“Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture” at Tate Modern

Weekend suggestion: “Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture” at Tate Modern Tate Modern presents the UK’s largest exhibition of one of the most important artists from the 20th century, Alexander Calder.  “Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture” displays more than 100 of Calder’s pieces, proving his essence of turning a static object into a continually changing work. The exhibition, open until the 3rd of April, also… Continue reading

Open Call – Frieze Artist Award 2016

Open Call – Frieze Artist Award 2016 The applications for 2016  Frieze Artist Award  are officially open! Seeting the closing date for submissions on 10 February, the International Open Call seeks for artists between 25 and 40 years to produce a site-specific work at this year’s Frieze. The winning commission will be presented as part of Frieze Projects, the non-profit program of the… Continue reading

The contemporary artwork of Matteo Negri

The contemporary artwork of Matteo Negri Born in Milan in 1982, Matteo Negri has been revolutionizing the conception and imaginary of the art world, thanks to his contemporary paintings and sculptures, finalised with hues that are used as  an expressive instrument itselves. Graduated in sculpture by the Accademia di Belle Arti at Brera, Negri has… Continue reading

Top 5 Sales in art auctions 2015

Art auctions -Top 5 Sales 2015 2015 was a particularly challenging year for art auction houses and investors from around the world! Although the “oficial” report numbers haven’t been released yet, you don’t need to search too hard to realize how often the phrase “record sale” was used this year! Contemporary art is more capitalized than ever,… Continue reading

Buy art online as an investment

Buy art online as an investment Investing in stocks, real estate funds or any of those traditional options, is getting increasingly outdated! As seen in that fatidic ‘Black Monday’ from which the art world did not escape, financial markets and art industry are more related, not only because of the artworks’ prices (art auctions are breaking records),… Continue reading

When art and music meet

When art and music meet Art is famous! Surely you’ve noticed that a growing number of renown celebrities from the music world and show business have been associating art to their image. Then there are other celebrities that actually make artworks of their own, which allows the dissemination of art among the media, confering it… Continue reading