Cover Stories

Article date: Monday, July 30, 2018
"I Like When Materials and Shapes React, Speak and Exist." - An Interview with Lucia Bru

Sculpture is one of Lucia Bru’s creative activities, where she questions our knowledge and perception of materials such as stone, glass, cement. In the artist's hands, they turn into objects of a deceptive appearance: made from cold and invulnerable matter and turned into unexpectedly delicate, tender, enticing and fragile forms.

Article date: Saturday, July 28, 2018
Art-Philosophy Student Sells Soul, Literally

Back in Michelangelo’s day an artist might find a wealthy patron to support both their profession and their finances; with the invention of the crowdsourcing website Patreon artists can now ask fans to support their work through tiered donations or a subscription-based service...

Article date: Thursday, July 26, 2018
A Double Meditative Paradise under One Roof:  Congo Tales Meets Gerhard Richter in Barberini Museum, Potsdam

This time I was positively surprised by the two exhibitions which are now on show under one roof, occupying the vast, high-ceilinged galleries of the museum: The Tales of Congo. Stories from Mbomo and Gerhard Richter.

Article date: Monday, July 23, 2018
Illustrator Jim Kay on Bringing the World of Harry Potter to Life

Fans of the series will be familiar with the illustrated Harry Potter books. Jim Kay is the man behind the images and ArtDependence had the opportunity to catch up with him to find out more about how he brought the series to life in visual images.

Lead Stories

Article date: Monday, August 20, 2018
‘’Goncharova and Malevich: In Three Dimensions’’ The World’s First Fully Immersive Virtual-Reality-Enhanced Exhibition at the Tretyakov Gallery
Article date: Friday, August 17, 2018
Cindy Sherman’s Complete Untitled Film Stills Series to go on Public Display for First Time Cindy Sherman’s Complete Untitled Film Stills Series to go on Public Display for First Time in the UK in Major New Retrospective
Article date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Martin Puryear to Represent U.S. at Venice Biennale Madison Square Park Conservancy, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, announced today that Martin Puryear will represent the United States at La Biennale di Venezia 58th International Art Exhibition.
Article date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Plataforma - Ibero-American Festival. Dance/Performance/Installation/Screen-dance Amazon(a)s & Shaman(e)s Plataforma is an Ibero-american festival addressed to present performers from Spain, Portugal and North, Central and South America.
Article date: Sunday, August 12, 2018
British Museum’s Iraq Scheme Helps Reunite Objects from Ancient Site of Tello A group of 8 historic objects from Iraq seized in a Metropolitan Police raid are now going back to Iraq, thanks to the British Museum.
Article date: Friday, August 10, 2018
Nam June Paik Award 2018 This year, the Kunststiftung NRW is presenting its international media art prize – the Nam June Paik Award – for the ninth time.
Article date: Friday, August 10, 2018
New Art Dealers Alliance Cancels New York Fair in 2019 The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) has decided to dedicate additional resources to gallery programming during the March Art Week in lieu of organizing a New York fair in 2019
Article date: Thursday, August 9, 2018
Dallas Museum of Art Presents Traveling Survey of Precisionism,  Love Affair With Technology The Dallas Museum of Art will present the first large-scale traveling exhibition in over 20 years to look at early 20th-century American culture’s love affair with technology and mechanization that influenced architecture, design, and the visual arts.
Article date: Thursday, August 9, 2018
Fortnum’s X Frank Launches John Virtue Exhibition This September, Fortnum & Mason will be continuing their annual artistic collaboration Fortnum’s X Frank 2018 (FXF18), 10th September – 20th October, with eminent art collector, Frank Cohen, presenting a rich body of work by British landscape artist, John Virtue.
Article date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
B12-Contemporary Dance & Performance Art Festival-Berlin: Asteroids & Invited Artists B12 - the new festival for contemporary dance and performance art in Berlin brings on stage Invited Artists, a series of choreographies created by heterogeneous choreographers within the compelling festival.
Article date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
The Trick Brain at Aïshti Foundation The exhibition The Trick Brain assembles the work of over 60 artists and more than 240 pieces from the Tony and Elham Salamé Collection.
Article date: Monday, August 6, 2018
Brighton Photo Biennial 2018: A New Europe Brighton Photo Biennial​ returns this Autumn (28 September - 28 October 2018) with a month of free photography exhibitions and events across Brighton & Hove.
Article date: Thursday, August 2, 2018
80 Years’ War. The Birth of the Netherlands This year is the 450th anniversary of the outbreak of the Eighty Years’ War, and to mark the event the Rijksmuseum is holding an exhibition entitled '80 Years’ War. The Birth of the Netherlands'.
Article date: Thursday, August 2, 2018
Cancellation of the Exhibition "Joan Jonas: A Pioneer of Video and Performance" Due to the difficult financial situation created by past management mistakes, Haus der Kunst is forced to cancel the exhibition on Joan Jonas planned for Autumn 2018.
Article date: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
MOCA Board of Trustees Appoints Klaus Biesenbach as Next Director Following a wide-ranging international search, the Board of Trustees of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, yesterday voted to appoint the internationally acclaimed museum director Klaus Biesenbach as MOCA’s next director.
Article date: Monday, July 30, 2018
When Surrealism Met a Surreal Reality In the International Surrealist Exhibition of 1940 –a milestone in Mexico’s art history- artists like Antonio Ruiz and Frida Kahlo were framed as the country’s representatives of the avant-garde movement. Yet the world-view they portrayed was radically different.
Article date: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Open Call for the Design of the New M HKA in Antwerp The Flemish Minister for Culture, Sven Gat, together with the city of Antwerp will commence procedures to construct a new building that will house the Antwerp Museum of Contemporary Art (M HKA).


Article date: Monday, July 23, 2018
Xenos-Akram Kahn Influential rasping live music accompanies beautiful, soft and strong movements that are grand, clear and emphasised, allowing one to reflect upon the fragility of human being and its immense cruelty.
Article date: Sunday, July 22, 2018
Presidential Museums and Libraries: Special Focus on the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library ArtDependence Magazine has collaborated with some of the most renowned Presidential Museums and Libraries in the United States to learn about how they conserve and collect artifacts and objects of historical and scientific importance for research and public presentation.

Symbolism in Art

Article date: Sunday, November 26, 2017
Symbolism in Art: Water English artist David Hockney is known as an important contributor to the pop art movement and is perhaps best recognised for his striking representation of Californian life and architecture in the 1960s.
Article date: Friday, July 28, 2017
Symbolism in Art: Irises – Van Gogh (1889) There are 325 species of iris flower. Most wild iris are blue or purple. Vincent Van Gogh’s representation of a bouquet of iris flowers, titled Irises (1889), appears to show the blue variety, although records show that the original paint would have been a vibrant purple before the passing of time dulled the pigment.

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Luc Tuymans, Flemish Village 1995.  Collection MuHKA, Antwerp

Luc Tuymans, Flemish Village 1995. Collection MuHKA, Antwerp


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