contemporary art / history of art

Artwork of the month / October 2016


Heavenly Gossips Martha Jiménez Serigraphy “Heavenly Gossips” by Martha Jiménez is a coloured serigraphy. Three voluptuous women with waving hair are standing close together and take up the most of the pictorial space. They are wearing nice dresses. All three have a small ellipse floating above their head, like a halo. The background is bright… (read more)

Alejandro González: “Re-constructing history”


  The artist Alejandro González shows in his photos his view at the Cuban society. Besides the contemporary look on people, he questions the past and glances as well into a possible future. In July 2016, we met him in his studio in Havana and talked about the first chapter of his series “Re-construction” (2012/13),… (read more)

Exhibition: Helene Appel – Washing Up


24 September – 5 November 2016 P420 Via Azzo Gardino, 9, off Largo Caduti del lavoro, Bologna Helene Appel’s pictorial motifs are – in contemporary painting – unusual, even though they are well known in the history of art and from our daily life. The Gallery P420 currently shows the latest works of this… (read more)

Artwork of the month / September 2016


  Untitled Maria Savoldi 2016 360 cm x 360 cm x 23 cm Wire, cement, wood, polystyrene For the exhibition “Simmetria di Riflessione” (Symmetry of Reflection) in June 2016 at Meccaniche Ceruti in Brescia, Maria Savoldi created a site-specific work. It is a wall, made out of cement, polystyrene, wood and wire. The title of… (read more)

ArtworkS of the month – the first six of 2016

ArtworkS-6-2016 Kopie

  Before the summer break, we would like to remind you to our first six artworks of this year:     Our first step into 2016 we made with Monique Thibaudin’s “Forme Hybrinde” (Hybrind Form), which is a pacing anti-bust.         In February, Petra Warras allowed us a glance at young Cédric,… (read more)



OPENTOUR – The Academy of Fine Arts appears 13 – 19 June 2016 For the second edition of OPENTOUR the Bolognese Academy of Fine Arts of Bologna had once again found numerous partners to be visible all over the city for the week of the event and partly even longer. Besides the exhibition of Academy… (read more)

“The Floating Piers” by Christo & Jeanne-Claude


18 June – 3 July 2016 Lake Iseo, Italy Christo offered himself the realisation of “The Floating Piers” to his 81st birthday. Nevertheless, the project was already conceived in the 1970s, together with his late wife Jeanne-Claude, but refused by Argentina and Japan. In 2014, Christo finally found the lake Iseo in northern Italy. During… (read more)

Exhibition: Paolo Bufalini – Metamorfosi


9 – 12 June 2016 Porto dell’Arte via del Porto 34, Bologna The exhibition title “Metamorphoses” is in a double sense coherent: it is the name of the presented artwork by Paolo Bufalini, but is as well valuable for the exhibition space. “Metamorphoses”, as installation, consists of two white spheres facing each other. The… (read more)

Artwork of the month / June 2016


Blue Ink Giovanna Sarti 2014 100 cm x 87 cm Vanish and ink on canvas The painting “Blue Ink” by Giovanna Sarti is a monochrome. The main part of the surface is painted in not homogeneous blue, but there are some graphical appearing elements in white or lighter blue. There are straight and curved lines… (read more)

Exhibition: PetriPaselli – “Cosa manca?”


What is missing? 6 – 28 May 2016 CACCA via Solferino 33a, Bologna A shopping list is a very personal text, written for a single use and afterwards disposed. People use shopping lists for not forgetting anything to purchase or to tell someone else what needs to be bought. They might be as well… (read more)