Art in Print

 

 

The Other Art Fair will show more works by women than men for the first time

Art fair: Kristjana S. Williams' work 'Colombian Jungle '

 
The Other Art Fair, London will exhibit works by more women than men for the first time. Judges for the 20th The Other Art Fair — which has expanded to New York, San Francisco and Sydney — selected 51 per cent female artists to go on show at The Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane. One of its chosen artist Kristjana S Williams said “I think the energy within women in London is really strong and it’s very equal and inspirational here.” October 5 to 8

Via: Evening Standard

 

 Great Masterpieces:  Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? by Gauguin

 
The painting by Paul Gauguin, titled 'Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?' is considered the most profound masterpiece in a museum today conveying his vision of Tahiti. But its dealer once had difficulty selling the “large picture”,  more than 3m long, as Gauguin called it. It's now acquired by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, since 1936.
Via: The Telegraph

By opening up to older artists, is the Turner prize losing its edge? 

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This year’s the Turner Prize exhibition is opening soon at the Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, East Yorkshire from 26 september to 7 January 2018. In the 1990s, it helped to define a group of British artists known collectively as the YBAs: Hirst, Lucas, Emin. The rules have changed though. The upper-age limit of 50 which has remained until now since when it was implemented in 1991, has been lifted so that artists of any age can participate for the £25,000 prize money. It’s arguable whether that will deprive young artists of the opportunity.

Via: Independent