Promissing Paris Gallerist Antoine Levi talks About Alina Chaiderov and Artissima 2015 Program

Alina Chaiderov, the winner of the fifteenth edition of the Premio illy at Present Future section of Artissima 2015, and Antoine Levi, from Galerie Antoine Levi in Paris, have met rather unusually. Levi, an up-and-coming gallerist, was randomly browsing photographs on Instagram, when Alina Chaiderov’s photos have caught his eye. That was less than one year…

Culture of memory and heritage with wagner Lugnov of Central Galeria De Arte Brazil at Artissima 2015

As of last year, Associação Brasileira de Arte Contemporânea (ABACT) has appointed their new President – Wagner Lungov. ABACT includes 50 galleries located in 6 states in Brazil, representing more than 1,000 contemporary artists. With their mission focused on expansion of cultural exchange and promotion of the art market in Brazil, the non-profit organization aims to…

Won ex equo the Prix K-Way Per4m Julien Bismuth and Christian Falsnaes

The Franco-American, New York-based artist Julien Bismuth comes to contemporary art via a somewhat unorthodox trajectory. Having originally studied comparative literature, his work deliberately takes place in and explores the gap between writing, language and visual art-related practices, such as sculpture or object making, video, drawing, collage and photography. And although Bismuth is working in a patently…

Adrián Villar Rojas. Rinascimento

Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo presents Rinascimento, the first Italian solo exhibition of works by Adrián Villar Rojas. Born in Argentina in 1980, the artist has received international acclaim through a language that has a strong impact, and explores the narrative potential of contemporary sculpture. Have a look at the photo gallery of Sabrinas’ visit at Fondazione Sandretto Re…

Jocelyn Wolff – Commitee Interview

What are the key factors for the committee’s decisions? Which are the criteria a gallery has to fulfill in order to be qualified for a fair? We asked one of the Artissima committee members – Jocelyn Wolff, Director of the Paris-based gallery Jocelyn Wolff – to tell us more about the process and the criteria.  Gallerists are colleagues but…