PHAP 2019

The Phoenicia Hotel Beirut, in collaboration with the Videoinsight® Foundation, launched the ‘Phoenicia Hotel Art Photo Prize’ Edition 2019

Jury Panel: Rebecca Russo, President of the Videoinsight® Foundation; Najib Salha, PHAP Founding Judge; Roger Moukarzel, Photographer; Tarek Nahas, Art Collector; Mazen Salha, SGHL Chairman.

One photographer per month is invited to the Phoenicia Hotel to produce one Art Photo during a one-night stay. An annual exhibition, displaying all 12 Art Photos, will be held at the end of the year. A judging panel will announce the winner for the year at the launch of the exhibition. The Phoenicia Hotel is a place where anything can happen. It could be magical, romantic, creative, intriguing, inspiring, mysterious. The lobby is a lively theatre of life. The hotel seeks imagination to grace its doors.

Applications open.

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Mart – Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg

Mart – Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, in collaboration with Moderna Museet Stoccolma and Schrin Kunsthalle Frankfurt | January 2019

Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg, a cura di Lena Essling e Gianfranco Maraniello

Nathalie Djurberg Untitled (Acid), 2010. Still da stop motion animation. Courtesy Rebecca Russo® Collection, Videoinsight® Collection

Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg Untitled (Acid), 2010 Stop motion animation, video, music 6:05 min © Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg / Bildupphovsrätt 2018

Jana Zelibska

Bratislava, January 8, 2019

Congratulations to Jana Zelibska. She was awarded from President Andrej Kiska, at a ceremony marking the 26th anniversary of Slovakia’s Independence. The Order of the Double Barred Cross was given to her because she contributed to making Slovakia a better, nicer, wiser, more decent and more just place.

Jana Želibská ‘Swan Song’, Rebecca Russo® Collection, Videoinsight® Collection | Gandy Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia


BMW Art Guide

The Videoinsight® Collection has been included in the BMW Art Guide by Independent Collectors 2018, the global guide to private publically accessible collections of contemporary art Ed. BMW Group, Independent Collectors, by Sylvia Dominique Volz, Silvia Anna Barillà, Nicole Büsing, Sandra Danicke, Frauke Schlieckau, Alexander Forbes, Heiko Klaas, Christiane Meixner, Anne Reimers, Jeni Fulton, Büro NOC Berlin.
The revised and extended BMW Art Guide by Independent Collectors presents nearly 300 private collections of contemporary art accessible to the public — featuring large and small, famous and the relatively unknown. This practical guide is a collaborative publication stemming from the partnership between BMW and Independent Collectors, the international online platform for collectors of contemporary art.


Artissima 2018 | Wael Shawky

Artissima 2018

The Videoinsight® Collection has acquired the artwork ‘Cabaret Crusades: a passage to Krak’ by Wael Shawky, 2018, Bronze, 110 x 48 x 154.

Wael Shawky ‘Cabaret Crusades: a passage to Krak’, 2018, Rebecca Russo Collection | Videoinsight® Collection, Wael Shawky, Lia Rumma Gallery


Artissima 2018 | Jana Želibská

Artissima 2018

The Videoinsight® Collection has acquired the artwork ‘Swan Song’ by Jana Želibská, exhibited at Czech Republic and Slovakia Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2017.

Jana Želibská, Swan Song’, Rebecca Russo Collection, Videoinsight® Collection, Gandy Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia