To: American Suburb X Artforum.com Theartnewspaper.com Subject: Open letter to Felicity Hammond Amsterdam, 17-02-2020 Dear Felicity, We are Fons Hof and Johan de Bruijn, the owners of the “new” Unseen. We have read your open letter and are very sorry for the way you have been treated, more so as you are […]
Open letter to Unseen. February 11, 2020 I am writing to retract my payment request for the artworks sold, expenses incurred and the commission realised as part of your art fair in 2019. You have no intention of paying me or the countless other artists, filmmakers and writers whose invoices are long overdue. I cannot […]
“In very broad terms, it seems that the work made in the West during the 20th century portrays a prolonged event – a disaster, you could say – that unfolded as modernity overtook the landscape and ideologies were instilled in American culture”.
“Nevertheless, the current submission of spirituality under the rules of the capitalist market, forced by an armada of suppliers, is a development, which has he potential to irreversibly transform questions of belief into marketable services and tools.”