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April 12, 2019

Upon recommendation by the Artistic Director Ralph Rugoff, the board of directors of the Venice Biennial, chaired by Paolo Baratta, has appointed the International Jury of the 58th International Art Exhibition.

The Jury which will be in charge of the awards and recognit...

April 8, 2019

Most competitions if not all offer a great deal to the winner by the end of it. And just as one George Steinbrenner said “Winning is the most important thing in my life after breathing,” I cannot ponder of anything less or more to apply in this case. I mean, who wouldn...

March 11, 2019

Clio Art Fair definitely introduced, a new formula, a new experience in the Art fair industry. It has created a new model, a structure for showcasing artworks. Clio’s high standards include that every detail is curated in the fair. It also has a sales team of agents wh...

March 5, 2019

The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently announced that it will commemorate abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly, with a set of postage stamps scheduled to go on sale later this year.

The scaled-down masterpieces are works of Derry Noyes, a long time USPS’ long time...

February 24, 2019

Leonardo da Vinci was a true genius who graced this world with his presence from April 15,1452 to May 2, 1519. He is among the most influential artists in history, having left a significant legacy not only in the realm of art but in science as well, each discipline inf...

February 21, 2019

Karl Otto Lagerfeld was a German creative director, fashion designer, artist, photographer, and caricaturist who lived in Paris.  He was known as the creative director of the French fashion house Chanel, a position he held from 1983 until his death, and was also creati...

February 8, 2019

 Alighiero Boetti in his studio, courtesy of the net

Artist biography
Alighiero Boetti (Turin, 16 December 1940 – Rome, 24 February 1994) was an Italian conceptual and eclectic artist, considered to be a member of the art movement Arte Povera. 
During his carreer, he wo...

February 8, 2019

Artist biography
Almir da Silva Mavignier, born in Brazil, 1925 has been a visual artist, graphic designer and pedagogue. 
Prior to emigrating to Europe, he founded with a colleague a studio that held painting classes for patients of psychiatric hospitals. At the time,...

February 1, 2019

 Pol Bury in the sixties (courtesy of the net)

Artist biography

Born in La Louvière, Belgium, on April 26, 1922, Pol Bury studied at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Mons from 1938 to 1939, where he became influenced by the work of René Magritte and Yves Tanguy; in these y...

February 1, 2019

 Michelangelo Pistoletto, Self Portrait, 1970’s (couresy of the net)

Artist biography

Michelangelo Pistoletto is an Italian painter, action and object artist, and art theorist born in Biella in 1933. His artistic training began in the studio of his father, a painter...

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