Category: International fairs

At the Venice Art Biennale 2019 – Purvis Young

Venice, Italy – May 17, 2019 It’s high time to resume writing here – the place where I write only about other artists – exhibitions, artists, fairs, art articles, reflections on what I see. I spend the month of May here in Venice. I came on May 1 to set up my SPAR – Silk Peace Art Road – installation at the beautiful Palazzo … Read More At the Venice Art Biennale 2019 – Purvis Young

This blog changes as of September 1, 2018

As of September 1, 2018 this blog will no longer contain posts about my projects, works, exhibitions etc. and also not contain copies of newsletters I send out. That will all be found on my new comprehensive photo homepage under some of the new menus there, among them “Journal”. This blog will be devoted to posts that focus exclusively on other artists, their works, … Read More This blog changes as of September 1, 2018

Sidney B. Felsen, Gemini G.E.L.

Sidney B. Felsen Co-founder of Gemini G.E.L. – Gemini Graphic Editions Limited – in 1966. It’s an artists’ workshop and publisher of fine-art limited edition prints and sculptures in LA. I’m very proud at having known Sydney Felsen, now 92 and still runing the shop, since the early 1970s. We had a very good talk with him at Art Basel 2017. The next day … Read More Sidney B. Felsen, Gemini G.E.L.

ULAE turns 60 this year. Congratulations, Bill and friends!

Read more about Universal Limited Art Editions and its amazing history since it was created by Tatyana Grosman. It remains one of the finest fine art print publishers in the world today. Here is also more about Cuban-American minimalist painter, Carmen Herrera, who is mentioned in this video – publishing her first prints ever with ULAE at the age of 102! View this post … Read More ULAE turns 60 this year. Congratulations, Bill and friends!

Art Basel 2017 No. 13 – “Unlimited”

View this post on Instagram Art Basel 2017 – Unlimited 🎥Are we "Cooking the world"? 👁 Send or tag friends who'd like this. #artbasel #artbasel2017 #sendtoafriend #participativeart #globalwarming #interactive #artinstallation #subodhgupta A post shared by Jan Oberg PhotoGraphics (@obergphotographics) on Jun 29, 2017 at 3:11pm PDT From now on as a link to my Instagram account. Let’s join each other there – and you … Read More Art Basel 2017 No. 13 – “Unlimited”

Art Basel 2017 No 11 – Unlimited (2)

Art can be so many things… And this Ode to Santos-Dumont is interesting and the background is here.

Art Basel 2017 – Video No. 1

“FIX Photo” at OXO Tower Wharf in London

“Walk over the Waterloo Bridge, past Somerset House – where Photo London is in May – then turn left and walk a few hundred meters on the Riverside Walkway and you’ll come to Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf: FIX Photo is produced and curated by Laura Noble of LANG and if you come from Photo London across the Thames, you’ll find it as different from that … Read More “FIX Photo” at OXO Tower Wharf in London

Money, money! Prices and quality

Or why it is increasingly difficult to take the world elite’s luxury art industry serious. And why there are better deals at places no one has heard of… Take a close look at these three images:     The basic idea behind them is pretty similar. It’s a landscape shot in rainy weather through a window filled with raindrops. It’s a gray day; dark mood. … Read More Money, money! Prices and quality

The Biennale 2015 # 2: Iran’s pavilion

Year by year the “third” Venice Biennale venues outside Giardini and Arsenale – i.e. all over the rest of the city in apartments, palazzos and old factories – grow relatively more interesting and diverse. It is fun to be forced to find one’s way to the most hidden places, through a little door in a wall, through a garden, or whatever. And those searching walks … Read More The Biennale 2015 # 2: Iran’s pavilion

The Biennale 2015 # 1: Giardini and Arsenale

A short summary of the 2015 Biennale at Giardini and Arsenale – 9 points in summary by Jan Oberg

Pictures At An Exhibition

I’m an art “consumer” and love to go seeing exhibitions, fairs, studios and museums. I don’t know when it began but I suddenly got the idea that all of what is going on in these spaces is interesting – not just the art works on show. I began to explore whether it would be possible to see them as interiors, or stages, where a lot … Read More Pictures At An Exhibition