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
David Wojnarowicz - Abandoned car with globe, 1988-9 LOEWE Foundation Brings Hujar and Wojnarowicz to PhotoEspana

Art Exhibitions, Photography |

Marking the organization’s 8th participation in the annual photography festival PhotoEspaña, the LOEWE Foundation prepared an extraordinary selection of photographs by two landmark American artists: Peter Hujar and David Wojnarowicz. Fairly different...

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David LaChapelle - An illuminating path, 1998 Exploring the Influence of Michael Jackson on Contemporary Art

Art Exhibitions |

The staff of the National Portrait Gallery in London is tirelessly setting the stage for their next landmark exhibition, one that will analyze the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art. Titled Michael Jackson: On the...

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Lobby The 7ways2love Saga Continues with Mario Mankey!

Graffiti & Street Art |

A while ago, the #7Ways2Love art project was launched with the intriguing idea of seeing how seven different street artists would use their skills to interpret the enigmatic concept of love through painting murals in a district of Barcelona. To no one’s...

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Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson - Paths of Glory, 1917 At Tate Britain, the Aftermath of Art After World War I

Art Exhibitions |

Coinciding with the one-hundredth anniversary of the World War One’s ending, Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One is an Tate Britain exhibition interested in examining the direct impact this bloody conflict had on contemporary and subsequent...

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The Problem We All Live With 75 Years of Norman Rockwell’s Four Freedoms. How Are They Still Relevant Today?

Art Exhibitions, Art History |

Although they are now regularly described as true cornerstones of American art, there was a time when Norman Rockwell’s Four Freedoms paintings were nothing more than a series of illustrations paying homage to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s...

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Various Windmills: Look At Me John Baldessari’s Semantic Homage to Cervantes’ Don Quixote

Art Exhibitions |

The next exhibition at Mai 36 Galerie shall be an opportunity to see the new series of works by the iconic American artist John Baldessari, who has been represented by this Zürich-based gallery since the year of 1991. Following Baldessari’s typical...

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The Triumph of Death, Madrid, 1562 The Triumphant Return of The Triumph of Death – Pieter Bruegel the Elder Restored at Museo del Prado

Art History, Art News |

Probably one of the most iconic and frightening paintings ever made, The Triumph of Death by Pieter Bruegel the Elder is not for the faint-hearted. Dated circa 1562, it ranks among the most terrifying artworks of its age, and the centuries since have not seen...

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Olga Rozanova - In the Street (detail), 1915 Russian Avant-Garde and its Participation in the Dada Movement at Museo Reina Sofia

Art Exhibitions |

The forthcoming exhibition at Madrid’s Museo Reina Sofia will traverse through the creative peaks of the Russian avant-garde art. The show will do so by observing artworks through the prism of the anti-art canons often associated with the ideals of the...

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An auction hammer placed at a table next to a few speakers What Good (If Any) is the Art Auction Guarantee?

Art Market, Collectors Tip, Gallery Advice |

To those unfamiliar with them, art auctions often appear to be a very straightforward, borderline simplistic matter. A person consigns a work and an audience of people who want the piece bid against each other, after which the third party with the highest bid...

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What are Museums Doing with Donated Art?

Collectors Tip |

Although we don’t really like to think about it that often, there are only three outcomes that ultimately await every private collection. The art can be willed to heirs who, if they decide to keep it, will have to face inheritance taxes of up to 40...

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Black and white portrait of the artist; Contact the gallery to hear the terms store has for drawing and woodcut works, including how to get it home M.C. Escher’s Grand Journey, From his Birthplace Leeuwarden to the World and Back Again

Art Exhibitions |

The Museum of Friesland is currently hosting a comprehensive exhibition of M.C. Escher‘s work, a show titled simply and appropriately Escher’s journey. A wide assortment of original artworks proving why this artist is considered master of complex...

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Vincent Van Gogh - Vue de l’asile et de la Chapelle Saint-Paul de Mausole (Saint-Rémy), 2018 2018 The New York Auction May Giga-Week 2018 – What to Expect?

Art Market, Art News, Collectors Tip |

We’re pleased to say that it’s that time of the year again. New York City is preparing to enter the frenzied art selling state of its May auctions week and, as usual, nothing short of record-breaking, earth-shattering bids will satisfy the hungry...

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Photo of the young David Rockefeller - Image via street 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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Tamara de Lempicka - Sleeping Woman; In 1929 and 1980, the family paintings in Mexico were a way of keeping a biography; home work artist woman home work artist woman The Life and Creation of Art Deco Icon Tamara de Lempicka

Art History |

Often characterized by contemporary critics as a sort of modern-day Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Tamara de Lempicka was the lone traditional easel painter in the entirety of the Art Deco style. Tamara de Lempicka’s sources of inspiration, much like...

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Newsha Tavakolian - Mothers of Martyrs, 2006 The Past and Present of Iranian Art Intersect at LACMA

Art Exhibitions, Art History |

Titled In the Fields of Empty Days: The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art, the forthcoming Los Angeles County Museum of Art exhibition will be a groundbreaking presentation of both historical and contemporary Iranian works. This showcase shall...

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Art Ads by Chuch Close and Kehinde Wiley, 2011 10 Most Memorable Projects by the Art Production Fund

Top Lists |

The Art Production Fund (or APF for short) is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting and commissioning public art all across the globe. Besides focusing on their primary goal, APF also looks to raise awareness and support communal participation...

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Marilyn Minter at Westfield World Trade Center & Westfield Century City, 2018, Photo courtesy of Westfield Marilyn Minter at Westfield World Trade Center & Westfield Century City, 2018

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This Marilyn Minter‘s ongoing video art program is presented across all of the large-scale screens at Westfield World Trade Center and Westfield Century City, starting from January 11, 2018. The program will consist of three installments, each of which...

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Jeff Koons Seated Ballerina, 2017, © Jeff Koons, time use search help Jeff Koons – Seated Ballerina, 2017

Top Lists |

Seated Ballerina was a large-scale art installation in NY, hosted by Tishman Speyer at Rockefeller Center from May 12 to July 17, 2017. Created by the contemporary art guru Jeff Koons, this inflatable nylon sculpture stood 45 feet high and depicted a seated...

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