Many of us might feel like websites belong in the era of early Internet, with its dial-up access and horrific graphic design solutions. It seems we are too quick to judge – a website is still a solid base for high quality online presence.
What do Toy Story, Cars, Wall-E, Finding Nemo and The Simpson have in common, apart from being awesome cartoons? They were all made by Pixar and its animators with a sense of mystery, as it turns out.
Mary Rozell presented the Russian edition of “The Art Collector’s Handbook” in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
“The Art Collector’s Handbook. A guide to collection management and care.” by Mary Rozell was translated into Russian with support of .ART and its founder Ulvi Kasimov. Last week the author had a chance to present the new edition of her book in various galleries across Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
On Thursday, Christie’s became the first auction house to sell an artwork generated by an AI. “Edmond de Belamy, from La Famille de Belamy”, the AI-generated portrait, was sold to an anonymous phone bidder for $432,500, more than 40 times the upper range of its expected sale price.
This week’s Sunday Inspiration is brought to you by WMC (We Make Carpets), an artistic collective that does not make carpets. At least not carpets you can walk on. Instead, they make fascinating large-scale installations reminiscent of carpets out of everyday objects.
Rembrandt’s ambitious painting ‘The Night Watch’ will be undergoing a multi-million restoration from July 2019. The masterpiece is currently on display at Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, and will remain on display while the restoration works are undertaken.
Whitechapel Gallery is hosting a new exhibition by artistic duo Elmgreen & Dragset. ‘This is How We Bite Our Tongue’ is comprises of witty site-specific installations about the gentrification of London’s East End and an overview of the duo’s works from the past two decades.
Japanese collective teamLab has been chosen to feature at Finland’s newest contemporary gallery Amos Rex. The large-scale multimedia ‘Massless’ exhibition aims to blur the boundary between artwork and people, whilst exploring nature in the collective’s archetypal 'reconfigured reality' style.