Posts Categorized: Art

An Art Scene Explosion in Prague Feeling artsy in the New Year? A number of unique venues have opened recently in Prague and not all are devoted to simple visual arts. Taking inspiration as much from within as from without, the places listed here hope to make a splash on Prague’s canvas. “We see a large influx of independent galleries… Read more »

15 Must-See Autumn 2014 Exhibits The world premiere of an important exhibit on Israel opens in Prague & much more Kathrin Köster and Sinta Werner Meet Factory – Kostka Gallery, September 11 – October 3 (Köstner), October 26 (Werner) Meet Factory has an extensive artist-in-residence program and through October you can check out the work of these two German… Read more »

An Art Exhibit Like No Other Perhaps one of the best known Surrealists of our time, American film director and artist Tim Burton is having a massive showing of his work in Prague. Around 500 drawings, paintings, sketches, photos, film and sculptural installations are on display now at City Gallery Prague’s Stone Bell House on Old Town Square. This is… Read more »

A Growing Mecca for Art Lovers The country’s only nationwide showcase of contemporary art is back for its 13th edition March 11-16 at Kafky dum (nám. Franze Kafky 3). Art Prague brings together galleries, individual artists and art groups for an intense one week gala of art. “Every year I look forward to everything Art Prague has that is new,”… Read more »

Prague’s urban policy raises some artistic questions

Czech Position A lack of a coherent development plan has artists and others asking what can be done to protect the Czech capital Prague’s historically beautiful buildings are among the city’s greatest assets. Since 1989, however, concern for the protection and revival of historical spaces has been somewhat lackadaisical. An exhibition at Karlín Studios is… Read more »

5 Art Exhibits to See Right Now Winter is a time that seems made for large doses of culture. Cold, dark days motivate you towards indoor activities, and you shouldn’t spend all your time in a pub. Here’s a round up of our top 5 exhibitions over the next few months for a little art inspiration. Only The Good Ones: The… Read more »

Wellington’s 10 Must-See Contemporary Art Galleries

The Culture Trip The mysterious island of New Zealand is full of natural beauty, but the city of Wellington is full of wonderful manmade creations. Known for offering alternative and innovative perspectives, artsy Wellington neighbourhoods to discover include Civic Square and the Cuba Art Quarter. From international artists to local crafters, these ten contemporary art galleries… Read more »

Guide to Vienna’s 10 Must-See Contemporary Art Galleries

The Culture Trip Commonly associated with operas, balls, Secession architecture and imperial history, Vienna is also surprisingly rich in contemporary art galleries. When visiting the city, culture lovers will want to stroll through Vienna’s new artistic hotspot in Schleifmühlgasse, located in the emerging 4th district. We explore this hip neighbourhood – and other areas of… Read more »

Europe’s Cultural Calendar 2014: The 10 Best Art and Design Events

The Culture Trip Home to the stunning museums of Paris, the edgy galleries of London and exciting cultural institutions, Europe plays a major role in the world of contemporary art, and – unsurprisingly – hosts countless art events throughout the year. In this guide to the best art and design events of 2014, we take… Read more »

The Best Contemporary Art Galleries in Bratislava: Slovak Art on the Rise

The Culture Trip The Slovak capital is off many people’s radar, but it shouldn’t be. Bratislava offers a compact historic centre, towering hilltop castle and lovely walks along the Danube. Nearly everyone with an artistic bent will find something new to discover, as Bratislava’s cultural life is active and varied with activities ranging from opera… Read more »