Andrey V.

Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on avant-garde modern movements and medieval church fresco decorations. Feel free to contact him via this email: andreja.velimirovic@widewalls.ch
Photo of the young David Rockefeller - Image via rockarchorg Inside the Peggy and David Rockefeller Art Collection, Soon Sold at Christie’s Auction

Art Market |

It was announced a few months ago that Christie’s had seized the consignment of the estate of David Rockefeller, taking into possession a collection rumored to be worth around $700 million. As it was already speculated back then, Christie’s will be...

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Portrait of Paa Joe When a Performance Artist and a Coffin Maker Collaborate

Art Exhibitions |

This November, Gallery 1957 will be presenting a collaborative project between the fantasy coffin maker Paa Joe and the performance artist Elisabeth Efua Sutherland. This show, which coincides with Paa Joe’s 70th birthday and the 40th anniversary of his...

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Collaboration between Maurizio Cattelan & Pierpaolo Ferrari - Untitled, 2017 TOILETPAPER by Maurizio Cattelan & Pierpaolo Ferrari Arrives in Tokyo

Art Exhibitions |

The artistic duo behind TOILETPAPER, a project soon to be presented at Galerie Perrotin in Tokyo, is comprised of two iconic Italian masterminds – contemporary artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari. The title of the exhibition...

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James Rosenquist - Star Thief, 1980 Museum Ludwig Celebrates the Pop Art of James Rosenquist

Art Exhibitions |

When the news of James Rosenquist passing away hit the media half a year ago, the art world mourned the loss of one of the last great Pop art masters. Known for his large-scale fragmented works that balance commercial painting with artistic qualities, he was...

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Photo of an Empty Gallery Wall - Image via alteregogallery When Your Art Gallery Closes

Gallery Advice |

It would appear that nothing is conventional nor straight-forward when it comes to running an art gallery – not even the process of shutting it down. In recent years, many galleries, especially those categorized as being mid-size, have decided to pull...

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Akihito Takuma - Lines of Flight, 2012 Juan Zurita and Akihito Takuma On Show at Benjamin Eck

Art Exhibitions |

A show that will focus on the way two abstract artists paint in vastly different styles, the upcoming exhibition at Benjamin Eck II will present the works of Juan Zurita and Akihito Takuma. Their paintings will be put under the microscope in the following few...

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Photo of the artist - Image via cargocollectivecom Aurele LostDog

Aurèle Ricard, better known by his creative pseudonym of Aurèle LostDog, is a renowned French artist who has been gaining a lot of public attention in recent times for his sculpture and installation works. Aurèle Ricard is primarily recognized for his Lost...

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Christopher Pease - Hunting Party, 2003 Not to be Missed – The Indigenous Australia Masterworks at me Collectors Room

Art Exhibitions |

With the upcoming exhibition titled Indigenous Australia: Masterworks from the National Gallery of Australia, me Collectors Room Berlin will hope to provide a valuable insight into the many creative qualities of traditional and modern art authored by...

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Geta Brătescu - Magnetii in Oras (Magnets in the City) (detail), 1974 When Geta Bratescu Found Inspiration in Aesop’s Fables

Art Exhibitions |

Having gained fame only late in her long career, Geta Brătescu has often been compared to some of the biggest late-bloomers in modern art history. But what makes Brătescu so appealing and unique is not only her background but also her approach to art in a...

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Black Mountain College - Image via proyectoidisorg Black Mountain College – A Fascinating Chapter in the History of Education and the Arts

Art History |

The Black Mountain College has long been acknowledged as the birthplace of the true American avant-garde, and an intiative which accomplished to emancipate itself from its European counterpart within this faculty’s halls. This experimental school was...

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Catalogue Raisonné Does the Future of the Catalogue Raisonné Lie in the Digital Technology?

Gallery Advice |

According to its definition, a catalogue raisonné is the definitive, comprehensive and annotated compendium of all the known works by an artist, an overview of artworks presented in such a fashion that it allows them to be reliably identified by third...

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NYC Graffiti Mecca - Image via huffpost.com Did Graffiti Finally Get Protection Under Law? 5Pointz Artists Win a Battle

Art News, Graffiti & Street Art |

For years considered to be the world’s graffiti Mecca, 5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center Inc., better known by its shorter street name of 5 Pointz, was an outdoor art exhibit space in Long Island City, New York, where aerosol artists could paint on the walls of a...

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Photo of Agostino Iacurci Working in His Studio Discussing Trompe l’oeil In a Figurative Sense with Agostino Iacurci

Art Exhibitions |

Taking into account the illustrative strokes, bright hues and flat backgrounds, many would immediately label what Agostino Iacurci creates as works of art for kids. However, it would quickly become apparent that these murals and illustrations are not...

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Photo of Mark Bradford, by Agata Gravante Behind Mark Bradford’s Monumental “Pickett’s Charge” Series of Paintings

Art Exhibitions |

Internationally renowned artist Mark Bradford will present one of the largest selections of his works to date at a show titled Pickett’s Charge, a monumental new commission that spans nearly 400 linear feet. Organized and planned to be hosted by Hirshhorn...

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Van Ray – Think Outside The Box Van Ray Gets Inspired by a Legendary Pop Art Portfolio at 30works

Art Exhibitions |

30works Galerie is proud to present the newest series of works by Van Ray, a German artist whose pieces, mostly characterized as street or urban art, make great use of various stencil techniques and vintage materials. For this upcoming show, titled One Dollar...

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Sotheby's Auction - Image via newsoftheartworldcom The November 2017 Auction Week in New York Looking to Beat its Own Record

Art Market, Art News |

Although New York City is well documented as a place where specialty art auctions are a year-round matter, the Big Apple scene hits its true peak in November and May when big-ticket pieces from major collections enter the fray. As November’s auctions lurk...

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Thomas Struth - Tokamak Asdex Upgrade Interior 2, Max Planck IPP, Garching 2009 What do Space Centers and Nuclear Fusion Facilities Look Like? Thomas Struth Reveals

Art Exhibitions, Photography |

It’s not a secret that the Saint Louis Art Museum is internationally renowned for its collection of contemporary German art, an assortment of artworks that, among other brilliant works, includes many extraordinary photographs made by Thomas Struth. It...

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Times Square, New York City, via wikimediaorg The Most Memorable Midnight Moments of Times Square Arts

Digital Art, Top Lists |

Midnight Moments are three-minute-long events that happen on Times Square in New York City and feature synchronized creative content on the electronic billboards and newspaper kiosks present at this major commercial intersection of the Big Apple. These short...

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