You should explore Stockholm’s art scene


Stockholm is an ideal destination for any student interested in the arts. Museums almost always offer student discounts, and straying away from the touristy Gamla Stan (Old Town) allows for an exploration of more alternative and budget friendly options. The city also has a thriving culture of vintage shopping and tattoos.

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If you’re looking to get stuck into some contemporary Scandinavian art, the options are quite literally endless.

Must-sees are the Moderna Museet, which  includes the ArkDes (The … Read the rest

Stockholm is rife with opportunities for art students

Götheburg may be known as Sweden’s ‘student city’, but Stockholm is increasingly popular with exchange and international students, as well as local Swedes. Stockholm University of the Arts (SKH) and Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design are the two main hubs for arts students, and offer plenty of opportunities for further study, as well as workshops and residencies.

The free tuition for Swedish and EEA/Swiss students, as well as the city’s booming culture of visual and performative arts, … Read the rest

The Collector’s Bible: Introduction

Dear Readers,

Frontrunner bequeaths to you a single volume of knowledge and know-how: the kind that gallerists, auction house specialists, curators, museum directors, public relations interns, Instagram “influencers” (whoever they are?) and even established artists won’t tell you. True, there is no single gospel that will provide eternal salvation from the swirling pit of the contemporary art world. Why be saved anyway? Shouldn’t we love the art fair chaos, the fashion house-sponsored parties, the vacuum-sealed door to the upper 1% … Read the rest