the newcomers: frieze focus

the newcomers: frieze focus

34 worldwide galleries gathered themselves at this year’s get-together event: Frieze London 2017. 12 of these galleries were titled under ‘focus or spotlight’ or in other words, the galleries which have less money and less ‘popular’ artists, but sometimes present good art. I ‘focused’ myself to wander around this exciting part of the fair, where I could discover new art, and not repeatedly find dead artists works. Read this blog post to discover three works which were screaming distinctiveness at this years Frieze Art Fair!

by vanessa murrell

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adhoc: exploring the german offspace

adhoc: exploring the german offspace

Adhoc is termed as an ‘offspace’ which is a popular German equivalent to the artist-led space, designed to exist as a non-commercial, and independent venue for the arts. Who are the UK equivalents of Adhoc? There aren’t many spaces that operate with the model of site-specific only exhibitions, but there are quite a few that use former garage and industrial spaces as exhibition venues. Here are a few examples worth mentioning.

by fiona grady

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these artists will spice up your instagram feed

these artists will spice up your instagram feed

For emerging artists, Instagram could be conceived as their virtual gallery. It is cost-free and open to everyone owning a device with sufficient Internet connection. Though, not many people have the time, patience, and mainly passion for getting lost in flipping though it’s numerous accounts. ‘5 artists who will spice up your Instagram news feed’ creates a selection of Instagram accounts, and presents emerging artists worth the attention. The existence of social media platforms such as Instagram has an inevitable power in the art industry.  If nothing else, this curated variety guarantees to please your eye and leave you inspired.

by adela smejkal

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skulptur projekte: the decennial arts festival in a day

skulptur projekte: the decennial arts festival in a day

Skulptur Projekte occurs every ten years in the city of Münster and surrounding region. Much can change in ten years allowing the Skulptur Projekte to provide a platform for reflection and a more profound voice than many art biennials are able to offer. Now, in its fifth installment, the curators have selected artworks that explore the relationship between art and public spaces. There are 35 artists participating this year over multiple sites plus artworks from previous are still available to see in the city - here are a few highlights to look out for.

by fiona grady

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