Artificialis

Artificialis

contemporary art / history of art

Exhibition: Tim Porter – Fotografia

Contemporanea 2 Via Ugo Foscolo 6, Florence, Italy www.c2contemporanea2.com 23 July – 31 August 2019 Once again, Antonio Lo Pinto invited an external gallerist to curate an exhibition in his Florence based gallery Contemporanea 2. This time Didier Devillez came from Brussels and brought oeuvres by the Canadian, in Tokyo based photographer and filmmaker Tim… (read more)

80 years Jürgen Waller. 60 years of art

On June 21st 2019, the German painter, ceramist and object maker Jürgen Waller celebrated his 80th birthday. Nearly a month later, three exhibitions in his adopted hometown opened its doors to honour the long-standing rector of the University of Fine Arts in Bremen. Additionally, the Kunsthalle Bremen opened an anniversary show already on June 4th…. (read more)

Jürgen Waller – The people did not want to be reminded to this (German)

Jürgen Waller „Die Leute wollen da gar nicht dran erinnert werden.” Republished interview from July 2010 Jürgen Waller, Maler, Keramiker und Objektmacher hat 1978 im Bremer Stadtteil Gröpelingen mit Studierenden der Bremer Hochschule für Künste drei Außenwände des Bunkers Pastorenweg gestaltet. Das Thema ist die Geschichte des Stadtteils Gröpelingen und der Werft AG-Weser von 1878… (read more)

ArtworkS of the month – the first six of 2019

Before the summer break, we would like to remind you our first six artworks. The six featured artists came from various corners of the world, as the artworks were different by technique and subject. With this review, we would like to thank all artists for their support.   In January, “Bucket & Reflection” by the… (read more)

Exhibition: Christian Jankowski – Where do we go from here?

Galleria Enrico Astuni Via Iacopo Barozzi 3, Bologna www.galleriaastuni.net 25 May – 28 September 2019 Summer break in August In his solo exhibition, Where do we go from here? in the Bolognese Galleria Enrico Astuni, Christian Jankowski questions about the relation between artist and audience, both, in the traditional physical contact and the virtual way… (read more)

OPENTOUR 2019: on the road again

17 – 22 June 2019 (the gallery exhibitions remain longer open) As every year, the Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna goes on tour. Besides a programme of events, performances and special exhibitions in Bolognese institutions, the students of the Academy of Fine Arts show their works in galleries throughout the city. All the exhibitions… (read more)

Exhibition: Julian Charrière. All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere.

MAMbo – Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna Sala delle Ciminiere Via Don Minzoni 14, Bologna www.mambo-bologna.org 8 June – 8 September 2019 With the exhibition Julian Charrière. All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere. the MAMbo invites the visitors to plunge into the submarine world and to pop up from time to time to… (read more)

“Post hoc”: Attention to bygone phenomena – Interview with Dane Mitchell

This years’ pavilion of New Zealand of the 58. Venice Biennale in the Palazzina Canonica is housing an installation by Dane Mitchell. The exhibition is curated by Dr Zara Stanhope and Chris Sharp. The heart of the work is an inventory of over two million items, naming bygone phenomena, ranging from dead words to extinct… (read more)

Artwork of the month / June 2019

Inversion II Glenda León 2011 Video (Single channel, Sound, Colour) 3’00 Courtesy of the artist   Glenda León’s video “Inversion II” illustrates the abrasion of the colour of a banknote and the sniffing of the resulting powder. The first images are introducing to the used objects, lying on a white plane: in the left lower… (read more)

Biennale di Venezia: Concealed, vanished and reappeared

To start the 58th Venice Biennale, the curator Ralph Rugoff, conceals the entrance of the Central Pavilion with clouds of fog by Lara Favaretto (Thinking Head). The vapour makes not only disappear the building, but is also the expression for smoking brains of thinkers in an undisclosed location. Veiling, disappearance as well as making things… (read more)