HWAYEON NAM

April 28, 2020 • Hwayeon Nam on alternative archives and the modern dance of Seunghee Choi Over the past eight years, the Korean artist Hwayeon Nam has explored social and historical choreography and temporal reroutings of archives through the figure of Seunghee Choi (1911–1969). A pioneer of modern Korean dance and a national icon whose life and career… More HWAYEON NAM

NOTHING HAPPENS

April 28, 2020 • Kate Sutton on Andrei Monastyrski’s Elementary Poetry ELEMENTARY POETRY, BY ANDREI MONASTYRSKI, translated by Brian Droitcour and Yelena Kalinsky. Preface by Boris Groys. Ugly Duckling Presse and Soberscove Press, 2019. 328 pages. ON FEBRUARY 1, 1981, a group of ten artists trekked off into the snowy woods outside Moscow. When they reached a clearing, they… More NOTHING HAPPENS

All Creatures Great and Small Pace

Enter slideshow Pace Gallery presents “All Creatures Great and Small,” an online exhibition of abstract and figurative art that evokes the marvelous vitality—as well as vulnerability—of our planet’s flora and fauna. Curated by Pace Gallery Senior Director Samanthe Rubell, President Susan Dunne, and Associate Curatorial Director Michaëla Mohrmann, the exhibition features works by Yto Barrada,… More All Creatures Great and Small Pace

Dealers Leverage New Sotheby’s Gallery Network to Extend Reach

BY ANGELICA VILLA April 28, 2020 1:08pm Sotheby’s announced today the launch of a new online platform called Sotheby’s Gallery Network. The network is a “buy-now” platform in partnership with a number of the best-known contemporary art dealers. The platform combines art work from eight galleries, including Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, Lehmann Maupin, Jack Shainman Gallery, and… More Dealers Leverage New Sotheby’s Gallery Network to Extend Reach

Impressionism, Reexamined: How One of Art History’s Most Controversial Movements Finally Got Respect

BY TESSA SOLOMON April 28, 2020 1:16pm In 1863, the Paris Salon, an annual art exhibition sponsored by the French government and the Academy of Fine Arts, received over 5,000 submissions. Acceptance to the Salon was often a career-making achievement, leading to state commissions and notoriety. That year, more than two-thirds were refused by the conservative… More Impressionism, Reexamined: How One of Art History’s Most Controversial Movements Finally Got Respect

Three French design schools join forces for ESTorama exhibition

Lizzie Crook | 2 hours ago  Leave a comment Three art and design schools in France have joined forces to exhibit ESTorama as part of VDF’s collaboration with Ventura Projects. Exhibitor: Ecoles d’art Grand-EstProject title: ESTorama Ecoles d’art Grand-Est is a collective of three art and design schools from France’s eastern region, which have collaborated on an exhibition of student work. Named ESTorama,… More Three French design schools join forces for ESTorama exhibition

New Documentary Examines Hilma af Klint’s Overlooked Influence as a Female Abstract Artist

By Sara Barnes on April 28, 2020 Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862 – 1944) was ahead of her time. In 1906, she began creating abstract art before there was a name for it. But as with many women in art history, her groundbreaking work is only now getting the recognition it deserves—alongside male artists who have… More New Documentary Examines Hilma af Klint’s Overlooked Influence as a Female Abstract Artist

Museu Nacional uses 3D-printing to recreate lost artefacts

Lizzie Crook | 2 hours ago  Leave a comment Brazil’s Museu Nacional is exhibiting its efforts to recreate ancient artefacts as part of VDF’s collaboration with Ventura Projects. Exhibitor: Museu NacionalProject title: Ouroboros Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro is the oldest scientific institution in Brazil. In 2018 it was devastated by a huge fire that destroyed more than 90 per… More Museu Nacional uses 3D-printing to recreate lost artefacts

Knoedler Forgery Controversy, One of Art History’s Greatest Scandals, Is Explored in Provocative Documentary

BY MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN April 28, 2020 6:10pm The saying goes that a person suspected of committing a crime will have their day in court. That day never came for Ann Freedman, the art dealer at the center of a forgery scandal that rocked the art world and brought down New York’s Knoedler & Co., the country’s oldest… More Knoedler Forgery Controversy, One of Art History’s Greatest Scandals, Is Explored in Provocative Documentary

DesignAgenda explores the role of designers in creating a sustainable future

Lizzie Crook | 1 hour ago  Leave a comment DesignAgenda is exploring the role of design in creating a sustainability society as part of Future Sense, which it is exhibiting for VDF x Ventura Projects. Exhibitor: DesignAgenda by FHNW Academy of Art and DesignProject title: Future Sense FHNW Academy of Art and Design is a university in Münchenstein, Switzerland with a… More DesignAgenda explores the role of designers in creating a sustainable future

Paesaggio con figure is an eco-friendly toy by Passaro Edizioni

Lizzie Crook | 1 hour ago  Leave a comment Passaro Edizioni has designed a sustainable toy called Paesaggio con figure, which it is presenting for the VDF x Ventura Projects collaboration. Exhibitor: Passaro EdizioniProject title: Paesaggio con figure Passaro Edizioni is a part of the Italian design studio Vittorio Passaro. Paesaggio con figure is its latest project, an educational toy for children made… More Paesaggio con figure is an eco-friendly toy by Passaro Edizioni