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 […]
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 shots by the photographer Ulderico Tramacere (1975) recount events, landscapes and atmospheres of today’s Italy, summarizing its essence in powerful symbolic black and white images. In 2016 he was awarded in the “Proposal MIA” section for Pecora Nera at MIA Photo Fair in Milan, where he will return in March with a new project. […]
There are many references to the history of art and to our personal experience evoked by Cédric Dasesson’s photographs. In the exhibition at The AB Factory gallery, a beautiful young space already with an interesting program, and in the accurate catalog the photos are divided into three levels that decline three different approaches, three looks […]
The Whitechapel Gallery, London, pays homage to the artistic sensibility of Thomas Ruff (1958, Germany) through a retrospective exhibition curated by Iwona Blazwick, which traces the photographic work of the artist from 1979 to 2017, with interest in underlining how artistic practices can reflect a different mode of perceiving the contemporaneity.
In 1946, Lucio Fontana was the first to use the ballpoint pen as an artistic material while he was in Buenos Aires, where a few years earlier the Hungarian László József Bíró, who fled Nazi persecutions in Europe, had patented the definitive prototype of his invention.
From the earliest times, man has attempted to put order in the chaos of life into which he is immersed by attributing its responsibility to the inscrutable decisions and whims of a varied pantheon of deities that artists of every age and place have immortalized through the most different languages.
For twenty years Christian Boltanski (Paris, 1944) has a privileged relationship with Bologna: in 1997 the city hosted his first great Italian solo show where the artwork Les Regards was presented, inspired by photographs of fugitives partisans that relatives placed In a corner of Piazza Nettuno after Liberation,