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The Morning After - Making Models: The Collaborative Art of Wendy Ewald, The Somali Peace Band and Disarm

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This morning, we’ll be talking about three amazing visual art exhibitions: Making Models: The Collaborative Art of Wendy Ewald, by the award-winning American photographer, The Somali Peace Band, a remarkable chronicle of a musical collaboration that reaches across the Indian Ocean, presented by Australian artist Royce Ng, and Disarm, Pedro Reyes’ uplifting vision of a world free from weapons and full of music.

Read our writers' reviews and join the discussion around these amazing exhibitions on this website.

Criticism Now

Between the rise of new media and the shrinking of the old, arts criticism is evolving fast.

While blogs and online forums have opened the conversation to anyone with a keyboard and an internet connection, professional critics fiercely guard their status as informed arbiters of art. What’s the difference between opinion and criticism? Does it really matter?