Nine questions for Director Daniel Hug about ART COLOGNE 2023
Frog or Eagle?
The Art + Object section brings together galleries focusing on original objects and spectacular design. In this context, Atelier Hornemann presents a compelling collaboration with the artist Thomas Grünfeld.
The Freedom of Abstraction
Classic modernism and postwar art have always held a special place at ART COLOGNE. The Swiss gallery Henze & Ketterer is one of their key mediators.
Round Anniversaries - Part 3
Some important galleries are celebrating anniversaries at ART COLOGNE. This includes Galerie EIGEN + ART, the only gallery from the former GDR to make the leap onto the international stage.
Making the Art of the World Visible!
The legendary collectors Irene and Peter Ludwig were had a long-standing association ART COLOGNE for many years. A new book offers a glimpse into their international activities.
Interview with Yvette Mutumba
We spoke to the C& co-founder about contemporary art from Africa
Interview with Sasa Hanten-Schmidt
We met the lawyer, art expert, collector and author Sasa Hanten-Schmidt in her Cologne flat and spoke to her about her various roles in the art world.
The non-conformist was his favourite thing
He was one of the most renowned collectors in Germany. Now Harald Falckenberg has died shortly after his 80th birthday. ART COLOGNE mourns the loss of a valued partner.
ART COLOGNE Prize Awarded to Walther König
Walther König is the first bookseller and publisher to be honored with the ART COLOGNE Prize. A portrait.
Mangoes, Jute, and Father’s Mask
Traditional and contemporary Viennese galleries will showcase sculptures and paintings at ART COLOGNE, including a mural by Rosemarie Trockel, new sculptural works by Benjamin Hirte, and exceptional paintings by Jongsuk Yoon.
Black Lives Matter Is a Lived Reality for Us
We spoke with Yvette Mutumba, co-founder of Contemporary And (C&) about the platform’s accomplishments thus far and the challenges that lie ahead.
Round Anniversaries - Part 2
We would also like to congratulate Karsten Greve and the Produzentengalerie on 50 years of gallery activity.
“It's All About Love”
Sasa Hanten-Schmidt is a lawyer, art expert, collector and author. We talked with her about her roles in the art business, her latest book, and her most adventurous art acquisition.
Round Anniversaries - Part 1
At this year's ART COLOGNE there are some anniversaries to celebrate, for example 40 years of Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac and 50 years of Galerie Baronian.
Boundless Fun - Part 2
In the second part of the interview with Francis Alÿs, WORLD ART editor Tim Ackermann talked about growing up in war, working in crisis areas and air football as resistance.
Boundless Fun - Part 1
On the occasion of his current exhibition in Brussels, WELTKUNST editor Tim Ackermann spoke with the artist, whose works are being shown at ART COLOGNE by Galerie Peter Kilchmann from Zurich.
A Place for All Beneath the Heavenly Canopy
Füsun Onur has exerted a profound influence on the Turkish art scene since the 1970s. Museum Ludwig in Cologne is currently hosting the first retrospective of her work outside her home country.
Düsseldorf’s K20 pays homage to the eminent outsider Chaïm Soutine with a retrospective.
Art Season Opens on the Rhine
For the first time, ART COLOGNE hosts a sundowner for the DC Open.
Highlights of ART COLOGNE 2023
The oldest art fair of the world has become even more attractive for international and local galleries. This is shown by the list of exhibitors at first glance.
kaɦ.na.vˈaw - Spirituality, Economics and Politics
Cologne and Rio de Janeiro are famous for their carnival. The project wants to reflect the connection between this and spirituality, economy and politics in an artistic way.
Nine questions during the countdown to ART COLOGNE 2022
Nine questions during the countdown to ART COLOGNE for Daniel Hug, the fair’s director
Red collection growth in Cologne
With the presentation of the 2022 Wolfgang Hahn Prize, an abstract painting by Frank Bowling will move into Cologne’s Museum Ludwig parallel to the opening of ART COLOGNE.
Voloshyn Gallery: From Kyiv to the world
Anyone interested in young talent from Kyiv and the surrounding area was in the right place at Voloshyn Gallery.
Neighborly Relations: The Regional Anchoring of ART COLOGNE
This fair can only exist here: The Rhineland and ART COLOGNE are so closely connected that no canvas can fit between them.
Star Artists at ART COLOGNE - Part II
At ART COLOGNE, the gallery owners present art works of museum quality
Star Artists at ART COLOGNE - Part I
The signs are good that this year’s edition of ART COLOGNE will be remembered thanks to its highlights.
Ella Bergmann and Robert Michel – a Franco-German project
The Paris-based Eric Mouchet gallery represents the estate of the artist couple Ella Bergmann-Michel and Robert Michel. These pioneers of pictorial collage were way ahead of their time.
Belgian galleries at ART COLOGNE
Creativity and collaboration: At ART COLOGNE, the "mothership of all global art fairs", Belgian galleries establish their cooperation model.
Is Informel the New Zero?
Informal art returns to the booths of international art fairs
Fresh Wind from Overseas
Bitforms Gallery, The Hole and The Pit impress with outstanding positions and enrich ART COLOGNE with new artistic media.
An Invitation to Change Your Perspective
With the galleries Zilberman, Dirimart, and Öktem Aykut, ART COLOGNE is bringing a piece of Istanbul to Cologne.
From Utopia to the Rhine
In the fifty years of its existence, the SmithDavidson Gallery has changed direction several times. One of its specializations today is Australian Aboriginal art, which the ART COLOGNE newcomer is showing for the first time at the fair.
An Indoor Garden All to Yourself
Museum Ludwig in Cologne traces people’s fascination for potted plants in art and society and sets an example in terms of sustainability
Art lovers present their fair favorites
With the digital collections of art market experts - “Expert's Choice” - Galerieplatform_DE shows highlights of ART COLOGNE 2022
New faces in the International Committee of ART COLOGNE
Sakhile Matlhare, Gabrielle Ammann and Rodolphe Janssen support the art fair now to present an international and relevant field of participants this year
Collectors Lounge: At the Teunen family’s home at Schloss Johannisberg contemporary art meets anatomical models
Who is coming to Cologne this year?
With its new appointment in November the ART COLOGNE is even more appealing to international and german galleries