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Artwork of the Month / December 2022

Sottile artificio linear Valeria Vaccaro 2017 white marble and inks 32 cm x 15 cm x 155 cm The installation „Sottile artificio linear” by Valeria Vaccaro contains thirteen white round candles, aligned next to each other. All had been lit, since their wick had burned black, and wax had run down the cylinders. However, they… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / October 2022

Someone to Love – Edith Piaf Cristina Nuñez 2009 40 cm x 60 cm Inkjet print in fine art Hahnemuhle Baryta Edition of 6 + 2 p.a. Cristina Nuñez’ photo “Someone to Love – Edith Piaf” shows a woman with uplifted hands and an open mouth. She contracts her eyebrows so that wrinkles appear on… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / September 2022

superficie #3 (surface #3) Rossana Taormina 2015 Frottage: charcoal on canvas 200 cm x 145 cm “superficie #3” (surface #3) by Rossana Taormina is a frottage with charcoal on canvas. Hence, the picture is in more or less intense shades of grey. The artist placed the canvas on an urban pavement and rubbed the charcoal… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / June 2022

A portion of that which was once everything (De-siderare II) Fiona Annis 2021 Pigment print on colour sensitive paper 121 cm x 97 cm, framed Edition 1/5 The image “A portion of that which was once everything (De-siderare II)” by Fiona Annis is a black and red “photograph”, which never saw the inside of a… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / May 2022

Körper (Body/Bodies) Thyra Schmidt 2021 two pieces: silkscreen on handmade paper framed (maple), each 62 x 82,5 cm   Translation Körper I This music! I remember your smell. And suddenly I feel your excitement, which is now mine. ––––– Körper II I look at you. As if you were touching me. The imagination of your… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / January 2022

Allez viens ! on part en vacances. (Come on! we are going on holiday.) (Series Holidays) Amélie Viale 2014 Print on dibond 60 cm x 90 cm Edition of 8 + 2 P.A. A young woman stands in a deserted marshalling yard. She has an unusual companion: an iron. Pausing on a rail crossing, she… (read more)

Artwork of the month / February 2021

Düsseldorf Valentina D’Accardi 2020 Photo on Hahnemühle Photo Pearl 310 gr Variable dimensions Valentina D’Accardi’s photograph “Düsseldorf” shows a multi-storey building during sunset. It is an edifice, which might be found in many city peripheries in any European country. By the title, one would assume that the building is to be located in the German… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / December 2020

Gefällt mir! (I Like it) Kirsten Klöckner 2020 Watercolour, ink on paper 29,7 cm x 21 cm Kirsten Klöckner’s painting “Gefällt mir!“ (I Like it) shows a closed fist with the thumb extended upward. Obviously, it reminds of the Like-button of Facebook, due to its silhouette and the blue wrist. However, the hand is executed… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / October 2020

Proud Tiziana Bendall-Brunello 1999 Porcelain 39 cm x 24 cm x 24 cm Tiziana Bendall-Brunello’s sculpture “Proud” is a Victorian children’s dress in unglazed porcelain. The artist dipped the wear in liquid porcelain and modelled it. By the firing at a very high temperature, the material becomes extremely light and translucent. However, the resulting colour… (read more)

ArtworkS of the month – the first six of 2020

Like every year, the month of July is dedicated to the first six artworks of the month of the running year, to thank all artists for their support. Until now, we had oeuvres starting from classic panel painting over photography to photo collage and a video. Moreover, there was a glass-sculpture and an installation.  … (read more)

Artwork of the Month / June 2020

Self-portrait with my mother Anna di Prospero 2011 Digital photography, inkjet print on Canson Infinity paper 100 cm x 67 cm Edition of 6 + 2 P.A. The photo “Self-portrait with my mother” by Anna di Prospero shows two women through a window. One woman – in a black and white bouclé blazer – stands… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / May 2020

Au Coucher du soleil – At Sunset (short version) Patricia Jacomella Bonola 2018 Video (Single-channel digital, colour, sound) 10’ 07’’ Courtesy of the artist   Patricia Jacomella Bonola’s video “Au Coucher du soleil” (At Sunset) is the time lapse version of a film with the same name, with a duration of 1 hour, 9 minutes… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / April 2020

Imago Pietatis, Serie 1 Elena Franco 2019 4 digital prints on Fedrigoni XPER paper, 220 gr 40 cm x 60 cm each, framed Edition of 7 + 1 PDA The series 1 of Elena Franco’s project on the Imago Pietatis (Christ of Pity) consists of four posters. They are showing painted book edges of volumes… (read more)

Artwork of the month / March 2020

  Love Silvia Levenson   2019 Kiln formed glass 11 cm x 11 cm x 22 cm Edition of 20 pieces   Silvia Levenson’s glass sculpture “Love” is a soft pink hand grenade positioned on a round cake plate with pedestal. A transparent glass dome encloses it. On the shell, the word “Love” is written…. (read more)

Artwork of the month / February 2020

Rimediazioni Analogiche (Analogue Remediation) Donatella Lombardo   2015 Installation, mixed media 145 cm x 90 cm x 40 cm (support included)   Donatella Lombardo’s installation “Rimediazioni Analogiche (Analogue Remediation)” is a red merchantable typewriter, type Olivetti Valentine with a long white panel of cloth coming out of the platen-roller. Digitally printed on the cloth are… (read more)

2019 revisited

  Another year passed by and we would like to glance to what happened in the last months. We visited numerous exhibitions in Bologna and beyond, starting with the Bolognese Art Week, two Milanese art fairs and the Venice Biennale. Later we reported on exhibitions in Bologna, Florence, Bremen, Ferrara and San Gimignano. Moreover, we… (read more)

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)

ArtworkS of the month – the first six of 2018

  Before the summer break, we would like to remind you our first six artworks by seven artists of this year:   Joana Choumali from the Ivory Coast pointed with the diptych Ouagadougou/New York from her series “Translation” to the effects of migration in both: the arrival countries and the countries of origin.    … (read more)

Artwork of the month / June 2016

Blue Ink Giovanna Sarti 2014 100 cm x 87 cm Vanish and ink on canvas The painting “Blue Ink” by Giovanna Sarti is a monochrome. The main part of the surface is painted in not homogeneous blue, but there are some graphical appearing elements in white or lighter blue. There are straight and curved lines… (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)

Artwork of the month / March 2016

Untitled Ingeborg zu Schleswig-Holstein 2011 303 cm x 185 cm Oil and mixed media on canvas The untitled painting by Ingeborg zu Schleswig-Holstein is a large size painting in portrait format. Principally it is oil on canvas, whereas the grey colour of the ground is enriched with glass dust. This has the result that its… (read more)

Artwork of the month / January 2016

Monique Thibaudin « Forme Hybride » (Hybrid Form) 2014 Height: 30 cm Ceramics, bones, acrylic The sculpture by Monique Thibaudin is a pacing anti-bust. These black legs with the lower body part executed until under the bosom are crowned by a yellow painted duck skull. The same colour is used for the right food, which… (read more)

2015 revisited

  Due to our moving to Italy, we only restarted our activities in January 2015. With this the focus is not only on art in public space, but changed more to report on exhibitions and presentation of international artists via the artwork of the month. First we published only on our Facebook website. However, since… (read more)

Artwork of the month / June 2015

“Obwohl …” (Although …) Thyra Schmidt 2015 30 x 40 cm (paper size) Artist text Archival Inkjet Print, framed Thyra Schmidt’s latest series “Blaue T-Shirts, Jeans und Turnschuhe” (Blue T-Shirts, Jeans and Trainers), actually shown in an exhibition in Düsseldorf of the same name, presents nine works, all framed prints. There are two photos and… (read more)

Artwork of the month / March 2015

« 14 Tage Sonne in Südfrankreich – ab heute » (14 days of sun in the south of France – from today) Kirsten Klöckner 2014 40 cm x 30 cm Watercolour on paper G. Pf. wished this painting in the context of Kirsten Klöckners series Wunschprogramm (desired programme), part three of her project BeuteKunst (looted… (read more)