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Isobel Harbison

Isobel Harbison is an art critic based in London. Her book, Performing Image, will be published by the MIT Press later this year.

With a show opening at Hollybush Gardens tomorrow, the artist discusses her career addressing social and political issues through performance
 

BY Isobel Harbison | 21 NOV 18

Major new volumes by curators RoseLee Goldberg and Catherine Wood document contemporary art’s most rambunctious medium

BY Isobel Harbison | 19 NOV 18

A 1926 boozy sketch for a commission intended for the League of Nations building in Geneva was declined for being ‘too bacchanalian’

BY Isobel Harbison | 14 AUG 18

As two recent London exhibitions of the architect’s photographs show, this underappreciated polymath has always been ahead of her time

BY Isobel Harbison | 02 AUG 18

Post-Grenfell, mid-Windrush and pre-Brexit, a day-long forum in London invited artists and organizations to re-imagine the communities we live in

BY Isobel Harbison | 29 MAY 18

Two films and a dance piece focus on our shifting postures in light of connective technology

BY Isobel Harbison | 13 NOV 17

A multi-faceted collaboration between Matthew Barney, Ragnar Kjartansson and the Iceland Dance Company reflects on ritual and religion

BY Isobel Harbison | 22 AUG 17

The solace of Boris Charmatz’s danse de nuit in light of the Manchester atrocity

BY Isobel Harbison | 24 MAY 17

Camden Arts Centre, London, UK

BY Isobel Harbison | 08 MAY 17

The images of Team Refugee at the Olympics offers a glimmer of hope in a gloomy summer

BY Isobel Harbison | 10 AUG 16

Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK

BY Isobel Harbison | 02 JUN 16

Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy

BY Isobel Harbison | 27 MAY 16

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

BY Isobel Harbison | 20 JAN 16

CCA Wattis, San Francisco, USA

BY Isobel Harbison | 19 AUG 15

The personal process of exhibition-making

BY Isobel Harbison | 23 APR 15

Theatrical textiles and characters in clay

BY Isobel Harbison | 30 MAY 14

What does the term ‘gallerina’ symbolize?

BY Isobel Harbison | 20 JUN 13