thinking it was still 1974.

CNN Style
05/19/2017
Venice Biennale: Balancing national pride and politics

Written by Amah-Rose McKnight-Abrams, CNN Venice, Italy The NSK State has an anthem, passports, stamps, and consulates, but no territory. Founded by the Slovenian artist collective IRWIN in 1992, it's a radical art experiment that challenges concepts of migration, colonialism, history and identity.

artnet News
10/25/2016
London Gallery Sues in Agnes Martin Authentication Dispute | artnet News

London's Mayor Gallery has filed a lawsuit in New York Supreme Court against the authentication committee for the catalogue raisonné of Canadian Abstract Expressionist and Minimalist artist Agnes Martin 's over 13 works the gallery has sold that the estate refuses to include. The gallery alleges this has cost it $7.2 million.

artnet News
07/24/2015
Hotels with Amazing Art Collections - artnet News

In the material world we live in, there is always someone trying to make it big by redefining luxury. While there is always a Jeff Koons-designed yacht to contemplate, there is no debating the fact that waking up in a gorgeous location, looking at millions of dollars worth of beautiful art is pretty incomparable.

artnet News
09/04/2015
The 2015 Istanbul Biennial Reviewed - artnet News

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev's Istanbul biennial, "SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms," opened with speeches and song as the art world gathered eagerly to hear what the famed curator had to say, and how this hotly anticipated biennial would come together.

PUSS PUSS Magazine
10/15/2016
Ai Weiwei talks art, activism and cats - PUSS PUSS Magazine

Cats are truly wonderful but as humans, once we have dipped our paws in the water of freedom, can we ever go back to living under someone else's control? Earlier this year I travelled to Beijing with the team from Puss Puss magazine to meet the artist and activist, Ai Weiwei.

T Magazine
09/18/2012
Check Mates | 'The Art of Chess' at the Saatchi Gallery

Marcel Duchamp gave up art in order to play chess, famously declaring, "all chess players are artists." But are all artists chess players? "The Art of Chess," an exhibition currently on view at the Saatchi Gallery in London, started 10 years ago with a commission of five pieces by the arts organization RS&A.

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