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.
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Piero Tomassoni walks us through a selection of rare works by Julian Beck, founder of’ ‘The Living Theatre’. Before this show, the paintings had never been exhibited before. Created with Custorian, Artvisor introduces you to Julian Beck’s works on paper, produced from 1941 – 1954. Born in 1925, Beck attended Yale University before dropping out and moving to New York City to dedicate himself to painting. Beck exhibited at Peggy Guggenheim’s Art of This Century gallery in 1945, alongside some of the most prominent Abstract Expressionists such as Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, and Willem de Kooning. That Beck’s style of painting was formed in this environment is...
A major exhibition of the Austrian artist Hermann Nitsch (b. 1938) will open on April 19th in Venice, during the 59th Biennale. The 20th Painting Action, carried out and installed in 1987 in the Vienna Secession, will be exhibited in Italy for the first time since its creation. It will be on view until July 20th, 2022 at Oficine 800, on the island of Giudecca. The 20th Painting Action embodies Nitsch’s impactful ideas and artistic practice. The whole cycle includes a large scale work measuring 5 x 20 m and several smaller splatter and poured paintings. Their dimension and technique...
Piero Tomassoni spoke to the Swiss magazine Prestige about the state of contemporary art in Italy today.
Sessions Arts Club is a restaurant that occupies the old judges’ dining room on the fourth floor of the Old Sessions House in Clerkenwell...
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.
Artvisor is delighted to announce its latest exhibition, Julian Beck. Works on Paper 1941-1954, opening 3 March 2022.
Last week Artvisor attended Frieze Los Angeles where we teamed up with Custorian to create a film sharing our highlights from the fair this year.
Arcangelo Sassolino will represent Malta at the 2022 Venice Biennale, which will take place from 23 April to 27 November.
In 1974, Nam June Paik, a pioneer in video and digital art, coined the term ‘electronic superhighway’ to describe the endless stream of information that technology could make easily accessible. He had, in essence, predicted the Internet two decades before its genesis and the limitless possibilities it offered society and art.