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Art Advisory
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What is the Role of the Curator in Contemporary Art World?

Curators are one of the most important figures in the contemporary art world. In the last twenty years they have become kind-of a rockstars and their labor has been subjet both to analysis and critics thanks to their increasingly power in defining the course of art. However, despite all the glamour behind the public relations, what are the key funcionts of a serious curator?

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Investing in Art
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How a Private Art Collection Becomes Public

The practices of art collecting and patronage are almost as historical as art itself. At least from the Ancient Greece, people started collecting art for their own benefit. However, through the years this activity has been transformed to become either an object of social status, a war loot or a public heritage. Beyond going through the long history of art collecting, it is interesting the phenomena of a private art collection becoming into public. What conditions make this possible?

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Trends in Art
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3 visual arts phenomena to watch in 2021

By Sybaris

The news in recent weeks has been paradoxical: on the one hand, the media show the infested number of deaths caused by Covid around the world; on the other hand, they said that the vaccine has come to save us and we will soon return to the streets as normal. True or not, in all areas there have been changes that are irreversible. What are the disciplines or phenomena in which the visual arts have the possibility to innovate?  We observe 3 aspects that seem fundamental to us.

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Artists, Events
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Top Art Exhibitions in 2021

It isn’t new: 2020 was one of the most difficult years not only for museums but for the entire world. In the case of the formers, since the beggining of the year almost all the exhibitions around the world closed because of the pandemic. Even know, the majority of the museums are still closed and althought they offer exhibitions or art programms online, we are still wondering if the online space is the best way to exhibit art. What this situation brought as an urgent issue—more than ever—for those who are involved with art are addressed by several key questions: What is the role of the museums nowadays? Does the museums need to change their own dynamics base on the new relationships we are dilling thanks to the pandemic? What can offer the art in this times?

While we find the answer and while we hope for the museums to open in 2021, here are some upcoming international art exhibitions and events for this year. With some luck, we will be able to visit them without the fear of bein together.

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Opinion, Trends in Art
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What awaits art in 2021?

By Abel Cervantes

It is not necessary to repeat it: the word of 2020 is Covid-19. What happened this year will cause a series of social, political, economic changes, whose remains to be seen. I have mentioned it in other places: perhaps the two most important events of the 21st century are September-11 and Covid-19.

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