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The Keys of a Good Art Collector & Artist Relationship: A conversation with 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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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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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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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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Interview with Paco Pomet

April 16, 2021

Irony, skepticism and above all humor inhabit Paco Pomet’s universe (Granada, 1970). His monochrome works with focused points of light make them burn in full-color flames and glowing suns and moons brighten the game of whites and grays. “Art has become a refuge from the dystopian world we live in,” says Pomet, while the virtuosity… Read more » Continue reading

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An interview with Guido Bisagni aka 108

Feb. 9, 2021

On January 29th, Italian artist Guido Bisagni (Alessandria, 1978), better known as 108, inaugurated “To the Clouds”, his latest solo exhibition at Swinton Gallery in Madrid. A show that gathers around thirty new and original works on paper and on canvas that revolve around the concept of “Orphism”. Raised in the graffiti scene as one… Read more » Continue reading

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Angelo Milano and how FAME became the first Street Art festival back in 2008

Dec. 9, 2020

He’s into punk music, the underground scene and he’s about doing things without asking too many questions. Angelo Milano doesn’t want to like, but rather to do things that he likes. In 2008 he started in Grottaglie, a small town in the interior of the Italian Puglia, the first edition of FAME, the first self-financed… Read more » Continue reading

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Óscar Hormigos: Art in the ‘New Media’ Era

Oct. 20, 2020

Talking to Óscar Hormigos (Madrid, 1973) could be considered as a journey to the future: art creation through Artificial Intelligence in real time, ‘crypto art’ sales through digital platforms, evolution of generative art… But nothing is further from the truth: the future is already here and it is presented within Contemporary Art with an infinite… Read more » Continue reading

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Edoardo Tresoldi’s latest visual poem in Italy

Sept. 24, 2020

It is one of the most beautiful poetic actions done in recent times. An alliance between materials and the surrounding landscape, a union between matter and nature. In an idyllic setting, on the coastline of the southern Italian city of Reggio Calabria, right at the tip of the Italian ‘boot’ and overlooking the Sicilian coast,… Read more » Continue reading

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Javi Calleja: When the limit is called Asia

Sept. 10, 2020

Javi Calleja (Málaga, 1971) started to become recognized in the national Spanish circuit of galleries and museums with his work of “minimal sculptures”, but it has been his drawings and paintings of naïve looking children with big watery eyes that have taken him to the top. The Malaga-born artist, with a degree in Fine Arts… Read more » Continue reading

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Zoonchez: A colorful Mediterranean (im)balance

July 16, 2020

Art with a Mediterranean flavor, cubist inspiration and vitalist compositions where his characters try to find a balance between superimposed elements and full color strokes. Whether on canvas, on a wall, wood, resins or ceramics, the works of the Madrid artist Rubén Sánchez (Madrid, 1979) better known as Zoonchez, are easily recognizable by his energetic… Read more » Continue reading

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Queen Andrea: New York’s 90’s scene, women in graffiti and making a life out of it

May 25, 2020

The 90’s decade was the hip hop and urban culture Golden Age in New York but also the end of the ‘subway graffiti’ era, which in a natural way, gave birth to the bombing of the streets in the City by the graffiti writers and the establishment of some of these prolific train artist in… Read more » Continue reading

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Ryan Heshka: Freaks, comics and his latest clothing collection

May 4, 2020

Ryan Heshka (Manitoba, Canada, 1970) grew up watching movies and reading books that were way before his time. The 1930’s was his favorite decade and the original King Kong one of his favorite movies. He liked old comic books and vintage graphics but it wasn’t until his late 20’s when he started doing art and illustration… Read more » Continue reading

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Nicolás Romero’s (Ever) conscious footprint

April 23, 2020

He is known as Eversiempre for the simple, random fact that when he created his Instagram account, “Ever”, his actual artistic name, was already taken. Nicolás Romero (Buenos Aires, 1985) started twenty years ago now, signing and doing graffiti throw ups in the streets of his native Buenos Aires, a city experiencing the hangover of an… Read more » Continue reading

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Inside D*Face’s Imaginary

April 6, 2020

‘Deface’: to damage the appearance of something especially by drawing or writing on it. «It was given to me by friends long time ago from painting graffiti in the early days», says Dean Stockton alias, D*Face (London, 1978) regarding his name. «I was painting characters, faces… That became ‘these-faces’, which sounded like D-faces. I like… Read more » Continue reading

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