Interviews

Jose Pedro Croft's Monumental Sculptures - Pavilion of Portugal at Venice Biennale 2017

Eli Anapur

We interviewed this year’s representative at the pavilion of Portugal, Jose Pedro Croft, about his work Medida Incerta [Uncertain Measure]. ... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Monet and Yoga - Meditating in Museums

‏Anika Meier

In the conversation with Dr. Ulf Kuster from The Fondation Beyeler, Anika Meier explores how Claude Monet and yoga fit together.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

A Meeting of Graffiti Legends - SEEN And RISK at UAF Paris 2017

Graffiti & Street Art, Urban Art Fair 2017Angie Kordic

SEEN and RISK are undoubtedly two living legends in the world of graffiti. We sat down with them at Urban Art Fair in Paris to discuss the art form today.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

The Importance of Coexistence - A Talk with Daniela Perez, PArC Fair Curator

Art Fairs 2017Eli Anapur

We talked with the curator of Solo Projects Section at PArC Art Fair Lima, Daniela Perez, who introduced the section in more detail to us.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Live Performance at Urban Art Fair 2017 - Romain Froquet at Joel Knafo Art

Urban Art Fair 2017Angie Kordic

French artist Romain Froquet performs live painting at the 2017 Urban Art Fair in Paris and creates a piece for the fair on behalf of Joel Knafo Art.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Going In-Depth - Marc C. Woehr at Urban Art Fair 2017

Art Fairs 2017, Urban Art Fair 2017Angie Kordic

At Urban Art Gallery booth at UAF Paris 2017, we caught up with German artist Marc C. Woehr, who is exhibiting his paper prints, collages and woodcuts.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Selfies Can be Feminist - In Conversation with Charlotte Jansen

Photography‏Anika Meier

Anika Meier talks to art journalist Charlotte Jansen about her great new book “Girl on Girl. Art and Photography in the Age of the Female Gaze”.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

The Bewitching of the Judicial System - Ireland at the 57th Venice Biennale

Elena Martinique

In an exclusive Widewalls interview, Jesse Jones discusses her work for the Irish Pavilion at 57th Venice Biennale and the new law it proposes.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Opening Portals for Another Dimensions - Irene Lopez Leon in an Interview

Elena Martinique

In an exclusive Widewalls interview, the Spanish artist Irene Lopez Leon talks about her unique aesthetics and the imaginary worlds she creates. ... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Creating a Quire - A Conversation with Gabriele Rothemann

Lisa Moravec

Gabriele Rothemann's show QUIRE at MUSA in Vienna provides a well-curated insight into the multilayered and varied artistic practice of this German artist.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Features

The Great Hokusai - Why do We Still Obsess over that Japanese Wave Painting ?

Art HistorySmirna K

Explore the reasons behind the popularity of the famous Japanese wave painting by Hokusai, and its influence on modern and contemporary art.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Inside the Rare and Erotic Salvador Dali Cookbook

Art HistoryEli Anapur

Salvador Dali Cookbook is a gastronomic and artistic work that is enticing and revolting on both intellectual and corporeal level at the same time. ... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Where Does the New Turner Prize Rule leave us with Ageism in Art ?

Art NewsEli Anapur

Turner prize announced that artists over 50 years of age will be eligible for competition, raising the question – is there really ageism in art world?... Read Morereadmore-arrow

How the Bauhaus School Gave Life to... Performance Art Movement!

Smirna K

Explore how performance art got its central place in the program of Bauhaus school of design through avant-garde stage workshops already in the 1920s.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

How the History of Aerial Photography Ultimately Inspired the Creation of Drones

PhotographyElena Martinique

Throughout history, aerial photography has presented us with images of extraordinary reach and power, deepening our understanding of the world around us.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Performance Art and its Journey to Recognition

Art HistorySmirna K

We go behind the story of performance art and its development over the course of a century. Why did it take so long for it to be accepted to the art world?... Read Morereadmore-arrow

A Whole Century Later, The Duchamp Fountain is Still Shaking up the Art World

Art HistorySmirna K

Duchamp Fountain, a ready-made that completely changed the course of art history one hundred years ago, continues to influence art creation and philosophy.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

How Art Dealt with Death Throughout its History

Art HistorySilka P

Death art images are created for both the living and for the dead acting as reminders of life's importance and as spells of how to get to the afterlife ... Read Morereadmore-arrow

The History of Wood Carving in Art

Art HistoryEli Anapur

How important is the technique of wood carving in art? What is its history, and which are the most remarkable art pieces made with this material?... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Behind the Many Interpretations of The Temptation of St Anthony

Art HistorySilka P

As one of the most celebrated religious paintings, the Temptation of St Anthony proved to be an image of various interpretation. Explore more here.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Blog

Where We Are - The Whitney Museum Presents Works from its Collection, 1900-1960

Art ExhibitionsElena Martinique

The Whitney Museum exhibition explores a diversity of ways American artists explored the relationship between self and the American culture.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

The Hiscox Online Art Trade Report 2017 - A Market Yet to Awaken

Art Market, Art NewsAngie Kordic

What does the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report for 2017 reveal for the market? Is purchasing of artworks on the web safe? What are the latest trends?... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Peter Anton Art Transforms UNIX Gallery into Sugatarium

Art ExhibitionsSmirna K

Find out about your own addictions in the new exhibition of Peter Anton art presenting large and vivid sculptures at UNIX Gallery in New York!... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Ronald A. Westerhuis Sculptures Shine at Galerie Hegemann

Art ExhibitionsEli Anapur

The fascinating stainless steel Ronald A. Westerhuis sculptures will be on view at the Hegemann Gallery this May, at the exhibition titled Reflections.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Urban Art Fair Paris 2017 in 53 Pictures

Urban Art Fair 2017Angie Kordic

See our visual recap of the second Urban Art Fair in Paris, gathering the most renowned names in this creative field.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Female Body in Digital Image - Kate Cooper Art at VITRINE London

Art Exhibitions, Digital ArtSmirna K

The relationship between technology, politics of labor and the female body explored in the first solo show of Kate Cooper art at Vitrine, London!... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Shudder to Lose - Rosario Vicidomini Art Coming to Burning Giraffe Gallery

Art ExhibitionsSmirna K

Be a part of the mysterious transparency in Rosario Vicidomini art presented in a new exhibition of oil on canvas paintings at Burning Giraffe Gallery.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Turkey's Unique Art Event - Mamut Art Project Comes to Istanbul

Art ExhibitionsSmirna K

The 5th edition of Istanbul's Mamut art project will create a platform for emerging and young artists to present their works and get connected to galleries... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Visiting the Spray Collection as Part of Urban Art Fair 2017

Art Fairs 2017, Urban Art Fair 2017Elena Martinique

Spray Collection partnered with Urban Art Fair in order to exhibit and share their works. We've had a chat with them to find out more. ... Read Morereadmore-arrow

A Major Retrospective of Irving Penn Photography Soon at The Met!

Art Exhibitions, PhotographySmirna K

Do not miss this unique Irving Penn photography retrospective including both his masterpieces and his less known works, soon at the Met in New York!... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Widewalls

1 54 Art Fair - Contemporary African Art Returns to New York in 2017

Art Fairs 2017Smirna K

Do not miss the most important international event presenting contemporary African art, the 1 54 art fair, with its third edition coming soon to New York!... Read Morereadmore-arrow

BIGOTHER - Timothy Shearer and Philipp Hoening On Their Current Exhibition

Thorsten Schneider

Timothy Shearer and Philipp Hoening talk about their show at Kunstraum Dusseldorf, the concept of Total Collapse and the way their work is politicized.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Art Market San Francisco 2017 - The 7th Edition of the Leading Bay Area Fair

Art Fairs 2017Eli Anapur

Art Market San Francisco returns in 2017 for its 7th edition featuring presentations, installations, and exhibitions by 80 contemporary art galleries.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

What About Taste? The Deconstruction of Prejudice in Nika Fontaine's Art

Socially Engaged ArtThorsten Schneider

Nika Fontaine explores cliches and kitsch in her paintings, raising the questions of what taste in art is, and how it can be interpreted differently. ... Read Morereadmore-arrow

What Sold at Urban Art Fair in Paris 2017?

Art Fairs 2017, Urban Art Fair 2017Angie Kordic

Urban Art Fair was very successful in terms of sales. Let's take a look at what sold at the second edition of the Parisian fair.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Art Cologne 2017 - Looking at, Discovering and Buying Art

Art Fairs 2017Eli Anapur

Art Cologne Fair 2017 opens this April with an impressive selection of over 200 international galleries showing works of 2,000 artists at Koelnmesse GmbH.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Moments Before the Wind - Tatiana Trouve at Galerie Perrotin Hong Kong

Art Exhibitions, ReviewAbby McKenzie

Tatiana Trouve's House of Leaves exhibition at Galerie Perrotin Hong Kong explores an interest in the negotiation between historical and fictional "memory"... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Corpsing - Ed Atkins at the MMK1

Art Exhibitions, ReviewDaniel Brezina

In the latest presentation at MMK1, Ed Atkins explores how technologization, automatization and digitalization impact our individual lives.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

What to See at Urban Art Fair in Paris 2017?

Art Fairs 2017, Urban Art Fair 2017Angie Kordic

Ahead of the second edition of Urban Art Fair in Paris, we take a look at the highlights presented by internationally-acclaimed galleries in the field.... Read Morereadmore-arrow

Diane Arbus - Before the Square Format

Art Exhibitions, Photography, ReviewFrancesco Dama

San Francisco MoMA explores Diane Arbus's work dating from 1956 to 1962, on her journey to become one of the most relevant photographers in history.... Read Morereadmore-arrow