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TOP 10 ARTICLES OF 2019

 

Such a year! Thank you for being with us. We have published over 220 articles in our online weekly magazine. Check out the most popular articles in 2019. But, why not to tell us, what was your favourite piece and why do you remember it?

Happy reading and Happy New Year!

 

1. The set of articles about Open Calls were the most popular in 2019

Looking for a new challenge in 2020? See the list of art residency programmes from around the world that can change your are career. The deadlines are coming soon.

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2. “FOR FOREST – THE UNENDING ATTRACTION OF NATURE” – When the vision of an artist transforms into reality

Since 8 September 2019 the audience had an opportunity to see the biggest temporary art intervention in Austria, entitled “FOR FOREST – The Unending Attraction of Nature”. Swiss artist, Klaus Littmann, is the one who came up with the idea of this intriguing project. His inspiration came from a drawing by Max Peintner, who is an Austrian artist. Assisted by Enzo Enea, a renowned landscape architect, Littmann masterfully combined art, nature and architecture.

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For Forest, Klagenfurt, Photo: Patrycja Głusiec

For Forest, Klagenfurt, Photo: Patrycja Głusiec


3. GUIDE TO THE MOST INTERESTING EVENTS IN VENICE 2019

Would you like to brush up on this year’s Biennale di Venezia? Read the article and see what events we had chosen for you. We invite you one more time to roam around the narrow streets of this most famous pearl of Veneto lagoon.

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venice biennale 2019


4. 9 MUST-VISIT DESIGN FESTIVALS IN 2019

We selected for you a handy list of design festivals which took place in 2019. From Rovaniemi to Lodz, from Milan, Bucharest and Prague and London. Have you visited any of them?

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Romanian Design Week 2019 in Bucharest

Romanian Design Week 2019 in Bucharest


5. ART RESIDENCY: International artists live in the nude for ten days

Yelena Myshko (a Ukrainian artist) recently went on her first residency ever. She spent 10 days with a nudist community of Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park in Canada. In this residency by Arts Unfold called Naked State artists create artworks that explore questions such as: What is nudity? Does stripping away clothing rid us of class, gender, and personal expression? Is nudity always sexual?

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Yelena Myshko, Naked State, Odalisque, 2019

Yelena Myshko, Naked State, Odalisque, 2019


6. 10 MUST-VISIT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVALS IN EUROPE IN 2019

The festival season is behind us. Read the ultimate guide to photography festivals not to miss which we prepared in 2019. Why not to plan your cultural holidays for the upcoming year with this subjective guide prepared by Contemporary Lynx editorial team.

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Photo-London 2019


7. RYSZARD SZOZDA – THE WINNER OF THE 13th EDITION OF ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE

Ryszard Szozda has been awarded for the triptych “Test #03” in the Painting Category and his work was among 100 of 8500 selected for the final exhibition at the Arsenale in Venice. We spoke to Ryszard about the story behind the awarded work and his motivation to enter the competition. Read an interview with the artist.

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Ryszard Szozda, Test #03", exhibition, the 13th edition of Arte Laguna Prize,

Ryszard Szozda, Test #03″, exhibition, the 13th edition of Arte Laguna Prize 2018


8. 5 YOUNG ARTISTS TO WATCH – THE 39TH EDITION OF THE MARIA DOKOWICZ COMPETITION

The editors of our magazine selected 5 artists of whom you are about to hear in the future. The artists who caught our attention focus on the everyday life problems, including the situation of women, aspects of intimacy, creation of cosy living spaces or education and meaning of artistic action.

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Weronika Perłowska – 'Anger detracts from her beauty'

Weronika Perłowska – ‘Anger detracts from her beauty’


9. ART RESIDENCY: MAESS

We talked with Maess, an intermedia artist who connects in her practice visual arts (painting, drawing) and music. She has a broad experience when it comes to international residencies for artists. Last year she took part in the well-known Residency Unlimited in New York and in Yaddo residency, which is the main topic of our discussion.

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Maess, Yaddo Residency

Maess, Yaddo Residency


10. FOUR FEMALE ARTISTS WHO DISRUPT THE PERCEPTION OF GLASSMAKING

Glass made by women is often far more courageous, more experimental and created under very demanding conditions. Meet these 4 artists – Lada Semecká, Klára Horáčková, Eva Eisler and Vladimíra Klumpar – who disrupt the perception of Czech glass as a mostly male domain.

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Lada Semecka, Universe Cast-basalt, Galerie Kuzebauch, photo: Gabriel Urbanek

Lada Semecká, Universe, 2014, Cast Basalt, 80x80x4 cm. Photo: Gabriel Urbánek.