Amos Rex Museum is Helsinki’s new underground sensation

Two years after rejecting the idea to construct a Guggenheim institution in Helsinki, a private museum has been inaugurated in the city centre. Celebrating the architecture of the past, while juxtaposing sinuous, contemporary forms via a new rooftop playground, the rejuvenated Lasipalatsi can legitimately take pride of place in the Finnish cultural landscape. The new […]

Ai Weiwei has 3 exhibitions in Los Angeles this autumn

Ai Weiwei’s sojourn in Los Angeles will begin with three simultaneous exhibitions, fitting for an artist whose commentary on the global refugee crisis has brought him worldwide renown. His shows are ongoing at the Marciano, the Jeffrey Deitch gallery, and the UTA Artist Space. This autumn, LA will enjoy the most comprehensive display of Weiwei’s work that the city […]

Viennacontemporary a success and it’s here to stay

Austria’s primary contemporary art fair, viennacontemporary, has found its niche and its value in a contemporary art market that is usually dominated massive galleries and ritzy, inaccessible fairs. The fair has a special focus on Central and Eastern European artists, and this year it put the spotlight on Armenian artists. The fair went off in the last week […]

“Manifesto” a manifest film

Before becoming a film, Manifesto was an installation created by German artist Julian Rosefeldt. Premiering in 2016 at the Museum für Gegenwart in Berlin, the film was shown on thirteen screens broadcasting ten-minute films in a loop. All together there are thirteen videos in the form of sketches where Cate Blanchette plays all the roles […]