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Exhibition: Moataz Nasr – Paradise Lost

Galleria Continua Via del Castello 11, San Gimignano https://galleriacontinua.com 28 September 2019 – 6 January 2020   The solo exhibition “Paradise Lost” by Moataz Nasr, curated by Simon Njami carries us into an oriental world in a transition stage between tradition and modernity. Composed by oeuvres in different media, it shows the large range of… (read more)

The Venice Biennale 2017: Water, Reflexion and Histories – three national participations

The 57th Venice Biennale is coming towards its end, an occasion to review three national contributions in the Giardini and the Arsenale. In the Italian Pavilion there are three artists approaching our common memory and present in a magical way. Whereas Geoffrey Farmer in the Canadian Pavilion targets his personal history with a glance to… (read more)

The Venice Biennale 2017: Hidden gems in the city

Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Bolivia, Ivory Coast and Guatemala Besides the main exhibition and the national pavilions in the Giardini and the Arsenale, there are many exhibitions throughout the city. Interesting are often the national participations of countries beyond the traditional canon. They have no fixed building in the Giardini, since they are mostly… (read more)

XI. Florence Biennale 2017

“eARTh: creativity and sustainability” was the theme of this year’s Florence Biennale. It took place from October 6th to 15th and was located in the Padiglione Spadoli in the Fortezza da Basso (part of the Firenzefiera). There were 462 artists, coming from 72 countries. The 20-year-old institution sees herself as an independent platform of 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)

miart 2017: an encounter between the generations

The 22nd miart (Milanese Art Fair) took place from 31 March to 2 April. During these days 45.000 people visited the 174 booths of Italian and international galleries. To underline its anchoring between modern and contemporary art, there were different sections focussing more on the one or the other period.   Nevertheless, the section “Generations”… (read more)

Arte Fiera 2017 – part 2: Special attention to 17 booths

The facts: 41. Edition: 27 – 30 January 2017 – 178 Exhibitors – 153 Galleries – 48.000 visitors … read more   In the first part of our Arte Fiera review, we described basic conditions of this year’s art fair in Bologna. With regard to the curatorship, we will present in the following some stands,… (read more)

Arte Fiera 2017 – part 1: The oldest Italian art show in a new guise

41. Edition: 27 – 30 January 2017 The facts: – 178 Exhibitors – 153 Galleries – 48.000 visitors … read more   The Bolognese art fair Arte Fiera 2017 presented itself in a new guise. Founded in 1974, with the 41st edition it is still the oldest enduring Italian art tradeshow. This year it got… (read more)