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Shiv Kotecha

Shiv Kotecha is the author of The Switch (Wonder, 2018) and EXTRIGUE (Make Now, 2015). He is a contributing editor of frieze and lives in New York.

At The Breeder Gallery, Athens, the Nigerian artist tethers the superficial conventions of European portrait painting to the semiotics of Blackness

BY Shiv Kotecha | 25 AUG 21

At Candice Madey, a presentation of the late artist early works, drawings, paintings and photographs reveals Ellis's meticulous process of reconceptualising his family archive

BY Shiv Kotecha | 20 MAY 21

On the occasion of McKenzie’s Whitney show, Shiv Kotecha writes revisits Old Man/Sarcophagus (2013)

BY Shiv Kotecha AND Dave McKenzie | 19 APR 21

Shiv Kotecha on the long career of playback singer Asha Bhosle 

BY Shiv Kotecha | 20 NOV 20

The artist presents a range of paintings and sculptures at The Contemporary Austin that problematize grand historical narratives 

BY Shiv Kotecha | 28 APR 20

The artist’s photographs of domestic spaces, souks and bodegas, displayed on 100 bus stops around New York and at Helena Anrather, are ‘altogether unworldly’ 

BY Shiv Kotecha | 07 APR 20

At Gladstone Gallery, New York, the colourful lives of gay icons comprise a cultural self-portrait

BY Shiv Kotecha | 05 FEB 20

As Blake’s most comprehensive retrospective to date closes at the ICA, Los Angeles, Shiv Kotecha examines the artist’s three-decade practice, which revels in the infinite variations of identity and pleasure

BY Shiv Kotecha | 30 DEC 19

Majoli’s historical subjects couldn’t have known that the community for which they became sex symbols would soon be marked with a valedictory contingency – annihilation

BY Shiv Kotecha | 11 DEC 19

At New York’s Lincoln Center, the artist’s films speak to the enduring violence caused by forced exile

BY Shiv Kotecha | 01 NOV 19

In ‘This Marram’, TM Davy ushers you into a very personal – and almost enchanted – sliver of Fire Island

BY Shiv Kotecha | 19 SEP 19

In his first show at Callicoon Fine Arts in New York, the artist probes the ways we use – and abuse – objects  

BY Shiv Kotecha | 14 JUN 19

With wit and gumption, the late artist broke with institutional proprietaries and pedigree to rethink art’s place in its community

BY Shiv Kotecha | 15 MAY 19

With the fair now on, your guide to the best exhibitions in the city

BY Shiv Kotecha | 30 APR 19

For his first solo show at Gavin Brown’s enterprise, the artist’s five rapturous landscapes channel the cries of condemned and enslaved bodies under empire

BY Shiv Kotecha | 20 MAR 19

At Ortuzar Projects, New York, an exhibition explores the artist’s multidirectional storytelling

BY Shiv Kotecha | 15 FEB 19

Michael Muhammad Knight’s is not just a good book of religious scholarship, but a strange, delightful memoir

BY Shiv Kotecha | 14 DEC 18

An exhibition at Metro Pictures, New York, sees the artist explore the artistic potential in objects of everyday life

BY Shiv Kotecha | 24 OCT 18

From Charline von Heyl’s unruly pictures to EJ Hill’s disenfranchised black body, the best exhibitions across the city

BY Shiv Kotecha | 21 SEP 18

In ‘Décor’ at MOCA's Pacific Design Center, Barbara Bloom, Andrea Fraser and Louise Lawler unpick the etiquettes of the gallery space

BY Shiv Kotecha | 28 JUN 18