Stockholm is our hometown, a city we know and love and which has a strong contemporary art scene. The art scene in Sweden is vibrant but international awareness is hazy at best. We're here to change that and introduce the world to the talent Stockholm has to offer.
"Why do I create art? Why do the waves hit the beach? Why does the sun rise in the morning? It's natural. It might sound a bit romantic, but life is short, so why not go all in?" - Andreas Emenius
Berlin's irreplicable mix of historical relevance and unconventional thinking has made it a magnet for the culturally attuned. Its art scene boasts a generational richness that we've worked to capture in our selection of top caliber artists. In many cases we're bringing you the first editions that these celebrated artists have ever made - it just doesnt get any better than that!
"My advice to someone that wants to start collecting art: it has to excite you!" - Stef Hedhues
LA is experiencing a renaissance thanks to an influx of artists who find its affordability and attitude irresistible. The feeling you get on the ground is youthful, collaborative, and experimental. The artists we chose are representatives of this movement and the energy of LA's art scene truly shines through in their art.
"Can culture exist without art? No, I don't think so. Can two people exist without art? No, I don't think so. By yourself, if you're the last person on earth? Sure." - Fay Ray
Limited resources, scarce internet and a very real risk of exile for speaking out. In spite of this, some of the most innovative contemporary art is coming out of Cuba and we are taking note. Cuba’s art scene is everything all at once: substantive, striking and self-assured.
Cuba x Cuba pulls focus on seven of the country’s most visionary, boundary-pushing artists to showcase the local art scene. We’re taking you inside the artists’ studios and sharing their creations on a global stage, to highlight a country of beauty, resilience and remarkable nuance.