Maria Martens Serrano

Maria Martens Serrano, Netherlands (senior writer)
Maria Martens Serrano is a Dutch-Salvadoran writer. She studied under a liberal arts program at University College Utrecht, going on to graduate with an MSc in Sociology from the University of Amsterdam. Exploring a broad range of interests, Maria previously worked with a news website and a human rights NGO, before becoming involved with several art fairs in the Netherlands. She now writes on topics of arts and culture. In early 2015 Maria joined the team of Artdependence Magazine as editor and contributor.

Articles (42)

Fear in Fogo Island: an interview with Murray Gaylard
Article date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Fear in Fogo Island: an interview with Murray Gaylard

Off the coast of Newfoundland is another, much smaller island called Fogo. To get there, you need to first fly in to Gander, and then you drive to Farewell, where you take a ferry to Fogo. Once a thriving fishing community, a depletion in stock in the late 20th century led to an economic downturn. Like in many rural and remote locations, Fogo’s population dwindled as younger generations sought their luck elsewhere.

12 Days, 7 Countries, 1 Damien Hirst print: an interview with two spot-chasers
Article date: Wednesday, December 3, 2014

12 Days, 7 Countries, 1 Damien Hirst print: an interview with two spot-chasers

In 2012, Larry Gagosian’s galleries presented “The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011”, an international exhibition featuring over three-hundred pieces from Damien Hirst’s colourful spot series. The opening took place simultaneously on January 12th in all eleven Gagosian galleries (found in London, Paris, Rome, Geneva, Athens, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, and New York).

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Roman Pyatkovka, “VELVET SADNESS”, (1996), photograph glued on velvet passe-partout (paper).

Roman Pyatkovka, “VELVET SADNESS”, (1996), photograph glued on velvet passe-partout (paper).

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