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Hauser & Wirth to represent Avery Singer

After parting ways with New York art dealer Gavin Brown earlier this year, Avery Singer, a New York-based artist, will now represented by Hauser & Wirth. Among the top artists that the art world is watching, Singer is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after artists today. Prior to today’s announcement, it was rumoured that […]

An artist walks into Art Basel Miami Beach and eats a banana…

In 1982, Andy Warhol ate a Whopper as part of Jørgen Leth’s ’66 Scenes from America.’ In the 16th century, Giuseppe Arcimboldo was painting food, ranging from vegetables to fish, to create portraits. And, now, at Art Basel Miami Beach, contemporary artists have made headlines, thanks to food once more, by making it into art […]

Artist highlight: Jade van der Mark

‘We exist in an era where the rise of sophisticated technological innovations has significantly impacted the way we relate with one another. Shameless dismissiveness is a new norm. With my work,’ says artist Jade van der Mark, ‘I want to awaken and provoke’ Jade van der Mark is a young artist whose works reflect on […]

Violaine Lochu, Meat me

No single work of art has touched me as deeply as Violaine Lochus‘s Meat me in the last two years. Performing alone, her body half naked, her soul incarnated by Bacon, she offered the public an essential, unique, and most performative experience. Sharing Bacon. Violaine Lochu is recognized as a voice performer – but who […]

‘Declaration of’: exhibition of works by Boedi Widjaja explores notions of memory through a stunning body of work

In just a few weeks, the Helwaser Gallery will open an exhibition of works by artist Boedi Widjaja, born in Indonesia but based in Singapore. Titled ‘Declaration of’, the exhibition explores notions of collective memory, gaze, and embodiment. ‘Declaration of’ will feature a number of Widjaja’s newest works, many of which are from ‘Imaginary Homeland,’ […]

Marshmallow Laser Feast brings nature to life in extraordinary ways at the Odunpazari Modern Museum

Experiencing nature can be as simple as walking outside, sitting in a park, or having a pint in a pub garden during lunch. Marshmallow Laser Feast (MLF), a British art collective, is bringing two installations to the Odunpazari Modern Museum (OMM) each of which present a unique opportunity to be at one with nature in […]

Frye Art Museum acquires four contemporary works through partnership with Seattle Art Fair

For the last year, the Frye Art Museum in Seattle has teamed up with the Seattle Art Fair (SAF) to expand the museum’s 1,500 work-strong collection. In July, the museum announced that the SAF had renewed that partnership, thus fulfilling the two-year agreement the organizations committed to in 2018. With the partnership, the SAF awarded […]