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.
Pierre Kiandjan

Pierre Kiandjan, born in 1987, is a French artist whose work mixes 20th Century rules and current techniques. His signature consists of stereo-symmetry. It means that his structures all have symmetrical axes or centers even though colors aren’t...

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Adam Void

Adam Void sees the world above; the people with their minds stuck in “smart” phones, struggling for a distraction from a meaningless job and an ever-increasing tension. His art practice is both a reaction to these negative aspects of contemporary...

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Sarah Amy Fishlock - Monterosso, Italy, 1982 La Spezia, Italy, 2016 Singulart

Collectors Tip, Top Lists |

Providing artists with a successful tool in selling their art, Singulart is a prominent and trustworthy digital platform. They connect buyers with many hand-picked, up-and-coming, professional talents from all over the world, working across virtually all...

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Hein Koh, Splendor in the Grass, Marvin Gardens, 2018 Meeting Hein Koh

Brooklyn-based visual artist Hein Koh has been obsessed with drawing, painting, and building structures since she was of preschool age. She has maintained those interests throughout her life. Koh graduated from Dartmouth College in 1998, with a double B.A. in...

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Konan Lim

Konan Lim is a Filipino artist based in Dubai. His work has been formulated through whimsical happy thoughts into a realistic interpretation. The characters are stuck in childhood nostalgia, blended with a classical surface on present pace. Cuteness overloads...

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Artez in Belgrade Street Update #179

Street update |

It is not easy to find the right words when a great, young talent is lost. In July 2019, the contemporary and street art world lost Robert Proch, whose death at the age of just 33 was announced on his Instagram profile. His fans, admirers and collaborators,...

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Banksy, detail of Devolved Parliament God Save the Clown! The Masquerade of Boris Johnson, Brexit, and the Arts

The revolution will not be televised, but the circus is on every channel. Headlining the British airwaves lately has been none other than the newly elected Prime Minister himself, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (descended from German quasi-nobility no...

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Victor Mahana Meiosis A Deeper Look – OG Kush at Alfa Gallery

Art Exhibitions, Review |

On July 4th, OG Kush, a group exhibition, opened at Alfa Gallery in Miami. On a day when we celebrate liberty, this show celebrates the independence of thought and discussion. Where the legalization of cannabis still is a subject of political debate, OG Kush...

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Installation Views, Jeff Wall White Cube Masons Yard London Visiting Jeff Wall’s Solo Show at White Cube London

Art Exhibitions, Photography, Review |

Jeff Wall’s current exhibition at White Cube, encompassing new and old work, laminates his range of subject matter from suburbia, domestic adore to socio-economic musing, to blunt depictions of politized poverty – Daybreak (on an olive farm/ Hebev Desert/...

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Gerry Joe Weise - portrait Gerry Joe Weise

Australian Land artist Gerry Joe Weise uses natural materials such as pigments, earth, minerals and vegetation. He is a very fine draftsman, whereupon drawing a line in nature, is of the utmost importance for his environmental installations. Demonstrated by...

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Retna - That Was One of the Best Pieces of Ass That Was One of the Best Pieces of Ass

Top Lists |

That Was One of the Best Pieces of Ass went for $47,010 in 2016, becoming now the third most expensive Retna art piece sold in auction. The work is of a curious title, although when looking at the painting itself, it cannot be connected to its content. More...

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KAWS - The Kaws Album (detail), 2005 The Most Expensive KAWS Art Pieces at Auctions

Top Lists |

Brian Donnelly aka KAWS is currently one of the leading figures when pop art is concerned. Starting as a graffiti artist, KAWS quickly climbed the ladder to the art galleries worldwide, becoming a significant figure in the contemporary art world. Drawing his...

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Samah Shihadi - Shade of the Past Visiting Spellbound by Samah Shihadi

Art Exhibitions, Review |

Known for her remarkably detailed drawings that merge shared cultural experience with personal narrative, Samah Shihadi details the complex and often challenging reality of a female, Arab artist residing in Haifa, Israel. The selection of 22 works,...

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Installation view of Manifestation Oscar Murillo Manifestation, Oscar Murillo’s Solo Show in London

Art Exhibitions, Review |

Oscar Murillo is known for his expansive and heavily form focused paintings. For the past ten years, he has repetitively painted large canvases focused on the textuality of painting in conjunction with nuances of cultural exchange, language, and everyday...

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Roberta Smith, 1965 The Subtle Feminism in the Art Writing of Roberta Smith

As The New York Times co-chief art critic Roberta Smith was recently awarded the Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, it is timely to consider the impact of her oeuvre. Examining the critic as artist, this article looks at her...

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Lavesh Jagasia Artiana Inside ARTIANA’s Upcoming South Asian Art Online Sale

Collectors Tip |

If you are a Widewalls reader, by now you know that your go-to auction house when it comes to Modern and Contemporary South Asian art is ARTIANA. This young, yet relatable Dubai-based venture is now preparing yet another sale dedicated to the masters of the...

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Bianca Argimon - Weltschemerz, 2019 In Paris, Bianca Argimon Presents Artworks Full of Political Satire and Insight

Art Exhibitions, Review |

Inspired by the writings of sociologist Émile Durkheim, the Franco-Spanish visual artist Bianca Argimón addresses sensitive societal issues from the angle of humor and paradox, by creating sculptures, drawings and paintings. Reflection on major trends in...

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Fasim

Fasim, aka Germán Bel Ferrandiz, is a self-taught painter born in Barcelona, Spain. From a very early age, he began working in the urban art where he will be one of the pioneers of the Spanish scene. Henry Chalfant played an important role in Fasim’s...

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