The Japanese-American artist On Kawara (1933-2014) is no more. The conceptual artist, famous for his ‘date paintings’, passed away at the age of 81 in 2014.
Born in Kariya, Japan, Kawara drew and painted distressing surrealistic images until 1956. From 1965 on he settled..
Dutch artist herman de vries (1931) represented the Netherlands at the 2015 edition of the Venice Biennale. His presentation of ‘to be all ways to be’, that de vries developed with curators Colin Huizing and Cees de Boer, was chosen by the jury over four other entries. ‘T..
With my move to Ostend for the art triennial of Beaufort in 2015, Little artnecdotes dedicated a few of her Little artnecdotes contributions to Ostend, the North Sea and Belgium. As introduction one of the most important artists of Ostend, and perhaps even of Belgium, the..
An artificial created queue, a replica of the Venice Biennale’s park landscape, visitors’ heights on white museum walls. Slovakian artist Roman Ondák (1966) analyzes in his work several facets of daily life in it’s ordinary aspects and details. He looks at the most common..
The shortlist for the Turner Prize 2014 was unveiled last week. Novelty, none of the nominees is well-known outside the contemporary art world. The shortlist is made up of Ciara Philips, Duncan Campbell, James Richards and Tris Vonna-Michell. The four are difficult to cat..
A farm in the province of Zeeland, a sanatorium, a brick factory or the Scheveningen pier. These abandoned buildings in different states of neglect or ruination, situated in the Netherlands, have been a preoccupation of Spanish artist Lara Almarcegui (1972). Her ruin lust..
Being confronted with work of American artist Tauba Auerbach (1981) can perhaps evoke a bit of a psychedelic effect, or at least it can be deceitful for your eyes and perception. The colours, the effects, the different techniques. She is not afraid to amaze you with her c..