The exhibition Known Unknowns, at the Saatchi Gallery in London, proposes an intense, deep, violent and furious art. Seventeen artists present works that consult us in clear way on our time, on the spell of an oscillating and unstable contemporaneity.
“Never did eye see the sun unless it had first become sunlike, and never can the soul have vision of the First Beauty unless itself be beautiful.” (Plotinus, The Enneads) Regularity and irregularity. In Sol LeWitt there is a constant dialogue among these two fundamental dimensions: unity of the opposite elements.
It’s by no means a light-hearted feeling, what permeates the art of Kusama Yayoi, but a sense of anguish that is derived by her eternal obsession, which comes to be transfigured into different art forms such as paintings, sculptures and installations.
When talent and human being meet each other, something wonderful may happen. In the artistic world, young artists encounter many obstacles when it comes to emerge and impose their own artistic style. However, their personality can act as a counterweight. Let’s discover Petr Gruber, a young talent born and grew up in Czech Republic.
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.
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.