Of the 213 artists, more than 90 percent were women or gender non-conforming and for the first time in the history of the biennale the two top honours given to artists went to black women.
In celebration of International Women’s History Month, Artvisor is taking the opportunity to showcase some women artists whose work we admire and who are achieving international success in 2022.
Louise Bourgeois: The Woven Child, on view at the Hayward Gallery until 15 May, is the first retrospective of the late artist that focuses on her work involving textiles and fabric.
Collecting the ephemera of artworks that were not made to physically exist involves a different mode of collecting, one that comes close to archiving.
Our artist spotlight this week is on Italian artist Marinella Senatore. Born in Cava de’ Tirreni, Senatore works across performance, video, photography, installation, sculpture, drawing, and collage.
The 11th edition of Berlin Biennale managed to take place from September to November at the German capital. The event highlighted works from artists who are mostly from the invisible art regions.
Looking into the year ahead, many key players in the art world will continue to develop groundbreaking approaches to the display and sale of art, but past issues will haunt auction houses, galleries, and museums alike. In 2019, most art market reports considered a lack of transparency to be the primary hurdle faced by entrants into the art market. In the coming year, the spread of coronavirus, Brexit, and new anti-money laundering directives in the UK will affect the art sales. Read on to see how these changes and others will likely influence the art world going forward.
Last week’s Contemporary Art sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips saw established names achieving stellar results. William Kentridge’s The Pool set a record for a work on paper at the hammer price £447,000 at Sotheby’s on Wednesday. At Christie’s the day before, Gerhard Richter’s Musa (2009) achieved £1,031,250, a world record for a tapestry by...
Tumultuous global relations, the consolidation of the technological revolution and an ever-louder call for populist ideologies have guaranteed 2019 to significantly develop from the status quo of 2018. Whilst artists and institutions are being urged to reflect on and contribute to the current socio-political zeitgeist, the question remains: how is the contemporary art world responding?...
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...