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Post-Basel Trips: South of France

Post-Basel Trips: South of France

The south of France is clearly the land of movie stars and fast cars—and Cezanne and Van Gogh, but don’t let the Impressionist canon color your rosé lenses. In fact, contemporary art has found a home in the provencal paradise of France’s Mediterranean provinces. And...

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Post-Basel Trips: Hydra + Athens

Post-Basel Trips: Hydra + Athens

About 40 miles south of Athens lies perhaps the most coveted Post-Basel destination on the Summer art circuit: Hydra! Say it with us: Eeeeeedraahh. The island of Hydra is host to a handful of annual contemporary exhibitions and clamored-after invites just an hour and...

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A Chat With Eleanor Acquavella

A Chat With Eleanor Acquavella

Julie Baumgardner Acquavella isn’t a name that needs all too much explaining. The Picasso people, to some, though the catalog of master paintings that this dynasty handles doesn't start with Modernism. And now, it doesn't stop at Freud, whom the gallery famously...

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Post-Basel Trips: Venice Biennale and Italy

Post-Basel Trips: Venice Biennale and Italy

While the crowds in Venice during the Biennale’s opening three days sold the story that everyone in the arts was there, in fact, post-Basel, the Cecilia Alemani-curated show is still a top destination. And for good reason—head to our Instagram to see just why!Basel...

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Why Surrealism Now?

Why Surrealism Now?

By Will Griffith Surrealism is everywhere in the art world of 2022, and yet nobody seems to know why. What makes this Surrealist explosion so unusual is how curatorial and the market seem to be working in perfect tandem, from the Venice Biennale's The Milk of Dreams...

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