PM ARTIST: NABIL HELOU
Born in 1969 in Beit Eddine, Lebanon. He graduated in sculpture and has Masters in Visual Art from the Lebanese Academy of Fine arts ALBA and a specialization in sculpture and in virtual sculpture from the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Art de Cergy” ENSAC, France. From 1995 till 2000, he was a teacher of sculpture at the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts ALBA..
PM ARTIST: ADAM BATCHELOR
Norfolk-based Adam Batchelor is an artist at the cutting edge of a new wave of illustrators, producing intricate, evocative drawings with a subtle political punch. His current work focuses on our relationship with nature in an attempt to address our rapid departure and divide between modern society and the natural world.
PM ARTIST: EVAN D'ARPINO
Evan D'Arpino is a commercial stilllife, and fine art photographer based in New York. He grew up in Albany, NY and attended the University at Albany where he majored in geology. In 2007 Evan graduated at the top of his class from Hallmark Institute of Photography and then moved to Manhattan. There he has worked with a number of editorial and commercial clients including InStyle Magazine, Surface Magazine, and Straus Made. His personal projects have been exhibited across the north east and he was the recipient of the Avant Guardian Award in 2014.
JANUARY INTERNATIONAL ART EVENTS
URUGUAY, ESTE ARTE: JAN 5-8
ESTE ARTE, the International Fair for Contemporary Art, takes places from January the 5th to the 8th, 2016 in Punta del Este, Uruguay. Following the success of its first edition, ESTE ARTE brings an artistic offering that ranges from historical avant-gardes to emerging and contemporary art. In parallel to the exhibition of paintings, sculptures, photographs and videos, the fair presents a cultural agenda, a space for dialogue among artists, collectors, critics and curators, involving personalities of international renown.
LONDON: LONDON ART FAIR: JAN 20-24
Annually launching the art world year, the Fair provides a supportive environment for collectors of all levels. Museum quality Modern British art is presented alongside contemporary work from today's leading artists, covering the period from the early 20th century to the present day.
NEW YORK, OUSTSIDER ART FAIR 2016: JAN 21-24.
In recent years, Outsider Artists may have even come to outnumber Insider Artists who have achieved critical validation within the elite art world, and yet who speak with increasingly less clarity and relevance to us about the human experience. Dubuffet's description of officially recognized art has never been more relevant: "everyone immediately sprinkles it with champagne, and lecturers lead it from town to town with a ring through its nose. This is the false Monsieur Art."