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Top 5: More Summer Shows to See Around the World

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.30.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

In the globalized world, it is possible to travel anywhere in the world, and see exemplary contemporary art that can't be viewed anywhere else. Below, we round up five shows in far-flung locations that can't be missed this summer.

Transcending the Traditional Art Fair: Unlimited at Art Basel

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

It seems to be an unofficial rule of the modern art fair that sooner or later they are obliged to transcend their creative and physical boundaries and expand beyond their original brief and location.

Design News Roundup - June 2015

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Summer is on its way after a busy spring in the design world; Santiago Calatrava unveiled new public works in New York, which also completed another successful NYCxDesign. Shigeru Ban took on another relief project, deploying emergency shelter to earthquake ravaged Nepal and a state-of-the-art design studio flourishes in Amsterdam.

Top 5 Summer Shows in the US and Europe

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

The summer brings plenty of excuses to spend time outdoors -- but also to escape the heat in the cool, quiet galleries of a museum.

A Daring Show on Latin American Architecture Shines in New York

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

On view through July 19, the exhibition is a comprehensive display of how the region pushed itself into the modern age through daring, experimental designs. Over 500 never-before-shown pieces of architectural drawings and models, vintage photographs, footage, as well as ephemera from universities, and architecture offices are now on display.

The Summer of Doug Aitken Arrives in Europe

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.05.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Creating what his gallery term "fine art installations," and roaming across a wide range of media, techniques and subjects, Aitken's work has been difficult to categorize. But taken together, these three shows should give the unacquainted viewer a full overview of who he is.

Collector Spotlight: 10 Questions for Brussels' Frederic de Goldschmidt

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 05.20.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

On the occasion of the 33rd edition of Art Brussels, one of Europe's most popular contemporary art fairs, we caught up with Frédéric de Goldschmidt, an influential yet discreet, French collector living in the Belgian capital. He sat down with us to answer 10 questions.

Top 5 Auctions This May in New York

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 05.18.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

After a record year for sales in 2014 -- artnet reported that the global fine art auction reached $16.1 billion -- expectations are high for the upcoming modern and contemporary sales in New York. This May, the auctions will bring an influx of art buyers from around the world to the city.

Daniel Arsham: The Story Behind Draped Figures

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts
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For me, it's about a kind of interaction with this architectural surface. It creates a somewhat uncanny effect. These are works that have a very sort of strong impression, and they can be somewhat disturbing. Yet, they're very quiet.

A Pioneering Contemporary Collection Travels to São Paulo

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

The Inhotim Collection is billed as "the only Brazilian Institute with a world-class collection of contemporary art continuously on display."

Paris' Palais de Tokyo Assembles a Playful Show Inspired by Duchamp

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.14.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Ever since Marcel Duchamp posed the Dadaist question with his readymades, "Can one make works of art which are not "of art," the boundaries of art have been a flexible, permeable thing. Why are some things considered "art" - and afforded the respect and criticism that comes with that - and others not?

An Avant-Garde Master Gets a Belated Retrospective in Zurich

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

While much of Schawinsky's time at the Bauhaus was a formative creative period, it also impressed upon him how inseparable art was from the political culture around it.

ARTPHAIRE Art News Roundup - March 27, 2015

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 05.30.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

As spring blossoms, so does the reach of the art world. In the past few weeks, it has expanded across disciplines, borders and the Internet, with Sotheby's announcing a partnership with the rapper Drake, international art fairs reputedly accounting for 40% of sales in the art market, and Google continues to work on its Art Project.

Design News Roundup - March 2015

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 05.17.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Over the last month, one award-winning design firm announced its plans to work with a new social-good accelerator, while Teresa Borsuk was named Woman Architect of the Year. Anticipation for the upcoming Milan Expo is on the rise as Thinc released its exhibition plans for the U.S. Pavilion.

Ron Arad's Riveting Car Sculptures Arrive At Paul Kasmin Gallery

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 05.10.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Ron Arad may be known for the products he's designed in the past five decades, like the sleek Tom Vac chair he designed for Vitra in 1999 or the winding Bookworm shelf he created for Kartell in 1994, but in recent years the industrial designer has been exploring his artistic side.

8 Fairs to Visit During Armory Week

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 05.03.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Whether you're a film aficionado, a young collector, a fan of emerging art or merely interested in getting a finger on the pulse of what's going on in the art world at the present moment, there's plenty to do.

5 European Design Fairs and Architecture Exhibits To See

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 04.19.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Over 350,000 visitors from 170 different countries are expected at the world's biggest design fair. "In Italy" will focus on architect Dario Curatolo, while SaloneSatellite will continue to showcase the work of emerging designers.

Top 5 Architecture and Design Exhibitions for Your Calendar

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 04.13.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Some brilliant ideas in architecture and design are being presented at galleries and museums around the world right now. From a modernist master in Sydney, to an innovative thinker in London, here are five exhibitions to plan for in the coming months.

Top 5 Solo Exhibitions to See This Season

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 04.06.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

From Beijing to Brooklyn, these five exhibitions spotlight some of the most conceptually thrilling, technically arresting artists working today.

David Altmejd's First French Retrospective Arrives in Paris

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts
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Most eye-catching of all -- and perhaps most illustrative of the scope of Altmejd's talents -- is his 2014 monumental sculpture, "The Flux and The Puddle."

Sigmar Polke's 'Siberian Meteorites' Installed at Park Hyatt

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts
Sugar Rautbord

An arty crowd recently braved January's Siberia-like winter weather to assemble at the Park Hyatt Chicago in celebration of the installation of Sigm...

5 Most Anticipated Exhibitions This Season

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

American artists go to Paris, while Tokyo celebrates one of its own. Here's our list of the five most exciting contemporary art exhibitions opening at museums around the world during the first half of this year.

Top 5 Art Fairs This Winter

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 03.15.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

Now in its sixth year, Art Los Angeles Contemporary is once again set to fill the cavernous Barker Hangar with works from over sixty blue chip and emerging galleries, hailing mostly from the United States and Europe.

The Top 5 International Exhibitions Of The Year

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

In 2014, the art world continued to expand beyond traditional boundaries, establishing centers in cities around the globe.

Paola Antonelli: Behind Design and Violence

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 02.17.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

At the end of each piece, we ask a question. Sometimes we get an amazing debate with the audience. Overall, I consider this a curatorial experiment. It's not a physical exhibition, but sometimes we're too tethered to physical shows. Some ideas just can't wait.