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Artwork of the Month / June 2021

Untitled Greta Schödl 2020 Ink and gold leaf on Carrara marble 34,5 cm x 22 cm x 7 cm   The untitled work by Greta Schödl is a piece of white Carrara marble, inscribed repetitively with the word “MARMO” (Ital. marble) in black ink. Every “O” is filled with gold leaf. Formed as a wedge,… (read more)

2020 revisited

  The year 2020 was also in the cultural sector very different from all the other years. After a traditional start in January and February, exhibitions, art fairs and many other art events had been postponed, cancelled or relocated into the virtual space. Still, there were some real exhibitions. Moreover, we presented artist books and… (read more)

miart 2020 – an encounter 100 % digital

www.miart.it 11 – 13 September 2020 Preview 9 – 10 September 2020   The miart digital in practice Light and heavy emergent artworks Landscapes, Architecture and other Spaces in the contemporary section Impressions of the masters section   Initially this year’s Milanese art fair was only postponed, due to the corona-crisis. However, in July the… (read more)

Stay connected – a virtual journey to art

The Corona-crisis has changed our lives a lot. Many countries have limited public activities; several are almost totally shut-down. Schools, universities and shops are closed. This stop of public life, also affects cultural institutions like museums, art spaces and galleries. Many cultural operators defy this standstill and take it as a challenge to enhance their… (read more)

Exhibition: Mondi Migliori (Better Worlds)

Agnese Purgatorio & Francesco Di Giovanni   MLB Maria Livia Brunelli Gallery Corso Ercole I d’Este 3, Ferrara, Italy www.mlbgallery.com in cooperation with Podbielski Contemporary (Milan) www.podbielskicontemporary.com 4 October – 16 November 2019   For the double personal exhibition “Mondi Migliori” the MLB Home Gallery and Podbielski Contemporary has selected two artists, who questioned earlier… (read more)

MIA Photo Fair: Insights and Outlooks

  From 22 to 25 March The Mall in the Milanese quarter of Porta Nuova Varesine was the platform for the ninth edition of the MIA PHOTO FAIR. This Italian art fair is dedicated to photography and moving image, however it was dominated by still pictures. The 135 exhibitors outlined a wide-ranging insight into the… (read more)

Art Fair miart 2018: Perspectives

13 – 15 April 2018 fieramilanocity, Milan www.miart.it The 23rd edition of the Milano art fair grew – in comparison to the preceding show – by ten galleries. There were 184 galleries from 19 countries, presented in eight sections. Besides the established and emergent galleries and artists, two departments are particularly interesting. “Decades” offer a… (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)

Paolo Ghilardi, Marcello Morandini, Alberto Zilocchi: Three artists from the international workgroup for constructive art

In its last year’s spring exhibition the gallery Spazio Testoni in Bologna presented the works of the Italian neo-constructivist Alberto Zilocchi (1931-1991). It was his first post mortem solo show. This year the gallery rediscovered a companion of Zilocchi, Paolo Ghilardi (1930-2014). However, if that would not be enough, Paola Veronese from Spazio Testoni and… (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)

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)

Exhibition: Alberto Zilocchi – Rilievi e Linee

Reliefs and Lines 29 April – 2 July 2016 Spazio Testoni via D’Azeglio 50, Bologna www.spaziotestoni.it   The Italian artist Alberto Zilocchi (1931 – 1991) frequented in the 1950s the artistic avant-garde of Milan, where he met, inter alia Lucio Fontana and Piero Manzoni and exhibited with them. In the 1960s he attended as well… (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)

Exhibition: Alan Maglio & Fabio Giampietro – Linea Rossa (Red Line)

21st November 2015 – 9th January 2016 Spazio Testoni Via Azeglio 50, Bologna www.spaziotestoni.it Alan Maglio and Fabio Giampietro are two artists from Milan who have chosen different ways of their artistic expression. Alan Maglio uses photography and video for portraits and more or less documentary representations. Normally his works are colourful. Whereas Fabio Giampietro… (read more)