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CALL FOR ARTISTS: VENICE INTERNATIONAL…

Calls | November 23, 2020

Venice International Art Fair is a contemporary art fair that presents collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. The 13th edition will represent a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals. The art fair features paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance. Read more


YLUME

Fashion | November 22, 2020

Inspired from the light of South of France and specially Corsica, where the founder is born, YLUME is a brand of jewels (natural stones, gold plated and leather are used) and fragrances created with a famous perfumer in Grasse, the capital of fragrances in France. After spending 20 years in big cosmetic groups (L’Oréal, L’Occitane), the founder of the brand created YLUME in 2018, putting all her memories and passion for the south of France. Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: THE BODY…

Calls | November 21, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and Ca’ Zanardi, is selecting all interesting photo, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art works to include in the next exhibition THE BODY LANGUAGE - ITSLIQUID International Art Exhibition 2021 that will be held in Venice during the period of Venice Carnival 2021, at the art gallery THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space and at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi from February 11, 2021 to March 07, 2021. Read more


Charlotte Posenenske. Works in progress

Art | November 17, 2020

Mudam Luxembourg - Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean presents Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress. The exhibition traces the evolution of the pioneering work of Charlotte Posenenske (b. 1930, Wiesbaden; d. 1985, Frankfurt am Main) during the years 1956-68, a short but prolific period when she was active as an artist. Read more


INTERVIEW: DAVID PHOENIX

Interviews | November 16, 2020

"More than a job, this is my purpose. Sensing, understanding, expressing are the guidelines that have led me to what you will witness in my artwork. As per my personality, my art is a stylistic fusion of encounters and opportunities. Starting with puntinism and arriving to Action Painting and Pouring Painting, I have found my "colourful" way of expressing myself. Passion, a desire to live render my artwork my presentation card. Every single brush stroke, chromatic flexion, line of colour exploded on the canvas, is a part of me." Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: CANVAS |…

Calls | November 16, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with 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


Uncanny Valley: Being Human in…

Art | November 15, 2020

What are the invisible mechanisms of current forms of artificial intelligence (AI)? How is AI impacting our personal lives and socioeconomic spheres? How do we define intelligence? How do we envision the future of humanity? As technological innovation continues to shape our identities and societies, the question of what it means to be or remain human has become the subject of fervent debate. Taking advantage of the de Young museum's proximity to Silicon Valley, Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI arrives as the first major exhibition in the US to explore the relationship between humans and intelligent machines through an artistic lens. Read more


INTERVIEW: TATSIANA LINTOUSKAYA

Interviews | November 14, 2020

Tatsiana was born in Minsk, Belarus, where she attended a high school with arts specialization. After studying international relations and economics, she worked as a diplomat and consultant for several international organizations. Read more


ARTIST OF THE MONTH –…

Calls | November 14, 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


Ten Years of VitraHaus

Design | November 13, 2020

Originally conceived as a showroom for the Vitra Home Collection, the VitraHaus exemplifies the diversity of the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein. Read more


Rubberband

Design | November 13, 2020

Ajay Shah is an industrial/furniture designer based in Mumbai, India. After graduating from the National Insitute of Design in Ahmedabad, he started ASDS (Ajay Shah Design Studio) in 1991 and now serves as the principal designer. As a passion project, he started Rubberband in 2008 with the view of creating functional yet fun products that closely follow his design ideologies. Besides his own product developments, he finds stimulation while collaborating with international designers. He considers himself lucky to have his design heroes come on board to design special collections for Rubberband. Read more


CALL FOR ARTISTS: CONTEMPORARY VENICE…

Calls | November 13, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and ACIT Venice - Italian-German Cultural Association, is pleased to announce the open call for CONTEMPORARY VENICE 2020 - ITSLIQUID International Art Fair, international exhibition of photography, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art, that will be held in Venice, at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, from December 17, 2020 to January 15, 2021, at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, from December 18, 2020 to January 15, 2021 and in other prestigious venues and historical buildings. Read more


Feedback release: CANVAS | OUT…

Events | November 12, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Mercato Metropolitano and YMX Arts, is proud to share the great results of OUT OF BALANCE, second appointment of CANVAS International Art Fair 2020 that took place in London at THE LINE Contemporary Art Space, from October 22 to December 20, 2020. Read more


CHENGDU SKY VALLEY BY MVRDV

Architecture | November 11, 2020

MVRDV is revealing Chengdu Sky Valley, a competition entry for the Future Science and Technology City that fuses technology with nature, urban with rural, and modernity with tradition. It celebrates the dualities inherent to Chengdu and creates a unique symbiosis between them. Through a computational workflow developed by in-house tech taskforce MVRDV NEXT, Chengdu Sky Valley engages with multiple stakeholders to balance the competing needs of the area on the outskirts of one of China’s emerging cities. Read more


INTERVIEW: CORRIE VAN DER WATH

Interviews | November 11, 2020

Van der Wath’s passion for collecting art spurred the desire in 2005 to undertake art as a hobby for self-expression. His fulfilling journey evolved significantly in 2019 when he commenced mentorship under Dr. Elfriede Dreyer, Professor Extraordinarius. This introduction to the broader spectrum of art concepts and history created the opportunity for Van der Wath to express himself through experiences in his world of business, engineering, and psychology. Besides holding formal qualifications in these disciplines, Van der Wath has pursued several short courses in art and is currently completing a certificate in Contemporary Art with the CAP Institute. In 2020 the artist has been recognized in various international competitions and exhibitions, notably as third Edition Winner (Biafarin Prize) in the Prisma International Art competition, exhibiting at the Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, Venice, (BORDERS – Venice International Art Fair, ITSLIQUID Group) and International Art Fair, Luxembourg, Kirchberg (Van Gogh Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain). Van der Wath lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he reflects on the country's cultural and human diversity, conceptual "worlds", business and political controversies. Read more


INTERVIEW: GERARD PUXHE

Interviews | November 10, 2020

Gerard Puxhe is an international award-winning Spanish London based designer. Throughout his career Gerard has worked on high-end projects internationally including London, Madrid, Marbella and Amsterdam, among others, and has also collaborated with different brands. He specializes in creating top-notch designs, that showcases his unique style and creativity. Read more


Izmee

Design | November 10, 2020

IZMEE is the fashion world's response to the trend towards plastic-free products, as the steel water bottle has now become one of the new personal accessories for today's lifestyle. A true must-have object, the bottle is a cultural symbol for all those who have chosen a more sustainable philosophy of living. With its refined Made in Italy design (patent pending), IZMEE offers an exciting collection of products designed to provide a unique, distinctive expression of green&glamour style through the many creative combinations it makes possible. Read more


INTERVIEW: YAOYAO LI

Interviews | November 10, 2020

I graduated from the Sichuan Fine Arts Institutes in 2017, Chongqing, China. I am currently studying in the Academy od Fine Arts in Venice, Italy. The sequence of Clouds floating in the air, birds flying in the clouds, the fish swimming in the water, and the plants floating in the wind suggests those natural creatures are using the body to express themselves in the space and time. I also want to be alive like them. Read more


LINDY LEE: MOON IN A…

Art | November 9, 2020

The exhibition titled "Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop", brings together over 70 works from across four decades of the artist’s practice. It is the most comprehensive survey exhibition of the artist’s work to date with significant loans from public and private collections, as well as rarely seen works from the artist’s personal collection. The exhibition begins with Lee’s early photocopy works and wax paintings moving through to recent large-scale installations and sculptures. Read more


INTERVIEW: MARTYNA BEC

Interviews | November 9, 2020

Born in Cracow in 1977. Studied in Art Institute at Pedagogical Academy in Cracow. Diploma in graphic- linocut in 2002 in atelier of prof. Jerzy Bujnowski. In years 2007 till 2010 attended photo seminar by Sibylle Bergemann in Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie in Berlin. Works in subjective reportage learned from Photographers like Michael Ackerman, Anders Petersen, Lorenzo Castore and filmmaker Adam Cohen. Lives and works in Berlin. Read more


INTERVIEW: STEPHANIA MICALLEF

Interviews | November 8, 2020

Stephania was born in Malta in 1980. She did her studies in draughtsmanship, civil engineering and topography between 1997 and 2001. She furthered her artistic and design studies at the University of Malta and graduated in 2019, where she practiced various media such as sculpture, drawing techniques, xylography, etching and other forms of art. Read more


IMMATERIAL / RE-MATERIAL: A BRIEF…

Art | November 8, 2020

From September 26, 2020 to January 17, 2021, UCCA Center for Contemporary Art presents “Immaterial/Re-material: A Brief History of Computing Art,” a wide-ranging overview of the evolution of computing art from the 1960s to the present, exploring topics that span from machine-learning aesthetics to digital object-hood and technological discontent. The exhibition defines its area of focus not simply as digital art in general, but art-making that actively engages with the algorithms and generative logics that undergird the field of computing. Curator Jerome Neutres, in collaboration with UCCA curator Ara Qiu, brings together more than 70 works by more than 30 artists, from early pioneers of computing art to leading digital practitioners, as well as emerging Chinese artists. The show’s title pays tribute to Jean-Francois Lyotard’s groundbreaking 1985 exhibition “Les Immatériaux,” which conceived of a new mode of materiality that echoed advances in telecommunications technology. Read more


FEEDBACK RELEASE: BORDERS | FUTURE…

Events | November 7, 2020

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events and ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association, is proud to announce the stunning success of FUTURE LANDSCAPES, third appointment of BORDERS Art Fair 2020, that occurred in Venice at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space and at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello, from October 15 to November 29, 2020, with the participation of more than 110 artists from more than 30 countries. Read more


INTERVIEW: YI-CHIAO CHEN

Interviews | November 7, 2020

Yichiao explores the changes of natural elements and energy. The invisible energy comes from the source and is close to eternity. It is extremely calm and without traces. It cannot be accurately described in all human words. Therefore, She tries to present it on the easel painting and dynamic art form with abstraction and impression Read more


INTERVIEW: OLGA GEORGITSIA

Interviews | November 7, 2020

“My art is the study and observation of modern society in which, according to me, the influence of the media captures personal opinions and then turns these into thoughts for the masses. Individual thoughts are removed, and thus modern society tends to deceive itself. Read more


THE DUST COMPANY

Fashion | November 6, 2020

When we decided to create the DUST brand, we took on something that was more than a normal business. Our ten-year experience in working with leather, the craftsmanship that we put on our work, do not only contribute to making high-quality bags with an elegant design. We wanted more, we wanted to be part of the experience of those who choose our product. The beautiful poem by Bertolt Brecht that you read a part of above is the perfect summary of what we wanted. We wanted to create "happy objects" because they are used by you and reflect what you do with them once you have them. Read more


INTERVIEW: EVA MARC’H

Interviews | November 6, 2020

Eva Marc'h began painting at the age of 19 with no artistic training. Her very first paintings revealed the qualities of an inherent artistic gift, including perspective, depth, balance, and especially, color. Painting self-taught for ten years, she was free to explore her talent, allowing for only the expression of her unconscious to guide her many and varied creations. By 2000, she was inspired to participate in formal art study workshops at the School of Fine Arts in Paris, where she learned practice drawing and many other different techniques of painting to enhance her works. Read more


INTERVIEW: MARIE INDAHL

Interviews | November 5, 2020

Marie Indahl is by education a social scientist / cand. polit. with a master’s degree in criminology from the University of Oslo. As an artist, she is self-taught and has been painting since 2013. She has previously worked with accessory design (1999-2004) and during that period she participated in various projects, like Fretex book project “Soup, Soap and Salvation” with redesign of accessories for the book “Soap” from 2002. She has also had accessory assignments in connection with the 10 years anniversary of the broadcast channel TV2. Crown Princess Mette-Marit has purchased several of her accessories. Read more