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QUALITY RULES THE ROOST

QUALITY RULES THE ROOST

Contemporary Lynx spoke to Peter Bläuer, the Founder and Director of LISTE, to find out more about the fair’s highlights, its secretive selection process, why it is vital to support upcoming artists, and much more.

A SUBJECTIVE GUIDE TO ART ROTTERDAM WEEK 2018

Art lovers from all around the world are coming to Rotterdam this week. A unique and exciting opportunity to visit a wide variety of art fairs and breathtaking exhibitions awaits there.

WHY IS MIAMI THE BEST PLACE FOR ART LOVERS IN DECEMBER?

Beginning of December, all the key players in the art world are in Miami. That’s because Art Basel Miami Beach and more than ten other satellite art fairs are taking place at the same time…

HIGHLIGHTS FROM ARTISSIMA FAIR AND MORE

Artissima is Italy’s most important contemporary art fair. Since its establishment in 1994, it has combined the presence of an international market with a focus on experimentation and research.

FRIEZE IS READY FOR THIS: IMPRESSIONS OF ‘SEX WORK: FEMINIST ART & RADICAL POLITICS’

The Frieze art fair features almost two hundred contemporary art galleries every year. It raises important questions, confronts the obstacles that arise…

OUR SUBJECTIVE GUIDE TO ART FAIRS AND EXHIBITIONS IN TURIN

This week all eyes of the art world are in Turin – a city in northern Italy where Artissima art fair is back for the 23rd time. Read our subjective guide to what’s worth seeing.

A COMPLEX MACHINE – INTERVIEW WITH ILARIA BONACOSSA

Artissima is kicking off on 3 November in Turin. This is a great opportunity to talk to Ilaria (director of Artissima art fair) who shares with us her thoughts on this year’s edition, her challenges and goals…

LYNX TEAM LOVES PAPER. LONG LIFE, PAPER! 4 – ART FAIR

Lynx Team loves paper. We cannot resist searching, browsing, and reading new magazines. We could spend hours in bookstores looking at new titles. So, it was evident that we had to take part in…

HIGHLIGHTS FROM FRIEZE MASTERS

The sister fair of Frieze features more than 130 leading modern and historical galleries from around the world, which showcases art from the ancient era and Old Masters to the late 20th century. See the highlights of this year’s edition in pictures.

LONDON DESIGN FAIR: POLISH DESIGNERS IN THE CREATIVE HEART OF LONDON

This year’s London Design Fair took place at the Old Truman Brewery on 21 – 24September 2017. As usually, Contemporary Lynx was on a hunt for the contemporary Polish design…

APRÈS UN RÊVE – ON ART BASEL 2017

Some of the greatest transactions and most lucrative deals in years were supposedly made during the latest edition of Art Basel, the networking event that provides its visitors with the opportunity to view extraordinary works of art…

REPORT ON ART BRUSSELS 2017

Arts Insiders Give Us Their Reports on Art Brussels, one of Europe’s original and most established fairs that celebrates its 35th edition – Kuba Woynarowski, Paulina Gryglewicz, Justyna Kowalska, Harlan Levey, Wilfied Huet, Rasmus Hungnes.

ART BASEL 2016 – TREASURE HUNT

In June, the city of Basel becomes the most important trading market for artworks in the world. The most prominent art galleries, collectors, curators and art lovers are gathered in a single place. This is a real treasure hunt!

LISTE – MATURE ART FAIR FOR YOUNG ART

It’s been 20 years since LISTE made its debut on the art scene as a fair for the fresh and new, and it seems nobody can imagine a time that it didn’t exist. Is there any difference this year? I pose this question to Michał Kaczyński…

POLISH ARTISTS AT ART | BASEL 2015

At some stage during this year’s edition of Art Basel I overheard the opinion that the art fairs are a vanity project. This is when I began to contemplate what the art fair really is. Is it a celebration of art; a place where artists are promoted?

WELCOME TO THE DESIGN DEMOCRACY

19 April marked the end of Milan Design Week – the biggest and most prestigious design fairs in the world. Every year, for the duration of the fairs, the city transforms to adapt to the needs of designers and design enthusiasts.

FRIEZE ART FAIR – ART COLLECTORS CAN FEEL AS IF THEY HAVE ENTERED A LAVISH MUSEUM BOASTING AN ARRAY OF ART COLLECTIONS

Art fairs are strictly commercial events. Galleries from across the world showcase work by prominent artists.

POLISH ARTISTS AT VIENNAFAIR 2014

Early autumn marks the beginning of yet another exciting period abundant in exhibitions, fairs, and auctions. Spectacular exhibition openings at public institutions can often be anticipated in October. This is a time when art galleries schedule…

POLISH ART IN BERLIN. REPORT FROM BERLIN ART WEEK

The 3rd edition of Berlin Art Week (BAW) surprised with its scale and ambition. For the first time, the event’s programme included art fairs and exhibitions art fairs and exhibitions in public institutions…

DESIGN FROM POLAND AT TENT LONDON

The twelfth London Design Festival roared into town. For the designers, Design Week is a gateway to the international creative community; for visitors the opportunity to grasp the freshest design ideas from all over the world.

LISTE FAIR – ART COMES AS NATURAL AS GRILLED SAUSAGES FOR LUNCH

After the visit at the posh and overwhelming main exhibition of Basel Art Fair, it’s nice to change the atmosphere and see the LISTE show just a short walk away. It takes place in a former brewery…

POLISH ARTISTS AT ART|45|BASEL

Every single year, a small Swiss city, located where the German and French borders meet, attracts the leading gallerists, collectors, art enthusiasts and representatives of both public and private artistic organizations.

POLISH ARTISTS AT ARCO MADRID 2014

Last year, one of the very first articles published by Contemporary Lynx was the report from the ARCO art fair held in Madrid. Also this year, we couldn’t miss reporting from this event. This edition was attended by 219 galleries.

CONTEMPORARY LYNX REPORT ON FRIEZE ART FAIR 2013

The extensive gardens. The green lawns, the trees. The people are walking through these small islands, which are oases of tranquillity in this crowded, bustling and busy city.

WHO ARE YOU OR THE POLISH SCHOOL OF HAPPINESS

The main theme of this year’s Viennafair was Polish and Georgian art. Keeping with the theme, two stands were arranged to show art from both countries under a common name…

POLISH ARTISTS AT VIENNAFAIR THE NEW CONTEMPORARY 2013

Vienna – the capital of Austria, Central Europe. Among a wide cultural offer – exhibitions, theatre plays, operas – once a year contemporary art fairs “Viennafair” take place.

CONTEMPORARY LYNX IN CONVERSATION WITH VIENNAFAIR ARTISTIC DIRECTORS: CHRISTINA STEINBRECHER-PFANDT AND VITA ZAMAN

For all our readers, we recommend reading an interview with the Artistic Directors of the event.

POLISH SUCCESS ON LISTE 18 FAIR

LISTE fairs are directed at young artists and young galleries. It is a very prestigious event with a unique climate. The fairs take place in the Werkraum Warteck building which also houses an art workshops collective.

POLISH ARTISTS AT ART|44|BASEL

The recently concluded Art Basel fairs, which draw the most important galleries and collectors every year, remain at the forefront and are considered the most important event of that type in the world. Compared with the previous years…

POLISH ARTISTS AT ART COLOGNE 2013

North Rhine-Westphalia. And exactly there – precisely in Cologne – one of the oldest and longest running art fair, Art Cologne was held in April. It was the 47th edition of the event, with about 200 galleries invited. Poland was represented by…

POLISH SUCCESS AT ARCO

The 32nd edition of ARCO, an international art fair, started on February 13th, 2013 in Madrid. According to the organizers, 201 galleries from 27 countries were taking part in this edition. It is worth noting that…