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
Marc Chagall - Over the Village, 1918 How Chagall, Lissitzky and Malevich turned Vitebsk into the Hotspot of the Russian Avant-Garde

Art Exhibitions, Art History |

The current Centre Pompidou exhibition will be offering its audiences a chance to explore a fascinating chapter in the history of the Russian avant-garde – the period of the People’s art school which was founded by Marc Chagall in his native city of...

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Art for Tomorrow, 2017 The New York Times to Gather a Network of Art Leaders in Berlin

Art News |

The Art Leaders Network event, scheduled to be held on the 25th and 26th of April 2018 in Berlin, will be another in a series of conferences spurred by the efforts coming from The New York Times. It will gather the world’s most distinguished art experts...

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A Sketch of Photographing Artwork, art frame within an art frame How Should We Be Photographing Artwork?

Collectors Tip, Gallery Advice |

An inevitable part of being an artist is having to take pictures of what you create, whether in order to digitally submit it for exhibitions or for promotional purposes. Unfortunately, people tend to be too sloppy when photographing artwork, and they often...

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Undergrowth with Two Figures, 1890 Van Gogh’s Intense Relationship with Japan and its Art

Art Exhibitions |

During the years he spent trying to establish himself as a noteworthy painter in Paris, Vincent van Gogh gradually fell under the spell of Japanese art. The exposure to the artworks hailing from the Land of the Rising Sun gave the Dutch painter a new creative...

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Guy Bourdin - Charles Jourdan 1978 The Spectacular Story of the Polaroid, As Told by Famous Artists

Art Exhibitions, Art History, Photography |

Polaroids were our original attempt to make instant photography a thing of reality and it was so revolutionary at the time of its making that it transformed the photographic medium in ways that can still be felt to this day. Wishing to demonstrate this...

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Claude Monet - The Saint-Lazare Railway Station (La Gare Saint-Lazare), 1877 Monet’s Life-Long Relationship with Architecture

Art Exhibitions, Art History |

In a landmark exhibition scheduled to take place at the National Gallery during the spring of 2018, a unique and surprising opportunity shall arise to discover Claude Monet as we have never seen him before. We typically think of Monet as a painter of...

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Woman Facing Artworks How Does One Make an Estate Plan for their Art Collection?

Art Market, Collectors Tip |

If not viewed as an investment of some sort, chances are that anyone collecting works of art is doing so because of the genuine love and passion she or he feels about the craft. Individuals assembling art pieces are often blinded by this passion, however, and...

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Image via martechtoday.com How Will EU’s New GDPR Law Affect the Art Business?

Art Market, Gallery Advice |

Equifax aside, it seems that the upcoming GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) changes are the one thing everyone in the data security industry is talking about. Yet, although the new rules about the way companies will be allowed to treat personal...

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Hong Kong Skyline at Night - Image via tqncom - In 2018, international culture events will travel around the world, making every major news house into their home Why is Hong Kong Such an Attractive Scene to Leading Art Galleries?

Art Market |

For years now, maybe even decades, we saw the Hong Kong art scene as a rising one, and an art market that will one day stand shoulder to shoulder with the likes of New York City and London – the key phrase being “one day”. As it turned out,...

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Pablo Picasso -Guernica, 1937 - Image via hyperallergic.com The Tragic Story Behind Pablo Picasso’s Guernica, One of World’s Most Famous Paintings

Art History |

Exactly eighty years ago, Pablo Picasso took on a commission that would forever change both his career and the entire outlook of modern art. The famous Guernica was painted by the Cubist painter in the June of 1937. Its title refers to the city of the same...

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Art Robbery What Do the INTERPOL Stats Reveal About Art Theft?

Art Market |

Although rarely seen as something dramatic or exciting in a way bank robberies can appear to be, art thefts are actually a significant problem of world’s economy. Estimated to be responsible for losses ranging anywhere between $4 to 6 billion worldwide,...

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Artwork on Abraham Hostel Tel Aviv What Message Lies Behind a New Large-Scale Piece in Tel Aviv?

Graffiti & Street Art |

A fascinating work of street art can be found at the facade of the Abraham Hostel in Tel Aviv, Isreal. It was designed and executed by the artistic duo Nitzan Mintz and Dede. The hostel’s unique and well-known multi-cultural reputation was the primary...

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Auguste Rodin artist site, Old William Jean would use a monogram page browse and search for artists' starting monograms made at home to learn The (Un)Importance of Artist Signatures

Art History, Art Market |

Although their importance is often downplayed because nearly every piece of art has them, artist signatures are actually a big part of the way our art history and market function. In research terms, a signature is always one piece in a larger puzzle, but a...

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57th October Salon The 57th October Salon to Bring Star Artists to Belgrade

Art Exhibitions, Art News |

The 57th October Salon in Belgrade is scheduled to take place in September and October 2018, and, judging by the names of participating artists and the amount of preparation put into it, this event already promises to be one of the Balkan’s definite...

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Tacita Dean Portrait - Photo credit Fredrik Nilsen Studio Tacita Dean’s Art Takes Over Three Major London Galleries for an Unprecedented Collaboration!

Art Exhibitions |

In a unique collaboration never seen before in the UK, three major London galleries will open three distinct exhibitions, each of which will focus on a specific genre of Tacita Dean‘s oeuvre. The three galleries in question are the National Portrait...

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Photo of the critic, via artoferickuns.com; books press york information books press york information Art in Theory – The Important Work of Critic Rosalind Krauss

Art History |

Rosalind Krauss is a highly influential art critic and theorist whose career was launched in the post-Abstract Expressionist era when she began theorizing about how newer artistic movements required a different analytical approach than what traditional...

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Los caminos del viento, 2016 Vermibus Debuts in Switzerland with Galerie SOON!

Art Exhibitions |

Galerie SOON already made us accustomed to its space hosting the most groundbreaking selections of contemporary street art, and the upcoming show will fit right into that mold. The next exhibition at Galerie SOON will be a presentation of works by Vermibus, a...

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David Bowie's Art Collection. price bid terms here; sales news christie’s sales news christie’s Behind Closed Doors – The Meaning of a Private Auction of Art

Art Market, Collectors Tip, Gallery Advice |

It appears that today’s auction houses’ game plan is to try and provide the services that will suit absolutely every vendor, buyer and work of art out there. They adapted tremendously to the needs and demands of a contemporary setting, easily...

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