Category Archive: Interviews

Iwona Blazwick

  Iwona Blazwick might be the most important curator in the world. Undoubtedly one of the sharpest minds of the cultural world, Iwona Blazwick has been director of the Whitechapel Gallery in London,… Continue reading

Fatoş Üstek

  Fatoş Üstek wears many hats. Her impressive career includes curating the Miart Talks in 2018 in Milano, Art Night in 2017 in London, being an external member of acquisitions committee for Arts Council Collection (2018-2020),… Continue reading

Kai Kartio

On 30 August 2018, Amos Rex will open with Massless, an installation by the Tokyo-based digital art collective teamLab following the five-year, €50 million refurbishment of the landmark 1930’s Lasipalatsi building in Central… Continue reading

Josef Helfenstein

  For nearly thirty years, Josef Helfenstein has led some of the most prestigious institutions in the world, curated exhibitions, taught art history, overseen acquisitions of works by major artists and supervised expansions… Continue reading

Laurent Le Bon

  For nearly twenty years, Laurent Le Bon, who graduated from the prestigious Institut d’études politiques de Paris and École du Louvre, has put his expertise at the service of major institutions such… Continue reading

Andrew Nairne

Kettle’s Yard (Cambridge, UK), is one of the most inspiring and poetic art spaces in the world. A personal favourite of artists and designers Jeremy Deller, Paul Smith and Jonathan Anderson, the house… Continue reading

Red Deer

  Red Deer, founded by Lionel Real de Azúa, Ciarán O’Brien and Lucas Che Tizard refuse to be labelled, and given the nature of their projects, it’s easily understandable. They’ve recently improved the… Continue reading

Simon Martin

  Simon Martin is the Director of Pallant House Gallery. He talks to Art is Alive about the future plans for the space, his favourite artists, the treasures of the gallery’s collection (including Richard Hamilton’s Swingeing… Continue reading

Barnaba Fornasetti

Fornasetti is more than a legendary brand, it’s an invitation to dream. On the occasion of Citazioni pratiche a stunning exhibition presented at Palazzo Altemps, Rome, until 6 May 2018, Art is Alive caught up… Continue reading

agnès b.

  Agnès Troublé a.k.a agnès b. is a legend. Stylist, artist, photographer, entrepreneur, activist, philanthropist, film director, art collector, curator, creative genius, pioneer, publisher, feminist…? The list could go on and on and on.… Continue reading