“The essence of this project is the contact that we started having with the walls of the city, as if we hadn’t stopped looking at the buildings and streets from the window, we touch them with our hands, we evaluate the plaster, the bricks, the relationship is no longer just visual but also physical “.
The suburban streets, with their ranks of popular buildings, often disused sheds and divested urban furniture, offer an emblematic image of the artificial habitat in which man has adapted to live and the intricate system of signs that these objectives emergencies support have inspired writers, artists and film makers the most visionary projections on the […]
Dynamic, intense, real: three adjectives to describe street art, a passion that unites two artists, better known as street artists: the Italian Marco Mantovani, aka KayOne and the American Skott Marsi. Both will be the protagonists of the exhibition: “Espinasse 31 Celebration”, which, on the occasion of the Salone del Mobile, will celebrate the first […]
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.