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Turps Banana

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Issue #15

"We are now coming out of the long period during which
painting always minimized itself as painting in order to ‘purify’
itself, to sharpen and intensify itself as art. Perhaps with the new
‘photogenic’ painting it is at last coming to laugh at that part of itself
which sought the intransitive gesture, the pure sign, the ‘trace’.
Here it agrees to become a thoroughfare, an infinite transition, a busy
and crowded painting. And in opening itself up to so many events
that it relaunches, it incorporates all the techniques of the image:
it re-establishes its relationship with them, to connect to them,
to amplify them, to multiply them, to disturb them or deflect them."

Michel Foucault
Photogenic Painting 1975

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Features include:

/ Markus Lüpertz in conversation with Turps Banana

/ How Can We Think About Abstract Painting? Pt.1
by Simon Bill

/ Juan Bolivar in conversation with John Greenwood

/ On Forgetting Paul Klee
by Phil King

/ A Form of Making. Hannah Brown
by Graham Crowley

/ Paul Peden in conversation with Duncan Newton

/ Mira Schor at Some Walls
By Chris Ashley

/ The Future is Bright. The Future is Cadmium Orange.
By Paul Robinson

/ Sofia Silva in conversation with Paulina Olowska

/ A Painting by Christopher McHugh
By Michael Szpakowski