Left: Vue du torrent du Valentin dans le parc des Buttes Chaumont au sud , 2020 Acrylic on canvas, 197 x 138 cm Right: Capriccio à Paris , 2020, Acrylic on canvas, 160 x 250 cm

Left: Vue du torrent du Valentin dans le parc des Buttes Chaumont au sud, 2020 Acrylic on canvas, 197 x 138 cm

Right: Capriccio à Paris, 2020, Acrylic on canvas, 160 x 250 cm

Matthew Lutz-Kinoy at Museum Frieder Burda – Salon Berlin

 Jenny Holzer, Truisms: All things are delicately interconnected, 1977–79 Electronic sign, Installation view Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 1986. Photo © 1986 Jenny Holzer, Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

Jenny Holzer, Truisms: All things are delicately interconnected, 1977–79 Electronic sign, Installation view Dupont Circle, Washington, DC, 1986. Photo © 1986 Jenny Holzer, Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY

The endless circuit of global fairs, exhibitions, and biennials once kept the art world perpetually in motion, but Corona has put a stop to all of this, blocking the easy paths to jetsetting. Is that necessarily a bad thing? Or can we find solace and community in our own backyards, with only glimpses of goings-on abroad from our overly Zoom’ed sofas? By JEPPE UGELVIG

 Leilah Weinraub, photo © Quentin Belt

Filmmaker, artist, and former CEO of Hood By Air Leilah Weinraub; all photos © Quentin Belt

With heavy hearts, Spike and Jordan Richman announce the death of the art world's dearly beloved After Party. 

 Shoveler Duck from Birds of America (1827) by John James Audubon, etched by William Home Lizars

Shoveler Duck from Birds of America (1827) by John James Audubon, etched by William Home Lizars

For his first column of the new year, Dean Kissick finds solace and good omens in ornithology. The future looks not altogether unpromising.

 Emanuel Layr, Henrikke Nielsen, Sophie Tappeiner; Photo by Katharina Gossow

Emanuel Layr, Henrikke Nielsen, Sophie Tappeiner; Photo by Katharina Gossow

With the country still in lockdown, three Vienna galleries – Emanuel Layr, Croy Nielsen, and Sophie Tappeiner – came up with a new format for an art fair set in the conference halls of a popular hotel in the Austrian capital.

BOTTEGA VENETA has found a means to offer a runway show in a bag, complete with photobooks, and a soundtrack on green vinyl.

 Installation View “what fruit it bears” December 4 – January 15, 2021 Peres Projects, Berlin

Installation View “what fruit it bears”, Peres Projects, Berlin; front: Vojtech Kovarik, Laocoon, 2020, Acrylic, spray paint and sand on canvas, 220 x 200 cm 

“what fruit it bears” at Peres Projects, Berlin

 Patrick Panetta, Café Durban , 2020 HD Video and sound 00:04:05 Edition of 3

Patrick Panetta, Café Durban, 2020, HD Video and sound, 00:04:05 min.

COLIN LANG spent a few hours at the Daata Art Fair and thinks you should too!

 Still from Ingmar Bergman,  The Seventh Seal , 1957

Still from Ingmar Bergman, The Seventh Seal, 1957

DEAN KISSICK reviews a long year.

 All images, Stills from Flavio Mogherini, The Pyjama Girl Case, 1977 , 103 min. (Zodiac Produzioni)

All images, Stills from Flavio Mogherini, The Pyjama Girl Case, 1977, 103 min. (Zodiac Produzioni)

COLIN LANG’s on the trail of Gialli, the Italian mystery/horror b-genre that spawned classics like The Pyjama Girl Case (1977). Timely or not, it’s a riot.

 Coco Mademoiselle Perfume by Seth Bogart

Coco Mademoiselle Perfume, Ceramics by Seth Bogart

The holidays are upon us once again, and for this month’s column, KAITLIN PHILLIPS’s forty closest friends have the perfect thing in mind. Links included and you should definitely open them all!