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Art-Related News & Links

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List of Art Video/Films of Interest

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List of Galleries and Art Fairs


Cape Dorset, Nunavut: The Epicentre of Inuit Art

The Inuit of Cape Dorset have a solid sense of family, society and tradition, and through their art have managed to place this tiny hamlet prominently on the international arts scene.


Canadian Museum of History

Published on Mar 4, 2011

Heritage Minutes: Kenojuak Ashevak

"There is no one Inuit word for art.  

We say it is to transfer something from the real to the unreal".


A founding member of Cape Dorset’s famed printmaking co-op, Kenojuak Ashevak introduced Inuit art to the world (1927-2013).


Historica Canada

Published on Oct 19, 2016

The Living Stone

This documentary shows the inspiration behind Inuit sculpture. The Inuit approach to the work is to release the image the artist sees imprisoned in the rough stone. The film centres on an old legend about the carving of the image of a sea spirit to bring food to a hungry camp.  


National Film Board (2010)

Directed by John Feeney - 1958

Canadian Museums & Art Galleries: Recommended/Partial list

National Gallery of Canada

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Art Gallery of Ontario

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


McMichael Canadian Art

Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada


Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Royal Tyrrell Museum

Drumheller, Alberta, Canada


Canadian Museum of History

Gatineau, Quebec, Canada


Art Fairs (Recommended/Partial List)

Art Toronto

October (Annual) International Art Fair;

Modern & Contemporary Fine Art.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Papier

April (Annual) Art Fair dedicated

exclusively to art on paper.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Art Basel

Hong Kong (March), Basel (June), 

& Miami Beach (December).

International Contemporary Art Fair.

TEFAF

Maastrict, The Netherlands, and New York.


Frieze Art Fair

London, U.K.


Art Dubai

Dubai, U.A.E.


Maudie (2016), Official Trailer

CANADIAN ARTISTS | MAUD LEWIS


Based on a true story, award-winning biographical movie MAUDIE charts the unlikely romance between Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins), a Canadian (Nova Scotia) folk artist who blossoms in later life, and the curmudgeonly recluse, Everett (Ethan Hawke).


5 Stars

Canadian Artists | Bryan Adams

Canadian Musician and Photographer, Bryan Adams


Grammy-winner Singer-Songwriter Bryan Adams has a second artistic passion - photography.

INUIT/CAPE DORSET ARTISTS | Kenojuak Ashevak

The National Film Board

John Feeney, 1963

This documentary shows how an Inuit artist's drawings are transferred to stone, printed and sold. Kenojuak Ashevak became the first woman involved with the printmaking co-operative in Cape Dorset. This film was nominated for the 1963 Documentary Short Subject Oscar®.

Art Forgery | 60 Minutes Reports: Wolfgang Beltracchi

60 Minutes interviews one of the 

greatest art forgers of all time, Wolfgang Beltracchi.  


Bob Simon: Q.  "Do you think you did anything wrong"?

Wolfgang Beltracchi: 

A.  "Yes, I use the wrong titanium white, yeah".


https://www.cbsnews.com/news/art-forger-wolfgang-beltracchis-multimillion-dollar-scam/

Useful References: Art Terms, Supplies, Database, Market

Dictionary of Art Terms (A-Z)

The Concise Oxford Dictionary 

of Art Terms (2nd Edition)


Art Supplies: Calgary, Alberta

Kensington Art Supply



Inuit Art Database

Database 8000 Inuit Art Prints, 1950s to present. National Gallery of Canada and Library Archives.


Art Market Monitor

Reporting on the art market, chart prices and tracks the prominence of artists and their work.

Art Price

Art Market: 30 million prices/indices for 700000 Artists, 6300 auction houses, 126 million artworks.

ArtTactic

In-Depth Artist Reports, Analysis, Market Trends, Art as Asset Class, Collector & Industry Research.

Art News & Magazines

Art Daily

Artes Magazine

Art In America Magazine

Arts Journal

Art News & Magazines

Bloomberg Pursuits: Art & Design

Blouin Artinfo Canada

Border Crossings

Canadian Art Magazine

C Magazine

Art News & Magazines

Culture Grrl: Lee Rosenbaum

Frieze Magazine

Galleries West

Globe & Mail: Art & Architecture

Hi Fructose Magazine

Art News & Magazines

Interview Magazine: Art

New York Magazine: Art

New York Magazine: Jerry Saltz

New York Times: Roberta Smith

The Art Newspaper

The Art Newspaper: Georgina Adam

Art News & Magazines

The Economist: Culture

The Guardian: Art & Design

The New Yorker: Culture Desk

Vanity Fair: Visual Art

Vogue: Visual Art

W Magazine: Visual Art

Art News & Magazines; Art Auction Houses

Wall Street Journal: Kelly Crow

Hyperallergic: Art

Bonhams Auction House

Christie's Auction House

Phillips Auction House

Sotheby's Auction House

Art Fairs: International

Art Fairs

A list of major international art fairs, by month.


JANUARY

L.A. Art Show (Los Angeles, USA)

FOG Design + Art (San Francisco, USA)

Untitled Art Fair (San Francisco, USA)

Art Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, USA)

London Art Fair (London, UK)

New York Ceramics and Glass Fair (New York City, USA)

Classic Photographs Los Angeles (Los Angeles, USA)

Startup Fair, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, USA)

Los Angeles Contemporary (Los Angeles, USA)

Outsider Art Fair (New York City, USA)

Art Stage (Singapore)

BRAFA Art Fair (Belgium)

SEA Focus (Singapore) and ART SG

Taipei Dangdai (Tokyo)


FEBRUARY

Art Palm Springs (Palm Springs, USA)

Art Wynwood (Miami, USA)

artgenève (Geneva, Switzerland)

PAD Genève Art + Design (Geneva, Switzerland)

Arte Fiera Bologna (Bologna, Italy)

Art City Bologna (Bologna, Italy)

SetUp Contemporary Art Fair (Italy)

NOMAD (Switzerland)

Art Rotterdam (Rotterdam, Netherlands)

Qade Solo Project

ZonaMaco (Mexico City, Mexico)

Material Art Fair

India Art Fair (New Delhi, India)

Cape Town Art Fair (Cape Town, South Africa)

ARCOmadrid (Madrid, Spain)

JUSTMAD (Madrid, Spain)

Art Madrid (Madrid, Spain)

Art Karlsruhe (Germany)

Ad Art Show (New York City, USA)

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair (Morocco)

Frieze LA (Los Angeles, USA)


MARCH

The ADAA Art Show (New York City, USA)

VOLTA NY (New York City, USA)

The Armory Show (New York City, USA)

Art on Paper (New York City, USA)

CLIO Art Fair (New York City, USA)

Independent (New York City, USA)

NADA New York (New York City, USA)

SCOPE New York (New York City, USA)

TEFAF Maastricht (The Netherlands)

Art Dubai (Dubai, UAE)

Art Basel Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)

Affordable Art Fair (New York City, USA)

The Photography Show (New York City, USA)

The Other Fair (London, UK)

Collectible (Belgium)

Salon Zürcher (New York City, USA)

SPRING/BREAK Art Show (New York City, USA)

Collective Design (New York City, USA)

Art Fair Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)

Art Central Hong Kong (Hong Kong)


APRIL 

Dallas Art Fair (Dallas, USA)

Artexpo New York (New York City, USA)

Art Brussels (Brussels, Belgium)

Art Cologne (Cologne, Germany)

ArtMonte-Carlo (Monaco)

Art Market San Francisco (San Francisco, USA)

Start Up Fair San Francisco (San Francisco, USA)

Papier (Montreal, Quebec)

Art Paris Art Fair (Paris, France)

PAD Paris Art + Design (Paris, France)

AIPAD: The Photography Show (NYC)

SP-Arte (Brazil)

Market Art Fair (Sweden)

miart (Italy)

Independent (Belgium)

Art Beijing Art Fair (China)

NOMAD (Monaco)


MAY

Art Market (San Francisco, USA)

Frieze Art Fair (New York City, USA)

Art New York (NYC)

CONTEXT (NYC)

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair (NYC)

TEFAF New York Spring (NYC)

ARCO Lisbon (Portugal)

Photo London (London, UK)

arteBA (Buenos Aires, Argentina)


JUNE

Art Antiques London (London, UK)

VOLTA Basel (Basel, Switzerland)

Scope Basel (Basel, Switzerland)

Liste Basel (Basel, Switzerland)

photo basel (Base, Switzerland)

Design Miami, Basel (Basel, Switzerland)

Art Basel (Basel, Switzerland)

Liverpool Contemporary (Liverpool, UK)

Masterpiece London (London, UK)

ArtVilnius

Masterpiece London (London, UK)


JULY

Art Santa Fe (Sante Fe, New Mexico)


AUGUST

Seattle Art Fair

ZONAMACO FOTO & SALÓN

Code Art Fair

Chart Art Fair

Art-O-Rama


SEPTEMBER

Cosmoscow

Positions Berlin

Beirut Art Fair

Contemporary Istanbul (CI)

Unseen Amsterdam

Art Berlin

Art Rio

Expo Chicago

vienna Contemporary


OCTOBER

Frieze Art Fair

Frieze Masters

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

PAD London Art + Design

Korea International Art Fair (KIAF)

Art Nashville

FIAC

Paris Internationale

Outsider Art Fair

ARTBO

Art Toronto

TEFAF New York Fall


NOVEMBER

Artissima

Paris Photo

Westbund Art & Design

ART021

Art Düsseldorf


DECEMBER

Art Basel Miami Beach

CONTEXT Art Miami

UNTITLED

PULSE



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