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Making Sense of Berlin Art Week

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

This opening night event of a 2015 Berlin Art Week marked by collaboration between institutions was a terrific symbol for Berlin, now 26 years into its ongoing urban project of reunification.

Art Seduces Fashion at Australasia's International Art Fair: Sydney Contemporary

JK Russ | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts
JK Russ

Inside the 87,000 sq ft space more than 90 galleries represent 14 countries. Alongside the gallery booths are 18 large-scale installations curated by Sydney-based The Curators' Department and a moving image program curated by the Australian Center for the Moving Image.

Interview With the Curator of Art Basel's 'Unlimited' Sector (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 07.07.2015 | Arts

Unlimited is Art Basel's exhibition platform for projects that transcend the limitations of a classical art-show stand. The sector includes out-sized sculpture and paintings, video projections, large-scale installations, and live performances.

Art Basel in Basel 2015 Unlimited (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts

The Unlimited sector of the international art fair Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland, presents large scale installations, paintings and sculptures, performances and videos in Hall 1 of Messe Basel. This year, the fair presents 74 projects.

Omar Lopez-Chahoud: On Curating Untitled

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 05.19.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

In this insightful conversation, Omar Lopez-Chahoud, independent curator and artistic director of Untitled talks to us about his goals, his curatorial approach and his experience in curating Untitled.

Artist Brent Birnbaum's Mountain of Painted Treadmills (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 05.12.2015 | Arts

The belts were painted by the artist with color gradients, thus creating a kinetic work that combines sculpture with moving paintings. In this video, Brent Birnbaum talks about this work, his background, his future plans with the treadmills and other projects, and his participation in an upcoming event at the museum MARTa Herford in Germany.

Good, Bad and Ugly

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.05.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Most of the time, I am able to find something interesting and appealing that I want to share with my audience. However, on rare occasions, I talk about an exhibition or art event that disappoints and even troubles me.

What Is The Meaning Of Outsider Art? The Genre With A Story, Not A Style

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.25.2015 | Arts

If you've perused The Huffington Post Arts & Culture page at all this week, you may have noticed the spread of outsider artists gracing the site. That...

This Is Art Stage Singapore 2015

VernissageTV | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts

For the fifth time, Art Stage Singapore takes place at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore. The art fair is known for its special focus on Southeast Asian art scenes.

How to Attend Art Basel Miami: Strategies and Logistics

Sharon Hoge | Posted 01.21.2015 | Miami
Sharon Hoge

Collectors artists, and the curious show up along with various celebrities who are scheduled to appear at panels, book signings, and events.

Art Basel Gets Bigger But Not Necessarily Better

artnet | artnet News | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts

By Alexander Forbes This piece originally appeared on artnet News. Gagosian Gallery’s booth at Art Basel 2014 Photo: © artnet News. S...

5 Predictions for the Online Art Industry in 2014

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

As the online art category sees momentum, we'll soon be in the second stage of its development, the post-adoption period. We can expect the industry to mature beyond the initial move to the web, finding new ways to transform and scale to drive growth like never before.

10 Reasons Art Lovers Need To Visit Sri Lanka Right Now

Posted 03.12.2014 | Arts

When you think about global art capitals, a few usual suspects probably jump to mind. New York, Paris, Berlin, Hong Kong -- it's true, these regions o...

A Toga-Wearing Tattooist Creates an Antipodean Contemporary Art Experience

JK Russ | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

It is the first Friday of the New Year in the coastal town of Gisborne, New Zealand. The town has almost doubled in population with the influx of s...

How Mobile Technology is Accelerating Online Art Growth

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

The industry now features over 300 art e-commerce platforms, with 71 percent of all art collectors having purchased a piece online at some point.

Art Fair Pests Are Everyone's Problem

Mat Gleason | Posted 02.19.2014 | Arts
Mat Gleason

There were a hundred booths at the art fair and I could see this one guy walk into each one and leave with a spiteful look upon his face. He stuck out...

Montreal Celebrates Street Art

ARTINFO | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts

Last month a slate of 20 international and Canadian street artists descended on Montreal's Boulevard Saint-Laurent for the inaugural edition of the MU...

To Live and Paint (and Curate) in Bushwick and Beyond

Julia Schwartz | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Julia Schwartz

Recently I had the opportunity to attend Bushwick Open Studios. I visited a number of open studios and galleries, and was also invited to be in an incredible two-part show organized by Julie Torres, called "What I Like About You." I also had a chance to talk with artist and organizer Julie Torres.

'I Think The Art Market Is Very Bullish Right Now'

ARTINFO | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts

"I think the art market is very bullish right now," says Lisa Schiff, New York-based art adviser, minutes before the VVIP opening of the 44th edition ...

East Meets West as Art Fairs Continue to Take Over in Asia

Hope Gainer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts
Hope Gainer

The art world is taking the world by storm, and art fairs are becoming the new hotspots to hang out at! I first discovered this cultural phenomenon d...

Art Basel Releases Exhibitors... So What's Different This Year?

ARTINFO | Posted 04.07.2013 | Arts

Art Basel, the grand dame of all art fairs, has released its exhibitor list for the 44th edition. The 304 exhibitors hail from 39 countries and includ...

Art Stage Singapore 2013 (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts

The third edition of Art Stage Singapore features 131 galleries from 25 countries. The art fair takes place in the exhibition center of Singapore's sp...

Are Art Galleries the Labor Unions of the Art World?

Mat Gleason | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
Mat Gleason

An art gallery functions much the same way that a labor union functions. Both of them seek the best price and conditions for labor. One negotiates with management for a group of workers, the other negotiates with collectors for a select group of artists.

Art Basel's 'First Choice' Walkthrough

VernissageTV | Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts

It's Art Basel time again in Miami, and everyone is celebrating the 11th fair. More than 260 leading galleries from all over the world take part in th...

How Is Art Basel Like High School?

ARTINFO | Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts

By our count, 1,087 galleries will be trekking down to Miami this week to participate in more than 20 art fairs around the city. With that much art fo...