In the late 90s the Polish philosopher Zygmunt Bauman coined the famous metaphor of liquid society to express the uncertainty of the individual immersed in an increasingly frenetic and homologating life that, after the dismantling of the great narratives of the last century, finds its uncertain unit of measure in a risky hedonistic individualism.
The Street Levels Gallery was born in 2016 by the meeting of young artists and the Progeas Family, a florentine organization of cultural producers. The gallery is unique in Tuscany and Matteo Bidini, who together with Gianluca Milli manages the gallery, explains why it is.
Jonathan Borofsky (b. 1942) is an American sculptor and printmaker. One of his best known series is Hammering Man, kinetic sculptures installed in various cities around the world. Today, thanks to the improvement of the quality of aerial images and Street View, we can now see many of his large works in public spaces around […]
From January 21st to April 1st Gallery Luis Adelantado Valencia presents solo exhibitions of artists Juan López (Cantabria, 1979) and Carlos Maciá (Lugo, 1977) under the same title ‘Brea Flúor ‘. The link between both artists’ works revolve around a reflection over the urban space and how it affects us in one way or the […]
The last weekend of January, the center of contemporary art moves in Bologna, transformed by Arte Fiera and by a myriad of scattered events throughout the city in a feast for the eyes and a tonic for the mind. The art is never enough and has the power to produce beauty everywhere
Elzo Durt is a Belgian illustrator and graphic designer. His universe, largely inspired by psychedelia, is sprinkled with cosmic allusions and a vintage touch very urban. We met him on the occasion of his exhibition at Nero Gallery in Rome, open until January 30.
After stopping in Berlin, Amsterdam and Aruba the artistic duo Felix & Mumford (aka Claire Fons , Rotterdam and Gamal Fouad, Alexandria) continues in Bologna its series of maps describing places transformed by gentrification processes that began in 2012.
Near Bologna station and not far from the historic center there is an urban landscape that combines the suspended atmospheres of the metaphysical painting with suggestions of industrial archeology. The area, which in the Renaissance was the hub of social and economic life of Bologna,
“You don’t see the graffiti as they are, you see them as you are” – SIKK© In the last years, street art has stopped of being present only in Italian big cities and has begun to spread everywhere, even in the sleepy provinces, more and more commissioned by municipality and rarely as illegal works,
Inchiostro Departure’s project combines extremely current topics, such as the democratization of culture, the gratuitousness of sharing art, the redevelopment of the Italian cultural heritage and tourism promotion.