Events

16 of the Best artworks from Art14 London

I was very excited to see Art 14 and had great expectations that this one will top last year’s fair. I enjoyed last year’s exhibition and with the number of international galleries exhibiting, it  helped piqued my interest again in Asian art which I didn’t have a…

Turning Japanese: Sake-Tasting Event and The Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2011

My friend Cristina, Pach,  and I had a chance to attend a  sake-tasting event at the Japanese embassy last Thursday and had fun drinking 14 of the award-winning sake (from the International Wine Challenge).  Despite our sake-newbieness, our favourite turned out to be the IWC Trophy Champion for 2011(Nabeshima…

Israeli Art Takes Centre Stage in Freedom of Expression: True Colours

Artrustee, an art consultancy company based in Tel Aviv, has invited me to review an exhibit of Israeli Art at the Gallery Soho last week. With more than 17 of the most prominent artists from Tel Aviv, the four-day exhibit confirms how exciting Tel Aviv’s contemporary art scene is…

The RA Summer Exhibition 2011: Priceless or Still Provincial?

[caption]Installation view of the Lecture Room in progress Courtesy Lisa Milroy and Alan Cristea Gallery[/caption] Inside the show, the first thing that struck me was the hanging sculpture of Antony Gormley and Tony Cragg´s sculpture. There were several rooms of paintings from amateur and well-known artists and…

The Earth Moves: Momardi´s Baby Steps

*Osama Bin Laden *is dead. The Americans can now, atleast temporarily, heave a sigh of relief and I am doing some form of cheering myself. The  holidays had been good, a moto trip around **Bournemouth, Poole and Swanage and while I´ve been battered by the wind during the trip,…