18 June 2018, Christian House looks at the work of William Kentridge and Kara Walker and the importance of silhouettes in their work.
20 June 2018, Kate Brown reports on a vote by the city of Kassel to purchase a public monument to refugees by Nigerian-born American artist Olu Oguibe. The Monument to Strangers and Refugees was part of last years documenta 14.
13 June 2018, Jose da Silva reports on a painting by Hamishi Farah which was shown at the recently completed Liste. The painting is a response to Dana Shutz’s painting, Open Casket (2016), which raised controversy when it was displayed at the Whitney Biennial last year.
19 June 2018, Evan Moffit looks at Manifesta 12 and how the exhibition positions Sicily as the fulcrum of geopolitical conflicts over migration, trade, security and surveillance.
14 June 2018, Anna Louise Sussman spoke to a dozen gallerists and art-world professionals during Art Basel week about how collectors can help galleries survive and thrive.
12 June 2018, Julia Halperin reports on Hollybush Gardens solo booth of works by Lubaina Himid in the feature section of Art Basel 2018. Curators and collectors at Art Basel are clamoring for the artist, who long lacked consistent representation.
Economics Professor Pier Luiggi Sacco calls our attention to a crucial tension in the way contemporary visual arts operate today.
13 June 2018, Melanie Gerlis questions whether the art market can continue thrive in a sharing economy characterised by millennial’s who are more interested in experiencing, sharing and being in the moment. Millennial’s don’t seem to have the same collecting gene as previous generations and this could have a lasting impact on the market as we know it today.