On 15 November 1974, De’ Foscherari gallery inaugurated the exhibition “Ghenos, Eros and Thanatos” where the curator Alberto Boatto, one of the most radical critics of art in that period, brought together 13 artists dedicated to eroticism intended as a driving force connecting the two extremes of birth and death.
The city’s suburbs are increasingly surrounded by disused factories and buildings that rise like gloomy witnesses of recent upheavals of the globalized economy and the consequent production and social changes:
While during the eighteenth century the young offsprings of European aristocracy undertook a long journey of education in the Old Continent to hone their political, cultural and artistic skills, the journey is still a key component of the poetic maturing of many contemporary artists who like to confront with civilization radically different from their own
The 41th edition of Arte Fiera, one of the most important national appointment for operators and lovers of modern and contemporary art, ended few days ago with huge success, counting over 48.000 visitors. It has been an edition of quality and prestige,
The exhibition “Lavoro in movimento. Lo sguardo della videocamera sul comportamento sociale ed economico”, curated by Urs Sthael, moves the prospect of MAST from photography to video, and makes us experience the many facets of the work that can be that of a rich business man or of the unfortunates who seek in the dumps a minimum of […]
In which way are we accomplices of the past that we inherit and of the history that we consume in the present? The Old Continent, which today feels besieged and invaded by the inevitable and unstoppable flow of immigrants, is still totally unprepared to handle the emergency and assume effective sustainable future strategies:
Among the most important European sculptors of his generation but still not adequately known in our country, Peter Buggenhout (Dendermonde, 1963) arrives in Bologna with The Blind Leading the Blind, his first Italian solo show promoted by Banca di Bologna and curated by Simone Menegoi.
To observe, study and confront the masters of the past has always been the prime mover of art history and the necessary presupposition of every emulation or breakage that handles its events. In the era of instantaneity and ubiquity
The 27 of January, the annual appointment with ArteFiera returns to Bologna with the 41st edition of Arte Fiera, the first and largest contemporary art fair. For the occasion, we interviewed Angela Vettese, the new artistic director who took over from Giorgio Verzotti and Claudio Spadoni, who had taken care of the last four editions […]