viennacontemporary is the largest art fair in the region, offering the highest concentration of Eastern European galleries worldwide. Exhibitors from the Baltics to the Balkan will showcase their local talents as well as internationally renowned artist.
by Kate Sutton I first met Amy Bryzgel more than ten years ago, in the St Petersburg studio of Sergey Bugaev-Afrika, when Amy was researching for her dissertation at Rutger’s, home of the Norton Dodge Collection. Since that time, Amy has parlayed her studies into a full-blown database on the art from the former communist …
There are 90 national pavilions presented at the 56th Venice Biennale and I visited nearly all of them. In this post you will find my selection of the best exhibitions from Eastern Europe.
At viennacontemporary you will find the most intriguing selection of contemporary art the region has to offer, upcoming Austrian and international artists as well as highlights and discoveries from Eastern Europe. Together with other exhibitions and events in famous contemporary art institutions in town, our visitors will enjoy Vienna´s vivid art scene.
Director of the LET’S CEE Film Festival (October 2–11, 2014) Magdalena Żelasko about filmmaking in Eastern Europe and highlights of the festival for people interested in contemporary art.
Read an interview with artist Irina Nakhova, who will be the first woman to represent Russia in 2015 Venice Biennale with a solo exhibition.
The Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, founded in 1953 by Oskar Kokoschka as the “School of Vision” in Hohensalzburg Fortress, is the oldest of its kind in Europe. Read an interview with Hildegund Amanshauser, the director of the Academy to find out about the studying process, students, and pressing issues in Salzburg.