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Art For All

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Art For All

In 2015, we left off with a December newsletter focusing on the ever-increasing democratization of the art world from the perspective of gallery owners and artists. But what about collectors? It seems that despite a number of positive changes to the dynamics of the art world, little has changed for the better for those looking to collect the art they love. At Art Represent, we've been racking our brains for ideas as to how we can allow a far broader range of collectors access to great art, and we're delighted to introduce our pay-in-instalments scheme, as well as an upcoming range of unlimited editions. 

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New Year, New Art

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New Year, New Art

Over 30 artists from all over the world have already signed with Art Represent, but we are always looking to expand that group with more talent, and what better time to introduce you to some of our new faces than at the beginning of the new year. Their profiles and artworks will be available online in the upcoming weeks, so keep an eye out for them!

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In the Pipeline: Violette Bule Exhibition

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In the Pipeline: Violette Bule Exhibition

In her upcoming exhibition with Art Represent (dates TBC), Venezuelan artist Violette Bule will be exploring the complexities surrounding migration in the US with her signature dose of dark humour. Currently an immigrant in New York City, Bule draws on her personal experiences for inspiration, and her exhibition is set to address the treatment of migration in American society at large, particularly in the context of the forthcoming US presidential elections which has seen widespread focus on this sensitive area.

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Imranovi and Art in the Internet Age

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Imranovi and Art in the Internet Age

The exponential growth of new forms of media in the early years of the 21st Century has perhaps defined our generation like nothing else, and in the context of the contemporary art world, the likes of Instagram and Facebook are becoming increasingly valuable tools for identifying emerging talent. Given the worldwide use of the internet, it could also be argued that the art world has undergone something of a democratization process in recent times, whereby non-Western artists, traditionally marginalised by the markets and institutions of the West, are able to share and promote their works more successfully than ever before.

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Q&A: Maria Kulikovska

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Q&A: Maria Kulikovska

Q&A: Maria Kulikovska

Nominee for the Saatchi Gallery's prestigious UK/Raine competition, Maria Kulikovska is an undeniable talent. Her politically-motivated 'art actions' have established her reputation as one to watch in the contemporary art world, and her story is truly inspiring. Read the extended interview, in which Maria reveals more about her practice, her most recent projects and what inspires her creations.

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I Am Sun Mu

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I Am Sun Mu

I Am Sun Mu

Having been trained as a propaganda artist in North Korea, Sun Mu fled his hometown to avoid famine. He arrived in Seoul in 2001 and was unwilling to give up his trade as an artist. However, he was unsure how his training and style would be relevant in his new surroundings. It was after a while that the artist realised that the same treatment he used to glorify North Korea’s leaders on propaganda posters back home would, when shown in a different context, result in an ironic critique of the nation that suppresses its people. Read more...

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Imranovi: Modern Face of Syria

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Imranovi: Modern Face of Syria

Imran Faour: Modern Face of Syria

Artist Imran Faour, who fled Syria to avoid conscription into Bashar Al Assad’s army has been a resident in the UAE where he creates graphic works in support of the Syrian revolution. The artist began exploring computer graphics and software while living in Syria to create his own visual style, and it was soon after being witness to the ravages of war that he began using this language to vocalise his views and communicate to the wider world what he was observing around him. Read more...

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In conversation with Yaser Al Gharbi

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In conversation with Yaser Al Gharbi

In conversation with Yaser Al Gharbi

Having watched a brutal conflict unfold in his native Syria, Riyadh-based artist Yaser Al Gharbi acknowledges the paradoxical role these devastating developments have played in influencing his artistic practice. Whilst the country’s recent history - and the resulting psychological trauma experienced by all Syrians - has dealt a huge blow to Yaser’s own future plans and internal thinking, it has also strengthened his motivation to inspire a sense of hope in others through his art

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Beyond The Veil - A Decontextualisation

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Beyond The Veil - A Decontextualisation

Malina Suliman: First Visit to London

Art Represent launched its inaugural exhibition in May this year titled Beyond The Veil – A Decontextualisation with Afghan street artist Malina Suliman. After months of preparations, the exhibition launched to great fanfare but visa issues kept Malina from coming to London. In August, we were finally able to bring her over and we wanted to share the experience with you. Read more…

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