Maru Yacco's World (2018), Okurimono series. Christian Houge.
The coming weeks are going to be drawn-out. To put up with the confinement, we need to keep our curiosity guessing. As several museums and foundations already have their collections online, we have started to collect these initiatives under the heading "Elsewhere on the web" see below. We have brought together our favorite resources relating to contemporary art : videos, podcasts, articles covering a wide range of subjects : you can brush up on your knowledge of contemporary art history, discover new artists through interviews they have given or by visiting their studios and better understand the art market thanks to studies, documentaries or round-table discussions.
This list is just an outline. We are going to fill in the blanks in the next few days and weeks. Add this page to your favorites to be able to more readily consult the next installments. Feel free to suggest any other contents. We will be only too happy to add them to the list!
Happy viewing / happy listening / happy reading and above all, we wish you all well!
Know your (contemporary) art history
It's time to brush up (or revise) your knowledge of art history. To help you, this chapter has e-courses, podcasts and articles on the salient moments and people that make up the history of (contemporary) art.
Videos of studio visits / artists interviews
At this time of restricted access, there are several videos in which the artists of this selection give you a virtual tour of their studios or speak of their work!
Better understand the contemporary art market
During these weeks of confinement, we propose to take you beyond your screens and go behind the scenes of the art market with its contemporary reflections. Welcome!
Documentary about (contemporary) artists
In this section directors have filmed some contemporary artists who give us a portrait and some anecdotes for a more extensive immersion and understanding of what have become today's essential works.
Portraits of (contemporary) art collectors
The art world is comprised of many actors and art collectors play a key role. They guarantee the artwork's conservation, finance the artist's work and entrust it to International galleries: who are these contemporary art collectors?
Travel with contemporary art
The talented contemporary artists come from all different nationalities and their success transcends many borders, of course globalization and the internet have had a hand in this. However, some fairly high places for contemporary art exist dotted around the globe. This section invites you to travel and to escape: discover the (exotic) places which make up the world of contemporary art.
Benesse Art Site Naoshima | Japon > Podcast « Sur les routes de l’Asie : Art contemporain à Noashima et Teshima » | PodCloud
MONA - Museum of Old and New Art | Tasmanie > Article « Tasmanie : on a visité le Mona, le musée le plus extravagant d’Australie » | GEO
Fondation Carmignac | France > Article « An Island of Art at Fondation Carmignac » | Elephant
DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art | Grèce > Article « Dakis Joannou Turned a Remote Greek Island into an Art Mecca » | Artsy
Institut Inhotim | Brésil > Article « Welcome to the Jungle » | Independent Collectors
Elsewhere on the web
Contemporary art is present in many different places and the internet is one of the key places for its market and its exposure. This section will lead you to the sites of the different experiences that the art world permits for the moment and will prove that the virtual experience remains king!