The Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones, First Minister for Wales announced Theaster Gates as the winner of the biannual award Artes Mundi Award, with a prize sum of £40,000, at a ceremony held at National Museum Cardiff.
For an artist to grow both in technique and in following, residencies are crucial for creative expansion. Residencies at international locations as well as at well-respected institutions help create the contacts for buyers who are interested in purchasing or exhibiting an artists work.
The President of la Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta, accompanied by the curator of the 56th International Art Exhibition, Okwui Enwezor, met on 22 October 2014 at Ca’ Giustinian, Venice, with the representatives of the 53 Countries participating in the 56th International Art Exhibition, which will take place from May 9th to November 22nd 2015 at the Giardini and at the Arsenale (Preview on May 6th, 7th and 8th) and in various other venues in Venice.
Sugarcane Magazine attended Prizm Art Fair, a cutting edge art fair with a mission to expand the spectrum of international artists from the African Diaspora and emerging markets at one of the most prestigious art festivals in the world, Art basel Miami Beach.
AFROTOPIA invites artists to re-imagine Detroit through the lens of Afrofuturism for the upcoming exhibition DETROIT IS AFROTOPIA taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, spring 2015.
Art Basel’s 13th edition in Miami Beach closed yesterday, Sunday, December 7, 2014, amidst strong praise from gallerists, private collectors, museum groups and the media.
Art Basel Miami Beach 2014 just ended its 13th show in the United States. As always, the best galleries, artists and curators from all over the globe made their presence seen and heard.
Starting in 2015, Art Basel and BMW will support emerging artists by awarding the BMW Art Journey, enabling them to go on their own journey of creative discovery.