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BERG Contemporary featured by Whitehot magazine and Artsy

BERG Contemporary has been actively taking part in Miami Art week at Untitled, Miami Beach, over the past days and is pleased to be featured by Whitehot Magazine and Artsy in relation to the fair.

As written by Artsy;

„For its fifth edition, UNTITLED returns to its perch on the sandy shores of South Beach with a tightly curated presentation organized by the fair’s artistic director, Omar López-Chahoud, along with curators Christophe Boutin and Melanie Scarciglia. True to form, the light-filled tent will teem with roomy booths from an international group of galleries and nonprofits hailing from some 20 countries, all bringing primarily new work by a diverse range of artists, including pioneers of the avant-garde and on-the-rise MFA grads.

We have our eye on Reykjavík gallery BERG Contemporary and their booth devoted to 1970s glitch-video innovators Steina and Woody Vasulka—in particular, their influential 1974 video Noisefields, a copy of which is also housed in MoMA’s collection.“

To read the full coverage, click here and here.

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Woody Vasulka, Waveform Studies XXVIII, 1977-2003 at Untitled.


In other news

Enigma by Sigurður Guðjónsson at artgenéve

BERG Contemporary will be presenting the video work Enigma (2019) by Sigurður Guðjónsson at the 2020 edition of artgenéve in Geneva, Switzerland. For any press related enquiries or for more information on the work exhibited, please contact gallery@bergcontemporary.is For more information about the fair and how to get there, please visit the website of artgenéve.

Pioneering video artist Woody Vasulka passes, aged 82.

It is with sadness that we say goodbye to our dear friend and celebrated artist, Woody Vasulka. He died at the age of 82 in his home in Santa Fe, NM on the 20th of December. He inspired generations of video artists. Woody Vasulka (b. 1937, Brno), and his wife, Steina (b. 1940, Reykjavík), are

Happy Holidays from BERG Contemporary

With the holidays soon upon us, the gallery will be closed between December 22nd and re-open again on January 7th, 2020. From all of us here at BERG Contemporary we extend our very best wishes for a happy holiday season and look forward to seeing you again in the new year.