Do you allow optional cookies?

In addition to technically necessary cookies, we would like to use analysis cookies to better understand our target group. You can find out more about this in our privacy policy. You can revoke your consent at any time.

Zilkens' News Blog Archive

Zilkens' News Blog 11 2023

And the Oscar goes to "Everything Everywhere All at Once" as best film and six more of the androgynous objects. Fantasy before reality - in a way, the Academy remains true to itself. "Nothing New in the West" won a respectable four Oscars: Best Foreign Film, Best Cinematography, Best Scene Picture and Best Soundtrack. Congratulations to all involved. Unfortunately, Claudia Roth is not coming back ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 10 2023

Last Monday, I received a call from XL Germany informing me that Christina Dopplinger, who was introduced as Chief Underwriting Manager Fine Art Germany at the last Art Cologne, was no longer working for the company.As of Thursday, XL a Company of AXA is the main sponsor of TEFAF, which will once again delight you with a wonderful mix of art styles from all centuries. ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 9 2023

One sixth of the new year is already behind us. What's in the next 5/6 - we'll see.90 years ago today, the Reichstag burned in Berlin and served the Nazis to cement their seizure of power. It then took a little over 12 years for the Allies (and in this case it was the Russians) to raise their flag on that building. Before that, millions ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 8 2023

In the world of the art trade, the fair circus is slowly picking up speed. After the preludes in Geneva and Bologna, the first real heavyweight is now in sight with ARCO in Madrid. The harbingers of FRIEZE in Los Angeles give cause for optimism. So does Spain's relative remoteness (geographically) from the war. Let's see what Stefan Kobel will report next week.Some people find ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 7 2023

The war in Ukraine is entering its 51st week and the end of the carnival week marks the anniversary of the Russian slaughter and murder, and it is not only in Germany that there are people who think that if we withdrew our support for the Ukrainians with weapons, peace would come very quickly. These people include many members of the AfD as well as ... read more

Zilkens' News Blog 6 2023

After a somewhat subdued January in terms of art fairs - apart from Art Singapore, there was nothing really going on - things are really kicking off in February. BRAFA kicked things off, and as a gallery owner and art critic, you would have to be in dozens of places around the globe at the same time to reach collectors of all sexes. Without claiming ... read more