September 2016

Cover Stories

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.

Article date: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Catching up with Cosmoscow

In just a matter of days, Cosmoscow art fair will take off once again in the Russian capital. Artdependence Magazine had a chance to ask several of the fair’s participants to share their expectations for the upcoming event, and to offer readers a sneak peek preview of what’s to come. Four gallerists talked with us about their local art scenes, the current trends they observe in contemporary art, and how they survive and succeed in the current art market.

Article date: Thursday, September 1, 2016
Cosmoscow is carving its own place within the international arts calendar

This year, the fourth edition of Cosmoscow is taking place from the 9th to the 11th of September in Moscow’s Gostiny Dvor. Russia’s only international arts fair counts with the participation of 40 national and foreign galleries, showing carefully selected work by more than 100 contemporary artists.

Lead Stories

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: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
EXPO CHICAGO Announces Fifth Edition September 22 – 25, 2016 EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, returns for its fifth edition September 22 – 25, 2016. Attracting more than 35,000 visitors in 2015, EXPO CHICAGO continues to showcase the city as an international cultural destination, while bringing the world's top art galleries, critically acclaimed programming and international, national and regional curators and collectors to Chicago.
Article date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
viennacontemporary from 22 to 25 September 2016 From 22 to 25 September 2016 all eyes will be on viennacontemporary when Austria’s largest international art fair, with 112 galleries from 28 countries, demonstrates its innovativeness with its ambitious program and highlights Vienna’s increasingly important role in the international art market.
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: Friday, September 16, 2016
Discover Art outside the big institutions during Berlin Art Week The Berlin Art Week from 13. – 18. September takes place for the fifth time and all art venues in the city time their openings and special events during this one week to create a momentum of attention at the beginning of the new season after the summer break.
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.
Article date: Monday, September 12, 2016
MCH Group announces its first regional art fair partnership,  taking a co-ownership stake in India Art Fair MCH Group, Angus Montgomery and the Founding Director Neha Kirpal are pleased to announce that MCH Group has taken a co-ownership stake in India Art Fair in advance of the 2017 edition, to take place 2-5 February 2017. India is the first region of focus and India Art Fair is the first step in realising MCH Group's ambition to create a portfolio of leading regional art fairs, as it announced in March 2016.
Article date: Monday, September 12, 2016
Buenos Aires is the first partner city for new Art Basel initiative Art Basel has recently announced that it is going to partner with the city of Buenos Aires for its Art Basel Cities initiative. Together with the city, Art Basel will develop and host a vibrant and content-driven program of events. Carefully curated with Art Basel, these events will celebrate the local art scene and build lasting relationships between Buenos Aires and the international art world.
Article date: Monday, August 29, 2016
The City of Marseille to Host Manifesta 13 in 2020 On August 26, 2016 at a press conference, the Mayor of Marseille, Jean-Claude Gaudin, and the Director of Manifesta, Hedwig Fijen, were thrilled to announce that the French city of Marseille has been selected to host the 13th edition of Manifesta, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art.
Article date: Sunday, August 28, 2016
Frieze London 2016 Taking place a week earlier this year, Frieze London and Frieze Masters will run from 6–9 October 2016, with a new Preview Day on Wednesday 5 October. This year’s fair brings together more than 160 of the world’s leading galleries and will debut a new gallery section, The Nineties.
Article date: Friday, August 26, 2016
V&A acquires the Tommy Cooper Collection The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is delighted to announce the acquisition of the Tommy Cooper Collection – the largest collection of its kind tracing the life and legacy of the much-loved British comedian Tommy Cooper (1921 - 1984). The acquisition strengthens the Museum’s collections documenting key figures in British comedy.
Article date: Monday, August 15, 2016
A new immersive artwork to travel along the River Thames in London Fluxland is a new interactive artwork, sound piece and space for debate by French artist Cyril de Commarque, coming to London in September 2016. A 25-metre long former freight boat mounted with a mirrored polyhedron sculptural form, Fluxland will navigate along the Thames on a series of journeys over the course of the month, as a travelling visual and sound installation.
Article date: Saturday, August 13, 2016
Opening in Lisbon: New Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology Designed by British architect Amanda Levete, MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology will open on the Tagus River in Belém, Lisbon, on 5 October 2016 and will explore contemporary culture through visual arts, new media, architecture, technology and science. With its unique heritage, a growing collection of Portuguese art and an innovative exhibition programme, MAAT will be a cultural space of discovery, critical thinking and international dialogue.


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