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Archive for May 2017

Gelateria Sogni Di Ghiaccio: Family Matters – AUMAI

24 – 27 Mai 2017 Via Tanari Vecchia 5/a Bologna In May 2017, the artist-run art space “Gelateria Sogni Di Ghiaccio” in Bologna presented the group exhibition “Family Matters”. For this purpose, eleven Bolognese artists from different generations reflected the subject in their means of artistic expression. However, the concept of “Family matters”… (read more)

57. Biennale di Venezia: “VIVA ARTE VIVA”

13 May – 26 November 2017 On Saturday the 13th of May the 57th Biennale of Venice opened. The artistic director Christine Macel united 120 artists from 51 countries for the main exhibition under the title “VIVA ARTE VIVA” subdivided in nine sections. Moreover, there are 86 National Participations in the historic Pavilions at the… (read more)

Art Cologne 2017: 50 years art fair in the Rhineland

26 – 29 April 2017   Founded in 1967 by two Cologne based gallerists Hein Stünke and Rudolf Zwirner, the Art Cologne is considered as the world’s oldest still existing art fair. Despite its changeful history regarding the name and the location, the Art Cologne celebrated this year its 50th birthday. Originally called “Kölner Kunstmarkt”… (read more)

Artwork of the month / May 2017

Coups de Mains (Helping Hands) Margaret Michel 100 cm x 50 cm x 40 cm 2006 Non rip nylon, aluminium, wire, fish wire   The “Coups de Mains” (Helping Hands) by Margaret Michel are a monumental sculpture with an ephemeral character, since they are conceived to be presented outside, but not as a long-term installation…. (read more)