Featured Artist

10 Pieces to meet Mel Bochner

By Sybaris Collection

Mel Bochner (Pitsburgh, 1940) is one of the most notable American artists today for his development in conceptual art since the 1960s. He began his career with the idea of ​​breaking with abstract expressionism and habitual compositions. Bochner, the seventh most consulted creative at Artsy in 2019, fuses interests of painting, writing and space to present unique pieces. His work is made up of drawings, paintings, interventions and installations, some of which deal with themes such as communication through language. The creator’s legacy has been valued in different parts of the world and his canvases and monotypes can be estimated at between 6,500 and 52,000 euros. We review 10 essential works to understand your artistic interests.

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Art Advisory, The Provocation Column

Documenting your Artwork

Photo: Andrew Russeth

By Regina de Con Cossío

When you purchase a few pieces of fine artwork, your first thought is likely “Where shall I place these?” You are excited to showcase your art and begin enjoying it. However, it is important to consider the “what ifs” involved in your (expensive) purchase, and protect your investment. Documenting your artwork is one way to do this, and there are steps you can take to ensure a good start to your art collection.

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Trends in Art

5 movies (fiction) about artists

By Sybaris Collection

The relationship between art and cinema has resulted in very attractive films. We selected 5 film titles about relevant classical artists. We take into account the importance of the character and his legacy in art, but also the aesthetic quality of films and their influence on cinema. We order them according to their year of appearance.

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Opinion

COVID-19 and the birth of new art communities

By Elena Coll

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the globe, millions of people are locking themselves in and reducing their contact with society. Doctors, nurses, cleaners, farmers and drivers become the world’s most important workers. And as the coronavirus fear starts to become the new normal, millions of families are starting to face a new fear: what of our jobs, our savings, our future? The art world family is no exception.

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Book of the Week, News

Our Editorial Selections 04/1

By Sybaris Collection

Find in our biweekly selection the most interesting books to collect. Research, museum catalogs, artist books, biographies … our editorial selection gives an account of the highlights of the art world to consult at home.

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Art History, Museum Highlight, Trends in Art

10 Prominent Museums to Experience Contemporary Art

By Julio Horta

In the 1940s, Peggy Guggenheim (New York, 1898; Padua, 1979) and Frederick John Kiesler (Austria-Hungary, 1890; New York, 1965) undertook the interactive project for the Guggenheim Gallery, in New York. Based on the De Stijl group’s aesthetic proposal, they built an exhibition space that would focus on the “emotional awareness” of the viewer: in other words, this Gallery would use a series of scenographic devices and montages to split the relationship between artwork and wall.

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