Category: Conceptual Art

Changing History: Chile at the Venice Biennale 2019

Changing History: Chile at the Venice Biennale 2019

Amidst the turbulence presented at the 58th Venice Biennale, Chile’s pavilion is a fitting (anti)monument to the hegemonic power structures that have distorted the historical canon. Much in line with Ralph Rugoff’s questioning of truth in his centrepiece show, Altered Views, curated by the Spanish Agustín Pérez Rubio, presents Chilean artist Voluspa Jarpa’s three-part exploration...

22nd May 201928th August 2021
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 201928th August 2021
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 201928th August 2021
Exhibition Review: ‘Difference and Affinity’, Cardi Gallery

Exhibition Review: ‘Difference and Affinity’, Cardi Gallery

Piero Tomassoni’s third curatorial project at Cardi Gallery, Mayfair, opened on 19 June. ‘Difference and Affinity’ is the first in a series of exhibitions tracing the dominant themes in Italian art during the 1960s and 1970s. The show reveals the work of four preeminent conceptual artists: Vincenzo Agnetti (1926-1981), Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994), Giulio Paolini (b.1940) [...]

21st June 201828th August 2021
Exhibition Preview: Masters of Biro

Exhibition Preview: Masters of Biro

On Tuesday, 5 June, 10 Hanover Gallery will open its doors to a new three-person exhibition in collaboration with Artvisor. The medium-specific show, title Masters of Biro, will be thematically centred around artists using the biro pen. The show will demonstrate the versatility of the biro, or ballpoint pen, in contemporary art, revealing its expressive [...]

31st May 201828th August 2021
Artist Spotlight: Rä di Martino

Artist Spotlight: Rä di Martino

Born: Rome, Italy, 1975. Current exhibition: ‘Poor Poor Jerry,’ Copperfield Gallery, London, 22 March - 6 May 2018. Rä di Martino’s ‘Poor Poor Jerry,’ at Copperfield Gallery, London, ends on 6 May. It is the artist's second solo show with the gallery and it sees her continue her exploration of the impact of cinematography on [...]

1st May 201828th August 2021
Artist Spotlight: Luigi Ghirri

Artist Spotlight: Luigi Ghirri

Current exhibition: Luigi Ghirri, The Map and the Territory, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany. 4 May - 22 July 2018. “I didn't want to create PHOTOGRAPHS, but MAPS, PLANS that at the same time were meant to be photographs.” - Luigi Ghirri Museum Folkwang’s exhibition, The Map and the Territory, is the first extensive presentation of Luigi [...]

24th April 201828th August 2021
Artist Spotlight: Francesco Arena

Artist Spotlight: Francesco Arena

Current Exhibition: Due ritratti con persona, Sprovieri, London, UK, 2 March - 28 April 2018. Francesco Arena’s second solo show at Sprovieri’s London gallery, Due ritratti con persona, comes to an end on 28 April. This is the first work of a new series by the Italian artist. It deals with two recurring themes in Arena's practice: representation [...]

17th April 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