Ugo Rondinone – This Art is Timeless

This art is timeless.Some called it “primitive feel”; some called it “ancient contemporary”; some called it “transcending”… one thing for sure: this is timeless. The notion of time is essential to the art of the Swiss-born, New York-based artists Ugo Rondinone (*1964). Time for the artist is never linear but circular. It takes the form…

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Haroon Mirza

An artist operates within the visual realm by using sound as a material to make visible the otherwise invisible, Haroon Mirza upsets the distinction between sound, noise and music while pushing art towards the periphery of music. In the interview, Mirza talks about his new projects and shares with us his concepts of sound, noise and music in relation to the physical space and materials.

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Michael Lynch on the Future of M+

The renowned Australian arts administrator Mr. Michael Lynch (*1950) joined the Hong Kong West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) as its CEO in July 2011. Heading the contentious project for two years now, Mr. Lynch is eager to “make it happen” than “just talking about it”. Determined and high-spirited, Mr. Lynch is eager to concretize…

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Myriam and Amaury De Solages

The French collectors couple Myriam & Amaury de Solages set up the art centre Maison Particulière in Brussels in 2010. As its name indicates, the elegant townhouse at Place du Châtelain offers a unique setting that calls to mind a private residence where privately owned art works are displayed, lived with and contemplated – all intimately. Now…

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Xavier Hufkens – Think Global Act Local

A die-hard defender of his home-base Brussels, Xavier Hufkens opened his gallery in 1987 and is now expanding his gallery with a new space, also in Brussels. On the occasion of the new opening, Xavier Hufkens sat down with us to share his observations of the art world and his passionate life as an art dealer who has “never been bored one day”.

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Francesco Vezzoli

The Prince of Charm masters the technique of persuasion. Since his first appearance in the international art scene in the mid-1990s, Francesco Vezzoli (*1971, Brescia, Italy) has successfully enlisted celebrities to take part at his mega-spectacles: he cast Milla Jovovich, Courtney Love and Helen Mirren in a trailer for an non-existent remix of the X-rated…

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