AB Gallery – Art and Ideas beyond Cultural Frontiers

AB Gallery – Art and Ideas beyond Cultural Frontiers

July 10th, 2013 | Galleries, Switzerland

AB Gallery represents contemporary art and current positions from the MENA region, which encompasses the countries of North Africa, the Middle East and Iran. AB stands for “across borders”: supporting the exchange of art and ideas beyond cultural borders is AB Gallery’s primary aim. The… Read More

LACMA opens African art gallery with masterworks from central Africa

LACMA opens African art gallery with masterworks from central Africa

July 8th, 2013 | Africa, Galleries, Shows

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Shaping Power: Luba Masterworks from the Royal Museum for Central Africa, the first exhibition to inaugurate LACMA’s new African art gallery and related educational programming. Shaping Power explores the artistic traditions and emblems of power from the… Read More

The Architecture of Art

The Architecture of Art

The “white cube” formula has become universal for branded galleries. If a Martian would be visiting the new galleries set up in London by various New York dealers, he “would probably be struck by how uniform the design of the different spaces is,” writes Georgina… Read More

Julian Schnabel Opens Gallery in his New York Home

Julian Schnabel Opens Gallery in his New York Home

June 20th, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Galleries, News

Julian Schnabel announces the inauguration of “Casa del Popolo,” a community exhibition space on the ground floor of the Palazzo Chupi located at 360 West 11th street in New York City. The first exhibition will feature six new paintings by British artist Nick Mead selected… Read More

Tate Modern – The Channel 4 Series

Tate Modern – The Channel 4 Series

This educational series – aimed at 14 to 19-year-olds – takes an informed view of some the most stunning, vital and celebrated pieces of art to have been created throughout the ages. Tate Modern focuses its gaze on the work of the twentieth century artists… Read More

What’s so funny about the ART world? Jim Kempner’s “Madness of Art”

What’s so funny about the ART world? Jim Kempner’s “Madness of Art”

June 3rd, 2013 | Contemporary Art, Galleries, Satire, USA, Videos

Gallerist Jim Kempner, art dealer and comedian, has returned with “Dog Daze”, another episode of “The Madness of Art,” a web series which makes fun of everything that is ridiculous about the art world. And there is a lot that is ridiculous about the art… Read More

What Jane saw

What Jane saw

On 24 May 1813, Jane Austen visited an art exhibit at the British Institution in Pall Mall, London. The popular show was the first-ever retrospective of the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792), England’s celebrated portrait painter. Two centuries later, this e-gallery offers the modern… Read More

German galleries block VAT increase

German galleries block VAT increase

May 15th, 2013 | Art Market, Business, Galleries, Germany, News

Art Dealers and even the country’s culture minister oppose a 12% tax rise on the purchase of original works of art from 7% to 19% as proposed by the European Commission. The German federal association of galleries and dealers (Bundesverband Deutscher Galerien und Kunsthändler—BDGV) has,… Read More

GRAD: New gallery for Russian Arts and Design in London

GRAD: New gallery for Russian Arts and Design in London

May 3rd, 2013 | Design, Galleries, Propaganda, Russia

GRAD: Gallery for Russian Arts and Design opens in Central London this June with See USSR, an exhibition of Russian propaganda from the 1920s and 1930s. These dazzling Intourist posters have never before been exhibited and include works loaned by the prestigious State Pushkin Museum… Read More

ArtHunter – National Galleries of Scotland announce free collaborative art app

ArtHunter – National Galleries of Scotland announce free collaborative art app

April 26th, 2013 | Apps, Galleries, Scotland

Ever wondered how art from paintings to sculpture, from modern art to the classics, can knit together? Ever pondered a link between Picasso, Botticelli and Martin Creed? Then get collecting with the new free app for art from the National Galleries of Scotland. ArtHunter is… Read More