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7 artist-in-residence spaces where creatives can live and work for free

by Alice Bucknell on The Space

For centuries the city has been a source of inspiration for artists. But while its sensory stimulation might fuel the creative soul, its neon highs are sobered by rising rents and lack of affordable studio spaces. Thankfully artist-in-residence programmes are here to help. Laid on by galleries, cultural foundations, hotels and schools, they offer spaces where creatives can live and work for free in some of the world’s most exhilarating and expensive cities. Read more here

Photography: courtesy of Swatch Art Peace Hotel

Photography: courtesy of Swatch Art Peace Hotel


Why Tate Modern’s Robert Rauschenberg show is a must-see

By Eliza Williams  on Creative Review

Tate Modern’s retrospective of US artist Robert Rauschenberg reveals a restless, generous and endlessly creative spirit. It also demonstrates an artist hugely ahead of his time, with his art exploring many of the ideas that preoccupy the creative industries today. Read more here

Monogram, 1955-59; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York; Photo courtesy Tate Photography

Robert Rauschenberg Exhibition, Press Images, Tate Modern, 29/11/2016


The Keys to Art Pricing New Collectors Need to Know

By Rob Sharp, published on Artsy

Valuing an artwork can be a subjective affair. It demands a detailed understanding of an artist’s career, factoring in nebulous shifts in a taste along with economic variables like supply, demand, and the vagaries of the global economy. So what matters most? We spoke with leading specialists about the myriad elements they consider when assigning value to different pieces. Read more here

Installation view of work by Jeff Koons at Gagosian Gallery’s booth at Art Basel, 2015. Photo by Alec Bastian for Artsy.

Installation view of work by Jeff Koons at Gagosian Gallery’s booth at Art Basel, 2015. Photo by Alec Bastian for Artsy.

 


The Best Art of 2016

The art critics of The New York Times — Holland Cotter and Roberta Smith — share their picks for the best art of the year. Read more here

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An image from the Pipilotti Rist exhibition at the New Museum. Credit Philip Greenberg for The New York Times

 

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