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.
Charline Bourcier - Fukushima 7, 2012 Charline Bourcier

Charline Bourcier is a French contemporary artist, known for her colorful paintings filled with movement, rhythm, and dripping paint. Born in 1987 in La Seyne sur Mer, Charline Bourcier got her PhP in 2015 at the Aix-Marseille University under the direction...

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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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Mauricio Valenzuela - Mapocho Niebla, 1980-83 Fragmented Dialogues – Mauricio Valenzuela and Mario Fonseca in London

Art Exhibitions, Photography |

Enigmatic and poetic, Fragmented Dialogues is an exhibition of photography from a repressive period in Chilean culture. The show, at Austin / Desmond Fine Art in collaboration with CF-LART London, presents the work of Mario Fonseca and Mauricio Valenzuela,...

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AM DeBrincat – Poppy Eyes (detail) Digital Echoes Meet the Mythological – AM DeBrincat’s Halogen Venus at 19 Karen

Art Exhibitions |

Brooklyn-based artist AM DeBrincat brings her lush paintings to 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace for her debut solo exhibition in Australia, Halogen Venus. DeBrincat’s distinctive technique seamlessly combines oil painting, digital photography and...

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Masaaki Hasegawa for Urvanity Madrid 2018 Masaaki Hasegawa – Connecting People Through Art Beyond Borders

In the 21st century, art is not [used] only for expressing yourself or decorating your house, but [it] can also contribute to global peace. Art plays an important social role as a catalyst for connecting people beyond borders such as nationality, language,...

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Kestin Cornwall Kestin Cornwall Talks Art, Inspiration and his “Carpe Diem” Piece

I am very excited to share the artwork of Toronto artist Kestin Cornwall with you. I had coffee with the artist, near his work live space in the diverse East End neighborhood of Toronto. We talked about his art and the thought process behind some of his work....

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Alive Zine cover The “Alive” Zine and the Documentation as Part of an Artwork

Graffiti & Street Art |

“Without photos, graffiti exist, but it is as if they didn’t exist…” – Picasso stated to Brassai once in November Wednesday, 1946[1]. If we will look back at the graffiti history, it seems like it was never really about the actual work itself....

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Pe Lang - moving objects | n˚703-1750 © Tonya Nelson Review: Pe Lang at the Museum of Digital Art (MuDA)

Art Exhibitions, Digital Art, Review |

The Museum of Digital Art (MuDA), located in the industrial district of Zurich, posits itself as “Europe’s first physical and virtual museum dedicated to digital arts.” More specifically, as explained by a member of staff, the Museum explores the...

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Banksy's Balloon Girl, via pixabay.com Barely Legal – Selling Street Art in Switzerland

Graffiti & Street Art |

“Barely legal” is both the name of the temporary exhibition held by Banksy in Los Angeles back in 2006 and the most appropriate description of the juridical situation which arises when the owner of the building on which a graffiti was painted...

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Art Wynwood 2018 Art “In Our Hands” – Highlights of Art Wynwood 2018

Art Fairs, Review |

From February 15th-19th, 2018, the seventh edition of Art Wynwood welcomed more than 25,500 guests to its new location, the former site of the Miami Herald that overlooks beautiful Biscayne Bay in Downtown Miami. Art collectors and enthusiasts could find...

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