DANTEmag editor. Rock critic/broadcaster. All You Need Is Rock author. Forbes, ARTINFO contributor. Ex-Bloomberg. Fellow, Royal Soc of Arts.

Mark Beech's Biography

Column syndicated worldwide. I write about art and culture, for Artinfo; music industry, for Forbes; luxury and lifestyle for DANTE, which I edit; rock music for everyone!. I previously was Bloomberg' rock critic and Muse global team leader. I also write books. I previously worked for ITN, Sunday Times and Press Association. I read PPE at Oxford.

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Sheila Hicks Fabric Sculptures Blaze With Color in Munich Show

ende.blouinartinfo.com — Sheila Hicks has spent more than 50 years turning textiles of all kinds into art. The veteran Paris-based artist, born in Nebraska in 1934, is holding her first solo show in Germany since 1970. Natural fibers, synthetic blends, found objects, organic matter, and industrial material all inspire her work, which celebrates color and texture.

Medea Drags Euripides Kicking and Screaming Into 2015 at Almeida: Review

uk.blouinartinfo.com — Medea is one of the greatest roles in classical drama. How to convey someone whose life is in ruins? A wife whose husband has left her for another woman? A mother of two who gets revenge by absolutely any means necessary? It's hard enough to hit the right balance between love and loss.

Eddie Peake’s Nude Dancers Play Out Wild Passion at Barbican

uk.blouinartinfo.com — Art often means sexuality in the work of Eddie Peake. Naked men and women play out dances that mix wild passion, jealousy, desire, and unrequited love. There is eroticism, a sense of the body as a sculptural object. Viewers can enjoy the performance. Photography is forbidden. Parental guidance is advised.

Nancy Holt’s “Locators” Get a New View at Parafin, London

uk.blouinartinfo.com — A new exhibition offers an eye-opening perspective on American artist Nancy Holt. Holt, who died last year, built her art on the ideas of location and observing. She may be best remembered for her land-art work, "Sun Tunnels" (1973-76), located in the Great Basin Desert, Utah, which use the idea of looking though tubes.

Prince With Falcon Leads $6.9 Million Sale of Miniatures

uk.blouinartinfo.com — A 17 th-century painting depicting a Mughal Prince on horseback with a falcon was the top lot in an auction that doubled expectations. The single-owner sale of The Sven Gahlin Collection of Indian miniatures at Sotheby's in London raised £4.6 million with fees, or about $6.9 million.

Koki Tanaka Brings Impossible Challenges, Engaging Art to Rome

uk.blouinartinfo.com — Artist Koki Tanaka is writing a little "to-do list" for each of us. "Write a full-length novel," he suggests. Okay. "Before going to bed." Or "Memorize all the names" - so far, so good - "of the people living in this world." As the list goes on, most look improbable - ending all wars, say.

Sotheby’s to Sell 4,000 Swatch Items Collected by Designers for More Than $1 Million

ende.blouinartinfo.com — Sotheby's is about to sell another collection of Swatch items with a million-dollar estimate as the cult plastic watches become increasingly valuable. These are not ordinary Swatch models though. The group of 4,000 items, assembled during the 1980s by Swatch designers Marlyse Schmid and Bernard Muller, includes almost 1,000 timepieces with 380 rare prototypes among them.
Oct 06, 2015

ICYM. Sotheby’s to sell 4,000 Swatch items collected by original watch designers for more than $1 mln by @Mark_Beech ende.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/125…

Wolf Alice Shines, Public Image Snarls in London Before US Shows: Review

uk.blouinartinfo.com — There are two ways to go in music. You can come on young and declare your ambition. Or you can stay on long and turn into a veteran. Both with the right sort of rock attitude that shows you are a true star. So it was with two gigs over the last few weeks in London.

Alberto Burri’s Abstract Masterpieces Dazzle at Mazzoleni as Well as Guggenheim

uk.blouinartinfo.com — Pumice, black tar and burlap; burnt wood, paper and plastic; hessian sacking; welded iron sheets. These unconventional materials are trademarks of Alberto Burri, the Italian artist who is the subject of two major shows on both sides of the Atlantic to mark his centenary. The Solomon R.
Oct 05, 2015

Alberto Burri’s Abstract Masterpieces Dazzle at Mazzoleni as Well as Guggenheim | BLOUIN ARTINFO by @Mark_Beech uk.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/125…

Slideshow:Alberto Burri Retrospective at Mazzoleni London: Slideshow by Mark Beech (image 1) - BLOUIN ARTINFO, The Premier Global Online Destination for Art and Culture | BLOUIN ARTINFO

Oct 05, 2015

Impressive Alberto Burri shows going on the NY and London: here's a slideshow. More soon.... fb.me/28p5JWXDJ

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Oct 08, 2015

Cars, Chicago, Cheap Trick, Janet Jackson, JBs,Chaka Khan, Los Lobos, NIN, Spinners @rock-hall list. Previous lists: allyouneedisrock.info

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Good nominations list for #RockHall2016 by @rock_hall including Chic, Deep Purple, Steve Miller, NWA, Smiths, Yes. rockhall.com

Oct 08, 2015

Medea drags Euripides kicking and screaming into 2015 at Almeida: Review by @Mark_Beech for @artinfodotcom fb.me/3UE5JkJSG

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On digital vs real books: @coolhandorg tweets me New research shows 16-24s prefer print & read ebooks on their phone youthsight.com/are-e-books-on…

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