VernissageTV Art TV

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Video podcast that covers opening receptions / previews of selected art venues and interviews artists and other protagonists of the world of contemporary art, design and architecture. Web site: www.vernissage.tv

Edwin’s Gallery from Jakarta, Indonesia has set up an exhibition of Indonesian Kinetic Art at Singapore’s international art fair Art Stage Singapore. Titled Mechan(aesthete)ics, the show presents kinetic work by Hardiman Radjab, Rudi Hendriatno, Bagus Pandega, and Heri Dono. While Dono and Radjab are pioneers of kinetic art in Indonesia, …
On the occasion of the VIP Preview of the fair, VernissageTV had the chance to meet Audrey Yeo, the Director of Galerie8, London. In this video, Audrey Yeo, who is Singaporean, talks about the concept of the gallery, the Singaporean art scene, her plans to open up a gallery space …
In the context of the art fair Art Stage Singapore 2012, the Gao Brothers aufrufen people to participate in their “World Hug Day“. The idea behind this performance is to gather a big group of strangers together to hug each other. The “WHD” public performances by the Gao Brothers started …
The Kuala Lumpur-based art space 12 set up a photo studio at the international art fair Art Stage Singapore 2012. The installation is based on a photography studio in Tangkak, Malaysia that opened in 1964 and still operates to this day. The installation also features work by the artists Shooshie …
The Collectors Show: Chimera at the Singapore Art Museum brings together Asian contemporary art from private collections. Among the artists presented are Hamra Abbas, Patricia Eustaquio, Bharti Kher, Yayoi Kusama, Lee Yong Baek, Li Hui, Lin Tianmiao, Takashi Murakami, and Tabaimo. The exhibition is titled Chimera, and references both the …
Gigon / Guyer Architects are the winners of the Daylight-Award, which the Velux-Stiftung awarded for the third time after 2007 and 2010. The Daylight-Award is a prize that honors architecture projects, that systematically use daylight in order to increase quality of life and energy efficiency. The architects Annette Gigon and …
Swiss architect Peter Maerkli won the honorary award of the Velux Stiftung Daylight-Award 2012 for the archaic art museum La Congiunta in Giornico (Ticino, Switzerland). In this video, he talks about the concept of the architecture of the museum. The Museum La Congiunta is dedicated to the Swiss artist Hans …
The Singapore Show: Future Proof at Singapore Art Museum at 8Q presents artworks from young artists that represent the art scene in Singapore. On display are works by the artists Sookoon Ang, Angela Chong, Genevieve Chua, Chun Kaifeng, Clog 2, Gerald Leow, Charles Lim, Lynn Lu, Mojoko + Eric Foenander, …
For her first solo exhibition at Kunsthalle Basel in Switzerland, the young artist Hannah Weinberger conceived a site-specific sound installation that fills the five ground floor galleries of the Kunsthalle. The work is titled When You Leave, Walk Out Backwards, So I’ll Think You’re Walking In and consists of eleven …
Pawel Althamer’s exhibition “Almech” at Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, Germany, was a work in progress. During the exhibition, Althamer and his team produced sculptures with the faces of visitors of the exhibition and staff members of the museum. On the last day of the show, all finished sculptures were on …
Until recently, Paris-based Turkish artist Yüksel Arslan was almost unknown to a broader public. The Kunsthalle Zurich is now presenting for the first time a selection of over 200 works since 1959 outside of Turkey. The exhibition has its focus on Arslan’s “Artures”, works on paper using a unique technique …
Currently, Galeria Desiré Saint Phalle in Mexico City presents new works by Mexican artist Luis Felipe Ortega. Luis Felipe Ortega was born in 1966 in Mexico City, he lives and works in Mexico. Solo shows include Horizonte Invertido at El Clauselito, Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico (2010); Before the …
After many years in which the tradition-rich Art Cologne was loosing more and more of its importance, the world’s oldest art fair not only seems to be back on the right track but also gaining momentum. Since Daniel Hug took over the director position at Art Cologne, the criticism has …
It’s no secret that quite a few artists are car enthusiasts. Jean Tinguely was definitely one of them. Consequently, last year’s exhibition Car Fetish was a perfect match for the Museum Tinguely in Basel, Switzerland. Car Fetish was all about how artists and their works deal with the automobile as …