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The SetUp is still there, but in a new guise

Sono ancora qua. SetUp to be continued Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre 6, Bologna 24 – 26 January 2020 Last autumn Alice Zannoni, co-founder of the SetUp Contemporary Art Fair, announced that there would be no event with this name in 2020. Born in 2013, the alternative trade show for emerging artists and galleries was situated… (read more)

It’s BOOMing! The first Edition of the Bolognese Contemporary Art Show 2020

BOOMing Contemporary Art Show DumBo, ex scalo ferroviario del Ravone Via Casarini 19, Bologna https://boomcontemporaryart.com 23 – 26 January 2020   During four days, the first edition of BOOMing took place in the DumBo, the district of a former cargo railway station close to the central station. Artistically directed by Simone Gavoldi, the art fair… (read more)

Bologna Art City 2020 – Glances on Realities

For the second part of our Art City tour throughout Bologna, we concentrate on the western area of the city centre. Some exhibitions glance at our present, others are going back in history, partly back into archaic times. There are excursions into dream worlds, human or android; forms or colours are featured and our perception… (read more)

Arte Fiera 2020: Painting, Photography and more …

The 44th edition of the Bolognese art fair ARTE FIERA just closed. Time to reflect on this traditional trade show in the heart of the region Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Simone Menegoi, the artistic director for the second time, gathered 155 galleries, thereof 108 in the main section and 47 in the three sections with a special… (read more)

Arte Fiera 2019: A new clarity with interesting outlooks

BolognaFiere Piazza Costituzione Bologna www.artefiera.it 1 – 4 February 2019   The 43rd edition of the longest running art fair in Italy, was for the first time guided by its new artistic director Simone Menegoi. Even though, he had only six months to prepare the exhibition, he succeeded to give a new momentum to attract… (read more)

10 proposals for the Arte City 2019 in Bologna

Traditionally, the end of January and the first days in February in Bologna, Italy, are dominated by a huge offer of artistic events. This year, more and more exhibitions started earlier, so that we can talk of a real art week around the oldest Italian art fair. Besides the ARTE FIERA (1 – 4 February… (read more)

Arte Fiera 2018: Ten single booth and impressions

In the following, we will present ten galleries, which attracted our attention by a particular curating of the booth. Some are notable, because of their choice of harmonising artists and others by their orchestration. Furthermore, at the end, there is a photo series of interesting outlooks and remarkable single works.   29 ARTS IN PROGRESS,… (read more)

Bologna: Art, Art, Art

At the first weekend of February, numerous art events took place in Bologna, Italy. Besides the 42nd edition of the ARTE FIERA as point of departure, there were the SetUp Contemporary Art Fair and the Fruit Exhibition. But that is not all: by tradition, there are many other events throughout the city. The ARTE FIERA… (read more)

L’orMa: Alla ricerca della sorprendente bellezza – At the research of the surprising beauty

L’orMa (in civil life Lorenzo Mariani), is a young emerging Italian artist, living and working in Milan. In January 2016 he won the Premio Gruppo Euromobil – Under 30 at the Bolognese art fair ARTE FIERA. Later in the year, the Arteam Cup, honoured him in the category “Over 30”. Part of this prize was an… (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)

Arte Fiera 2017: The Facts

41. Edition: 27 – 30 January 2017 – 178 Exhibitors – 153 Galleries – 48.000 visitors Artistic direction: Angela Vettese   Selection committee: Gallery owners and managers: Laura Trisorio, Studio Trisorio, Naples Marco Niccoli, Galleria Niccoli, Parma Massimo Di Carlo, Galleria dello Scudo, Verona Alessandra Bonomo, Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome Art historians: Roberto Pinto (Professor… (read more)

2016 revisited

  In the twelve months, we presented artworks of the month by artists from seven different countries. Besides Italy, Germany and France, we were happy to present creations from Switzerland, Cuba, Guatemala and Spain. Furthermore, we reviewed numerous exhibitions and visited new exhibition spaces in Bologna. We have been at four Italian art fairs and… (read more)

The White Night Bologna 2016 – An Art Promenade

The ART CITY in Bologna is traditionally during the weekend of the Arte Fiera. This year, the multi-event took place from Friday the 29th to Sunday 31st January 2016. These days, dedicated to art and culture in the city are promoted by the Comune di Bologna (Municipality of Bologna) and the BolognaFiere (Fair of Bologna),… (read more)

Before the White Night 2016

Since there is such a big offer of exhibitions and events during the White Night in Bologna, Italy, at the Saturday evening of the Arte Fiera, SetUp Contemporary Art Fair and Art City, several galleries and institutions decided to open their exhibitions a few days earlier. So we want to give you an impression of… (read more)

The Arte Fiera in Bologna, January 2016

On February 1st closed the 40th edition of the ARTE FIERA – the Bolognese art fair – its doors. Founded in 1974, it is the oldest enduring Italian tradeshow, which focuses on modern and contemporary art. The 222 exhibitors showed their artists in three halls. The two halls of the main section included a pavilion… (read more)