PACE has announced representation of New York-based artist Robert Nava. Driven by his desire to “make new myths” responsive to our times, Nava has created a chimerical world of metamorphic creatures, drawing inspiration from sources as disparate as prehistoric cave paintings, Egyptian art, and cartoons.
Art Brussels, one of Europe’s most original and established art fairs, returns for its 38th edition with a strong and international line up
Art Brussels, one of Europe’s most original and established art fairs, returns for its 38th edition with a strong and international line up and a unique mix of established and emerging talent.
We got down to Armory yesterday at 11am and within the first half hr a few of the galleries had already sold out so we think it’s going to be a good year for sales. We had to get to Rose Bakery at Dover Street Market for a late lunch so speed around pretty quickly but we still had time to pick 16 artists we think are worth you checking out our favourite space was probably Platform and the Canard Bar where you can read our sister publication Art of Conversation while drinking Champagne v cool.
There is a saying in computer science: garbage in, garbage out. When we feed machines data that reflects our prejudices, they mimic them – from antisemitic chatbots to racially biased software. Does a horrifying future await people forced to live at the mercy of algorithms?
The social media site’s ludicrous attempt to ban Gustave Courbet’s masterpiece reveals its ignorance about life itself
Politics & Nature: unnatural and natural states of the world at 56th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia
Arriving in Venice for the vernissage days whilst elections were in full swing, I was surprised to be confronted by a politically charged Biennale. Colonialism, Capitalism, Socialism, contemporary slavery and migration were some of the themes running through the 56th Edition of La Biennale di Venezia, which opened not long after a period of several weeks during which more than 1,800 migrants – many of them African – drowned whilst attempting to flee across the Mediterranean to Europe..
Ultimately I think they’re mostly failing because they are trying to transpose the old models on the internet and it just doesn’t make much sense.
There are few harsher adjectives in the art critic’s lexicon than ’decorative’. There’s a certain kind of art that is… Read More