Widewalls Editorial

Deeply invested in modern and contemporary art, the Widewalls magazine aims at providing a unique experience for its readers in the form of in-depth and quality journalism.
Mira Lehr, Tracing the Red Thread at Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami Trace the Red Thread and See Where it Leads – Mira Lehr at MOCA North Miami

Art Exhibitions, Review |

Time’s running out. Mira Lehr’s Tracing the Red Thread at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) ends on November 4th. Time is also running out on experiencing this exhibition as discourse and the journey as didactic. Being spiritually...

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5 Pieces Gallery Behind 5 Pieces Gallery Success as an Online Art-Selling Platform

According to reports, more and more people are deciding to buy their art online. For them, as well as the market, it is important to do so through a trusted platform. If this platform also offers curated artwork, it is the perfect combination for many. One of...

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Approach to the Glenstone Museum Pavilions, by Iwan Baan, Glenstone Museum Review – Glenstone’s Expansion Brings Nothing More than More of the Same

Review |

Glenstone, a private museum in Potomac, MD about 45 minutes north of Washington, D.C. originally established by Emily Wei Rales and Mitchell P. Rales in 2006, now includes a new 204,000-square-foot museum building called The Pavilions, set among an...

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Zeng Fanzhi – Untitled, 2018 Looking at the Art of Zeng Fanzhi, Across Three Hauser and Wirth Galleries

Art Exhibitions |

A contemporary Chinese painter, Zeng Fanzhi is best known for expressionist canvases characterized by emotional directness. Guided by a highly personal search for a fundamental understanding of painting and its potential as a means of expression through the...

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Camille Pissarro - The Factory at Pontoise, 1873 Pondering Camille Pissarro’s People

Art History |

Just like Moses, to whom he was compared, Camille Pissarro may have “led his colleagues to the promised land” only to be denied entry himself. “Pissarro alone continues to produce masterpieces,” wrote the painter Antoine Guillemet in 1865, early in...

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Kai Chen portrait KaiChen

Each color and every mark indicates both emotion and queer feelings. It is through action that my consciousness becomes archived. Sensation transforms into cognition, cognition becomes an impetus to enjoin what was and what will be. —Kai Chen The...

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Richard Hearns - Cosmos, 2017 Richard Hearns’ Journey, at Cadogan Contemporary

Art Exhibitions |

Later this month, Cadogan Contemporary gallery in South Kensington, London, is presenting an exhibition of new works by the acclaimed Irish artist Richard Hearns. The show, entitled Journey, features a collection of striking abstract paintings in oil, whose...

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Pierre Pauze - Sonic Fluid, 2018 How Pierre Pauze Contributed to A Bigger Splash in Paris

Art Exhibitions |

Pierre Pauze is one of the exhibiting artists in the group exhibition A Bigger Splash, gathering together works from seven international artists each of whom deal with the subject of water within their practices. It will be opening at Galerie PCP in Paris on...

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Jazoo Yang, Installation for Bien Urbain, France 2018 Chasing Traces of Time – Talking With Korean artist Jazoo Yang

Graffiti & Street Art |

When you think about the notion of time, the present and the past, about artists, streets and walls, one way or another you will find yourself staring at the image of the Berlin Wall – a wall which was always a symbol of the utterly physical line...

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Eckehard Fuchs - 8ecken Eckehard Fuchs

Eckehard Fuchs’ art does not seem to fit into familiar categories and to stand aside of current trends in painting. On the basis of an objective representation, he creates a visual cosmos steeped in suggestive gestures and complex symbols. The essential...

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Michael Ramsauer - Frolic Beach Michael Ramsauer

Michael Ramsauer‘s approach to painting is uncompromisingly consistent and stringent: not for him the relaxing pause nor the sudden stop before launching off in some more convenient, but unforeseen and unforeseeable direction; he will not avoid an...

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Gleb Bas - Swede Gleb Bas

Gleb Bas has developed a unique technique of printing oil-painted images over previously painted pictures. In this manner, he creates works that consist of several pictorial layers. Although he greatly values a precise, academic approach in his paintings, due...

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Monarchs Installation View Migration and Metaphors at MoCA North Miami

Art Exhibitions, Review |

Many of us are immigrants. Some of us are refugees, and most of us are migrants in one form or another. Whether we move from our childhood home to another place in the same or different city (near or far), we have all left something behind, packed our baggage...

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New Bad Painting Exhibition View V1 Gallery Copenhagen Rasmus Thor Christensen on Giving Bad Art a Second Chance

Review |

In 2016, the average time spent looking at a painting was ​21.0 seconds​[1]. Slightly longer if you are looking at a Gerhard Richter painting (those averaged ​25.4 seconds each​[2]), and longer still if it’s Rembrandt’s ​Aristotle with a Bust of...

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Synthetic Seduction, Installation View, 2018_ by Annka Kultys You Might Replace Your Next Lover with a Marie Munk and Stine Deja Artwork

Art Exhibitions, Review |

Halfway between the comical and the incongruous, the absurd and the disruptive, the work of Danish artists Stine Deja and Marie Munk raises essential questions relative to a future shaped by technology. Their show Synthetic Seduction, presently on view at...

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Jamie Fitzpatrick and Lindsey Mendick, SMUT, Installation view, 2018 2 Lindsey Mendick and Jamie Fitzpatrick’s SMUT at VITRINE Basel

Art Exhibitions, Review |

SMUT is a two-person exhibition by Lindsey Mendick and Jamie Fitzpatrick. Their somewhat differing practices have been splendidly mashed together in an assortment of rich pigmented and tactile materiality and highly ornamented, off-scaled figuration. The...

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Building of the National Museum of Ethnology (Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde), Leiden, Netherlands The Legitimacy of Ethnological Museums

The Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam and the Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde in Leiden, the Musée of Quai Branly in Paris, the British Museum in London, the Viennese Weltmuseum – these are just some of the many examples of places in which time apparently stood still...

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Exhibition view, Salon d'art with Franziska Stuenkel, Bastion, Hamburg Salon d’Art with Franziska Stuenkel in Hamburg

Art Exhibitions, Photography, Review |

You have to look at it twice. You have to ask yourself what it is and how she does it. Several dozens of technical photographic terms appear in your head before you get the right explanation. The worldview of Franziska Stünkel is too paradoxical to decipher...

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