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Art Dubai opens March 21

The largest and most established contemporary art fair in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, Art Dubai takes place every year in March at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, and has become a cornerstone of the region’s fast-growing contemporary art community. The sixth edition of Art Dubai, March 21-24, 2012, features over 75 galleries, a new […]

Art Basel Miami Beach: Art Fair Guide 2011

AOA TRIBAL ART: Dec 1 – 4, 2011 Explore how Modern art was conceived. At the end of the 19th Century famous artists work from the likes of Picasso, Matisse and Braque were all influenced by the Art from Africa, Oceania and the Americas. This is the first exhibition ever in Miami during Art Basel Week […]

Contemporary Istanbul opens today

Consisting of national and international galleries chosen by the organizational committee, art institutions and sector representatives, the premier art fair of the region will open its doors this year to art lovers on November 24-27 at Istanbul Congress Center / Exhibition Area (IKM) and Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center / Rumeli Hall (K). Contemporary Istanbul showcases contemporary […]

Art Film: United States Premiere of ‘Gerhard Richter Painting’

This year’s Art Film, selected again by Zurich film connoisseur This Brunner, will be the United States premiere of ‘Gerhard Richter Painting’ by Corinna Belz. ‘Gerhard Richter Painting’ presents an intriguing portrait of the artist Gerhard Richter at work. Shot primarily during the spring and summer of 2009, when Richter was working on a series […]

Tally Beck Contemporary goes to Art Asia Miami

Laurens TAN, Dan Sheng (Birth) from the Depth of Ease Series, Version 2, 2011 Tally Beck Contemporary (New York, Bangkok) is pleased to announce its participation in ART ASIA Miami 2011 from November 30th to December 4th in Midtown Miami. Artists represented at the booth include: island6, animated LED work from the Shanghai-based Chinese collective. Be Pattanopas, ink on paper […]

FIAC 2011 Dorote

Antoine Dorotte was born in 1976 in France. Una misteriosa bola is a sphere covered with scales, which seems like it may belong to the animal realm, but whose imposing diameter and the material used — zinc — gives it an architectural resonance. The sphere is an evolving sculpture/engraving, with its part-animal partvegetable appearance, somewhere […]

FIAC 2011 Mercier

Mathieu Mercier was born in 1970. He lives and works in Paris. His work, which often involves the appropriation of everyday objects, is inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s ready-mades. In works which question the standardisation of our contemporary societies, he frequently employs industrial materials such as melanin, chipboard or Plexiglas. A minimalist heritage is also apparent […]

FIAC 2011 Almendra

Wilfrid Almendra confronts the utopian forms of the New Babylon project by Dutch artist Constant Nieuwenhuys with those of suburban neighbourhoods and peri-urban zones. Nieuwenhuys’ New Babylon — which remained in project form – is the map of an ideal city in which humanity must be reformed on new foundations. Built in a vertical fashion […]

FIAC 2011 Fischer

Urs Fischer was born in 1973 in Zürich, Switzerland. He lives and works in New York and Zürich. This large-scale aluminum sculpture originates from a small, hand-formed clay model. Traces such as palmar lines are still partially visible on the metal surfaces, narrating a process of creation that could not be more elemental and, at […]

FIAC, Paris 2011

Paris’ FIAC week is the most important art fair in France, attracting exhibitors and visitors everywhere. For the uninitiated, FIAC is the Foire International d’Art Contemporain (English translation: International Contemporary Art Fair). It is the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, dinner at the Ritz, a night out with the Rolling Stones, an evening of Wynton Marsalis. It’s Chanel, Rolls-Royce, Smart, and Rolex. The best, finest, new […]