Social Media-Inspired Artwork at Feria ArtBo

Emojis, memes and more get attention during the International Art Fair of Bogotá

Even if you go ahead and delete your social media apps, they’ll find a way to creep back into your life—perhaps by finding their way onto the walls of Colombia‘s preeminent art fair, ArtBo, for example. This year proved to be a remarkable one for the 70-gallery fair. Be it large-scale artwork asking visitors to participate or global representation that bolsters domestic development, the International Art …

Large-Scale Highlights at The International Art Fair of Bogotá

A handful of masterful works at this year's ArtBo ask for participation, be it physical or emotional

One can find the fingerprint of Bogotá in ArtBo, the premier art fair running through the Colombian city during a week of simultaneous festivals and events. In its 14th year, ArtBo (otherwise known as the International Art Fair of Bogotá) has brought together 70 galleries from 20 countries—with more than a dozen art institutions from the host nation itself. ArtBo has become one of the most important fairs in …

Lynne Golob Gelfman on Process and Her New Show at the Pérez Art Museum Miami

Often on the back on canvases, art manifests in mysterious ways for the painter

The Pérez Art Museum Miami unveiled the most comprehensive showing ever of Lynne Golob Gelfman‘s work this past weekend. The show, Grids, features 20 of Gelfman’s paintings—spanning various series, inspirations and methods since she began painting in 1971. Gelfman is a self-described trickster; when she begins on a piece, she says “the trickster enters.” The traditionally trained artist has forged a longstanding career built on rule-bending …