Welcome to 2019 Summer Issue
Welcome to Summer 2019, a new issue celebrating the importance of artistic expression and human creativity, brimming with vivid and exclusive images as well as fantastic multimedia articles. For our cover story, we bring you the exciting art of award- winning Mexican artist Mague Brewer, flip the pages to discover a world of inspiration and a profound message in each one of Mague’s works.
Our travel article presents mesmerizing images of San Basilio de Palenque, the first free village for Africans in the Americas. During a one day tour to Palenque, in my most recent visit to my hometown of Cartagena, Colombia, I was compelled to share their valuable contribution to the history and culture. Enjoy this travel article!
For this issue, we also bring you articles featuring artworks by top contemporary artists from all corners of the world. Throughout the pages of our summer issue, you’ll find the stories of inspiring artists who have overcome career and personal challenges, and in turn come out on top and made significant strides in the fields of visual arts, each journey is an example of how commitment, persistence, and passion can lead us all to success.
We are also proud to reveal that this past May we published of our ATIM’s Top 60 Masters of Contemporary Art 2018. This sought-after, much- anticipated catalog, amasses sixty modern artists and provides interviews, art reviews, and compelling images of their works. It is available at all Barnes & Noble Stores and our independent stores and newsstands.
For digital readers, the online issue of Summer 2018, available on iTunes, Magzter, and Issuu, provides the opportunity to click on the breathtaking images accompanying each article and be redirected to the accompanying video.
I hope you are enjoying this summer and supporting the arts. Thanks for being part of the ArtTour International Family. We’re glad you’re here to share the journey with us!
Editor-in-Chief ArtTour International Magazine