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Eleven Steens: the emphasis on the materials

Located south of Brussels, Saint-Gilles is one of the liveliest districts and the most beloved by artists. Also, since spring 2019, that’s where the public can explore Eleven Steens, a vast space dedicated to modern creation. Owner Jean-Marc Dimanche has added a new feather to his cap which already boasts many prestigious appointments including artistic […]

‘Utopian Imagination’: exploring the future at the Ford Foundation Gallery

Having opened in March of this year, New York’s Ford Foundation Gallery has recently kicked off ‘Utopian Imagination,’ an exhibition which will round out the gallery’s first year of shows. Having opened on September 17th, the exhibition takes a look at what the future could hold for us…if we heed the warnings of life today […]

Kara Walker debuts monumental fountain in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

A 13-meter-high fountain that alludes to a memorial with a colonialist past was revealed today as the latest Hyundai Commission work at Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall. American artist Kara Walker is behind the much-anticipated work, who started the fountain as a pencil sketch and a series of clay figures before designing the full work digitally […]

Rediscover Marie Raymond’s luminous canvases at Diane de Polignac

“A painting is harmony, order, balance, created among the chaos of the colored world”, said Marie Raymond. For the first time in too many years, the exhibition “To the Light” (September 19 – November 29, 2019),at the Diane de Polignac Gallery in Paris offers up a vibrant tribute to the visionary French painter Marie Raymond, […]

‘Michelangelo: Mind of the Master’ highlights his creative process through more than 50 drawings

In an exhibition of works by Michelangelo (1475-1564), entitled ‘Michelangelo: Mind of the Master,’ a loan of drawings that were once a part of Queen Christina of Sweden’s (1626-1689) collection are the centrepiece. Having opened just a few days ago, the exhibition boasts more than 50 drawings by one of the best-known Italian Renaissance Masters […]

‘Boomerang’: an exhibition taking a contemporary look at ancient India

Boomerangs today are most associated with Instagram. The quick videos that play through, rewind, and play through again, on repeat, for just a few seconds. Basically, it’s a video that goes around and comes back around. That concept, of going around and coming around, is also what ‘Boomerang,’ an exhibition by Curaty Ltd. at Mumbai’s […]

Painter Maria Helena Vieira da Silva’s poetic works in Paris

“I look at the street and at people walking on foot with different appearances advancing at different speeds,” said Portuguese-born abstractionist Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908 – 1992), a leading member of the European abstract expressionism movement known as Art Informel. “I think of the invisible threads which manipulate them… I try and see […]