MOST RECENT


MEMOS. ON FASHION IN THIS…

Fashion | August 12, 2020

Reading Calvino today raises a fundamental question: can fashion, given its nature as a cultural industry, as a system of communication, as a rich, hybrid and problematic territory, be considered a scientific and poetic practice, and therefore a naturally literary one? So the exhibition uses Calvino’s words as devices to reflect on what has changed and what has stayed the same in fashion. Memos also evokes the legendary typewritten notes Diana Vreeland used to make when she was editor of the American edition of Vogue. Read more


MEMOBOTTLE

Design | August 11, 2020

MEMOBOTTLE Memobottle was born from two major societal frustrations that founders Jesse Leeworthy and Jonathan Byrt decided they had to do something about. Firstly, the single-use water bottle epidemic: 525 billion single-use bottles were purchased and consumed last year (1 million every single minute), despite 91% of the global population having access to clean drinking […] Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: BORDERS |…

Calls | August 10, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and ACIT Venice - Italian-German Cultural Association, is pleased to announce the open call for FUTURE LANDSCAPES, second appointment of BORDERS - ITSLIQUID International Art and Architecture Festival. Read more


DIGITAL EXHIBITION BY THE MINDCRAFT…

Design | August 10, 2020

Digital Exhibition by The Mindcraft ProjectOnline exhibitionFrom June 16th After 11 years in Milan, The Mindcraft Project will this year be presented in a new digital format as a consequence of the Covid-19. The digital exhibition is designed by Copenhagen-based studio Wang & Söderström and will launch online on mindcraftproject.com on the 16th of June […] Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: CANVAS |…

Calls | August 9, 2020

CANVAS is an International Art Fair that will present collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. ITSLIQUID Group, with an experience of more than 250 art exhibitions all around the world and twelve editions of international fairs, is proud to announce the debut of CANVAS - International Art Fair that will represent a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals, featuring paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance. Read more


Feedback release: THE EXTENDED BODY…

Events | August 7, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with YMX Arts and Mercato Metropolitano, is proud to share the great results of THE EXTENDED BODY - MIXING CULTURES. The exhibition was held in London, at THE LINE Contemporary Art Space from March 19 to August 07, 2020. Read more


ARTIST OF THE MONTH –…

Calls | August 2, 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: JOHN SMITHER

Interviews | August 1, 2020

John Smither is originally from the Chicago area and grew up in the Midwest with an MFA in printmaking from Washington Univ. in St. Louis. While in grad school he also became interested in with working in video. Read more


ARTIST OF THE MONTH –…

Events | August 1, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group is pleased to announce the WINNERS of the ARTIST OF THE MONTH - JULY 2020, a competition open to anyone and established to increase and develop the art market and the dialogue between collectors, art critics, journalists and art lovers. Making contemporary art accessible to all. Read more


TOGETHER FOR THE PEGGY GUGGENHEIM…

Art | July 31, 2020

The Venetian museum launches Together for the PGC, a fundraising campaign to guarantee daily operations and the continuity of the free educational programs that are at the heart of its mission. "I dedicated myself to my collection. A collection means hard work. It was what I wanted to do and I made it my life's work. I am not an art collector. I am a museum." Peggy Guggenheim, "Peggy Guggenheim and Her Friends" Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: BORDERS |…

Calls | July 30, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and ACIT Venice - Italian-German Cultural Association, is pleased to announce the open call for FRAGMENTED IDENTITIES, second appointment of BORDERS - ITSLIQUID International Art and Architecture Festival. BORDERS Festival, curated by Arch. Luca Curci, will be presented in Venice at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello and in other prestigious venues from September 03 to October 02, 2020. Read more


STARS: SIX CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FROM…

Art | July 29, 2020

The Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, is proud to present STARS: Six Contemporary Artists from Japan to the World from Friday, July 31, 2020, to Sunday, January 3, 2021. The decades of postwar economic growth were punctuated in Japan by a series of national events including the Olympics and World Expo, as the country began to turn its gaze outward once more. In the contemporary art world, the period was characterized by debates on decolonization and multiculturalism, and the proliferation of new contemporary art settings, such as biennials and art fairs. Read more


CARL FRIEDRIK

Design | July 28, 2020

Carl Friedrik is a modern luxury brand creating high-end leather goods inspired by Scandinavian minimalism with a nod to traditional craftsmanship. The result is a collection of contemporary, functional products tailored to the lifestyle of today's travelling professional. Read more


GABRIELLE CHANEL. FASHION MANIFESTO

Fashion | July 27, 2020

The Palais Galliera, the City of Paris Fashion Museum, reopens its doors after extension work and presents the first retrospective in Paris of a unique and remarkable fashion designer: Gabrielle Chanel (1883-1971). At a time when Paul Poiret dominated the world of women's fashion, Gabrielle Chanel went to Deauville in 1912, then to Biarritz and Paris, and revolutionised the world of Haute Couture, adorning the bodies of her contemporaries with what amounted to a fashion manifesto. The first part of the exhibition is chronological; it recounts her early beginnings with a few emblematic pieces, including the famous 1916 mariniére, the sailor blouse, in jersey. Read more


Shenzhen Terraces by MVRDV

Architecture | July 26, 2020

Designed with sustainability as a focus, Shenzhen Terraces will form the core of the thriving university neighbourhood in Universiade New Town, Longgang District, Shenzhen, acting as a new three-dimensional urban living room. Read more


Katharina Grosse. It Wasn’t Us

Art | July 25, 2020

Katharina Grosse’s paintings can appear anywhere: on a rubber boot, on an egg, on the crumpled folds of a cloth, along a railway line, on the beach, in snow, on a sculptural form, or across a façade and on the roof. Her large-scale works are multi-dimensional pictorial worlds in which splendid colours sweep across walls, ceilings, objects, and even entire buildings and landscapes. Central to Grosse’s artistic practice is this notion that painting takes place not just on canvas, but that it can also permeate every facet of our surroundings. For the exhibition "Katharina Grosse. It Wasn’t Us", the artist has transformed the Historic Hall of Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin, as well as the outdoor space behind the building, into an expansive painting which radically destabilises the existing order of the museum architecture. Read more


PETRIT HALILAJ

Art | July 24, 2020

tensions in the region. Childhood memories steeped in the drama of war and refugee life recur throughout his art, which embraces themes like home, nation and cultural identity through a variety of media ranging from drawing and sculpture to video, installation and even writing. However, he does not proclaim a rupture between the personal and intimate and the historical and social, but instead perceives a relationship and continuity to be found in his intervention for the Palacio de Cristal. Read more


Fondazione Prada – “K”

Art | July 23, 2020

Fondazione Prada presents the exhibition “K” in its Milan venue from 21 February to 25 October 2020. This project, featuring Martin Kippenberger’s legendary artwork The Happy End of Franz Kafka’s “Amerika” accompanied by Orson Welles’ iconic film The Trial and Tangerine Dream’s late electronic album The Castle, is conceived by Udo Kittelmann as acoexisting trilogy. “K” is inspired by three uncompleted and seminal novels by Franz Kafka (1883-1924) - Amerika (America), Der Prozess (The Trial), and Das Schloss (The Castle) - posthumously published from 1925 to 1927. Read more


MONOI

Fashion | July 22, 2020

Monoi jewelry brand is founded in Novi Sad, Serbia by siblings Maja & Marko Bacanin in 2018, with the idea of jewelry that would be high quality and timeless in design. Education and experience in the field of architecture and design spontaneously contributed to the development of love for simple, clean forms, which characterizes Monoi jewelry. On the other hand, many years of experience through the family manufacture of precious metal products, which has existed for 25 years, is also a significant condition. Read more


OPENING: BORDERS 2020

Events | July 21, 2020

ITSLIQUID GROUP, in collaboration with Venice Events, is proud to announce BORDERS Festival 2020 that will be held in Venice at the art gallery THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space and at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, from July 23 to August 21, 2020. The first appointment of BORDERS is divided into two sections: BODIES+CITIES SKIN and VENICE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2020. Read more


INTERVIEW: JASMINE SEO

Interviews | July 20, 2020

My name is Jasmine and I am a surrealist with a propensity for enlightenment and an optimistic approach to life. Although I mostly work with pastels, I have been particularly enjoying incorporating collage, illustration and printmaking techniques in my artwork as a powerful communication tool to help our society broaden their sense of understanding and wisdom for better harmony and peace, not only within ourselves but also in our life. Read more


ULLA VON BRANDENBURG

Art | July 19, 2020

For this new exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo, Ulla von Brandenburg (born in 1974 in Karlsruhe, lives and works in Paris) has imagined a total, evolving project, inspired from the theatre, as well as its imaginary and conventions. Around the notion of ritual, understood as the possibility to explore the relationships between individuals and groups, and to create or not to create something in common, the artist invites the public to take part in an immersive and renewed experience of the themes, forms and motifs that feed into her work: movement, the stage, colours, music, textiles… Read more


INTERVIEW: INES KHADRAOUI

Interviews | July 19, 2020

Inès was born (1962) in the Parisian suburbs of France, daughter of immigrant parents. From Spanish mother, she spent part of her childhood between Cantabria (Spain) and the Paris region (France). Her first artistic education she owes it to her mother, a talented seamstress who drew embroidery patterns, inspired by nature. Inès will develop her artistic sense with her, at a very young age. Read more


FRANK WALTER: A RETROSPECTIVE

Art | July 18, 2020

In dialogue with John Akomfrah, Khalik Allah, Kader Attia, Marcel Broodthaers, Julien Creuzet, Birgit Hein, Isaac Julien, Kapwani Kiwanga, Carolyn Lazard, Julia Phillips, Howardena Pindell, Rosemarie Trockel. "Our crown has already been bought and paid for. All we have to do is wear it", James Baldwin Read more


Maison Jean-François Rey

Fashion | July 17, 2020

Jean-François Rey belongs to a generation of renowned designers who revolutionized the approach of eyewear in the 1980s by transforming the «medical device» into a genuine fashion accessory. CEO of JF Rey, Jean-François Rey is renowned on the international eyewear scene for his creativity and his independent approach to design. He started to imagine his first models for the family business. Then his reputation goes very fast: he created his first company (IDC) settled between Marseille and Paris, travels in the world (he falls in love with Japan), and multiplies the collaborations with the ready-to-wear brands in vogue in the 80s such as Issey Miyake, Agnès B., Bensimon etc. Read more


INTERVIEW: URSULA RADEL-LESZCZYNSKI

Interviews | July 17, 2020

Ursula studied History of Art at Jagiellonian University in Cracow (diploma in Modern and Contemporary Art), which was followed by different studies (a. o. in Harvard, USA). She has been living in Vienna since long time, travelling extensively - especially to the Far East and to North America. Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: BORDERS |…

Calls | July 16, 2020

BORDERS festival, curated by Arch. Luca Curci, will be presented in Venice at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, at Palazzo Ca' Zanardi and in other prestigious venues between May and November 2020 in the same period of the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale "How will we live together?", chaired by Paolo Baratta and curated by architect and scholar Hashim Sarkis. Read more


VISIONNAIRE: BEAUTY 2020

Design | July 16, 2020

Beauty is a word with an intense and multifaceted meaning. In addition to defining a horizon of positivity and aspiration, the contemporary beauty that Visionnaire tells is its own aptitude for realizing projects and objects of extraordinary singularity. Read more