Contemporary galleries

The impressive collection of Western art in Iran

23 October 2021 DAYS BEFORE Ebrahim Raisi, a die-hard cleric, won the Iranian presidential election in June, Tehran’s Contemporary Art Museum reopened to the public after a lengthy renovation. It created a strange juxtaposition. Mr. Raisi celebrates the decline of American influence; his Minister of Culture denounces “the deviation and …

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The revolutionary contemporary art market in Russia

Simon Rees, artistic director of the International Contemporary Art Fair Cosmoscow, spoke to the Moscow Times about the state of the contemporary art market in Russia today. Judging by this year’s fair, the market is booming. Art arrived from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Georgia, Russia, …

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König Galerie opens space in Vienna –

Monday, October 11 The König Galerie opens a space in ViennaThe Berlin-based König Gallery, which also has galleries in London and Seoul, has opened a new outpost in Vienna. The space’s inaugural exhibit, titled “A Decade of Women Sculptors,” is an investigation of contemporary female sculptors, including Alicja Kwade, Helen …

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