Category: Artist Spotlight

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 201828th August 2021
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 201828th August 2021
Artist Spotlight: Getulio Alviani

Artist Spotlight: Getulio Alviani

Born: Udine, Italy, 1939. After a long battle with illness, the acclaimed Italian artist, author and designer Getulio Alviani died on the 24th February, in his home city of Milan, aged 78. Alviani, who was considered a protagonist of Optical and Kinetic Art, leaves behind a rich and prestigious legacy. Having become interested in art [...]

28th February 201828th August 2021
Artist Spotlight: Justin Fitzpatrick

Artist Spotlight: Justin Fitzpatrick

Born: Dublin, Ireland, 1985. Lives and works in: London and Brussels. Current exhibition: ‘Underworld,’ Kevin Space, Volkertstraße 17/4, 1020 Vienna, Austria. 13 Jan – 4 March 2018. Upcoming Exhibitions: Frieze New York (art fair) (May, 2018), Seventeen, New York (2018).   "I like the idea of a completely uncensored way of producing, where any and every [...]

21st February 201828th August 2021
Artist Spotlight: Monica Bonvicini

Artist Spotlight: Monica Bonvicini

Born: 1965, Venice, Italy Lives and works in: Berlin, Germany Current exhibition: '3612,54m³ vs 0,005m³' at Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, 16 September, 2017 - 26 February, 2018 Monica Bonvicini’s solo exhibition ‘3612,54 m³ vs 0,005 m³’ at the Berlinische Galerie has been on display since September and will be closing at the end of February. The show opened [...]

31st January 201828th August 2021
Artist Spotlight: Tamás Kaszás

Artist Spotlight: Tamás Kaszás

Born: 1976, Dunaújváros, Hungary Lives and works in: Budapest, Hungary Upcoming exhibition: Sci Fi Agit Prop at De Appel, Amsterdam, 27 January – 01 April 2018. Netwerk Aalst, Belgium 03 February – 01 July 2018. Tamás Kaszás’s exhibition, Sci Fi Agit Prop, will propose an imagined future, a dystopia in which our current economic system crashes [...]

16th January 201828th August 2021
Artist Spotlight: Folkert De Jong

Artist Spotlight: Folkert De Jong

Born: 1972 in Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands Lives and works in: Amsterdam Latest Exhibition: Weird Science, Gem Museum of Contemporary Art, The Hague. Folkert De Jong creates macabre sculptures from polyutherene and styrofoam. His human sized figures are dismembered and reattached in bizarre poses. They often come dressed in theatrical clothing and splashed in [...]

25th August 201728th August 2021