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In Conversation with Serge Attukwei Clottey

Publié dans Art Market  |  juin 20, 2020
Serge Attukwei Clottey is a Ghanaian artist who reflects on the powerful agency of everyday objects. He explores topics of migration, trade, and post-colonialism through the use of yellow plastic gallons. The containers that travelled from Europe to Africa are initially used to store oil, and then recycled to carry water for domestic usage. After they are thrown away, Clottey retrieves and transforms them into pieces of art that will eventually travel back to Europe to be exhibited.

Explore New Ways to Collect African Art

Publié dans Art Market  |  avril 18, 2020
Today, most of the galleries already have an online presence but they are mostly relying on physical events to promote artists. With the coronavirus outbreak leading to postponement or cancellation of art fairs and exhibitions, traditional galleries are turning to online platforms in an effort to revive interest of collectors. This shift is helping both artists and collectors with the former reaching a larger audience while the latter can discover new artworks and art styles.

Five Ways to Support Emerging Artists from Home

Publié dans Art Market  |  avril 11, 2020
With ongoing health restrictions around the world, people are spending more time online to connect with their family, friends, and colleagues. For art lovers, these uncertain times are an opportunity to discover art differently while museums and galleries are temporary closed. This is also the occasion to support emerging artists who are now in a more precarious position. So, we’ve explored different ways to help emerging artists while confined at home.

In Conversation with Kehinde Wiley

Publié dans Art Market  |  février 29, 2020
Los Angeles–born and New York–based artist Kehinde Wiley has firmly situated himself within art history’s portrait painting tradition. Wiley rose to fame creating portraits of men, working exclusively with African Americans and men from around the world. While continuing his explorations of patronage and art history, Wiley has turned to African American women to reflect on black female stereotypes that surrounds their representation in art history.

In Conversation with Virgil Abloh

Publié dans Art Market  |  janvier 18, 2020
Virgil Abloh discusses his wide-ranging influences and the creative philosophy that has shaped his career in fashion and beyond. The fashion designer and artist pioneers a practice that cuts across media and connects visual artists, musicians, graphic designers, fashion designers, and architects. His first solo art exhibition occurred last year at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, offering a mid-career retrospective of his endeavors in art, fashion, and music.