October 2016

Cover Stories

Article date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Beyond bias, within expectations: Brighton Photo Biennial 2016

Like most festivals of visual art, Brighton Photo Biennial likes to tell stories about the host city. But the Brighton-inspired work this year feels a bit familiar. It is one or two surprise stories from around the world which provide the highlight of BPB16.

Article date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
“Internalizing rejection can be detrimental to your mind, body, and work” – an interview with Arlene Rush

When it comes to rejection, there are two ways of dealing with it: one way is to continue looking for validation by changing yourself according to some desirable model; the other way requires digging deeper in search for oneself regardless of a supposed ideal. In her work, Arlene Rush draws from her personal experiences, offering the viewer her own approach to self-preservation in the face of rejection. How one can start believing in oneself and keep moving forward, regardless of non-recognition and misperception? In this interview, Arlene Rush talks to Artdependence Magazine about overcoming the negative.

Article date: Monday, September 19, 2016
Denis Meyers: An interview with the Graffiti and Street Artist

Contemporary street artists are not concerned with impressing members of the Academy or approved authorities but rather in revoking many social conventions about art. Contemporary street artists produce their works believing that art does not belong only in museums but also on the streets with the people. That is why many of them, such as Banksy, operate under pseudonyms, because vandalizing public property is a crime.

Lead Stories

Article date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Fifth Edition of the Singapore Biennale 2016 Opens End October The Singapore Biennale 2016, one of Asia's most exciting contemporary visual art exhibitions opens to the public on 27 October 2016 and runs until 26 February 2017. Titled An Atlas of Mirrors, this Biennale features works by 63 artists and art collectives from 19 countries and territories across Southeast Asia, East and South Asia.
Article date: Saturday, October 22, 2016
The 11th edition of Contemporary Istanbul is on its way The 11th edition of Contemporary Istanbul (3 - 6 November 2016) brings together leading contemporary art galleries from Turkey and around the world, giving a regional and international focus to the dynamic contemporary art scene that has developed in Istanbul in recent decades. With a distinct character as a place to discover and rediscover significant artists, CI will spread over the 13,600 m2 spaces of Lütfi Kırdar ICEC Rumeli Hall and Istanbul Congress Center.
Article date: Monday, October 17, 2016
Returning to Artissima As the dates for Artissima draw close, we are pleased to confirm our participation within this year’s edition of Torino's International Contemporary Art Fair. As last year, Artdependence will be taking part within #ArtissimaLive
Article date: Sunday, October 9, 2016
Hundreds of artworks from the personal collection of David Bowie revealed as “Bowie/Collector” catalogue goes online While a small selection of highlights from David Bowie’s personal art collection was unveiled this summer, now for the first time, the full scope of “Bowie/Collector” is revealed.
Article date: Monday, October 3, 2016
Hauser & Wirth Announces Worldwide Representation of Arshile Gorky Estate The story of Arshile Gorky (1904 – 1948) is that of the quintessential American artist seeking to forge a new identity divorced from his Old World roots. Through constant cycles of radical reinvention, his quest yielded a personal approach to painting that established Gorky as ‘the father of Abstract Expressionism’ and thereby a seminal figure in the evolution of modern art.
Article date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
A Bigger Book is a spectacular overview of more than 60 years of Hockney’s work A Bigger Book is a spectacular overview of more than 60 years of Hockney’s work. As each page unfurls in a blaze of blues, pinks, greens, and oranges, we are spellbound both by the artist’s vibrancy as a colorist and his extraordinary sense for the conditions of the world.
Article date: Friday, September 23, 2016
Survey: 14 historical projects in the spotlight at Art Basel Miami Now in its third year, Survey will present artworks created by 14 artists prior to the year 2000. Curated booths by leading galleries from North and South America, Europe and Asia will provide insight into the work of Carmelo Arden Quin, Romare Bearden, Graciela Carnevale, Ibrahim El-Salahi, Margaret Kilgallen, Giorgio Morandi, Howardena Pindell, David Reed, George Rickey, Mimmo Rotella, Betye Saar, Barbara T. Smith, Kishio Suga and Jacques Villeglé.
Article date: Monday, September 19, 2016
Stefan Kalmár appointed Director of Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London Stefan Kalmár has been appointed Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London. Stefan joins the ICA at an exciting time for the organisation, as it enters the next decade of its 70-year history. He will take up his new role in November 2016, and succeeds Gregor Muir, who joins Tate as Director of Collection, International Art in January 2017.
Article date: Thursday, September 15, 2016
43rd  edition of FIAC Announces 186 International Exhibitors and Dynamic satellite Events Grand Palais that was built for the Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) in 1900 like the Grand Palais itself. The opening of the Salon Jean Perrin, the Grand Palais’ new exhibition room, will focus on works by artists from the late twentieth century.

Interviews

Article date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Galeria Madragoa: From Lisboa to Artissima An important element of all art fairs is the attention to new players – artists and galleries who are forming part of the fair circuit for the first time. As Artissima approaches, we were curious to know more about these newcomers, and so we reached out to Lisbon’s Galeria Madragoa, a gallery with a double presence at this year’s edition of the fair.

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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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