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5 Artistas de cerámica que están arrasando

Nov. 30, 2022

Con la aparición y el auge de las nuevas herramientas tecnológicas, las prácticas artísticas han ampliado sus fronteras creativas. Numerosos artistas recurren a los renders, la IA o incluso la codificación para dar vida a su arte. Sin embargo, la sobreabundancia de estas herramientas que “nos facilitan la vida” puede tener el efecto contrario en… Read more » Continue reading

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5 Ceramic Artists That Are Killing It

Nov. 30, 2022

With the emergence and rise of new technological tools, artistic practices have expanded their creative frontiers. Numerous artists recur to renders, AI or even coding to bring into existence their art. However, the overabundance of these tools that “make our life easier” can have the opposite effect on some creators. The accessibility of this technological… Read more » Continue reading

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The art of eating: Food Obsession

Nov. 23, 2022

Gärna Art Gallery and Urvanity Projects present Food Obsession. A group exhibition that brings us closer to a new generation of international artists who cook a new figuration and set the table to talk about excess, waste, symbolism, brands or lack.   The exhibition opens on November 23 and will be on view until January… Read more » Continue reading

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What to read, see listen… and eat by Fátima de Juan, Bieke Buckinx & Hannah Epstein

Nov. 17, 2022

We are diving deep into the imaginary world of Hannah Epstein to find out the songs she knows by heart and her ideal eating scenario, we gathered a selection of tv shows to watch this rainy fall season carefully recommended by Bieke Bunckinx and we found out what Fatima de Juan listens to when she… Read more » Continue reading

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AI: A New Way of Creating Art

Nov. 10, 2022

On October 25th, 2018 an artwork titled Portrait of Edmond Belamy was auctioned for an astonishing $432,500 at Christie’s, signed at the bottom by a formula (min G max D x [log (D(x))] + z [log (1 – D (G(z)))]) claiming that the artist behind the work was not human. This “painting”, if it can be designated as such, was produced… Read more » Continue reading

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Demystifying The Art World: A conversation with @freeze_magazine

Nov. 2, 2022

Instagram was born as a photo-sharing platform in 2010, what used to be an app full of selfies with a vintage-look filter and a caption saying #instafun has rapidly become an interconnected community of its own, with its particular rules and languages. In the art world, Instagram has completely revolutionized the industry. There were times… Read more » Continue reading

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Dialogue through art: SpY

Oct. 19, 2022

Through elements that often represent tools that condition human behavior, SpY elaborates his public art installations. His practice has evolved over the course of his career to encompass an increasingly spectacular compilation of large-scale installations and interventions, each more ambitious and impactful than the last.   While maintaining his anonymous identity, SpY captivates viewers while… Read more » Continue reading

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Expo Visit with Lola Zoido: The Garden I Will Never Get to Have

Oct. 6, 2022

“In March 2020, a news story appeared in the press that took just hours to become a meme: Caelie Wilkens, a British woman, had been caring for a plant for two years that turned out to be made of plastic. Wilkens was telling the newspaper that she felt a deep disappointment, that ‘those last two… Read more » Continue reading

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When Contemporary Art and Fashion meet

Sept. 28, 2022

With galleries filling up with fresh proposals to commence fall, September represents in art the beginning of a new exhibition season. In other creative disciplines, it is nor any different, this is the case of the fashion industry. This month is widely known as the moment of celebration of Fashion Week in the big four:… Read more » Continue reading

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The Collector & Artist Relationship: Ivan Forcadell & Casa de Indias

Sept. 27, 2022

The art of collecting often goes far beyond having a painting or sculpture in a home, some collectors see it as a way of harvesting a relationship with the artist and creating a better understanding and empathy towards their work. When acquiring a work there are numerous factors that come into play, some may make… Read more » Continue reading

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Burning Man 2022 Art Installations

Sept. 23, 2022

Once a year, the dry landscape of the Nevada desert becomes an ephemeral city. More than 70.000 people settle during a week and become witnesses of the construction and destruction of Black Rock City, a place that explores the limits of the creative human mind.   Full of artistic installations and performances, this year’s art… Read more » Continue reading

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What to read, see and listen to with Tomislav Topic (Quintessenz)

Sept. 19, 2022

Tomislav Topic is a site-specific artist whose colorful installation will be completely transforming the Caleido Space, a new city hub in the business area in Madrid. By installing a 20 meter suspended sculpture, anyone who is in the Spanish capital will be able to visit it.    Born in Hannover, Topic is widely known for… Read more » Continue reading

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Ivan Floro: A tablao with a lot of art

Sept. 16, 2022

A new space with a lot of art has opened its doors in Madrid. A tablao for the bravest and most daring that presents a new look at flamenco, a classic and at the same time transgressive look, with contemporary elements that at the same time respect the flamenco tradition. A tablao 2.0 based on… Read more » Continue reading

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Projects to make you fall in love with public art

Sept. 12, 2022

There is nothing like taking your daily route to work and being surprised by something that was not there the day before. You then ask yourself: What is this? How did this get here? And mostly: Who is behind this? Public Art is meant to have this effect on us, installations that appear overnight and… Read more » Continue reading

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Getting curious: Nano4814

Sept. 8, 2022

Galician artist Nano Abia, more commonly known as Nano4814, has been developing his artistic work since the 90s. His introduction to creative production was thanks to skateboarding and the underground scene in Vigo, where he found a refuge to express himself freely through photography, fanzines and graffiti.   One of the most outstanding projects of… Read more » Continue reading

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11 exhibitions for September

Sept. 1, 2022

The start of September marks the ending of the summer vacations, the return to the routine, setting the alarm clock to get up early again… But it’s not all bad news because September is also the start of a new exhibition season. Galleries fill up with fresh proposals to welcome autumn, and cities like Barcelona… Read more » Continue reading

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Celebrating Art: UVNT 2022 awards

March 16, 2022

In 2021 UVNT had the privilege of having the Acquisition and Production Awards as a first time, the participation of the SOLO Collection, the MER Collection, Montresso*Art Foundation and the Nadine Foundation marked an edition that highlighted the value of the creative production and the trajectory of the winners. This year, at UVNT Art Fair… Read more » Continue reading

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Celebrando el arte: Premios de Adquisición y Producción UVNT 2022

March 14, 2022

En 2021 UVNT tuvo el privilegio de contar con los Premios de Adquisición y Producción como novedad, la participación de la Colección SOLO, la Colección MER, Casa de Indias, Montresso*Art Foundation y la Fundación Nadine marcaron una edición que puso en valor la producción creativa y la trayectoria de los galardonados.  Este año, en UVNT… Read more » Continue reading

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Desert X AlUla 2022: la belleza de la inmensidad

Feb. 18, 2022

La extraordinaria exposición Desert X AlUla invita al espectador a pasearse, a la vez que a contemplar, la obra de más de 15 artistas internacionales en pleno desierto de Alula. En el impresionante desierto de Alula, ubicado en el valle Al Mutadil, al noroeste Arabia Saudí, tiene lugar la segunda edición de la exposición Desert… Read more » Continue reading

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Transmediale 2022: sobre abandonar la esperanza o no

Jan. 31, 2022

Transmediale 2022: la exposición abandonad toda esperanza los que entréis aquí en display hasta el 18 de febrero en la AdK de Berlín, culmina un año de actividades del festival. Durante el último año, transmediale 2o22 ha trazado un recorrido por las políticas del rechazo, explorando su potencial para formar nuevas realidades sociopolíticas. Por eso,… Read more » Continue reading

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Art Toys: The most geeky collections (Part II)

Aug. 31, 2021

From Star Wars to Kill Bill, through SpongeBob SquarePants and the iconic Mickey Mouse, to Andy Warhol’s pop art or the kitschiest dog in the art world. Sounds familiar? Check out some of the most recognizable and creative collaborations and reinterpretations of the Art Toy universe.⁠   Out of a movie! The Art Toy scene… Read more » Continue reading

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10 minutes with… Yubia

Aug. 25, 2021

Bilbao-born artist and illustrator Yubia (@yu_yubs) has been painting graffiti on the streets since 2002. Especially in the streets of Barcelona, where she has been living and working for more than ten years. With a markedly naive, even childish style, her signatures and full-color drawings coexist with the rawness of cement and urban asphalt, making… Read more » Continue reading

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Art Toys: The revolution is here (Part I)

Aug. 18, 2021

Is it a toy? Is it an artwork? More like… neither one nor the other. We take you into the world of these small collectible figures in a trilogy of articles where you can learn all about Art Toys. This first part will serve you as an introduction to discover the ‘toy freakism’ in its purest form…. Read more » Continue reading

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What to read, see and listen to this summer by Zosen Bandido, María Herreros and Rorro Berjano

Aug. 11, 2021

We take off on an intergalactic journey with Spanish artist María Herreros, devouring the pages of books on the understanding of the universe; we get to know the latest and freshest graffiti scene in Paris and delve into Scandinavian post-horror cinema with Argentinean Zosen Bandido; we groove to the rhythm of national jazz-rap and catch… Read more » Continue reading

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5 urban artists in their exploration of Land Art

Aug. 5, 2021

“A Contemporary Art current in which landscape and artwork are closely linked and which uses materials from nature such as wood, earth, stones, sand, rocks, fire, water… for its intervention”. This is the definition of Land Art, this artistic hybrid that mixes sculpture and landscape architecture for its public art creations. We review through this definition… Read more » Continue reading

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Preserving ephemeral art: an interview with Rita Amor

July 28, 2021

Have you ever wondered how to preserve the ephemeral? Although they are apparently two antagonistic concepts, Rita L. Amor, PhD in Science and Restoration of Historical and Artistic Heritage, illustrates in this interview the role of the conservator – restorer in the context of street art.   Expert in the application of conservation mechanisms on… Read more » Continue reading

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Our favorite art documentaries (I)

July 23, 2021

From the roots of graffiti in 1970’s New York to the portrayal of some of the most recognized personalities of contemporary art in the 20th century such as Basquiat or Peggy Guggenheim, we take a look at some of our favorite art documentaries to enjoy on summer nights. Here’s a good dose of art!  … Read more » Continue reading

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Behind The Scenes: Urvanity 2021 Acquisition and Residency Awards

July 19, 2021

For the first time in Urvanity’s history, our fair featured the Urvanity 2021 Acquisition and Residency Awards. In a pursuit to strengthen support for New Contemporary Art, we teamed up with some of the best international art Collections and Foundations, who gave the awards among the participating artists.   We wanted to take this opportunity… Read more » Continue reading

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An artistic playlist for this summer

July 13, 2021

We’ve all bought a book for its cover or been interested in an album by its album cover. But have you ever wondered who are the artists behind these designs? We bring you some of the greatest collaborations between music stars and our favourite artists harmonised on records of then and now. Press play and… Read more » Continue reading

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10 minutes with… Spok Brillor

July 9, 2021

Brightness, a game of light and shadow, reflections, optical effects, saturated and vibrant colors… Whoever comes across a piece by Spok Brillor (Madrid, 1978), has no doubts. The artist from Madrid, Felix Reboto, has an unmistakable full-color style and moves between hyperrealistic scenes that he reinvents approaching the fantastic. He has been one of the… Read more » Continue reading

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What to read, see and listen by Icy & Sot, Raisa Álava and Andrés Lozano

July 5, 2021

We dive into some soul and funk rhythms with Iranian brothers artists Icy & Sot’s favorite playlist and discover with them several documentaries of key figures in the art world. We go visit the latest exhibition at La Alhóndiga in Bilbao with the illustrator and ceramist Raisa Álava and we get into the pages of… Read more » Continue reading

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Exhibition Agenda for this Summer

June 30, 2021

Are you planning an European getaway this summer? We bring you the best exhibitions of the season with new and other big names such as Carlos Pesudo, Franco Fasoli Jaz, Barry MacGee, Nuria Mora, AkaCorleone, Matth Velvet, Bahati Simoens and Rafa Macarrón. Refresh yourself with the best proposals of current art by embarking on the… Read more » Continue reading

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Urvanity 2021 Artistic Discoveries

June 25, 2021

Again this year, Urvanity has been filled with artists that were presented at the fair for the first time, emerging and established artists, that have now become part of our universe. We take a walk among the twenty-seven participating galleries this year to discover some of the works of the artists who have surprised us… Read more » Continue reading

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