wallpaper.comHow a design-led New York vodka brand funds the contemporary art worldIt would be easy to write off Material vodka as another boutique label that simply looks good on the bar shelf. But while its branding is restrained and attractive, the outfit has also become known for its patronage of the arts, bestowing an award for ...
archinect.comGet to know the publishers represented at Archinect Outpost, Part 1 of 3In anticipation of the launch party of the Archinect Outpost, our new retail initiative in Downtown LA’s Arts District, we present part 1 of the curated collection of small-run, independently published architecture periodicals we will have on display: Art Papers ART PAPERS provides an accessible...4
artspace.comConspiracy Theory for Art Nerds: Find the Eerie Easter Eggs Hidden in 6 Old Master PaintingsArt historians and conspiracy theorists alike have found some pretty eerie easter eggs—from music notes to end-of-world predictions—in some of the greatest old master paintings by Da Vinci, Caravaggio, and others.49
boredpanda.comFat Cat Art: I Insert My Ginger Cat Into Famous Paintings (20+ New Pics)My ginger cat Zarathustra is known for his ability to improve famous paintings. I am just a humble assistant to His Furry Majesty, who kindly allows me to use all my painting, photography and Photoshop skills to insert his precious images into masterpieces of renowned artists of the past. Together we revisited more than 150 paintings and wrote a book “Fat Cat Art: Famous Masterpieces Improved by a Ginger Cat with Attitude” that appeared in English, Chinese and Korean, and Japanese edition is coming soon.61
archpaper.comVisiting UAP, the studio fabricating many of the biggest projects in art and architectureWhile UAP may not be as well-known as the architects and designers they serve, the one-stop fabrication firm is a multinational presence that has helped realize massive public art projects around the world.
artreview.comGeorg Kargl, 1955 – 2018 / ArtReviewGeorg Kargl, art dealer and founder of Georg Kargl Fine Arts and of the Society of Projective Aesthetics, has died aged 62. Prior to starting his own gallery in 1998, Kargl founded the Galerie Metropol in 1980 alongside gallerist Christian Meyer: Galerie Metropol took an initial interest in Art Nouveau, but changed course by focusing on contemporary art. Georg Kargl Fine Arts was one of the first galleries to set up space in the Schleifmühlgasse area of Vienna, which is now hosts a number of popular contemporary art galleries. In 2005, Kargl opened an experimental exhibition space called ‘BOX’ under the curatorship of Fiona Liewehr, which is dedicated to presenting the work of young artists. In addition, a third space, the former business premises, became a permanent art space in 2006.10
play.google.comArt Basel - Official AppThis is the official Art Basel App. Art Basel’s updated mobile App provides essential information regarding the shows, including an interactive floorplan and a global artworks catalog of galleries participating at Art Basel’s shows.Art Basel stages the world's premier Modern and contemporary art fairs, staged annually in Basel, Miami Beach, and Hong Kong. Art Basel's reputation for showing work of the highest quality has attracted the leading international gallerists and collectors, offering the shows' visitors the most important art that the world's best galleries can offer.
openculture.comDownload 200+ Free Modern Art Books from the Guggenheim MuseumFor at least half a decade now, New York's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has been digitizing its exhibition catalogs and other art books. Now you can find all of the publications made available so far — not just to read, but to download in PDF and ePub formats — at the Internet Archive.22
openculture.comThe Guggenheim Puts Online 1700 Great Works of Modern Art from 625 ArtistsIf you were to ask me in my callow years as a young art student to name my favorite painter, I would have answered without a moment’s hesitation: Wassily Kandinsky. His theoretical bent, his mysticism, his seemingly near total creative independence….102
theedgemarkets.comDo Art Fairs Make Money?You’ll be hearing a lot about what’s in them, but not much about why they exist in the first placeThe month of March inaugurates the spring art fair season, a combination of commerce, parties, and culture that attendees love to pretend to hate. Even though the fairs are explicitly designed for galleries to sell art, dealers complain about them whenever they get a chance.For everyone else, the phenomenon can be a bit of a mystery. These art fairs often55