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Artificialis

contemporary art / history of art

Benefit for Artists – Artists supporting Artists

Preview start: 23 November 2020 Sales: 6 – 8 December 2020 www.benefit-for-artists.net Like in numerous other sectors, many artists are strongly affected by the pandemic. Even before the crisis, their living and working conditions were often precarious. Now it is worse and it is time to ease the financial emergency and support solidarity and common… (read more)

ARTISSIMA Unplugged 2020 – another Art Fair goes digital

  www.artissima.art 3 November – 9 December 2020 Already before the final cancellation of this years’ Turin based art fair ARTISSIMA, the organisers decided to change the traditional format due to the pandemic. Early it was planned to relocate three curated sections to a digital platform named ARTISSIMA XYZ. Moreover, “Frenetic Standstill” as part of… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / November 2020

Fatigue Mom (02) Grit Richter Courtesy the artist and Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin 2020 Stretch velvet, fleece, foam, siliconized fiber balls, wood, Styrofoam 105 cm x 83 cm x 83 cm Grit Richter’s sculpture “Fatigue Mom (02)” is part of her series with the same name, created in the time after the lockdown in spring… (read more)

Bologna in autumn 2020 – The galleries are still there!

Many countries are in the second lockdown. In consequence, theatres, cinemas and also museums are closed. Still, there is no need to renounce cultural activities completely: in several regions, the galleries are still open! Self-evident, the current sanitary regulations such as masks and hand disinfection are followed. Since galleries are rarely crowded after the inauguration,… (read more)

In memory of Petra Warrass: “Wo es ist #7 – Where it is”

To recall the recently passed away Petra Warrass, we republish our Artwork of the month / February 2016. At first glance, the photo “Wo es ist #7 – Where it is” seems to show an obvious scenery. However, the closer look reveals several ambiguities like the unusual clothing of Cédric and his position. Even the… (read more)

Exhibition: Carlo Gajani – 40 years of artistic creation

8 October – 6 November 2020 Centro Studi Didattica delle Arte Via Cartoleria 9 Bologna www.fondazionecarlogajani.it Thursday – Sunday, 11:00 – 19:00 free entrance     In December of 2009, Carlo Gajani passed away. His left behind oeuvre is witness of a long successful artistic career. Ten years later, is a good moment to look… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / October 2020

Proud Tiziana Bendall-Brunello 1999 Porcelain 39 cm x 24 cm x 24 cm Tiziana Bendall-Brunello’s sculpture “Proud” is a Victorian children’s dress in unglazed porcelain. The artist dipped the wear in liquid porcelain and modelled it. By the firing at a very high temperature, the material becomes extremely light and translucent. However, the resulting colour… (read more)

miart 2020 – an encounter 100 % digital

www.miart.it 11 – 13 September 2020 Preview 9 – 10 September 2020   The miart digital in practice Light and heavy emergent artworks Landscapes, Architecture and other Spaces in the contemporary section Impressions of the masters section   Initially this year’s Milanese art fair was only postponed, due to the corona-crisis. However, in July the… (read more)

Artwork of the month / September 2020

Permanent Maze Katia Miranda 2017 Oil on linen 50 cm x 50 cm   Katia Miranda’s oil painting “Permanent Maze” is part of a series with the same name. The square picture shows a cut-out of loosely intertwined white/grey and yellow/orange ribbons. They are lying on a grey, slightly brown textile support, which is in… (read more)

In memory of Maria Rebecca Ballestra: “5 minutes free zone”

In memory of the recently deceased Maria Rebecca Ballestra, we republish our article about “5 minutes free zone”, which was Artwork of the month in October 2015. Rebecca conceived the installation in cooperation with Lucia Palmero to point at the situation of emergency in Ventimiglia, the Italian frontier town at the border to France, where… (read more)