More on the subject Interviews
metavier − A conversation with the mortician and gallery owner Sven Friedrich Cordes
Death in all its facets as the theme of an art gallery: founded in 2018 in Hanover-Linden, »metavier − Galerie vom Anfang und Ende« (Gallery of the Beginning and the End) by mortician Sven Friedrich Cordes pursues a very special approach that has already led to a number of interesting exhibitions.
Matthew Eguavoen is an emerging artist from Lagos, Nigeria. As a painter he portrays people with a strong personality and a fixed gaze. Depicted against a reduced background, the social context is kept deliberately hidden, making it a subject for discussion. Eguavoen challenges the observer to speculate about the living conditions, experiences and characters of the people depicted, and takes them into uncertain terrain. We talked to him about his artistic position, a detailed portrait of his art you can find here.
The new Liste Expedition is index and virtual exhibition space at the same time
Since a few weeks a new Liste research forum is available: Liste Expedition. The free platform serves as an artist index for the digital fairs Liste Showtime 2020 and 2021. In the coming years, it will be continuously expanded. At the same time, in conjunction with Spike Art Magazine, new essays on individual artworks will be published monthly and web exhibitions will change weekly.
Do you have a favorite color?
Luise von Rohden answers this question with a clear no, which is not really surprising, because her works are always reduced to a minimum. For her, the right balance between precision and irregularities is essential for a successful work, as she explains to us in conversation.
Dive deeper into the art world
How underrepresented are women in the arts really?
It's hard to deny that the gender pay gap exists - and it doesn't stop at the art industry. Despite the widespread opinion that women are actually relatively common in the creative scene, there is, as is so often the case, an imbalance in favor of men. But is this really only reflected in the fees paid? Figures, data and facts clearly reveal how differently the genders are represented, but what is often missing are insights into the causes and, above all, solutions.
One Hundred Gifts
Georg Baselitz is entering the collections of the Albertina in Vienna and the Morgan Library in New York with a donation of 100 works on paper - not sketches, but autonomous drawings. The significance of this medium for the oeuvre of the contemporary painter, sculptor, and graphic artist will be revealed by the Viennese museum from June 7 in Georg Baselitz. 100 Drawings.