Kitty Jackson

Kitty Jackson, USA (Senior writer)
Kitty Jackson has worked as an arts journalist and writer for more than 10 years. She began her career as an Editorial Assistant at WhatsOnStage.com before moving to IdeasTap to become Assistant Editor. After four years Kitty moved towards digital content and began working with leading PR firm PHA Media, helping them to establish a digital department before moving to iProspect, where she was embedded within the digital content team creating content for leading brands including The Body Shop, Thomas Cook and British Gas. Kitty is now excited to return to the world of arts journalism at Artdependence.

Articles (23)

Article date: Monday, January 8, 2018

10 Exhibitions to Visit in 2018

As 2018 starts to settle in, ArtDependence has selected 10 exhibitions that we’re most excited to visit over the next 12 months.

Article date: Friday, January 5, 2018

Symbolism in Art: The Pumpkin

“I would confront the spirit of the pumpkin, forgetting everything else and concentrating my mind entirely on the form before me…I spent as much as a month facing a single pumpkin.” Yayoi Kusama.

M HKA (Antwerp, Belgium) Prepares for the Future
Article date: Thursday, January 4, 2018

M HKA (Antwerp, Belgium) Prepares for the Future

The M HKA Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp has installed a new board and is also overseen by Museum Director Bart De Baere and Museum President Herman De Bode.

Artdependence Magazine Purchases The Original Seated Ballerina
Article date: Thursday, December 28, 2017

Artdependence Magazine Purchases The Original Seated Ballerina

A piece of beautiful Soviet-era porcelain, depicting a ballerina adjusting her footwear whilst sitting on a stall, became one of the most talked-about pieces of Ukrainian art from the last decade in 2017.

Symbolism: The Colour Green
Article date: Friday, December 22, 2017

Symbolism: The Colour Green

English orientalist painter John Frederick Lewis (1805-1876) developed a fascination with the Near East and took pains to represent the sights and the people he encountered in the region in an honest and positive light.

In the Line of Fire: Museums and Art Institutions in California Survive Thomas Fire
Article date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017

In the Line of Fire: Museums and Art Institutions in California Survive Thomas Fire

California is currently experiencing one of the largest wildfires in its history.

Armory Show Director Stepped Down Over Harassment Allegations
Article date: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Armory Show Director Stepped Down Over Harassment Allegations

Artdependence Magazine has been reading about sexual harassment allegations at Artforum and Artnet/ Armory Show. We believe in looking at the facts. Just because there are some rotten apples in the basket, it doesn’t meant the entire basket is rotten. The magazines are distinct from the behaviour of their Directors. Artnet and Artforum are well-respected magazines and we hope to see them continue to be respected.

Ecce Homo in Antwerp: Empowering Women Through the Work of Male Artists?
Article date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Ecce Homo in Antwerp: Empowering Women Through the Work of Male Artists?

Internationally, the art world is well aware that it has a problem with under-representation of female artists, but it seems the jury is still very much out when it comes to addressing that problem. A study by the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin recently looked at this problem in the German context, finding that women comprised 48% of the cultural workforce in Germany, but held only 21% of the top management positions. Most alarmingly, two thirds of those studying arts and humanities subjects at Universities were female. Clearly there is no lack of desire amongst the female population to engage with the art world. So where is it all going wrong?

Beatrix Ruf Resigns as Director of the Stedelijk Museum Did a Conflict of Interest Really Take Place?
Article date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Beatrix Ruf Resigns as Director of the Stedelijk Museum Did a Conflict of Interest Really Take Place?

Born in Germany, Ruf has built a strong reputation as one of the art world’s most powerful voices. But, over the last few weeks, Ruf has been subject to intense media scrutiny following accusations of a conflict of interest in her role at the Museum. Whilst serving as Director, claims have arisen that Ruf has continued to run an independent art advisory service.

Symbolism in Art: Yves Klein’s Blue
Article date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Symbolism in Art: Yves Klein’s Blue

In 1947 Klein and two of his friends decided to play a game in which they divided up the world between them. One young man decided to take the animal kingdom, and one the province of the plants. Klein opted for the mineral realm, gazing up to the sky and proclaiming, “the blue sky is my first artwork”.

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Museo Jumex (a private art collection based in Mexico City, Mexico) / David Chipperfield. Image © Simon Menges

Museo Jumex (a private art collection based in Mexico City, Mexico) / David Chipperfield. Image © Simon Menges

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About Artdependence

ArtDependence is an international online and quarterly print magazine, covering all spheres of contemporary art, as well as modern and classical art.  A Belgian-Russian collaboration, the magazine has a global readership of more than 30,000 in 195 countries, including the United States, Europe, Asia and beyond with a discerning audience of art collectors, gallerists, curators, writers, critics, dealers, consultants, advisers and other arts professionals.   
ArtDependence features the latest art news, highlighting interviews with today’s most influential artists, galleries, curators, collectors, fair directors and individuals at the axis of the arts.  The magazine also covers a series of articles and reviews on critical art events, new publications and other foremost happenings in the art world. 

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