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This Week in the Art World: Tensions come to a boil on the ongoing Sackler controversy, a disrupted Whitney Biennial, climate change and the Sotheby’s acquisition [22nd July 2019]

This Week in the Art World: Tensions come to a boil on the ongoing Sackler controversy, a disrupted Whitney Biennial, climate change and the Sotheby’s acquisition [22nd July 2019]

As the Artvisor HQ braces for the upcoming heatwave about to hit London, we are pleased as always to run you through the biggest news stories of the art world this week. Key issues at the forefront of public consciousness over the last year are coming to a boil, beginning with the unprecedented announcement of...

22nd July 201922nd July 2019
This Week in the Art World: Shifts in Beijing’s art scene, a conclusion to Pace’s lawsuit, important acquisitions by the Smithsonian and more [15th July 2019]

This Week in the Art World: Shifts in Beijing’s art scene, a conclusion to Pace’s lawsuit, important acquisitions by the Smithsonian and more [15th July 2019]

The excitement surrounding the high-octane sporting events over the weekend was palpable here in London at Artvisor’s headquarters. Here’s what you might have missed during the weekend, plus the latest breaking art world news to start off your week. The end of last week saw a major shift in the Beijing art scene, with the...

15th July 201915th July 2019
This Week in the Artworld: 8th July 2019

This Week in the Artworld: 8th July 2019

Welcome to Artvisor’s This Week in the Artworld, a new weekly journal entry where we discuss the latest art world happenings. Last week saw some turbulent reactions following France’s retreat from their controversial Savoy-Sarr report. The policy had recommended the automatic restitution of looted African artefacts and had been held up as an exemplar for...

8th July 20198th July 2019
Our Venice Biennale Highlights

Our Venice Biennale Highlights

Two weeks ago, the jet set of the contemporary art world continued their breakneck pace around this year’s circuit of must-see/must-be-seen-at-events with the preview of the 2019 Venice Biennale, titled “May You Live in Interesting Times”. It seems as though the whirlwind of Frieze New York is in the distant past. The crowds were heavy...

20th May 201920th May 2019
Artvisor’s Frieze New York 2019 Highlights

Artvisor’s Frieze New York 2019 Highlights

The first days of Frieze New York delivered solid sales and excitement, leaving the heat issues experienced in last year’s tent a distant memory. Artvisor’s very own Nico Epstein is currently working at Frieze as part of their VIP bespoke services and gave us a quick guide to the highlights of the fair’s eighth edition…...

4th May 20194th May 2019
Cyrus Mahboubian at Christie’s Lates – Fashion/Forward

Cyrus Mahboubian at Christie’s Lates – Fashion/Forward

On the occasion of Christie’s Lates on 11 February, the artist Cyrus Mahboubian will be exhibiting a selection of works and giving a short talk about photography. He will end the session by making portraits of the guests on old polaroid film. In his work, the British-Iranian artist rejects conventional approaches to the digital manipulation...

6th February 201912th March 2019
Artist Spotlight: Gregory Thielker

Artist Spotlight: Gregory Thielker

Current Exhibition: ‘The Wall,’ Granoff Centre, Cohen Gallery, Rhode Island 28 February - 22 March 2018. In his latest project, 'The Wall,' Gregory Thielker has collaborated with the anthropology scholar, Paja Faudree. Their exploration into how the border between the US and Mexico has impacted life at a local level has been realised through a series of sculptures, [...]

12th March 201820th December 2018
Artist Spotlight: Gillo Dorfles

Artist Spotlight: Gillo Dorfles

 Born: Trieste, then Austro-Hungary, 1910. Acclaimed Italian artist and critic Gillo Dorfles died on Friday, 2 March 2018, aged 107. Gillo Dorfles was a philosopher, artist, semiologist and scholar. His broad contributions to the development of art and aesthetics as an academician, painter and critic have been immeasurable. Since the 1930s, he worked intensely as [...]

7th March 201820th December 2018
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