Artists, Opinion, Performance, The Provocation Column

La vida de los monumentos. Cuando la escultura se vuelve obsoleta

By Regina de Con Cossío

La semana pasada David Alejandro Hernández intervino el pedestal del conjunto escultórico del Monumento a Colón. Este acto artístico pretendía iniciar un diálogo alrededor de temas como el colonialismo, el genocidio, el esclavismo y el patriarcado. Sin embargo, entre líneas se podía leer una intención más trascendente.

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Art Advisory, Investing in Art, Opinion, Performance, Tips for Art collectors

Collecting the Ephemeral: How to Collect Performance?

By Regina de Con Cossío

Performance is one of the most complex art expressions in all senses. It is about experience, time and space. But how to preserve those moments that run like a breathe? Is it enough having a photo, a video or simply a paper to archive those experiences that set a trace on the memory?

We know it: collecting art is not simply about randomly gathering a bunch of art pieces, it is about supporting art but also preserve our history and memory. So here are some reflections about the difficult work that implies collecting performance art.

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Featured Artist

3 works to meet… Marina Abramović

By Sybaris Collection

Marina Abramović is one of the benchmarks of performance. During the early 1970s, she made some of the riskiest pieces of art, where she exposed her body to the limit. Today she is one of the best-known artists. After presenting some of the most innovative and critical works with society, in recent years she has made collaborations with the world of fashion (Gucci) and the entertainment (Lady Gaga) that has left her not a few detractors. Be that as it may, we present here a selection of her most representative works.

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