“The whole life (…) announces itself as an immense accumulation of shows. Everything that was directly experienced has turned away into a representation. The show is not a set of images, but a social relationship between people, mediated by images.”
Since the early Seventies Adriano Altamira (Milan, 1947) has established himself as an artist and as a historian and critic of contemporary art, becoming one of the prominent authors of the then rising conceptual generation.
Last 8 th March at MIA PHOTO Fair the BNL Prize BNP Paribas Group, awarded by a jury of experts to the best among the artists proposed by the galleries, was awarded to the Joie de Vivre project by Letizia Cariello, represented by the Massimo Minini Gallery in Brescia.
Bill Beckley (Hamburg, Pennsylvania, 1946) is one of the main exponents of international Narrative Art, which he approaches starting from the 60s with a conceptual approach strongly influenced by semiotic studies.
A sophisticated and daring dialogue, almost a forced linkage in its harmonies and dissonances, in its clear points of contact (first and foremost the human body and its unilateral and bidirectional relations) and its hidden clues, sometimes elusive.
The story of Vivian Maier, a talented self-taught photographer who immortalized US society of the economic boom in lively street shots between the ‘50s and the ’70s, is still largely shrouded in mystery and her impressive photographic archive, which emerged a dozen years ago in fortuitous circumstances, it is a fascinating case of posthumous rediscovery […]
The Officine dell’Immagine Gallery presents the third solo show dedicated to Gohar Dashti (Ahvaz, Iran – 1980), from 8 February to 24 March 2018. Curated by Silvia Cirelli, entitled Fragile, handle with care.
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 & […]