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RE-FREAM PROJECT

Fashion | September 29, 2020

The research project Re-FREAM is exploring the interaction between the domains of fashion, design, science, craft and technology, promoting a space for co-creation and co-research, where experimental projects are connecting artists with scientists and technologists for better human centered and sustainable solutions. During the ARS ELECTRONICA 2020, the results of the first round of co-creation residencies were presented online and are now available on the Re-FREAM website. Until September 30th, the project is looking for artists and designers to co-create innovative fashion concepts together with researchers using novel production technology in a second open call. Read more


CARLO BENVENUTO, THE ORIGINAL

Art | September 28, 2020

An important exhibition marks the reopening of the Mart and its new season. One of the most important artists of our generation to emerge at the beginning of the new millennium, Carlo Benvenuto is the author of a refined and disorientating metaphysic perception of everyday life. Read more


OPENING: BORDERS | FUTURE LANDSCAPES

Events | September 25, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and ACIT Venice - Italian-German Cultural Association, is proud to announce FUTURE LANDSCAPES, third appointment of BORDERS Art Fair 2020 that will be held in Venice at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space and at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, from October 15 to November 29, 2020. Read more


Doha by Manuel Álvarez Diestro

Art | September 25, 2020

The spanish photographer Manuel Alvarez Diestro has depicted the latest on new city planning and architectural trends in the Qatari desert. Most of these images depict the moment in transition of these "surreal" structures before being completed. Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: CANVAS |…

Calls | September 24, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Mercato Metropolitano and YMX Arts, is pleased to announce the open call for the exhibition MIXING IDENTITIES, third appointment of CANVAS - London International Art Fair. Curated by Arch. Luca Curci, MIXING IDENTITIES will be presented in London at THE LINE Contemporary Art Space from December 03, 2020 to January 15, 2021. Read more


FEATURED DESIGNER: Giambattista Valli

Fashion | September 24, 2020

Born and raised in Rome, Giambattista Valli holds a BA from Liceo as well a degree in Art. Influenced by his city, his Roman roots, the movies of Antonioni... Read more


INTERVIEW: OLGA DRACHUK-MEYER

Interviews | September 23, 2020

Olga Drachuk-Meyer was born 1989 in Vinnyzia, Ukraine; she studied German language and literature at the University of Lviv. From 2013 to 2015 she was scholarship holder of the DAAD Foundation at the Technical University of Cologne, Germany, where she is doing her Master in Social Work with a focus on Aesthetic Education. From 2014 to 2016 she was a member of the Young Academy of the Arts of the World Cologne. Read more


BOCHNER BOETTI FONTANA

Art | September 23, 2020

Curated by Mel Bochner in collaboration with Magazzino Italian Art, This Special Exhibition Examines Parallel Artistic Movements in the 1960s and 1970s in the U.S. and Italy through the artwork of Bochner, Alighiero Boetti, and Lucio Fontana. Cold Spring, NY – August 24, 2020 – This fall, Magazzino Italian Art opens a special exhibition examining the formal, conceptual, and procedural affinities in the work of Mel Bochner, Alighiero Boetti, and Lucio Fontana. Curated by Bochner in collaboration with Magazzino, the exhibition marks the first presentation to consider the American artist’s extensive, yet overlooked, engagement with the practices of Fontana and Boetti, as well as with Italian art at large. Bochner Boetti Fontana offers, through the artist’s perspective, a number of resonances between his work and that of the Italian and Italian-Argentine artists: an exploration of systems, language, and materials; and a sense of irony and humor, often and especially shared by Arte Povera and Conceptualism, as all these works opened the work of art onto the space of display. Read more


ARTIST OF THE MONTH –…

Calls | September 23, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group officially presents ARTIST OF THE MONTH, a competition open to anyone and established to increase and develop the art market and the dialogue between collectors, art critics, journalist and art lovers. Making contemporary art accessible to all. The winners will be featured on ITSLIQUID Platform, promoted extensively wordwide and considered for any upcoming curatorial projects of ITSLIQUID Group. Read more


INTERVIEW: ALICENT ART

Interviews | September 22, 2020

Since arriving on the art scene in 2013, Italian born, London based Alicent has gradually integrated within the art community. Inspired by her love for nature and her own life experiences, she works with acrylic on canvas, using mainly the palette knife and drip painting techniques. Read more


INTERVIEW: ALBERTO COVI

Interviews | September 22, 2020

Alberto Covi was born in Vicenza the 3th June 1984. He's a visual art designer that lived in Vicenza, London, Venice and now in Amsterdam. During his teenage years he attended an art school in Vicenza, then he changed for an high school of graphic design where he get passion of graffiti art. He also won a contest of graphic illustration set up by the Italian Heraldic Council. Read more


Nike House of Innovation

Fashion | September 22, 2020

Nike opened its third House of Innovation, at the historic 79 Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris, continuing its endeavor to harness the power of digital to best serve consumers. Over four floors and some 2,400 square meters (nearly 26,000 square feet), Nike Paris, House of Innovation 002 gives unparalleled access to Nike's best innovations, athlete storytelling and experiences. Like its predecessors in New York and Shanghai, the flagship - situated amongst some of the world's most iconic landmarks - offers an immersive and digitally-powered end-to-end consumer journey. Offering one of the largest assortments of Nike footwear in Europe, modular store layouts that are consistently updated and exclusive Member opportunities, Nike Paris is the Swoosh's latest proof point in its ongoing commitment to transform the future of retail, while serving as a vibrant center of sport. Read more


INTERVIEW: ELSA EGON

Interviews | September 21, 2020

"Art represents for me a 'ligne de vie'. I have been painting since my 15 years: since then, artistic practice has accompanied all my experiences as a girl, woman, mother. My only safety net in the most difficult situations, today represents the way to seek beauty in the objects and materials we use every day. I often work starting from a material that already carries a story in it, because it has been found, extracted and reused. It may perhaps be recognized by the people who had it in their hands. Somehow, it tells a collective story, piecing together, to establish bonds, but at the same time fixing my experiences." Read more


INTERVIEW: ROSWITHA KLOTZ

Interviews | September 20, 2020

Roswitha Klotz is a visual artist and musician living in Regensburg, Germany. From an early age, she turned to painting and music and was successful in both disciplines. After graduating from high school, she first studied music and musicology in Munich, then art and art history. Her path took her from Bad Kissingen to Munich and Regensburg, to Belgium and Austria, to the USA, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. Read more


Orbitkey

Design | September 20, 2020

Inspired by intentional living and contemporary industrial design, Orbitkey is an organisation brand helping people live better lives through clever and innovative organisation solutions. Orbitkey was founded in 2013 with a simple idea to solve the frustration of noisy pockets, cluttered bags and messy keys – and with the support of the crowdfunding community, the first Orbitkey Key Organiser was brought to life. Proudly designed in Melbourne, Australia, the Orbitkey product range has since continued to grow – helping people organise more than just their keys. Read more


FEEDBACK RELEASE: CANVAS | THE…

Events | September 20, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Mercato Metropolitano and YMX Arts, is proud to announce the striking results of the THE SKIN PROJECT, first appointment of CANVAS International Art Fair 2020 that took place in London at THE LINE Contemporary Art Space, from September 03 to October 09, 2020. Read more


UNTITLED, 2020. THREE PERSPECTIVES ON…

Art | September 20, 2020

Punta della Dogana presents the collective exhibition 'Untitled, 2020. Three perspectives on the art of the present', conceived and curated by Caroline Bourgeois, artist and art historian Muna El Fituri and artist Thomas Houseago. Conceived specifically for the spaces of Punta della Dogana, ‘Untitled, 2020. Three perspectives on the art of the present’ is the fruit of discussion and dialogue between the three curators, who are linked by longstanding personal and professional relationships. Read more


Interview: Lidea Hajjar

Interviews | September 19, 2020

Mother of four young men, Lidea M. Hajjar, from the Land of Cedars, a tiny spot on the world map, yet Lebanon is mentioned more than 70 times in the Holy Book. Faith and experiences shaped her multidimensional personality, translated in her ambitions, generosity, thoughtfulness, and passion. Pleasantly calm, she fights for what she desires with the belief that great things don’t come easily. Full- time learner, motivated by her love for everything around her, because she says we are part of the universe and we have plenty of resources. She got her degree in Interior Architecture with honours from the Lebanese American University along with her two elder boys, and another degree in psychology from Lebanese University. She speaks 5 languages and the sixth being a universal one, Art, became her greatest language. She designs her projects, plays guitar, dances, and paints with her body, mind, and soul. And in her Ted talk about Architecture and Tango, Lidea stated that everything is correlated, and every work should be done passionately. For years, her little free time occupation was painting, using different techniques and mediums. But fell lately for the acrylic abstracts, where she finds her hand wandering over the canvas, evoking lots of her emotions, and emanating unlimited expressions, especially in a style of her own she called ‘Limitless Limit’. Her goal is having lovers for her paintings more than clients, she wants her paintings owners to fall for them every day. Self-taught painter, based on the discipline of architecture, the limitations and constraints are her opportunities to design and paint. Eco-friendly artists and engineers are a must for our planet. Rules and norms are her challenge to create. Flexibility is mandatory. Criticism and new approaches are cuddled. She is enrolling in a realism workshop to add skills to her skillset. For Lidea the ''Sky is the Limit''. Through her passion for Life, she enjoys nature, reading, music, dance, yoga, walking her pets, and the most importantly spending time with her beloved ones and eating chocolate. Read more


Taoyuan Museum of Art by…

Architecture | September 19, 2020

Taoyuan Museum of Art is a new 29,000 m² cultural institution and public space located next to the main airport in Taoyuan city. The museum designed in collaboration with JJP Architects & Planners and TOPOTEK 1 draws inspiration from the city's peach flower symbol and will include a remarkable ‘Avatar’ public space that is attractive and lively for all to enjoy. Taoyuan Museum of Art is a new 29,000 m² cultural institution and public space located next to the main airport in Taoyuan city. Read more


HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON. LE GRAND JEU

Art | September 19, 2020

Palazzo Grassi presents 'Henri Cartier-Bresson. Le Grand Jeu', co-organised with the Bibliothèque nationale de France and in collaboration with the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson. The exhibition is a unique project based on the Master Collection created in 1973 by Cartier-Bresson at the request of his art collector friends Dominique and John de Menil, for which the photographer carefully selected the 385 best images from his contact sheets. Six sets of this extraordinary collection of the photographer’s work were printed and are conserved at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, the University of Fine Arts in Osaka, the Bibliothèque nationale de France, the Menil Collection in Houston as well as at the Pinault Collection and at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson. Read more


INTERVIEW: PATRICIA PETAPERMAL

Interviews | September 18, 2020

Daughter of a French mother and an Indian father. She studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Decorative Arts in Strasbourg. Her intercultural roots Indian / French forms the theme "between zone and position", focus from her work. The People in their environment, every figure (animal, person, nature) Within the world has its own identity and meaning "being there". The focus is on People, it is more important than ever to remember the relationship with our world in times of digitalization and globalization. Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: CANVAS |…

Calls | September 18, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Mercato Metropolitano and YMX Arts, is pleased to announce the open call for the exhibition OUT OF BALANCE, second appointment of CANVAS - London International Art Fair. Curated by Arch. Luca Curci, the exhibition will be presented in London at THE LINE Contemporary Art Space from October 22 to November 20, 2020. Read more


INTERVIEW: GEORGIANNA KRALLI

Interviews | September 17, 2020

Georgianna Kralli was born in Athens Greece. She studied painting at the Academy of Fine Art in Athens from 1968 to 1973. Read more


El Anatsui: Triumphant scale

Art | September 17, 2020

El Anatsui is one of the most important contemporary artists of his generation. The Kunstmuseum Bern is mounting the largest exhibition of the work of the Ghanaian artist so far. His sculptures upend traditional categories and reflect the (post-)colonial relationship between Europe, Africa and the New World. The exhibition focuses on the monumentality of El Anatsui's work and encompasses every media in the artist’s prodigious fifty-year career. "We are proud and happy to be able show this truly splendid exhibition. El Anatsui's art leaves no one untouched, and we look forward to the engagement and the encounters that will take place at the Kunstmuseum Bern". [Nina Zimmer, Director, Kunstmuseum Bern – Zentrum Paul Klee] Read more


FEATURED DESIGNER: Iris Van Herpen

Fashion | September 17, 2020

Iris van Herpen is a Dutch fashion designer who is widely recognized as one of fashion's most talented and forward-thinking creators who continuously pushes the boundaries of fashion design. Read more


INTERVIEW: DAVID MC GLYNN

Interviews | September 16, 2020

David Mc Glynn is an artist who makes bronze and mixed media sculptures that have a passion for the human figure, our relationship to Nature and the journey of life. His work explores and responds to these themes in a playful and innovative way while often displaying poetic and humorous qualities. He studied at the National college of Art and Design in Dublin, graduating in 1993 with a BA in Fine Art Sculpture. Read more


FEEDBACK RELEASE: BORDERS | FRAGMENTED…

Events | September 16, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association, is proud to announce the stunning success of FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES, second appointment of BORDERS Art Fair 2020, that occurred in Venice at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space and at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, from September 03 to October 02, 2020, with the participation of more than 100 artists from more than 30 countries. Read more


Interview: Manuel Delgado

Interviews | September 15, 2020

A Brussels-based Spanish artist, Manuel Delgado is a visual poet. He aims to develop expansive and innovative modes of writing about, with and as art. Within the visual arts discipline, Manuel is focused on 'Art Writing.' In that sense, Manuel focuses on multidisciplinary political poetic practices. He seeks to compose critical art forms from his non-orthodox artistic education, taking advantage of his theoretical basis in Law, Political Science and Philosophy. That is why Manuel is an outsider artist. His works set philosophical essays in modern aesthetics. Researching constitutes an ineludible part of his artistic production, being it a myriad of critical reflections which later on becomes the aura of any 'Art Writing' output. By fostering joint practices that combine poetry with illustration or photography or music, Manuel aspires to deliver a future memory of today’s images. In that regard, he promotes collaborative projects for depicting an utterly panorama of political processes, which are in the end based on many individuals’ perspectives. Read more