An interview with Stéphane Jacob from Galerie Arts d’Australie

By Artkhade with Art Media Agency

Paris, 26 March 2015

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A block of earthy colours tucked away in a corner of the Grand Palais, the booth of the Galerie Arts d’Australie is irresistibly welcoming: the gallerist Stéphane Jacob welcomes visitors there to discover contemporary Aboriginal art. AMA invites you to discover a relatively unknown but fascinating universe.

  • Could you tell about the identity of your gallery and how it was founded?

S. J.: Ever since it was founded in 1996, the gallery has specialised in Australian arts, with a particular focus on contemporary Aboriginal works and those from the isles of the Torres Strait. I founded it when I returned to Australia, with the wish to make collections directed towards museums as well as private collectors. I contributed particularly to making the collections of Aboriginal art in the Musée des Confluences in Lyon. As a gallery, we especially aim to teach our spectators whilst trying to have a maximum number of well-informed assistants present to reply to questions from both [.../...]

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Tags: Aboriginal Art, Interviews, Fairs & Shows


TEFAF 2015: an interview with Madelon Strijbos

By Artkhade with Art Media Agency

Maastricht, 17 March 2015

TEFAF

Organised by The European Fine Art Foundation, TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) is an annual art fair hosted at the MECC in Maastricht, Netherlands. First held in 1988, the fair attracts around 70,000 private collectors, museum curators, art market professionals, and art lovers annually and is considered one of world’s best and most important art fairs. The 28th edition, running from 13 until 22 March 2015, comprises 274 leading art and antiques dealers from around 20 countries, representing a wide range of disciplines spanning from Egyptian antiquities and African Tribal Art to contemporary East Asian Art. AMA got the chance to talk to Madelon Steijbos, head of Marketing and PR for TEFAF at this year’s must-see event.

Are you happy with how the fair is unfolding so far? Yes, so far so good! The vibe is extremely good at the fair; you can see lots of red and green dots in the different stands so it’s a promising start. Just by walking and looking around, you can see that the dealers and [.../...]

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Tags: Aboriginal Art, Pre-Columbian Art, Native American Art, Oceanic Art, Asian Art, African Art, Fairs & Shows, Interviews


A journey to the edge of anxiety: an interview with Olivier de Sagazan

By Artkhade with Art Media Agency

Paris, 2 March 2015

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Self-proclaimed “painter, sculptor, performer, who is constantly anxious yet fascinated by being ‘there’ without any understanding…” Olivier de Sagazan is a philosophical artist who takes his inspiration from Africa, where he was born, staging performances of terrifying dances which reflect his constant preoccupation with the meaning of life. AMA spoke to him and delved into the worrying world of this astonishing artist.

  • Can you present your career to us briefly?

O. S.: After my MA in biology, I had the chance to go to Cameroon for two years. These years really saved me, allowing me to take a step back and return to my roots: Africa, where I was born. Just before I left, I discovered, by looking at a Rembrandt painting, another amazing way of questioning life. Coming back, I spent a year locked up working on a comic strip, Ipsul ou la rupture du cercle, and then I immersed myself in painting and sculpture. Performance was something I worked on later, as a [.../...]

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Tags: Native American Art, African Art, Oceanic Art, Pre-Columbian Art, Aboriginal Art, Asian Art, Interviews, Events


San Francisco Tribal and Textile Art Show: 5-8 February 2015

By Artkhade

San Francisco, 5 February 2015

San Francisco Tribal and Textile Art Show 2015: 5-8 February 2015

Tags: Native American Art, Aboriginal Art, Pre-Columbian Art, Asian Art, Oceanic Art, African Art, Fairs & Shows


Winter BRUNEAF: 22-25 January 2015

By Artkhade

Brussels, 22 January 2015

San Francisco Tribal and Textile Art Show 2015: 5-8 February 2015

Tags: African Art, Oceanic Art, Native American Art, Pre-Columbian Art, Asian Art, Aboriginal Art, Fairs & Shows


Thema Sablon 4 26-29 November 2014

By Artkhade

Brussels, 25 November 2014

Thema Sablon 4 26-29 November 2014

Tags: Pre-Columbian Art, Aboriginal Art, Native American Art, Asian Art, Oceanic Art, African Art, Fairs & Shows


MATA 8-11 November 2014

By Artkhade

New York, 29 October 2014

MATA 8-11 Novembre 2014

Tags: Aboriginal Art, Native American Art, Pre-Columbian Art, Asian Art, Oceanic Art, African Art, Fairs & Shows


Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam 24-25-26 october 2014

By Artkhade

Amsterdam, 24 October 2014

Tribal Art Fair Amsterdam 24-25-26 october 2014

Tags: Aboriginal Art, Native American Art, Pre-Columbian Art, Asian Art, Oceanic Art, African Art, Fairs & Shows


Parcours des Mondes 2014

By Artkhade

Paris, 9 September 2014

Parution de l'ouvrage

The international tribal art fair, Parcours Des Mondes, will return for its thirteenth year from 9-14 September 2014, spanning the Saint-Germain-des-Près neighbourhood in Paris.

Tribal arts, including textiles, are annually explored here in all their forms and across all continents: the arts of Africa have of course the place of honour in today’s market, but the event also provides a plunge into the arts of Asia, Oceania and the Americas, as well as exploring domains such as the Himalayas, Southeast Asia and India. More than sixty specialist galleries will be participating including Thomas Murray, Michael Evans, Jonathan Hope, Chris Boylan, Entwistle, Brant Mackley and Donald Ellis.

Tags: Aboriginal Art, Asian Art, Native American Art, Pre-Columbian Art, Oceanic Art, African Art, Fairs & Shows


"Parcours des mondes": 13th edition of International Tribal Art Fair

By Artkhade with Art Media Agency

Paris, 25 July 2014

From 9 to 14 September 2014, “Parcours des mondes” is being held at Salon International des Arts Premiers (International Fair for Tribal Art). For its 13th edition, the Parisian fair, an unmissable highlight for fans of the genre, is to welcome 68 exhibitants. And while the name is French, guests are invited from the world over. Canadians, Belgians, Americans, Australians, English, Spanish, Italians, Dutch and Swiss are to meet Parisians in the heart of Beaux-Arts in the sixth arrondissement of Saint-Germain.

“Parcours des mondes” continues to be the most important international fair through it’s number of visitors, the quality of what is on offer and the diversity of its participants. This year, nine of the largest American art dealers are present: Thomas Murray, Jacaranda, Michael Hamson, Donald Ellis, amongst others. And while the first editions focused on African art, today it has diversified to include all North American art — recalling the image of the much-lauded [.../...]

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Tags: Asian Art, Pre-Columbian Art, Native American Art, Aboriginal Art, Oceanic Art, African Art, Fairs & Shows