February 21st-25th, Madrid will become the focus of attention for collectors, galleries, art professional and art lovers from all over the world as it opens its doors to the 37th edition of ARCOmadrid. ArtDependence had a chance to talk to the fair’s director, Carlos Urroz, about the upcoming edition of ARCOmadrid.
The story of Catawiki started in 2008 as a community for collectors. Catawiki was founded by René Schoenmakers, a Dutch comic collector, and Marco Jansen, a Dutch developer. They started off in the attic of Rene’s house in Assen. René is an avid collector of European comic books and wanted to build a great tool to manage his own collection. This gave them the opportunity to build a community by developing a free tool for people with the same needs.
Rosana Antolí (Alcoi, 1981) defines her practice as the “attempt to reveal the choreographies that structure our daily lives”. A prolific artist with an extremely motivated (and motivating) personality, Antolí has developed her career in Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom, including artist residencies in Argentina, Colombia and Switzerland.
Joseph Kahlil was born in Seattle in 1981, and transferred to Los Angeles in 1999, where he attended Loyola Marymount University, studying television production. After his studies Joseph assisted notable artists for several years, including Arthur Jafa, Terrence Malick, and Doug Aitken.
“One thing that is different about painters looking at my work from non-painters, is that painters can see it as relentless and tough,” said Amy Sillman.
“I do not see risks ever,” said Lynn Hershman Leeson. “I only see opportunities and the implications of not taking them, and the need for courage and vision.”
"What we want to implement is a centralization of the collections, using warehouses to safeguard and maintain our collections, so we know at all times where the artworks are at any given time." Sven Gatz, Flemish Minister of Culture
Frédéric De Senarclens is a gallerist turned technology innovator who is attempting to apply new technological innovations to the world of art. He has founded a number of cutting-edge websites and platforms that allow buyers, sellers and collectors to connect and swap information online. So, what does the art world make of his innovations, and what’s next for the digital maverick?
A lap around Neil Jenney’s sprawling art studio is a trek through history, that of Jenney’s own art and art history more broadly.
“I see myself as a DJ alchemist, mixing the beats of Western modernity, youth culture, South Africa and philosophy,” Robin Rhode said as frankly as offhandedly in conversation.
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