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A window into an art world in transformation - from landmarks in art history to the latest news on the contemporary art scene.

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On January 10 2019, Phillips Auction House opened…

Lost (and Found) Artist Series: Hilma af Klint

Artland’s Lost (and Found) Artist Series focuses…

The 10 Most Read Interviews in 2018

A long list of inspiring people captured our…

Rannva Kunoy: Permanent Suggestion and Permanent Suspense

There is something inherently mysterious about…

Who made the biggest splash in the art world in 2018?

Art is not only about the artworks. Art is also…

Scenes of Winter

All of a sudden it's December again, Christmas is…

Get to know the stakeholders of the art world

The art world as we know it today is like a…

Christmas Wish List for Art Lovers

Christmas is coming up, and it's always a…

Art Movement: Expressionism

At the start of the twentieth century, an…

Art Movement: Impressionism

When we think of Impressionism, images of…

Interview: Art Collector Irene Sævik

Growing up in the northwest coast of Norway,…

Collector Interview: Danby Choi

Danby Choi perceived art as straight up boring,…

Artist Feature: Robert Nava

New York-based artist Robert Nava earned his MFA…

Interview: Re_act Contemporary

In an archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic…

Artland Club Behind the Scenes

Get insights into the making of this year's…

Visual Artists and Their Musician Doubles

Visual art and music have long shared…

The Transcultural Art and Life of Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Nigerian-born Njideka Akunyili Crosby is only 34…

Oli Epp’s Post-Digital Pop

Oli Epp (1994) is young, passionate, and on his…

London’s Contemporary Gallery Scene

London's contemporary art galleries are…

Léon Wuidar

In September of this year Léon Wuidar turned…

Peter Halley, New Paintings, Maruani Mercier

In the suite of new paintings on display at…

o v projects

In a quiet side street of Brussels, in the…

Paloma Bosquê, Inventory, at Mendes Wood DM

Inventory, the title of Bosquê’s first solo…

TR Ericsson, Industrial Poems, Harlan Levey Projects

Forming part of ‘Crackle & Drag’, an umbrella…

How Blue-chip Art Changed the Art Market

Borrowed by the finance world, the term blue-chip…

Artists and Their Workplaces

When the work of an artist becomes important, it…

What’s So Funny?

Usually, you don’t combine the words humour and…

Glimpses from Gallery Weekend Berlin: By Julie Quottrup Silbermann

In the role as director at Nils Stærk in…

Museu da Fotografia Fortaleza

Art is usually on the human scale. It’s of a size…

Dadaism: Absurdist Observations of the Obvious

Art is usually on the human scale. It’s of a size…

The Drive to Classify Art Movements

Art is usually on the human scale. It’s of a size…

Working On the Largest of Canvasses

Art is usually on the human scale. It’s of a size…

Controversial Art… Does It Get To You?

What makes a work of art controversial? Is it…

Hotels Exhibiting Art

Today, high-class works of art are no longer just…

10 Art Collectors From The Past You Should Know

Some of the most spectacular museum and gallery…

Restaurants Exhibiting Art

We are seeing an influx of restaurants…

Worth More Than a Thousand Words

A picture is, as they say, worth a thousand…

The Details of Transporting Art Every Art Collector Should Know

Building a fine art collection is thrilling,…

The Drive to Collect

The psychology of collecting art is complex. Is a…

Art Fairs, A Global Phenomenon


At the most utilitarian level, art fairs are…

Styles of Photography

Photography has developed at a rapid pace since…

A History of Fine Art Photography


The cityscapes of Henri Cartier-Bresson, the…

Top 5 Art Gifts for Christmas 2017

As the holidays are rapidly moving closer, it is…

Caring For Your Art Collection

One aspect of building a fine art or valuables…

Between Plants and People

Rune Bosse is present. Not in a Marina Abramovich…

A Brief History of Art Collecting

From the tombs of ancient Egypt to the hallowed…

The Art of Being Curious

For a lot of people, the art world seems to be a…

Peak Performance

Let’s be honest. The art world is full of crazy,…

What is Dadaism?

As a word, it is nonsense. As a movement,…

10 World Famous Artists’ Muses

Though talent is something that belongs solely to…

THIRSTY?

From the 6th of October until the 28th of January…

Stepping into Max Ernst’s World at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art in New York currently…

LONDON CALLING…

In the past month, I have been in London three…

What ‘Blue Chip’ Art Is All About

Blue chip. You have probably come across the term…

5 art podcasts to wrap your ears around

Being a citizen of 2017, in the time of a booming…

Humor in art

Humor is an existential phenomenon like most…

24 hours in Reykjavik

During the long Northen summer days, I spent 24…

Botox to the Danish art scene

The truth about art fairs is that they only make…

Pure ’girl power’

The other day I went out of my way to explain to…

Leaving Las Vegas

Even if you are well versed in contemporary art,…

Wolfgang Tillmans at Fondation Beyeler

This summer my boyfriend and I decided to travel…

Five Famous Painting Politicians

Although they are best known as political…

Top 3 pieces of advice for new collectors by Galleri SPECTA

There are lots of different ways to discover new…

Museé Bourdelle: A sensuous experience in an artist’s home and studio

Normally when I visit museums, I look at how the…

Summer Art Guide

The holiday season is here, which means time to…

Art references in popular music

Both artists and musicians deal with composition…

Inside Art Basel | By art advisor and curator Caroline Bøge

As I am writing these lines, I am sitting in my…

Five steps to collecting art on a shoestring

On a tight budget? Art collector Jo Morten Weider…

Three disparate artists in curatoric interplay

Every year, May marks the beginning and the end…

Feature: Idea Logic by Mikkel Carl

Yesterday when I was eating my (almost…

Cannes Film Festival x Artland

To celebrate the 70th edition of the Cannes Film…

Artist in focus | Gijs van Lith

The works by Dutch artist Gijs van Lith playfully…

Artist in focus | George Koutsouris

With a background in mechanical and energy…

ARoS Triennial

On Friday the 7th, ARoS opened the first part of…

Artist in focus – Jonna Hägg

Using the camera as a tool to examine the world,…

Artist in focus – Mikael Øye Hegnar

Artland zooms in on the Norwegian artist Mikael…

10 Controversial Artworks That Changed Art History

Throughout history, artists have been causing…

In focus | documenta 14

The prestigious international contemporary art…

15 Nordic museums

Any plans to go on a spring weekend getaway? Or…

Artist in focus – Søren Krag

The young Danish artist Søren Krag’s work is…

Artist in focus – Anna Bjerger

Old stories take new forms in the artworks by…

Artist in focus – Benny Dröscher

Paradoxical as it may sound, the ever-changing…

Artist in focus – Marianne Hurum

The viewer is pulled into a dreamy world of…

Artist in focus – Astrid Bryder

A photograph is a documentation of the visible…

Collector in focus – John Morrissey

Discover is a keyword for the American attorney…

Artist in focus – Nour Fog

Among the many different media that occupies the…

Artist in focus – Ingri Haraldsen & Petter Buhagen

In their series of duo-exhibitions, Norwegian…

Collector in focus – Antoine de Werd

Since Dutch art collector and lawyer Antoine de…

ARTIST IN FOCUS – ANE GRAFF

Through a poetic fusion of the natural and…

COLLECTOR IN FOCUS – TINA RUGGIERI AND SCOTT MILLER

Be it painting or sculpture, minimal or…

ARTIST IN FOCUS – RIEKO HOTTA

With a raw surface of thick oil paint, the works…

ARTIST IN FOCUS – THORBEN EGGERS

The German artist Thorben Eggers is a child of…

ARTIST IN FOCUS – VILLIAM MIKLOS ANDERSEN

Geometrical architectural forms are one of the…

COLLECTOR IN FOCUS – FREDDY INSINGER

Meet the young, emerging art collector Freddy…

ARTIST INTERVIEW – ASGER DYBVAD LARSEN

ARTLAND got the chance to stop by talented artist…