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PHOTO FESTIVALS – OPEN CALLS

PHOTO FESTIVALS – OPEN CALLS

Open call is a democratic way of inviting artists to take part in a photo festival. Here’s a short list of the best photography festivals where you can apply via an open call to boost – or kick off – your artistic career.


5 ARTISTS, WHO HAVE LEFT A MARK ON THE ARTISTIC LANDSCAPE OF AMSTERDAM

An international atmosphere in Amsterdam is generating a vibrant and diverse art scene. Its rhythms are influenced by the city’s vast variety of museums, galleries and project spaces.

4 PHOTOBOOKS ON HOLIDAY RESORTS YOU MUST SEE

If you wish to escape the sweltering heat of these months, dive in the sea of photography and swim with the bookish tide, check out our books’ selection. Written by Marta Kaźmierczak from Bookoff.

THE ART MAGAZINES 2018 REVIEWED BY ROMA PIOTROWSKA (VIDEO)

Roma Piotrowska surprised us with her latest video where she is talking about her favourite art magazines. She gives a good insight into the small world of art publishing. Watch what you can find…

OUR SUBJECTIVE GUIDE TO ART FAIRS AND EXHIBITIONS IN BASEL

This week all eyes of the art world are on Basel – a small Swiss city, attracts the leading gallerists, collectors, art enthusiasts and representatives of both public and private arts organisations.

10 EXTRAORDINARY SCULPTURES OF 21ST CENTURY

We selected 10 extraordinary sculptures, which are going under the hammer on 25 May at the auction, organised by Sopocki Dom Aukcyjny in Bydgoszcz. Which one is your favourite?

ART BRUSSELS 2018 AND OTHER MUST-SEE SHOWS IN THE CITY

Retaining its youthful profile as a discovery fair, Art Brussels, one of Europe’s most original fairs, celebrates its 50th anniversary. On this occasion, between 19 and 22 April, we can expect…

THE NOMAD’S SPACE

The books we’ve selected will transport you into another dimension, with no commitments, obligations and consumerist impulses to accumulate stuff. Why don’t you immerse yourself in the visual richness of nature depicted in…

PERFORMANCES AND PERFORMATIVE ACTIONS WORTH SEEING – PHOTOSTORY

Akcja Lublin! Chapter 2 is another exhibition from the series presenting performance art, organised by the Galeria Labirynt. The curators Paulina Kempisty and Waldemar Tatarczuk selected…

FIVE EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS TO VISIT THIS WEEK IN LONDON

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of art events happening all the time in London? See our recommendations on what to see this week. The Zwirner Gallery / l’étrangère / the Bermondsey Project…

SIX FEMALE ARTISTS WHO CHANGED THE COURSE OF ART HISTORY

To celebrate the International Women’s Day, we would like to highlight some of our previous articles – all about exceptional female artists – true heroins. Thanks to their stubbornness, incredible talent…

A SUBJECTIVE GUIDE TO CURRENT EXHIBITIONS IN PARIS

One of our contributors decided to spend her last week in Paris. Walking around this beautiful, vibrant city is an utterly enjoyable experience as there is always something fabulous waiting for you…

6 ART COMPETITIONS WORTH KNOWING

Art competitions are the great opportunities for artists worldwide, offering wide exposure and very often attractive prizes. We selected for you some of the most interesting art competitions around the world.

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.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 29 JAN – 04 FEB

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed?
Look at the ‘What to read this week: ’29 JAN – 04 FEB’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by Contemporary Lynx Team.

THE MOST EXTRAORDINARY ART RESIDENCY PROGRAMMES TO APPLY NOW, LOCATED AWAY FROM URBAN CENTRES

Looking for a new challenge in 2018? See the list of art residency programmes in breathtaking locations from around the world. The deadlines are coming soon.

AN ART LOVER’S ESSENTIAL LIBRARY

For the beginning of the new year, we present you three must-have books on the classics of 20th century art. To understand what is happening in contemporary art now, we shouldn’t forget the lessons by classic artists.

6 ARTISTS TO WATCH IN 2018

What will be the upcoming year in the world or art? For many of you, it might still be a puzzle.
Contemporary Lynx already knows which artists you should follow in 2018! Want to know more? Check it out!

LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING?

Stuck with your gift ideas? Feel inspired by our gift recommendations to surprise your loved ones this Christmas. We selected some special and unique products by visual artist and designers, some of which you can find in our Lynx Concept Store.

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…

OUR SUBJECTIVE GUIDE TO ART FAIRS AND EXHIBITIONS IN MIAMI BEACH

The 16th edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach is coming! Alongside the shows staged in Basel, Switzerland and Hong Kong, it is one the most important annual art fairs offering a comprehensive look…

ART AND FILM LOVERS UNITE

We have not seen such a slew of successive films about art – and contemporary art to boot – in a very long time. This autumn, distribution companies are busy catering to cinema and art aficionados and presenting to them the premiers of…

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.

FOUR PHOTOBOOKS ON DIFFERENT TYPES OF JOURNEYS

We recommend four recent photobooks which take us on very different journeys; from Soviet spas to provincial America, from quintessential US landscapes to small town Polish discos.

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…

POLISH ART DURING THE FRIEZE WEEK IN LONDON. FRIEZE WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS.

Frieze is an exceptional celebration of art that provides an opportunity to encounter some of the most significant artists in the world. Taking place between 5-8 October the fair comprises of Frieze London…

MAGAZINES WE CAN’T RESIST

Lynx Team loves all sorts of magazines. When it comes to papers and words, we cannot resist on browsing, reading and searching for new magazines. We could spend hours in bookstores looking at new titles. See some of them which inspire us.

HOW TO START YOUR FIRST INDIE MAGAZINE?

Check out the list of resources which help us keep up-to-date on the world of creative work and see where to look for inspiration if your dream is to start your first indie publication.

TREND-SPOTTING! SELECTED STORIES ON DESIGN

Let’s talk design this week, because September is a month of Design Festivals in Brussels, London and Paris. So, what are the most innovative projects from design studios?

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 04-10 SEP

See the Lynx’s recommendations for the week, with stories on Leonardo da Vinci’s manuscript’s available online, a new movie about Peggy Guggenheim and a story on Zuzanna Bartoszek – a rising figure in the Warsaw art scene.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 28 AUG – 03 SEP

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed?
Look at the ‘What to read this week: 28 August – 03 September’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.

SIX YOUNG POLISH ARTISTS FROM BERLIN WORTH KNOWING

Within last few years Polish artists built up a strong position in Berlin, and each year they gain more and more interest on a local as well as international scene. So who is a young Polish Berliner among the…

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 21-27 AUG

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed?
Look at the ‘What to read this week: 21-27 August’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 14-20 AUG

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed?
Look at the ‘What to read this week: 14-20 August’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 07-13 AUG

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed?
Look at the ‘What to read this week: 07-13 August’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 31 JUL – 6 AUG

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed?
Look at the ‘What to read this week: 31 July – 06 August’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 24-30 JUL

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed?
Look at the ‘What to read this week: 24-30 July’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 17-23 JUL

Did you know that making art reduces stress? Even If you’re terrible at it.
Look at the ‘What to read this week: 17-23 July’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 10-16 JUL

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed?
Look at the ‘What to read this week: 10-16 July’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 03 – 09 JUL

Sale season is a true highlight for any shopaholic. This is also a perfect time for all those who would like to buy some books. But if you are feeling overwhelmed by the number of publications here you can find seven tips.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 26 JUN – 02 JUL

Has Banksy been unmasked? Last week, all press was talking about slip of the tongue by drum and bass DJ Goldie who accidentally revealed the real name of Banksy. Check out what other articles we picked from across the art world.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 19-25 JUN

Last week all eyes were on Basel. At the same time, the satellite fairs such as Liste, Volta 13, Design Miami/ Basel took place around the Swiss city. So, this week we have selected articles commented on this event.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 12 – 18 JUN

Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed?
Look at the ‘What to read this week: 12-18 Jun’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 5 – 11 JUNE

From Yoga in the halls of London’s V&A Museum, to a short history of the stencil art and to the replicated Trafalgar Square lion sculptures by the artist Ewa Axelrad, catch up on the latest articles selected by Lynx team

WHAT TO READ: 29 MAY – 4 JUNE

Opus B – the design studio that slows people down, Basquiat worth $110m, self-promotion for artists – these headlines captured our attention last week. See what other articles we picked from across the art world.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 22-28 MAY

‘Meet people face-to-face; take risks and believe in yourself; make the stuff you really want to make and put it out into the world.’ See what other stories the Contemporary Lynx Team have selected for you this week.

WHAT TO READ THIS WEEK: 15-21 MAY

57th Venice Biennale kicked off last week, see what other stories grabbed our attention. Look at the ‘What to read this week: 15-21 May’ – a weekly list of articles worth reading found online by the Contemporary Lynx Team.

OUR SUBJECTIVE GUIDE TO POLISH ARTISTS IN VENICE

We have prepared a lot of information and coverage directly from the Venice Biennale for these who will visit this art celebration and also for those who will not be able to attend it.