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Archive for April 2016

Exhibition: Giovanna Caimmi “Il male degli Ardenti”

22 April – 28 May 2016 ABC-Arte Bologna Cultura Via Alessandrini 11, Bologna curator: Beatrice Buscaroli exhibition design: Fausto Savoretti   “Il male degli Ardenti” is one of the Italian synonyms for the disease Ergotism. In the Middle Ages it was a feared illness, caused by a fungus that lives as parasite on cereals plants, especially… (read more)

Impressions of the MIART 2016

MIART 8 – 10 April 2016 [Show slideshow]   Cardi Gallery, London, Milan [Show slideshow]   montrasio arte, Milan [Show slideshow]   CAR DRDE, Bologna [Show slideshow]   A Arte Ivernizzi, Milan [Show slideshow]   Lia Rumma, Naples [Show slideshow]   Galleria Massimo Minini, Bescia [Show slideshow]  … (read more)

ДОБРОЕ УТРО, ВАРВАРА СТЕПАНОВА // Buongiorno, Varvara Stepanova

Iulia Gabriela Toma & Claudiu Cobilanschi: Buongiorno, Varvara Stepanova 2 April 2016 – 10 June 2016 Gallleriapiù via del Porto 48 a/b, Bologna   For the exhibition “Buongiorno, Varvara Stepanova” the Romanian artist-duo Iulia Gabriela Toma and Claudiu Cobilanschi focused on the Lithuanian-Russian artist Varvara Stepanova (1894-1958).   Stepanova was part of the Russian… (read more)

Artwork of the month / April 2016

Landschaft (Landscape) Betty Zanelli 2014 50 x 90 cm Pigment print on Epson Canvas Satin – Ed. 1/5   A lonely footpath leads into bushes. A half-height nature stonewall frames the woods on the left side. Low shrubs on the right provide the view to a Ferris wheel. Despite the grey and cloudy sky, some… (read more)

Exhibition: Piero Manai – Luigi Presicce, Autoritratto con maschere 1899

(Piero Manai – Luigi Presicce, Self-portrait with masks 1899) Galleria De’Foscherari Via Castiglione 2b, Bologna 31 March 2016 – 31 May 2016 Two artists, Piero Manai (1951 – 1988) and Luigi Presicci (born 1976) were inspired by the same painting: “Self-portrait with masks” by James Ensor from 1899. Between the executions of the works… (read more)