Interviews

The Full Story Behind Leonardo’s Last Supper
Article date: Thursday, April 4, 2019

The Full Story Behind Leonardo’s Last Supper

'It was just a theory, but I thought: what if the king asked for the next best thing: a faithful copy made by Leonardo on canvas. The latter was a new medium in those days. I started to go through the archives in France and Florence and in the latter found a letter where the king of France asks the Signoria to send Leonardo to work for him for a while. So, da Vinci goes to Milan a second time as the painter of the king, why? Because he’s making a copy of the Last Supper.'

Unveiling the Mystery of Leonardo’s Two Mona Lisas
Article date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Unveiling the Mystery of Leonardo’s Two Mona Lisas

The second part of the interview with Jean-Pierre Isbouts focuses on his study of Leonardo’s two Mona Lisas, the identity of the portraits’ sitters, and a da Vinci anniversary celebration announcement.

The Aestheticized Interview with Monica de Miranda (Portugal/Angola)
Article date: Friday, March 15, 2019

The Aestheticized Interview with Monica de Miranda (Portugal/Angola)

"I believe that the artist can create and talk about art only from his/her subjective position.To have a political responsibility that extends beyond the artistic territory is too much of a burden which could jeopardize the artist's creativity and freedom. In such a case, the art serves a function, becoming a manifesto. Art should not fulfill a function, it should be free. "

In Search of Leonardo
Article date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

In Search of Leonardo

Jean-Pierre Isbouts - one of National Geographic’s best-selling authors- has been studying and following Leonardo da Vinci’s paper trail for 40 years. He’s written about the Italian’s career and legacy, the identity of the Mona Lisa, and the secrets behind his Last Supper. Some of Isbouts findings defy our most common conceptions of the da Vinci’s life and work.

A Portable Museum: Interview with Sylvain Levy
Article date: Saturday, March 9, 2019

A Portable Museum: Interview with Sylvain Levy

'The philosophy is to use VR to address some of the main problems in physical displays like museums which are about costs, scalability and revenues. Also, the experience of art is getting worse. The philosophy is to make art universally accessible.'

Interview with Jens Faurschou, VR as a Game Changer
Article date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Interview with Jens Faurschou, VR as a Game Changer

'Virtual Reality is impacting the Arts in fascinating and divergent ways that can be explained by focusing on the three following areas: the way we experience art, the space in which it is displayed and its financial structure. VR is reshaping the social dimension of our art experience. Artists are always looking for ways to empower audiences to shape their experience within artworks. '

Mario Klingemann: Instruments of Creation or Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Human?
Article date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Mario Klingemann: Instruments of Creation or Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Human?

Mario Klingemann (Munich, Germany) is an artist who uses algorithms and artificial intelligence to create and investigate systems. He is particularly interested in human perception of art and creativity, researching methods in which machines can augment or emulate these processes.

Analytical and Financial Tools for the Art Market: Interview with Christine Bourron , the Founder of Pi-eX Ltd.
Article date: Monday, February 18, 2019

Analytical and Financial Tools for the Art Market: Interview with Christine Bourron , the Founder of Pi-eX Ltd.

"Art is often seen as a store of value, but actually any art-seller would tell you that ahead of a sale they never know if they will be able to obtain the price they want for an artwork or if they will be able to sell the artwork at all."


The Aestheticized Interview with Halida Boughriet (Algeria/France)
Article date: Friday, February 15, 2019


The Aestheticized Interview with Halida Boughriet (Algeria/France)

Halida Boughriet is a French-Algerian artist who explores a broad range of media making performance a central issue of her artistic expression. At the crossroads of aesthetic, political and social concerns, her productions strive to capture and translate tensions made obvious in human relationships and society at a given historical and social context, including the emotions conveyed in individual and collective memory.

Game Changers for Art: Interview with Bernadine Bröcker Wieder, CEO of Vastari
Article date: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Game Changers for Art: Interview with Bernadine Bröcker Wieder, CEO of Vastari

"We think that the way exhibitions are currently put together is opaque and undemocratic, and the wrong stories are being told at our cultural institutions because of a lack of diversity of networks. Vastari is using technology to break down the barriers and enable collaborations, especially internationally, to make sure that exhibitions are driven by “what’s what” rather than “who’s who”.

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