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From ART CITY to the Summer Programme of Bologna 2021

Intended as revitalisation of the city’s cultural institutions after the lockdown, the postponed ART CITY could take place from May 7th to 9th in Bologna. Traditionally the ART CITY is the accompanying programme for the city’s art fair in January. Due to the pandemic, it was cancelled. Fortunately, it could be carried out now. Including… (read more)

Bologna in autumn 2020 – The galleries are still there!

Many countries are in the second lockdown. In consequence, theatres, cinemas and also museums are closed. Still, there is no need to renounce cultural activities completely: in several regions, the galleries are still open! Self-evident, the current sanitary regulations such as masks and hand disinfection are followed. Since galleries are rarely crowded after the inauguration,… (read more)

Galleries reopened: Meeting with good old friends

Since the 18 May 2020, the Italian galleries are allowed to reopen after the shutdown due to the corona-crisis. However, people can be received only upon appointment and have to wear a facemask. Opening receptions are still not allowed. Additionally, the international transport of artworks is still difficult. Despite these difficulties, the galleries continue to… (read more)

Bologna in autumn 2019: Quite a lot to see!

After the summer break, there are various new exhibitions in Bologna on view. There are different artists with diverse techniques and subjects. Nevertheless, the exhibitions have in common that they invite to pause and to contemplate the objects to discover them deeply.   Goethe-Zentrum: Bauhaus Reloaded 1919-2019: Architettura Bauhaus 1919-1933 Spazio Testoni: Human Places Magma… (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 CITY 2018: from painting to performance

During the weekend of the ARTE FIERA in Bologna, there are many artistic initiatives to welcome visitors and local residents. The range is huge from classical panel painting to installation, film projection and performance. Every art lover might find something interesting. In the following, we present our impressions of 28 events. They are sorted by… (read more)

The autumn season 2017 has started in eight Bolognese galleries

Inaugurated during the last two weeks, there are eight new exhibitions on view. They differ in the subject as well as in the presented techniques like painting, video and installation. Despite the variety, journeys in unknown worlds, sound and erotic are recurring elements.   Matteo Tenardi – Luoghi Instabili* * La deriva delle cose e… (read more)

SetUp Contemporary Art Fair 2017

27-29 January 2017 Autostazione di Bologna, Italy Piazza XX Settembre, 6 http://www.setupcontemporaryart.com/2017/ Theme: Equilibrio (Balance) The theme of this year’s SetUp Contemporary Art Fair was “Equilibrio” (Balance). Inspired to that issue were the two founders of SetUp – Simona Gavioli (President) and Alice Zannoni (Director) – by a quote of Søren Kierkegaard: “Osare è perdere… (read more)

Exhibition: Gianni Mantovani – Tracce Urbane

Gianni Mantovani – Urban Traces 27 February – 24 March 2016 Galleria B4 Via Vinazzetti 4/b Bologna www.galleriab4.it Photos which don’t look like photos at first glance, abstract elements which are concrete signs: those are the constitutive characteristics of the actual exhibition at the Galleria B4 in Bologna. The Italian artist Gianni Montavani makes art… (read more)

The SetUp Contemporary Artfair 2016

          29-31 January 2016 Autostazione di Bologna, Italy Piazza XX Settembre, 6   The SetUp Contemporary Artfair started with its first edition in 2012. So in 2016 it was the fourth release. It was born out of the enthusiasm of the two founders Simona Gavioli (President) and Alice Zannoni (Director) to… (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)