Art

Biennales | Paris-Venice

By Andreea Belba     A frenetic September in shades of yellow and titian heralded Paris and Venice Biennales, romantic and cultural destinations for worldwide art-lovers avid of artistic beauty.   The Paris Biennale, a pinnacle of the “Art de vivre à la française”, went through a complete metamorphosis in terms of name, president, and […]

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FIAC, the MoMA in Paris and no to be missed, Chateau de Versailles

By Caroline von Krockow The 44th edition of FIAC, which took place from the 19th to the 22nd of October attracted countless visitors to the city of lights and Jennifer Flay, the director, did a marvellous job once again! The art world has been changing a lot since I wrote about the FIAC for Ccercle […]

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From Dubai to Hong Kong

by Andreea Belba Art Dubai is a stunning international art fair that renders the artistic richness of the Arab world from a unique perspective and continues to host valuable artwork that reflects Dubai’s multiculturalism in the diversity of the galleries. This year’s edition made its appearance under its new Director Myrna Ayad. Considering the cradle […]

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Building Bridges Through Art

By Mohammed Afkhami     On February 2nd 2017, the Agha Khan Museum opened Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians drawing on works from my family collection of over 300 Iranian modern and contemporary artworks.  The show could not have been more timely, opening five days after President Trump’s controversial banning entry for citizens of […]

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ART BASEL MIAMI

by Andreea Belba The esoteric Miami Beach will reopen its gates in early December inaugurating a more dazzling edition where exclusive galleries, illustrious artists, enthusiastic admirers, fervent collectors and curators will relish on the most refined contemporary art. Prestigious in terms of exhibition space, quality, and reputed artists who look to expand their position on […]

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ST. MORITZ ART MASTERS

by Nina Milic  ST. MORITZ ART MASTERS: SAM, The Immense World Of Beauty You Want To Know About Art Masters opened to the world for the first time in the valley of Engadin in 2008. In the very heart of Switzerland, you will find a place which seems to always be in perfect peace and […]

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FIAC

By Caroline von Krockow – Lahame There are so many contemporary art fairs around the world these days, admit it… how many do you attend a year? Three at least? Even though many of us might not understand or even like contemporary art. But with our already busy schedules and the endless options which one […]

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Russia Avant Garde Chagall to Malevitch

The period of the Russian avant garde – roughly 1905 to 1930 – was possibly the most chaotic of any art movement in history. In this it reflected the situation in Russia at large. Following disastrous defeat in the war against Japan, the country was in ferment. A potent mix of authoritarian government, rural poverty, […]

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MAYTE CABO

After completing elementary and High school, Mayte Teresa Mendez Cabo studied at the School of Arts and Crafts in Madrid. Later she graduated from the Fine Arts Faculty of San Carlos in Valencia where her qualities as a painter were rapidly recognized. Mayte, as she prefers to be known, is currently the Professor of Arts […]

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MOUNA REBEIZ

Mouna Rebeiz sweeps into the Saatchi Gallery, her long coat flapping in the slipstream of her arrival, carrying two or three bags and a dinner jacket – something she describes as a ‘smok-ing’. Everything about Mouna is dramatic: tall and statuesque as be-fits an erstwhile model; coal black eyes which shine all the more brightly […]

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