Why we need to step up artists and embrace art in time of war (Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is eroding culture) – 71Bait

Natalia Turnowa born 1957 “Krupskaya”, 2010 oil on canvas 160 x 170 cm at astra at gallery project … [+] Booth at the Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair. With kind approval “To evoke in oneself a feeling once experienced, and after having evoked it in oneself, then through movement, line, colour, sound or form expressed … Read more

Questions and answers with Javier Peres, founder of the Peres Projects art gallery – 71Bait

As Paris+ by Art Basel debuts October 20-23, 2022 at the Grand Palais Éphémère in the French capital, I sit down with Javier Peres, the founder of Peres Projects, which was founded in 2002 and currently has locations in Berlin, Milan and Seoul to get his thoughts on the first-ever Paris edition of the world’s … Read more

I’ve been to a lot of gallery weekends. Vienna’s Curated By festival was the most cohesive and moving I’ve seen – 71Bait

The magnificent chandeliers of the Kursalon in Vienna collided with the lonely figures of Maria Sulymenko on display at the Vienna Contemporary fair. At the stand of the Ukrainian Voloshyn Gallery, the assistant Anna Kopylova and I briefly stood aside about her travels. She had driven 30 hours from Kyiv, where she lived at the … Read more

Rare finds by Asian, Black, Indigenous and Latino artists at the Armory Show – 71Bait

Miwa Komatsu “A Territory Where All Lives in Harmony” (2022) Acrylic, gold leaf on canvas. … [+] 162.2 x 130.5 cm, acrylic on canvas Whitestone Gallery Two animal-like creatures, one red or blue, intertwine, conveying divine spirits that permeate Japanese traditions. The sinewy lines of the intricate figures contrast with the heavy gilded brushstrokes and … Read more

Rare finds by Asian, Black, Indigenous and Latino artists at the Armory Show – 71Bait

Miwa Komatsu “A Territory Where All Lives in Harmony” (2022) Acrylic, gold leaf on canvas. … [+] 162.2 x 130.5 cm, acrylic on canvas Whitestone Gallery Two animal-like creatures, one red or blue, intertwine, conveying divine spirits that permeate Japanese traditions. The sinewy lines of the intricate figures contrast with the heavy gilded brushstrokes and … Read more

After K-Pop, will we see the rise of K-Art? – 71Bait

Anyone interested in international art will have heard of Frieze, the world’s most important global art fair, launched in London in 2003 by a magazine of the same name. Its success led to annual fairs in New York City and Los Angeles, as well as Frieze Masters, a subgroup of Frieze that showcases masters from … Read more

The first Frieze Seoul kicks off with multi-million dollar sales, a new generation of collectors and a cameo from a K-pop legend – 71Bait

At 2 p.m. Frieze in Seoul opened the doors to its first edition in the South Korean capital. In many ways it looked like a standard art fair – harmonious branding, Ruinart cork popping, familiar blue-chip fare. But there were a few notable differences. First, while many countries have moved into a new phase of … Read more