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My Art Guides is also an art blog updated daily to keep you in the know about what is going on in the art world. The editorial team helps you to get to know the vast expanse of the contemporary art world, narrowing it the essential topics we reckon to be the core of the current artistic fervour. Check out the latest Interviews we have been covering and to which we want to draw your attention.

Evaporating Suns: Contemporary Myths from the Arabian Gulf a conversation with Munira Al Sayegh and Verena Formanek
On the occasion of the opening of the exhibition of Evaporating Suns we met with the curators Munira Al Sayegh and Verena Formanek. The preface to the exhibition catalogue edited by KBH.G, poses some key questions to underline the importance of this exhibition: “does the function of myth in the Arab world differ from that in the West or the global South? Is there a common denominator, are there core stories that are generally valid and accessible beyond cultural differences?” The answer relies upon the audience, viewers are invited to suspend preconceptions and stereotypes and open themselves up to a journey through the region’s artistic production.
A conversation about the weather, with Dieter Roelstraete
As exceptionally heavy rainfall in northern Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region led to a series of floods and landslides, forcing more than 40,000 from their homes and leaving museums submerged and ancient frescoes damaged, we had a conversation with Dieter Roelstraete, curator of Fondazione Prada’s latest exhibition in Venice, “Everybody Talks About the Weather”. The exhibition explores the semantics of “weather” in visual art, taking atmospheric conditions as a point of departure to investigate the emergency of climate crisis.
Fabio Roncato: On landscape as a sculptural agent
For the seventh edition of "Vetrina", Vino Vero presents the site-specific work “Landscape" by Fabio Roncato, we interviewed the Italian artist who currently lives and works between Milan and The Hague. In the creation of "Landscape", a mass of mud is entirely painted with enamel and then placed on a plane covered with polyurethane resin; the "movements of the earth" as they are placed on the plane are thus recorded by the breaking of the colour, which, like the earth's surface, moves and brings out tensions, trajectories and landscapes.
Everyone Belongs to Everyone Else: A conversation with Fosbury Architecture
To mark the 18th International Architecture Exhibition, we interviewed Fosbury Architecture, the collective behind the Italian Pavilion this year. We spoke to all five members about “Spaziale - Everyone Belongs to Everyone Else”. In its breadth, the project is founded on Fosbury Architecture's vision that Architecture is a research practice beyond the construction of buildings, “space” is understood as a physical and symbolic place, a geographical area and abstract dimension, a system of known references and territory of possibilities.
Fulgur: an interview with Matilde Sambo
"Fulgur" the second solo exhibition of the artist Matilde Sambo presented in the spaces of the AA29 art project gallery after "Falsità in buona coscienza" in 2019, represents the second chapter of the trilogy "Dormiveglia". With this project in which the artist wants to explore the relationship between art, necessity and imagination in the dimension in which they merge.
April 27, 2023
On the identity of your heart: an interview with Gao Bo
To mark the opening of IN'EI, a new gallery in Venice for the art and design of China, Japan and Korea, we interviewed the artist Gao Bo, interpreter of contemporary photography and performance. The new space seeks to create new connections between Eastern Asia and Europe.
March 24, 2023
Yelloween: an interview with Lupo Borgonovo
September 2021 saw the launch of "Vetrina", a cycle of contemporary art exhibitions hosted by Vino Vero Venezia in collaboration with Lightbox and curated by Mara Sartore. The curator interviewed the artist Lupo Borgonovo to talk about his artistic practice and the site-specific work "Yelloween".
February 7, 2023
Hoor Al Qasimi: On contemporary life along borders and in between cultures.
To mark the 15th edition and 30th anniversary of the Sharjah Biennial, we have interviewed its curator Hoor Al Qasimi. The Emirati royal has elevated and transformed the third-largest UAE Emirate into an International Art Capital. Sharjah Biennial 15: Thinking Historically in the Present conceived by the late Okwui Enwezor, reflects upon his visionary work, which transformed contemporary art and has influenced the evolution of institutions and biennials around the world, including the Sharjah Biennial.
Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme: On the Generative Potential of the Fragment
In 2015 Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme were awarded the 2015 Sharjah Biennial Prize for ‘When the fall of the dictionary leaves all words lying in the streets (2015)’. This year the duo are back for the Sharjah Biennial 15 where they are preparing a live performance in Al Mureijah Square, an installment of their multipart project 'May amnesia never kiss us on the mouth’.
Franklin Sirmans: PAMM is growing and Miami art scene is growing with us
For Art Basel Miami's 20th birthday and Miami Art Week 2022, we have interviewed some of the Magic City's most prominent cultural figures. We asked Franklin Sirmans to tell us about how Miami is evolving and what not to miss out on in town.
November 25, 2022
Alex Gartenfeld: ICA in Miami is fostering and promoting local artists
For Art Basel Miami's 20th birthday and Miami Art Week 2022, we have interviewed some of the Magic City's most prominent cultural players. We asked Alex Gartenfeld to tell us about how Miami is evolving and what not to miss out on in town.
November 24, 2022
Claire Breukel: Miami’s inherent multiculturalism offers huge scope for learning
On the occasion of Art Miami Beach's 20th birthday and Miami Art Week 2022, we interviewed prominent personalities in the cultural scene of the Magic City. We asked Claire Breukel to tell us how Miami is growing and which places you just can't miss in town.
November 11, 2022
Lilla Tabasso: an outstanding glass artist with roots in biology
"Vetrina" is a cycle of contemporary art exhibitions hosted by Vino Vero Venezia in collaboration with Lightbox and curated by Mara Sartore. The curator interviewed the fifth guest artist Lilla Tabasso to talk about her artistic practice, which combines art, biology and nature through faithful reproductions of slowly decaying flowers.
Luigi Fassi reveals the oblique face of Turin and tells us about the outcome of Artissima 2022
Since returning to Turin, I have enjoyed rediscovering the oblique face of Turin, its twentieth-century...
Paris is like Ithaca: the home to return to – an interview with Adel Abdessemed
We interviewed artist Adel Abdessemed on the occasion of the first edition of My Art Guide Paris 2022, published in collaboration with Art Basel and distributed at Paris+ to take place at the Grand Palais Éphémère from the 19th to the 23rd of October 2022.
September 29, 2022
“A storm is blowing from paradise”: an interview with Oscar Murillo on his Venice show
September 23, 2022
Vincenzo de Bellis: from the Walker Art Center to Art Basel via Monopoli
Paris+ par Art Basel is a crucial project for us. Paris today has a unique standing as the art capital...
September 16, 2022
Catherine Nichols talks about her role as a creative mediator and how she has to respond to a complex set of objectives for Prishtina and its citizens
August 4, 2022
Mare Karina is now landing in sunny Puglia to open a showroom that speaks of art, design, fashion and bitcoin
August 2, 2022
A conversation with Galatea Ranzi on the dialogue between art and theatre
Whenever I am asked this question for a moment my whole playlist disappears from my mind! But I have...
July 12, 2022
Ruggero Pietromarchi talks about Terraforma, the festival designed to last in time and memory
Yes definitely! How many can I recommend? Three? No, let’s make it seven! You, at the End –...
June 29, 2022
Cristina Bechtler talks about Zurich, between art and nature
Daniel Baumann tells us about a wonderful Zurich, rich in art and events during Zurich Art Weekend
June 7, 2022
Giovanni Carmine on Basel: not just a visitor but a commuter who leaves his mark
May 30, 2022