Monthly Archives: July 2013

Contemporary art in Morocco: Assilah Art Festival

The Cultural Moussem of Assilah is an international cultural festival that takes place every year in Assilah, a small city near Tangier in Morocco. In 1978 Mohammed Benaïssa and Mohammed Melehi, who were the Foreign and Cultural Misniters at that time, founded the festival in order to help in the improvement and development of the city […]

Music & Art: Thirty Seconds to Mars with Damien Hirst

This past March, the American alternative rock band from Los Angeles, Thirty Senconds to Mars, presented its new album, Love, lust, faith + dreams, together with the single Up in the Air, which is a fantastic experiment of music and art combination. The album exhibits a unique CD cover design which has ben created by the renown English artist Damien […]

Closing PhotoEspaña 2013

The 16th edition of the international festival of photography and visual arts, PhotoEspaña, is one of the most relevant art events in Spain. Launched in 1998, today PhotoEspaña has become one of the most important centres of photography in the international scene. On every edition the festival attracts over 600.000 visitors, as well as renown […]

Centro Botín: Art Centre in Santander

Centro de Arte Botín in Santader, Spain, is a developing project that will become an important centre for art and culture in the country. Promoted by the Botín Foundation, the largest private foundation,  and managed by Emilio Botín, the president of Banco Santander, this project will contribute to the city of Santander through the arts,  increasing […]

Art in Lateral: contemporary art in restaurants

Lateral Restaurants, the Spanish restaurant company, is offering its clients an alternative experience which combines contemporary art together with gastronomy. Such concept, Artelateral, already exists in four different restaurants in Madrid, and has enabled the company to shift from its traditional ‘tapas’ approach towards a more trendy and innovative venture, acquiring a growth in popularity. Simultaneously, Artelateral is a […]

Marseille-Provence 2013

Marseille, founded in 600 BC by the Greeks under the name of Massalia, is today the second largest city in France and one of the most important capitals of Occidental History. This French city has been during many centuries a crossroad of Mediterranean civilisations, which has lead to an incredibly enriching culture that has attracted […]

Pablo Picasso: From Spain to South Korea

Works by Pablo Picasso, one of the biggest talents that the art world has ever known, traveled to South Korea in order to bring together the most important exhibition on the Spanish artist in the country. On the 5th of July the exhibition Picasso de Málaga, Picasso absoluto opened to public in Incheon at the […]

Basquiat: Potential Pollock effect

Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Haitian-American artist, who started his early carrier focused on graffiti in New York city to then become one of the most polemic artists in the 20th Century, is currently booming the art market. It seems like today, 25 years after his early death, Basquiat’s work could be generating a ‘Pollock effect’. What […]

Sou Fujimoto at the Serpentine Gallery

The internationally renowned Japanese architect, Sou Fujimoto, has been the author of the new installation at the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park, London, as a a site-specific temporary commission. Fujimoto accepted the invitation to create this structure, being the youngest architect designing such pavilion. Fujimoto’s installation occupies 350sqm in front of the Serpentine Gallery, and […]

Drawing installations by Gosia Wlodarczak

Gosia Wlodarczak is a Polish artist from the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan, whose work has been a success since the beginning of her early career in 1984. Specialized in drawing, and with the extraordinary ability to adapt her drawings into installations, performances and video, she has participated in an enormous number of solo […]