„Black live matters“ opportunism or truly conviction of change for the art world

The top and trendy news give the opportunity to companies, institutions, influencers, etc. to gain something (profits, image, followers, likes, etc.) pretending that they concern about what the public expect to see from them. Now with the trendy topic of „Black lives matter“ everybody is now concerned about equality and diversity and I personally read […]

How can I change the art world?

This question could take you to a deep meditation, but the first question that comes after reading this one, could be why the art world should change it? When we do a little research of the statistics of distribution of the money and power, fame and importance in the art world, you will see that […]

AI applied to the art world

Recently I was invited to apply to a residency in Dresden, Germany, where the topic for the project ist “Artificial Intelligence and Social Transformation”. This sentence let me think about how the AI can be applied to the PTI and the ODBK Project. A couple of months ago I had a meeting with the Artsy […]

How will ODBK create equality and diversity for the art world?

To create equality and diversity, ODBK plans to increase the number of people who define the art world, because currently this is concentrated in an elite. And we depart from our conception of what the democratization of the art world means (We define this concept in our last article “What does it means democratization the […]

What is ”good” art?

I have 15 years visiting museums, art galleries, artists ateliers, art biennials, including the Documenta around the globe, and I have seen maybe millions of art works of thousands of artists. And with this I’m not saying that I’m an expert in art, but at least I have developed a criteria of what would be […]

Fame vs Knowledge in Art:

current paradigm vs new paradigm   The current paradigm who rules the art world is “Fame”, 99% of people think that the quality of the work of an artist is-sticked or related with the fame of name of the artist, or the fame of the museum or institution who shows the work, or fame of […]

What does it mean “Democratization of the art world”?

Many people and companies have used and misused the term “Democratization of the art world” to sell more products or create a cool and trendy image. There are couple of old or wrong concepts that has been related or connected with this term, for example: that the Democratization of the Art world means that artists […]

TOOLS FOR THE FUTURE: RESEARCHING ART MARKET PRACTICES FROM PAST TO PRESENT

An Auction at the Hotel Drouot 1876, Private collection, courtesy of Talabardon & Gautier, Paris Academic Conference and Workshop on The Formation and Development of New Markets TOOLS FOR THE FUTURE: RESEARCHING ART MARKET PRACTICES FROM PAST TO PRESENT Thursday 30 May, Royal Academy Friday 31 May, Kingston School of Art, Kingston University As the […]

Jonathan Meese: irreverent and rebellious

Click here to participate en the Pure Taste Indicator of Jonathan Meese He is one of the most known contemporary German artists. He was born on January 23, 1970 in Tokyo, Japan, his father was German and his mother who survived him was born in Wales. He lived in Japan until the death of his […]