“I Never Regret Buying An Art Piece” – An Interview With Polish Art Collector Piotr Bazylko
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“I Never Regret Buying An Art Piece” – An Interview With Polish Art Collector Piotr Bazylko

Collecting art has become a luxurious hobby for many wealthy Poles. Piotr Bazylko, journalist turned public relations specialist, is one of them. He has been collecting new and contemporary Polish art for the last 15 years. Recently I had the chance to meet him in his office for a very insightful interview. Continue reading

“It Isn’t So Scandalous, I Hope…” – Oleg Kulik At Regina Gallery In Moscow
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“It Isn’t So Scandalous, I Hope…” – Oleg Kulik At Regina Gallery In Moscow

Spring has arrived, also in Moscow finally, and a great number of new exhibitions are opening every day. Just before leaving Moscow for some days I had the chance to go to the preview of an exhibition at Regina Gallery titled “Frames” and to report to you – this time not about the young scene but about … Continue reading

An Interview With Theremin Queen Dorit Chrysler In New York
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An Interview With Theremin Queen Dorit Chrysler In New York

“Imagine if Marianne Faithful and Nikola Tesla had a love child with Jane Birkin as the nanny and Bjork as the wayward Girl Scout leader!” (Ann Magnuson of Paper Magazine about Dorit Chrysler). Dubbed the “Theremin Queen” by Village Voice, Austrian-born Dorit Chrysler is hailed as one of the world’s most accomplished theremin players. I … Continue reading

Interview With Hanna Wróblewska – Director Of Zachęta National Gallery
Places / Poland

Interview With Hanna Wróblewska – Director Of Zachęta National Gallery

“Poles Don’t Invest In Things, Rather They Invest In Ideas.” Poland’s war-torn history has shaped the way in which Poles deal with art. “You have to remember that this is the Poland where people lost everything every 20 years and therefore they have learned to only buy things for the next years, maybe five…,” says … Continue reading

“Fired But Unexploded” – An Interview With The Hungarian Artist Zsolt Asztalos
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“Fired But Unexploded” – An Interview With The Hungarian Artist Zsolt Asztalos

To give an insight into the Hungarian art scene I think it’s good to introduce you to the artist who is going to represent the country at one of the most significant events in the art world, at the Venice Biennale. I met with Zsolt Asztalos in a book shop’s cafe close to Budapest’s recently renamed, … Continue reading

Don’t Call It Offspace! – Alexandra Grausam From “Das Weisse Haus”
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Don’t Call It Offspace! – Alexandra Grausam From “Das Weisse Haus”

Another great woman of Vienna’s art scene! Alexandra Grausam likes the idea of alternative art spaces, but as one of the founders of Das Weisse Haus (The White House) she doesn’t want to use the term “offspace”. Das Weisse Haus is an institution. But more than that, it’s young, fresh, and it  has definitely become an important … Continue reading