Cover Stories

Article date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Three Projects at Kunsthall 3,14 – Bergen

Kunsthall 3,14 is proud to present three distinct artists and their projects, Unending Lightening by Cristina Lucas in the Exhibition hall, Target by Zartosht Rahimi in the Vault, and Shot Gun Architecture by Justin Bennett in the Parabol.

Article date: Friday, September 6, 2019
Hong Kong Unrest and the Artworld: What does the Future Hold?

For the last 11 weeks, pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have been staging a series of protests against the apparent erosion of Hong Kong’s autonomy. Authorities are alleged to have responded with undue force, seeing an increase in the level of violence involved in the protests. The clashes began as the result of a controversial extradition bill, and have now taken on a wider significance as citizens display their opposition to the current political climate.

Article date: Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Portraying Humanity

Pedro Nel Gómez didn’t idealize the human race. He admired it so much he painted it just as he saw it. Every six months, the Pedro Nel Gómez Museum in Medellín opens an exhibition highlighting an aspect of the famous Colombian artist’s work. In 2018 they premiered Nude, Manifest and Free with a group of local nudists. Towards the end of June they took down Master Plan - dedicated to Gómez’s urban designs-, and on August 27 the museum inaugurated Expeditions and Encounters to commemorate the painter’s 120 anniversary.

Article date: Monday, September 2, 2019
Rubens and the Symbolism of the Self Portrait

Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens was one of the most important artists of the seventeenth century as well as a successful diplomat, scholar and courtier. His paintings were highly regarded by the nobility and he was an influential figure during most of his lifetime. He specialised in creating altarpieces, history paintings, portraits and landscape work. His unique style captured the Baroque aesthetic.

Lead Stories

Article date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
Long Live Rembrandt is Rijksmuseum’s Most Visited Summer Exhibition The Long Live Rembrandt exhibition, which ran from 15 July to 15 September 2019, attracted more than 150,000 visitors. The number of visitors exceeded all expectations, and that’s thanks in large part to the enthusiasm of all the participating artists and their friends and families.
Article date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
The Design Museum Announces the 76 Nominees for the Twelfth Beazley Designs of the Year Adaptive clothing range by Tommy Hilfiger, an electric flying car, the world’s first compostable pregnancy test and a pocket HIV device: Design Museum, London announces Beazley Designs of the Year nominees.
Article date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
J. Paul Getty Medal Goes to Lorna Simpson, Ed Ruscha, and Mary Beard More than 300 guests celebrated the presentation of the J. Paul Getty Medal to artists Ed Ruscha and Lorna Simpson and historian Mary Beard at a dinner at the Getty Center on Monday. The Getty Medal is the Getty’s highest honor, given annually to recognize extraordinary achievement in the fields of museology, art historical research, conservation science, and philanthropy, the founding interests of the J. Paul Getty Trust.
Article date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright Building on October 21 Since its opening on October 21, 1959, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum’s Frank Lloyd Wright–designed building has inspired generations of visitors as a unique “temple of spirit” where radical art and architecture meet. The Guggenheim commemorates the 60th anniversary of its landmark building, which was recently designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with activities and events this October.
Article date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Fondazione Sozzani, Milan Presents Alex Prager - Silver Lake Drive The Fondazione Sozzani presents for the first time in Italy the exhibition "Silver Lake Drive", in which Alex Prager unites ten years of her photographic and film works. The exhibition is curated by Nathalie Herschdorfer, director of the Musée des beaux-arts Le Locle, Switzerland.
Article date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Training Humans,  by Kate Crawford and Trevor Paglen at Fondazione Prada Training Humans, conceived by Kate Crawford, AI researcher and professor, and Trevor Paglen, artist and researcher, is the first major photography exhibition devoted to training images: the collections of photos used by scientists to train artificial intelligence (AI) systems in how to “see” and categorize the world.
Article date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Stedelijk Base Shows Highlights in Art and Design from 1880 to Now Stedelijk Base is the permanent installation of iconic works from the collection of the Stedelijk Museum. It occupies the entire new wing of the museum and features a selection of around 700 pieces grouped around historic movements, social themes, and influential artists.
Article date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
A new MoMA Coming in October This October, a new MoMA is opening. Stunning new galleries and spaces for performance and events will transform the Museum. Along with these physical changes, they'll be showing their collection in new and unprecedented ways to bring more voices and perspectives to their galleries.
Article date: Friday, September 13, 2019
Leonardo: Experience a Masterpiece at the National Gallery of London The Gallery becomes a painting studio, an imagined chapel and a room-sized experiment in this immersive exhibition that leads visitors through the mind of Leonardo da Vinci to explore his masterpiece, ‘The Virgin of the Rocks’.
Article date: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Art Basel Announces Gallery Lineup for its 18th Edition in Miami Beach in December Art Basel announced the 269 leading international galleries selected for its 2019 edition in Miami Beach this December. As the premier art fair of the Americas, more than half of the exhibitors have exhibition spaces in North and South America, providing a unique overview of the art scenes within the region.

Interviews

Article date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019
The Aestheticized Interview with Piyali Ghosh (India) "Art is inseparable from life. We are reproducing our feelings, experience and knowledge through the language of art. I think, Art is political when it communicates with audience, regardless of an artist’s intension each piece of art consciously or unconsciously records socio-political history of our time. It is a powerful tool to push the conventional boundaries of thought, it dares to deconstruct and reconstruct ideas asan independent political or social message".
Article date: Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Interview with Dr. Cyrus Abbasian:  Unveiling the Unconsciousness of Art "As a psychiatrist I cannot help but analyse what emotions, feelings and thoughts the artist was having or is conveying through their art. Empathy is a crucial skill for all psychiatrists and I try to understand and empathise with the artist through their art".

Symbolism in Art

Article date: Thursday, September 5, 2019
Symbolism in Art: The Bull in Picasso’s Guernica Picasso was once quoted as saying ‘If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined with a line, it might represent a minotaur’. Certainly, the magnificent minotaur was certainly one of Picasso’s most persistent obsessions, as was it’s less fantasistic cousin, the bull. The bull and the bullfighter are repeated images in Picasso’s work, seeming to speak to his Spanish roots.

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