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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.

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Art in the times of Coronavirus: an interview with Chus Martínez
I think we need to rethink the role art and artists play outside traditional showcases. Art is a driving...
September 8, 2020
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The new Basel H. Geiger Cultural Foundation: an interview with Director Raphael Suter
No, we would like to support the initiative to show the show, or parts of it in the Caribbean as it is...
September 7, 2020
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Discovering the Julius Baer Art Collection: a conversation with the collection’s curator Barbara Staubli
In 1985, the collection acquired its first photographs, with three works from the “Équilibres...
September 4, 2020
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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of von Bartha gallery: an interview with Director Stefan von Bartha
As the gallery is celebrating its 50year anniversary with a big group show and event in September, we have interviewed director Stefan von Bartha to learn more about the gallery's history, development and future plans.
August 31, 2020
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Highlights from the Sculpture Biennale: a Conversation with Matthew Lutz
To mark the Sculpture Biennale in Geneva, we have spoken to 3 young exhibiting artists about their participation and their practice in general. The second contribution is from artist Matthew Lutz (b. 1984, Brooklyn, New York, lives and works in Paris)
July 24, 2020
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Highlights from the Sculpture Biennale: a Conversation with Ser Serpas
For the occasion of the Sculpture Biennale, we have been in conversation with 3 young artists exhibiting in this major exhibition in Geneva. The first contribution comes from artist Ser Serpas.
July 22, 2020
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“Identity in space and the human narrative”: an interview on Lamya Gargash’s art and practice
Emirati photographer and artist is having a solo show at the Third Line
March 9, 2020
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The Cup and the Saucer: an Interview with Hashel Al Lamki
For the occasion of his first institutional solo show, we interviewed Abu Dhabi based artist Hashel Al Lamki
March 9, 2020
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The Miracle of Collective Art Making: An Interview with Jaimie Warren
We had a chat with the Brooklyn-based multi-disciplinary artist Jaimie Warren about her first institutional solo show in New York, “The Miracle,” currently on show at Pioneer Works, set to culminate with an outrageous and immersive musical THE MIRACLE, THE MUSICAL on April 4th and 11th, directed by Matt Roche.
March 2, 2020
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Stay, work, participate and be alert. An Interview with Wong Ping on Hong Kong
In the light of recent events in Hong Kong, we talked to artist Wong Ping about change, uncertainty and future scenarios on the island everybody is talking about.
February 26, 2020
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Back to Nature: an Interview with Benedetto Pietromarchi
Benedetto Pietromarchi, talking from his studio in Capalbio tells us about his new artworks which will be on view at the Josh Lilley Gallery in London with an exhibition under the title of "Guardians". He is also participating to the group show "Back to Nature. Nelle mani della Natura" due to open at Parco di Villa Borghese, Rome, April 22, 2020.
February 20, 2020
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Shipwreck Crime: An Exhibition by Italo Rondinella
The opening of Shipwreck Crime, solo exhibition of the photographer Italo Rondinella, which was
supposed to open in Venice (Italy) on Saturday March 14th 2020, will open on Saturday May 30th 2020.
May 19, 2020
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Laura Vincenti: Cape Town, the place to be in February
From the 14th to the 16th of February 2020, the 8th edition of Investec Cape Town Art Fair (ICTAF) returns to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). The leading art fair in Africa features the foremost galleries from South Africa, the African continent, and abroad. On the occasion, we interviewed its Director, Laura Vincenti.
February 7, 2020
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The Story of a Mountain, The History of a Country: An Interview with Minerva Cuevas
My Art Guides had a chat with Minerva Cuevas ahead of her participation in the exhibition ‘Siembra/Sowing’, set to open next Saturday February 8th at Kurimanzutto Gallery in Mexico City, during Zona Maco Art Week. For the exhibition Minerva will present 'The Story of a Mountain, The History of a Country'. For this new piece the artist uses Tezontle stone (A volcanic rock found in the Mexico Valley) in order to work with considerations surrounding the geography of Mexico City and its volcanoes.
February 1, 2020
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Highlights from the 8th Barcelona Symposium: an Interview with Elena Soboleva, Director of Online Sales at David Zwirner
In this newly-created position, Elena leads the programming, curation, and strategy for the gallery’s digital sales channels, which include over 20 online exhibitions a year in addition to 25 art-fair previews.
January 28, 2020
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Constructed Situations: An Interview with Curator Masha Sergeeva
Heading the opening of the exhibition “Constructed Situations“, we interviewed curator Masha Sergeeva to tell us about this collective show developed in collaboration with the City of Moscow which runs November 21-26, 2019 at Istituto Santa Maria della Pietà, Venice.
November 19, 2019
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An Interview with Agustina Woodgate and her take on Miami
Heading the opening of Art Basel in Miami Beach and the art week across the entire city, we interviewed Miami-based artist Agustina Woodgate.
November 18, 2019
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Delfina Foundation’s Interviews Series: Paul Maheke and Nkisi
During the lead up to this second installment of the Venice Biennale Performance Programme, we are releasing...
November 5, 2019
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Shanghai Art Week Insights: an Interview with Laura Zhou, Director, Asia at White Cube
Ahead of the opening of Shanghai art fairs, we interviewed Laura Zhou, Director of Asia at White Cube,...
November 4, 2019
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Delfina Foundation’s Interviews Series: Vivien Sansour
During the lead up to this second installment of the Venice Biennale Performance Programme, we are releasing...
October 29, 2019
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The rise of Emerging Galleries at Artissima 2019: Tommaso Tisot and Lucrezia Calabrò Visconti on the New Entries Fair Fund
LCV: 
This year Artissima invited me and Guido Costa to curate together the collateral exhibition of...
October 22, 2019
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Delfina Foundation’s Interviews Series: Bo Zheng
During the lead up to this second installment of the Venice Biennale Performance Programme, we are releasing...
October 15, 2019
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Insights on Artissima 2019: Q&A with Ilaria Bonacossa
Artissima is not only for collectors but for art lovers in general, offering a cultural proposal inside...
October 8, 2019
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Delfina Foundation’s Interviews Series: Invernomuto
During the lead up to this second installment of the Venice Biennale Performance Programme, we are releasing...
October 7, 2019