“Acting Regional to Get International”: an Interview with Magnus Renfrew on Taipei Dangdai


A new international art fair, Taipei Dangdai will open in Taipei in January 2019. The inaugural edition of the fair will bring together 80 exhibitors from Asia as well as strong selection of leading galleries from outside the region that have shown a continued commitment to showcasing their programs on the continent. On the occasion I’ve interviewed fair director Magnus Renfrew, to learn more about this world-class art event, which aims to provide exhibitors the opportunity to broaden their collector base and giving international exposure to a growing number of artists and galleries from across Asia. The inaugural edition of Taipei Dangdai will be held at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition... Read More
Magnus Renfew, Fair Director. Courtesy of Taipei Dangdai.
Philippe Starck © James Bort

“Become a Desiarchitect, Like a Good Smoothie”. An Interview with Philippe Starck


On the occasion of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018, I interviewed renowned designer Philippe Starck to learn more about his vision and to investigate on the projects he undertook in Venice. Born in 1949 in Paris, France, Philippe Starck studied... Read More
Antonio Ballester Moreno, Automatic Movements #3. Courtesy: Antonio Ballester Moreno.

33rd Bienal de São Paulo: Artists and Details Announced

São Paulo

Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, appointed curator by the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo of the 33rd Bienal de São Paulo – Affective Affinities, has conceived a Bienal that values the artists’ gaze on their own creative contexts and avoids a large thematic... Read More
Cerith Wyn Evans, Neon Forms (after Noh I), 2015 Courtesy of the artist and the gallery

Find out the Artists Presented in Unlimited – Art Basel 2018


This year’s edition of Unlimited will consist of 71 large-scale projects, presented by galleries participating in the fair. Curated for the seventh consecutive year by Gianni Jetzer, Curator-at-Large at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture  Garden... Read More
ARCO Lisboa

ARCOlisboa 2018 Returns to Lisbon from 17 to 20 May


ARCOlisboa 2018 returns to Lisbon from 17 to 20 May. The Cordoaria Nacional will host 68 participating galleries. The General Programme will consist of 50 galleries selected by the Organisers’ Committee, while the Opening section, will have eight national... Read More

Featured Exhibitions

The not-to-be-missed shows in Venice

Machines à Penser

Fondazione Prada, Venice
26/05 - 25/11 2018

The project at Ca’ Corner della Regina explores the correlation between the conditions of exile, escape and withdrawal and the physical or mental places that favor reflection, thought and intellectual production. “Machines à penser” focuses on three fundamental figures of the philosophy of the 20th century: Theodor Adorno (1903-1969), Martin Heidegger (1889 – 1976) and Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951). ... Read More
Courtesy of Fondazione Prada
Albert Oehlen, Untitled, 2016. Courtesy of Palazzo Grassi

Albert Oehlen: Cows by the water

Palazzo Grassi
08/04 - 31/10 2018

The show by the German artist Albert Oehlen (1954, Krefeld, Germany) is curated by Caroline Bougeois. The exhibition lays out a path dedicated to Albert Oehlen’s production through a selection of approximately 85 works, including some lesser-known ones,... Read More
Armin Linke, OCEANS, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and ©ROV Video Archive Material GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen. Image: ©ROV KIEL 6000

Armin Linke: Prospecting Ocean

Istituto di Scienze Marine (CNR-ISMAR)
23/05 - 30/09 2018

The New TBA21–Academy commission opens in Venice in collaboration with the Institute of Marine Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR-ISMAR). An investigative exhibition by filmmaker and photographer Armin Linke exploring contemporary... Read More
Fulvio Roiter, Sulla strada Gela - Niscemi, Sicilia 1953 © Fondazione Fulvio Roiter

Fulvio Roiter: Photographs 1948 – 2007

Casa dei Tre Oci
16/03 - 26/08 2018

Casa dei Tre Oci presents the first retrospective dedicated to Fulvio Roiter after his death in April, 2016. The exhibition features 200 photographs, mostly vintage, which tell the entire artistic story of the Venetian photographer. It retraces the entire... Read More
Ian Cheng, Emissary Forks at Perfection, 2015

Ian Cheng: Emissary Forks at Perfection. Selected Works from the Collection

Espace Louis Vuitton Venice
24/05 - 25/11 2018

For his solo show at the Espace Louis Vuitton the artist presents his seminal work, “Emissary Forks at Perfection“, 2015-2016, showcasing a post-human world controlled by a form of artificial intelligence and a virtual and architectural act. Creator... Read More


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