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Artificialis

contemporary art / history of art

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)

Artwork of the month / May 2019

Receiving Orders. Salome and St. John (series: Revival) Katerina Belkina Courtesy Lilja Zakirova Gallery, Heusden a/d Maas, Netherlands 2017 Photography and digital drawing Archival pigment print 100 cm x 72 cm Edition of 8 plus 2 artist’s proof “Receiving Orders. Salome and St John” by Katerina Belkina shows a young woman, sitting in a straight… (read more)

miart 2019: Where generations and different cultural backgrounds met

Fieramilanocity, Viale Scarampo, gate 5 pad 3, Milano, Italy www.miart.it During four days (4 – 7 April), 185 international art galleries from 18 countries plus Italy met in Milan. It was a broad spectrum of artworks from the beginning last century up to our contemporary present creations. Traditionally subdivided in the sections Established Masters, Established… (read more)

Artwork of the month / April 2019

Voronezh (series 1971) Tamara Stoffers 2018 Collage 110 cm x 87 cm, Edition of 3 80 cm x 63 cm, Edition of 4 50 cm x 40 cm, Edition of 5   For her collage “Voronezh” from 2018, Tamara Stoffers applied a coloured photo for the background. It shows huge prefabricated apartment buildings under a… (read more)