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Daniel’s Value and Ideas #13: What You See is What I Sell

The recent announcement of the UK’s top ten most expensive living artists offers a sobering opportunity to think about the extent to which contemporary art has been infected by its entanglement with money.

INTERVIEW: Charley Peters an Encounter artist

INTERVIEW: Charley Peters an Encounter artist

PREVIEW: NEW Ai Weiwei Exhibition to open in London

Ai Weiwei has created a monumental new installation of bicycles

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FAD has teamed up with the Jerwood Gallery to give you the chance of winning an original Ansel Krut artwork.

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Daniel’s Value and Ideas #13: What You See is What I Sell

Daniel’s Value and Ideas #13: What You See is What I Sell

The recent announcement of the UK’s top ten most expensive living artists offers a sobering opportunity to think about the extent to which contemporary art has been infected by its entanglement with money.

Paul’s ART STUFF on a train # 50: ‘Volcano in the Garden’

April 16, 2014 Art News, Features No Comments
Paul’s ART STUFF on a train # 50: ‘Volcano in the Garden’

One door closes another door opens… Although a number of meritorious small galleries have closed recently, there’s a new trend towards auction houses putting on curated exhibitions of selling art as if, in effect, they’re commercial galleries who don’t represent artists.

Daniel’s Value and Ideas #12: Hammer Horrors

April 11, 2014 Features No Comments
Daniel’s Value and Ideas #12: Hammer Horrors

The price of art is a much discussed and much maligned phenomenon. But whilst there may sometimes be good grounds for suspicion, a lot of what we hear about the price of art is a wilful fantasy of the media, fuelled by a perennially disingenuous market.

FAD Q&A: Tom-David Bastok Founder & CEO: MY ART INVEST .

April 11, 2014 Features No Comments
FAD Q&A: Tom-David Bastok Founder & CEO: MY ART INVEST .

The company started in Paris three years ago, our aim from the beginning has been to get people involved in investing in artists they believe in and have always been fans of, however many have not had the financial means to buy the work they have long desired.

ART STUFF on a train # 49: ‘Before and After the Internet’

ART STUFF on a train # 49: ‘Before and After the Internet’

‘Post-internet Art’ – a current buzz-term meaning work informed by the web, rather than anticipating its demise – is well represented in London now in shows by Camille Henrot (Chisenhale), Hito Steyerl (ICA) and Trisha Baga (Anita Zabludowicz).

Daniel’s Value and Ideas #11: The Great Dictator, or, Rebel with a Cause

Daniel’s Value and Ideas #11: The Great Dictator, or, Rebel with a Cause

Imagine a millionaire who lives on a diet of boiled eggs and iced coffee. He is an altruist and a patron, he is a tyrant and a menace. Imagine that he made the careers of today’s top artists,

Paul’s ART STUFF on a train # 48: ‘Positively Completed’

April 1, 2014 Art News, Features No Comments
Paul’s ART STUFF on a train # 48: ‘Positively Completed’

During 2008-12 London saw a recession and an apparently counter-cyclical increase in the number of contemporary galleries. Now, as we’re said to be emerging from our economic woes, galleries are closing.

INTERVIEW: DIGITAL INFLUENCER, DISNEYROLLERGIRL’S NAVAZ BATLIWALLA

INTERVIEW: DIGITAL INFLUENCER, DISNEYROLLERGIRL’S NAVAZ BATLIWALLA

About a year ago the term ‘digital influencer’ started to build momentum, it featured in mainstream newspaper editorials and was casually referred to in conversations.

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VIDEO: Ai Weiwei stars in secret crowdfunded sci-fi flick

April 17, 2014

VIDEO: Ai Weiwei stars in secret crowdfunded sci-fi flick

Sand Storm by filmmaker Jason Wishnow, imagines a not-so distant apocalyptic future, with Ai WeiWei starring as a water smuggler in a world where water is scarce. The short film was made in China over the course of the year, all while trying to keep the production under wraps and away from the attention of government officials.

NY Art News: Christie’s to offer a previously unseen masterwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat

April 16, 2014

NY Art News: Christie’s to offer a previously unseen masterwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat

On May 13th, Christie’s Evening Auction of Post-War & Contemporary Art will present a major painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat.

ART NEWS: Jeremy Deller and eight high profile artists join together for new show to highlight plight of species on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species TM

April 16, 2014

ART NEWS: Jeremy Deller and eight high profile artists join together for new show to highlight plight of species on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species TM

Synchronicity Earth – a London-based charity that funds and seeks investment in the most important conservation initiatives globally – is hosting a programme of events throughout the year to mark the IUCN’s Red List’s 50th anniversary.

ARTNEWS: Lucy Clout has won the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Award

April 16, 2014

ARTNEWS: Lucy Clout has won the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Award

Lucy Clout has won the Jerwood/Film and Video Umbrella Award

Paul’s ART STUFF on a train # 50: ‘Volcano in the Garden’

April 16, 2014

Paul’s ART STUFF on a train # 50: ‘Volcano in the Garden’

One door closes another door opens… Although a number of meritorious small galleries have closed recently, there’s a new trend towards auction houses putting on curated exhibitions of selling art as if, in effect, they’re commercial galleries who don’t represent artists.

ART/TECH: Shapeshifting Furniture from MIT

April 15, 2014

ART/TECH:  Shapeshifting Furniture from MIT

Cool Furniture that transforms based on its reaction to Nature …

ARTIST OPPORTUNITY: The WW SOLO Award 2014

April 14, 2014

ARTIST OPPORTUNITY: The WW SOLO Award 2014

The WW SOLO Award is an annual structured opportunity, created to provide support, development and exposure for a contemporary artist of any age, working in any medium.

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