The greatest masterpieces of Western art history have been created thanks to a centuries-old religious patronage and the willingness of lay commissioners to flaunt a magnificent devotion to facilitate their access to Eternal Life or some diplomatic relationship in the earthly one.
It is said that in the world, today inhabited by more than 7 billion people, there are at least 7 identical to each of us: if it is true, how likely we are to meet them and why this idea has always fascinated man who in over the centuries has faced the theme of double […]
The optical theories of Rood and Chevreul have changed the way of conceiving vision, triggering the crazy experiments of Seurat and promising the birth of pointillisme. Photography, in the same years, was forcing easel painting to go beyond the mimesis of the real. Electromagnetism and the advent of transoceanic cable, to provide a last example, […]
Scorribanda is the story of an uncontainable force, of a visual and emotional tension released into an ambient, the Central Hall of the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, which amplifies its power. It is also the story of an adventurous spirit – that of Fabio Sargentini – of artistic upheavals and cultural overthrow.
One of the most awaited moments of the year in Milan is surely Fashion week: a vast program of events where designers of international fame not only participate but also gather and mingle. In just a few weeks the fashion world will be condensed in this one city, where next years autumn/winter collections will be […]
The irreverent artistic duo Vedovamazzei, born in 1991 from the meeting between Simeone Crispino (1962) and Stella Scala (1964), a couple of Neapolitan artists who moved to Milan, is impossible to frame in a theme, in a formal vein or in a single working method.
Yellow as an abstract, studied and artificial materialization of light. Spaces as scenes and theatrical wings. And sextants in order to place ourselves in time and space. Gianni Dessì’s artistic peculiar elements are back to Bologna’s Otto Gallery in via D’Azeglio until April 15th 2018.
On the eve of the inauguration of Arte Fiera, the most long-lived exhibition-market of modern and contemporary art in Italy this year at its 42nd edition, the artistic director Angela Vettese expresses her satisfaction with the growing interaction with the Municipality and the Institutions and for the interest of old and new sponsors, including the […]
In the 42nd edition of Arte Fiera Bologna, 11 galleries have been invited to present monographic exhibitions of artists deserving a closer look in the Modernity section, a segment of the Main Section conceived as a path of excellence and as a valorisation of the courage of gallery owners who joined the proposal. GUIDI & […]
The first weekend of February in Bologna is the most awaited event for fans of contemporary art: Arte Fiera catalyses a wide audience of professionals, artists, collectors and curious people who, like every year, will be overwhelmed by a myriad of institutional proposals (affiliated to the ART CITY project), private ones (POLIS), to which are […]