🇩🇰 Kunstens sprudlende slagmark i Kina

April 8, 2016

Konturløse ansigter spyr æselhoveder, brækker sig i bogstaveligste forstand over en ufordøjelig tilværelse. Bærbare, sammenklappelige storbyer i stof. Malerier, installationer, keramik, tekstiler, faldskærme. Et vældigt tigerskind af tusindvis af cigaretter. Originalt og påtrængende med udgangspunkt i tusindårige kinesiske traditioner, nutiden og somme tider også...

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🇬🇧 Art in China – an Effervescent Battleground

April 8, 2016

My essay from Museum of Modern Art in Århus, Denmark, ARoS' catalogue for the magnificent exhibition A New Dynasty - Created in China, Nov 2015-June 2016

Faces without contours spewing out donkey heads, their stodgy lives literally making them puke. Portable,...

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Incidental New Yorker XIV

April 6, 2016

🇵🇦  We went to Panama over Easter and had the loveliest break there. Wonderful and very friendly people, beautiful place, terrific food, and the wildly impressive canal, where I was so lucky as to be invited to actually open a lock gate for a huge container ship heading East from the Pacific. The locks are computerized now. But the old system still functions. Managing the lock was...

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🇬🇧 Back when Camels were Welcome in Beijing

A silent, dust-covered Beijing greeted us – four exchange students from Denmark – as the train softly came to a stop at Beijing’s Central Railway Station one mild Indian summer day in September 1981 after an eight-day train journey with the Trans-Siberian railway from Copenhagen Central Station.

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