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How Art Collecting Has Evolved

Artscapy is a new digital platform for fine art collecting founded by Emilia and Alessandro De Stasio with a vision to make art collecting safer and more accessible using technology. Built for collectors by collectors, it features a comprehensive set of services including a bespoke collection management system and a curated marketplace of handpicked galleries and vetted collectors. In an interview with Arts & Collections, founders Emilia and Alessandro De Stasio share their personal insights...

TEFAF Maastricht Reveals First Look at Artworks

The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) has revealed a special preview of works that will appear at TEFAF Maastricht, running from June 25th–30th, 2022. It was the abrupt closure of the Maastricht fair in 2020 that marked the beginning of lockdown and a difficult period for the art market. This year, TEFAF celebrates its 35th edition, with an invitation-only Collectors Day on June 24th and until 2pm on June 25th, 2022. This “First Look” demonstrates...

Major International Art Fair Tokyo Gendai Launching in 2023

Tokyo Gendai, a new international art fair, will take place at the Pacifico Yokohama from 7th-9th July 2023 (VIP Preview on 6 July) featuring 80-100 leading galleries from Japan, the broader Asia Pacific region and around the globe. Tokyo Gendai is an exciting platform for commercial, artistic and intellectual exchange, and a nexus of cross-cultural discovery. As one of the world’s cultural capitals, Tokyo boasts a dynamic and rich art scene which provides a strong...

Eileen Cooper Solo Exhibition ‘Somewhere or Other’ to Open at Huxley-Parlour

For her second solo exhibition at the Huxley-Parlour Gallery, British artist Eileen Cooper is set to present 11 new works on canvas for her exhibition: Somewhere or Other. While encompassing enduring themes of sexuality, creativity, fertility, and relationships, the works in Somewhere or Other recognise a darker side of Cooper’s remit by considering desire and isolation, mortality and conflict. Painted over the last two years between London and Suffolk, this latest body of work continues...

Elizabeth XI Bauer Presents Theodore Ereira-Guyer: The Thicket

Art gallery, Elizabeth Xi Bauer, has announced Theodore Ereira-Guyer’s exhibition The Thicket, his first solo presentation at the Gallery. The artist will show a series of large-scale, never before seen etchings that continue his ongoing investigation into the subject of memory – what is kept and what is left behind. The process of printmaking, especially the way in which Ereira-Guyer practices it, necessarily involves a loss of information between the plate and the paper. Even if...

Portrait of the Queen Painted by Robot Unveiled

Today, Ai-Da Robot, the world’s first ultra-realistic humanoid robot artist, has revealed her new portrait of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II. Titled ‘Algorithm Queen’, the portrait was created to mark the celebrations of the Platinum Jubilee this June Bank Holiday. It is the first time in history a humanoid robot has painted a member of the Royal Family. At the time of the Queen’s coronation the first circuit board computers had only just been invented,...

Portuguese Contemporary Artists the Focus in French Cultural Project

The FRAC (Fonds Régionaux d’art Contemporain, or Regional Fund for Modern Art) of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur is launching the project Faire Société on Friday June 24th by spotlighting the artistic, social and political engagement of four artists including Portuguese artists Ângela Ferreira and Wilfrid Almendra. They are launching the FRAC’s new artistic and cultural project by offering new works conceived for its spaces in connection with its artistic approaches, revolving around public space, architecture, and history....

Julien’s Auctions Presents “Ringo Starr NFT Collection – The Creative Mind of a Beatle”

Julien’s Auctions has revealed an exclusive auction offering a collection of original and one-of-a-kind digital works of art with accompanying exclusive signed canvas prints created by the first Beatle to lift off into the NFT galaxy, legendary drummer and music icon, Ringo Starr. The auction titled Ringo Starr NFT Collection – The Creative Mind of a Beatle is the first NFT collection created by one of the Fab Four. Starr’s visionary artistic and musical styles...

Taipei Dangdai Celebrates Successful Third Edition

The third edition of Taipei Dangdai, the international art fair led by Co-Directors Robin Peckham and Magnus Renfrew, closed on Sunday 22nd May. Held across three public days and a VIP Preview day at the Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei Dangdai 2022 brought together leading galleries from Taiwan, Asia, and beyond, along with an accessible Ideas Forum roundly appreciated by new collectors seeking to engage with contemporary art. With Taiwan’s borders still closed to most international...

“The Space of Variations” Exhibition Opens in Los Angeles

NFT-driven agency ART IS and Pilar Zeta welcomed VIP attendees to The Space of Variations solo exhibition on Saturday, May 14, at the Praz Delavallade Gallery in L.A.  Presented and produced by ART IS, The Space of Variations marks Pilar Zeta’s first solo exhibition in the United States, following the success of her recent large-scale immersive artwork – Hall of Visions – commissioned by Faena Art in Miami Beach during Art Basel 2021. The Argentinean artist and Creative Director has manifested her aesthetic in numerous...

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