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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Philippe van Wolputte’s installations, interventions and collages show or suggest possibilities for abandoned, neglected locations which have an important function in the memory and the social landscape of a city, and in a way possess a beauty of their own.
RANDOM INTERNATIONAL was founded in 2005 by Hannes Koch and Florian Ortkrass. They invite their public to engage and participate with highly technological and experimental artworks. The studio today consists of a wider team of more than 20 based in London and Berlin.
Starting from quotations of relevant art historians and choreographers of the ’60 in the USA, Mette Ingvartsen arrives to the present days reconsidering the importance of interactive, collaborative, participatory choreographies.
Uwe Goldenstein, curator and founder of the Berlin-based gallery and network SELECTED ARTISTS: “Probably there was a lack of melancholy in museums and that’s the reason for the success.”
Brazilian artist Jota Mombaça –who identifies as gender fluid- uses their writings and performances to describe how the art world is a space they run across because their “body” is not authorized to inhabit it.
The biennale of chief curator Gabi Ngcobo and her team –Nomaduma Rosa Masilela, Serubiri Moses, Thiago de Paula Souza and Yvette Mutumba- wasn’t built to be didactic, or to present art as a possible savior of todays society.
Tom Skipp is British video artist, translator and exhibition curator living in Madrid, Spain. He studied at the Arts Educational School in the Barbican, London and at Warwick University.
Ewa Axelrad’s works have rather a distinct quality; simultaneously managing to attract and discomfort the viewer. Whilst realising that one is confronted with ideas that will likely cause unease, there is something in the material and formality of the works that compels the viewer to keep staring.
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