Putin Says Pants to Painting

Our mission here at Art Weekenders is to promote travel around art, art to be admired and be seen. In some cases we think tough that it’s also important to highlight art that is NOT …

Red Never Follows

Saachi Red Never Follows 2013

When is fashion art? And is there a logical crossover between the two? Sometimes seemingly so. Right now at the Saatchi Gallery in London the German fashion house Hugo Boss is celebrating the twenty years’ …

What Is Art?

What is Art at Reina Sofia

Temperatures in the Spanish capital will have dropped towards the end of September, when the Reina Sofia organizes an artistic experiment around the question ‘WHAT IS ART?’ During the public event on 28th of September 2013 …

Watermark

XIaolangdi Dam on the Yellow River

Water. Our life is impossible without it, it’s the symbol of life. And at the same time it can be a very scary and powerful force that we learn to fear, be it on sea …

David Bowie Is

David Bowie is ... Watching You

Coming Sunday 11 August will be the last day of the exhibition ‘David Bowie Is‘ in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. With regular late night openings to cope with the demand and around …

Walter de Maria Passed Away

Yesterday sculptor and composer Walter de Maria passed away at the age of 77. One of our favourite works of Walter De Maria can be found in the Chichu Art Museum on the island Naoshima in Japan. …

Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck

Florentijn Hoffmans Rubber Duck

After having grown into a serious pop culture sensation in Hong Kong a larger version of Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck has now found a permanent home in Taiwan. Florentijn Hofman about his Rubber Duck: “The …

Jazzberry Blue – Mapping The World in Art

Jazzberry Blue Amsterdam Map

Do you like maps? We love them, especially when they are put into an art context. These maps and the idea behind the project completely summarise our interests: travel combined with art. It couldn’t be …

Art, Two Points at MACBA

Art, Two Points

Want to escape the summer heat in Barcelona for a bit? The MACBA (Museum for Contemporary Art Barcelona) and CaixaForum just opened the joint exhibition “ART, TWO POINTS. BARCELONA LIVES CONTEMPORARY ART”. The exhibition shows …

The Melting Ceramics of Livia Marin

Livia Marin Nomad-Patterns-4

The real beauty of art is often the element of surprise. Here’s a good example of it, the moment when you think: but of course. The artist is the London-based Chilean Livia Marin and the …

Naked Body Naked Earth

A look behind the scenes of photographer Jean-Paul Bourdier’s “Naked Body, Naked Earth” project; humans and nature in perfect harmony.

Simon Christen’s Adrift

Simon Christen’s Adrift Emerge No 2

Every day in our life we can use five minutes of pure beauty. This is a gorgeous video by Simon Christen, a time-lapse project of the Golden Gate Bridge hidden in fog, shot under many …

Umbrellas in Àgueda

The streets full of colourful umbrellas are back in Àgueda for the AgitÀgueda festival until 28th of July 2013. The below photo was made by Patrícia Almeida. You can admire more of her beautiful photos …

Ruud van Empel from Stockholm to Antwerp

Ruud van Empel - World #25

After his exhibition Pictures Don’t Lie in Fotografiska in Stockholm, Sweden the photos of Dutch photographer Ruud van Empel are now on display in the FoMu – Fotomuseum – in Antwerpen, Belgium until 6 October ’13. …