From August 2019 to July 2020, Dóra Maurer, a Hungarian fine artist, has a retrospective exhibition at Tate Modern in London. The artist was born in 1937 and her work can be characterized by mathematical thinking, geometric systems, curved planes and a peculiar use of color/space. Despite her prominent talents, to get into one of the world's leading contemporary institutions is a very complex process which requires the work of many other people. Attila Pőcze, head of the Vintage Gallery, has been representing Dóra Maurer in the art world for many years. On the occasion of this retrospective we spoke to him about their collaboration and the importance of this exhibit at Tate Modern.
Frieze announced today the appointment of Eva Langret as the new Artistic Director of Frieze London. Starting in November 2019, Eva will lead the strategic development and artistic programme of the London art fair and act as a liaison for galleries, collectors and curators in collaboration with Global Director Victoria Siddall.
Pace Gallery is honored to announce representation of Sam Gilliam, marking the first time the artist will be represented by a New York-based gallery in his six-decade career.
The Leopold Bloom Art Award was handed out for the fifth time in Hungary. Established by Irish art collectors Mr. and Mrs. Ward, the award is meant to foster the international presence of Hungarian artists, with the aim of stimulating awareness and acknowledgement of Hungarian art within the international scene. In 2019, the winner of the EUR 10,000 award is Sári Ember.
Founded in 2012 by Liv Vaisberg, Edouard Meier and Pieter Vermeulen, POPPOSITIONS has grown over the years into the leading critical fair for contemporary art in Belgium. Conceived as an experiment with the art fair format, POPPOSITIONS aims to trigger experimental and innovative approaches to the art market, while promoting acquisition. An interview with Rachelle Dufour, Fair Director and Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk, Artistic Director.
Founded in 2012 by Liv Vaisberg, Edouard Meier and Pieter Vermeulen and grown over the years into the leading critical fair for contemporary art in Belgium, POPPOSITIONS presents its 8th edition, Capital of Woke. It takes place from 25 to 28 April 2019 during the Art Brussels Week, under the direction of Rachelle Dufour and, for the third year, under the artistic direction of Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk, curator and writer at The Office for Curating (NL). For this edition, Lekkerkerk has devised the framework Capital of Woke for which art initiatives were invited to submit a proposal.
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