Feeling overwhelmed by the number of content on your news feed? Here are six intriguing stories for art lovers for Monday afternoon.

 

Five Works That Shaped the History of Video Art, According to Collector Julia Stoschek

By Alyssa Buffenstein / The Artnet News

Stoschek is celebrating the 10th anniversary of her collection with a show curated by Ed Atkins.

This month, the Julia Stoschek Collection in Dusseldorf is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an exhibition curated by the acclaimed young artist Ed Atkins.

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Julia Stoschek, with Kill-Wallpaper, (2003) by Sturtevant. Photo courtesy Şirin Şimşek. Contemporary Lynx what to read

Julia Stoschek, with Kill-Wallpaper, (2003) by Sturtevant. Photo courtesy Şirin Şimşek.

 


Google partners with 180 institutions to launch art and fashion platform

By Helen Stoilas / The Art. Newspaper

We Wear Culture presents objects, exhibitions, videos and virtual tours of international collections.

Google’s We Wear Culture platform, which director Amit Sood describes as “a rabbit hole”, follows the connections between arts and fashion through different routes. “You don’t have to have one pathway to experience culture, you can have many.

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Google's Street View allows users to take a virtual tour of the Museo Frida Kahlo, where the artist’s creative clothing is on view to the public after spending nearly 60 years in storage

Google’s Street View allows users to take a virtual tour of the Museo Frida Kahlo, where the artist’s creative clothing is on view to the public after spending nearly 60 years in storage

 


Lola Paprocka: The Polish photographer getting to the heart of brutalist Belgrade

By Liza Premiyak / The Calvert Journal

Lola Paprocka arrived in London from Poland in her teens. Since taking up photography, and single-handedly founding Palm* Studios to support other lens-based artists, she’s found yet another home in Belgrade.

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Image: Lola Paprocka what to read contemporary Lynx

Image: Lola Paprocka

 


The Peggy Guggenheim Collection Names Its New Director

By Joshua Barone / The New York Times

Karole Vail, a curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, has been named director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, and the director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation for Italy.

Not only is Ms. Vail a Guggenheim stalwart — she has been on staff since 1997 and organized the sweeping retrospective “Moholy-Nagy: Future Present” last year — but she also has personal ties to the institution: Peggy Guggenheim was her grandmother.

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Karole Vail, who has been named director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. Credit David M. Heald/The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Contemporary Lynx what to read

Karole Vail, who has been named director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. Credit David M. Heald/The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

 


Documenta 14 Kassel: The overview

By Paul Teasdale / The Frieze.com

With the Kassel leg of documenta 14 opening to the public on Saturday, here’s what you need to know.

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documenta Halle. Courtesy: documenta 14;photograph: © Mathias Voelzke Contemporary Lynx what to read

documenta Halle. Courtesy: documenta 14;photograph: © Mathias Voelzke

 



From the Contemporary Lynx archives:

ALICJA PATANOWSKA. THE SPLENDID REVIVAL OF CERAMICS

Interviewed by Sylwia Krasoń

Alicja Patanowska is a young artist and designer who graduated from the London Royal College of Art and from the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław. Her art installation Plantation received several awards for its design – using hydroponics to grow plants and the upcycling of glass materials. Plantation can be seen in art collections in London, Warsaw and Shanghai. In this exclusive interview with Contemporary Lynx, Alicja talks about her interest in upcycling, her research on food product waste, the revival of ceramic and her roots and education which impact her design.

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Alicja Patanowska, Plantation, photo S.Deleu

 

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