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Three Projects at Kunsthall 3,14 – Bergen
Article date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Three Projects at Kunsthall 3,14 – Bergen

Kunsthall 3,14 is proud to present three distinct artists and their projects, Unending Lightening by Cristina Lucas in the Exhibition hall, Target by Zartosht Rahimi in the Vault, and Shot Gun Architecture by Justin Bennett in the Parabol.

Hong Kong Unrest and the Artworld: What does the Future Hold?
Article date: Friday, September 6, 2019

Hong Kong Unrest and the Artworld: What does the Future Hold?

For the last 11 weeks, pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have been staging a series of protests against the apparent erosion of Hong Kong’s autonomy. Authorities are alleged to have responded with undue force, seeing an increase in the level of violence involved in the protests. The clashes began as the result of a controversial extradition bill, and have now taken on a wider significance as citizens display their opposition to the current political climate.

Portraying Humanity
Article date: Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Portraying Humanity

Pedro Nel Gómez didn’t idealize the human race. He admired it so much he painted it just as he saw it. Every six months, the Pedro Nel Gómez Museum in Medellín opens an exhibition highlighting an aspect of the famous Colombian artist’s work. In 2018 they premiered Nude, Manifest and Free with a group of local nudists. Towards the end of June they took down Master Plan - dedicated to Gómez’s urban designs-, and on August 27 the museum inaugurated Expeditions and Encounters to commemorate the painter’s 120 anniversary.

Simple Beauty
Article date: Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Simple Beauty

Carmen Herrera dedicated her life to perfecting the art of limiting herself to the essentials. To her the famous saying “less is more” is an absolute truth. For the Cuban artist, to limit herself to the simple is to choose those two colors that contrast best, and to enlarge and revitalize the canvas by painting the right combination of geometric forms.

Enough is Enough: Concerns Raised for The Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels
Article date: Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Enough is Enough: Concerns Raised for The Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels

The Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels is back in the news again, just weeks after it emerged that there were on-going problems caused by leaking roofs, the institution now faces issues with climate control that are putting priceless Dutch artworks in jeopardy.

Freedom of Color
Article date: Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Freedom of Color

Carlos Cruz-Diez dedicated his life to solving a problem never before thought of in art history: how to free color from form. Simply coming up with this question meant understanding art and color in a different way.

London's Turbulent Russian Market
Article date: Monday, July 1, 2019

London's Turbulent Russian Market

The market for Russian art is one of the strangest in the auction world. It plays out in London – for the quasi-exclusive benefit of Russian dealers and collectors who jet in from Moscow. Its biggest sellers are artists beloved by Russians – who, to international collectors, appear little-known and over-priced. The market is not the preserve of Sotheby’s and Christie’s – but also involves their smaller cousins Bonhams and family firm MacDougall’s, launched in 2004 exclusively to sell Russian art.

Back to Basics
Article date: Friday, June 28, 2019

Back to Basics

Colombian artist Eduardo Ramírez Villamizar painted and sculpted what in his eyes are reality’s essential forms. Ramírez Villamizar (1923) knew his creations depended on his ability to identify when to stop working and researching for the piece he was constructing had no excesses nor was there anything missing from it.

3-D Day in Normandy
Article date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019

3-D Day in Normandy

"Outdoor sculpture is hardly an over-reported area of the Art Market so, when I heard that an international selling-show was taking place this Summer on top of a Normandy cliff, I set off to investigate. Not just any old cliff: the cliff in Etretat where Claude Monet painted his famous Impressionist seascapes in the 1880s.".

Would Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman take the Insurance Risk displaying Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi on his Superyacht?
Article date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Would Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman take the Insurance Risk displaying Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi on his Superyacht?

In an article from Artnet, journalist Kenny Schachter claims to know the whereabouts of the legendary Da Vinci painting Salvator Mundi. ArtDependence asked Jan Van Hecke, Fine Art Manager at insurance broker Vanbreda Risk & Benefits in Antwerp, Belgium, what the potential premium might be for such a high risk position, whether the work would be insurable in these circumstances and what the conditions would be.

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