3 May 2018

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 Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018 Artists Announced

New Contemporaries has announced this year’s selected artists with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

17 February 2017

Turner Prize Artists Gallerists and Curators Unite Against Right-Wing Extremism

Two hundred plus well-known artists, gallerists, and curators lead by Turner Prize winners Anish Kapoor, Wolfgang Tillmans, Steve McQueen, Douglas Gordon, Mark Wallinger and Yinka Shonibare have signed their support to the “Hands Off Our Revolution” movement. Founded by artist Adam Broomberg, the group was launched in reaction to the Brexit vote, the refugee crisis, and the election of Donald Trump as President of the US.

8 May 2016

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Bienal de Sao Paulo 32 Prepares To Open In September

The Bienal de São Paulo readies for its grand opening on September 10 – December 11, 2016. The event was initiated in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world after the Venice Biennial, which was set up 1895 and served as its role model. The 32nd Bienal de São Paulo means to reflect on the […]

4 May 2016

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La Biennale de Montréal Announces Participating Artists For 2016 Event

La Biennale de Montréal has announced the artists who will take part in its 2016 edition (BNLMTL 2016), on view to the public from October 19, 2016 to January 15, 2017. Entitled Le Grand Balcon, BNLMTL 2016 calls for a materialist and sensualist approach and recasts the pursuit of sensual pleasures, making a case for its decisive […]

17 March 2016

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Tate’s Nicholas Serota Fears High Cost London Will Force Artists Out

Nicholas Serota director of Tate has warned that ‘London’s increasingly high cost of living is making it impossible for young artists to live and work in the capital’. “Over the past 20 years London has been one of the great successes in the field of creativity. That success is very much threatened at present,” Serota stated in a […]

9 September 2015

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There are two types of people in the art world: artists and boring fuckers.

The boring fuckers have it in for us. They’re the ones who gleefully academicised art because they knew that real artists hate writing: essays, self-crits, artist’s statements, creative rationales, dissertations, speeches, press releases, blogs and begging letters. In the UK, in the 70s, the perfectly serviceable Dip AD was dumped in favour of a Bachelor […]

26 May 2015

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Bloomberg New Contemporaries Announces Artists For 2015

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, one of the most important exhibitions for spotting new and emerging talent in Britain has announced this year’s selected artists. The panel comprising Hurvin Anderson, Jessie Flood-Paddock (New Contemporaries 2006) and Simon Starling (New Contemporaries 1994) have chosen 37 artists from over 1,600 submissions.  Selected artists for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2015 are: Sïan Astley, Kevin Boyd, Lydia Brockless, Kanad […]

11 May 2015

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Are the worlds two top-earning artists, artists at all?

Are there many top dancers who can’t dance? Are there many top actors who can’t act? Are there many top film directors who can’t direct? Are there many top singer/songwriters who can’t sing and write? Are there many top musicians who can’t play anything? Are there many top designers who can’t design? Are there many […]

27 December 2014

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Map Of Most Popular US Searches For Artists Released By Ebay

Ebay has released a map of the most popular searches for artists in the US. This State by State guide is a milestone for defining the popularity of artists, some household names, some not at all recognisable to the international art community. The US is the worlds largest art market. It even exceeded China this […]

14 November 2014

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9. ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 4TH

The deadline for entries has been extended to Thursday, December 4th by mail or directly on-lineatartelagunaprize.com >>> Contest sections: painting, sculpture and installations, photographic art, video art and performance, virtual art, land art. Collective Exhibition of 120 finalist works: March 2015 – Arsenale of Venice and Telecom Italia Future Centre International Juryview all the jurors>>> […]

27 February 2014

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Artists And Botanists Take Over Urban Nature Reserve In Bethnal Green

An obscure corner of an urban Nature Reserve located in Bethnal Green East London, ‘Phytology’ is quietly gestating. Part urban physic garden, part natural laboratory and part pharmacy, it is a new year-long collaboration with artists and botanists, exploring the medicinal properties of wild plants and weeds common to derelict urban environments. Phytology brings artists […]

20 September 2013

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3 Things I don’t like in the art world

I was inspired to write about what I don’t like in the art world (especially in Italy), among other things at night while I slept, only to spend a sleepless night because of this, the inspiration is pretentious at times, but always very pleasant. I can understand that some people don’t like the way I […]

8 October 2012

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Saatchi New Sensations Artists To Design Absolut Bottle Art

The Saatchi Gallery and ABSOLUT have announced a new initiative as part of this year’s New Sensations Prize. ABSOLUT has had a long association with artists, including Andy Warhol and Louise Bourgeois to Keith Haring and Damien Hirst, who have created works in response to the distinctive shape of the ABSOLUT bottle. ABSOLUT Blank is […]

12 August 2011

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Why should I buy original Art?

Why buy an original piece of art work, when you can buy an inexpensive print? When it comes right down to it, creating a piece of art is a mystery. No artist, no matter how articulate, can explain why a particular work of art was created. By buying an art work you buy a piece […]

20 March 2011

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Mother, Ma, Mama, Mum, Mummy

She’s the fairest one of them all,She’s the one who gives me light.She is my protector, my advisor, my saviour,The granter of this life… (?) The Short Film Project are seeking powerful and touching short films which examine the depths relating to the sanctuary, perils and complexities of Motherhood.Artistic interpretations will be welcomed before 9th April […]