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contemporary art / history of art

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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)

Exhibition: Carlo Gajani – 40 years of artistic creation

8 October – 6 November 2020 Centro Studi Didattica delle Arte Via Cartoleria 9 Bologna www.fondazionecarlogajani.it Thursday – Sunday, 11:00 – 19:00 free entrance     In December of 2009, Carlo Gajani passed away. His left behind oeuvre is witness of a long successful artistic career. Ten years later, is a good moment to look… (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)

80 years Jürgen Waller. 60 years of art

On June 21st 2019, the German painter, ceramist and object maker Jürgen Waller celebrated his 80th birthday. Nearly a month later, three exhibitions in his adopted hometown opened its doors to honour the long-standing rector of the University of Fine Arts in Bremen. Additionally, the Kunsthalle Bremen opened an anniversary show already on June 4th…. (read more)

Artwork of the month / March 2019

Door, NY, 1986 Betty Zanelli 1986 Collage Graphite, oil pastels, acrylic and newspaper on sketching paper 25 cm x 19 cm The collage “Door, NY, 1986” by Betty Zanelli shows a door ajar. In contrast to the background, which presents the bare paper and the sketched spatial environment with black pastels, the front of the… (read more)

Greta Schödl: All my experience enters into my work

  Even at the age of 89 years, Greta Schödl still continues to create. Her range of techniques is very large; however, scripture and gold are particularly prominent in her work. We met in her apartment in Bologna, where we spoke about her background, artistic career and oeuvre.   Astrid Gallinat: Your father was veterinarian… (read more)

Artwork of the month / November 2018

Il Primo Universo (The First Universe) Greta Schödl 1980 Oil and gold leaf on French canvas Signed on the verso 216 cm x 160 cm   The painting “Il Primo Universo” (The First Universe) by Greta Schödl shows an asymmetrical accumulation of golden dots and lines on a blue irregular ground. Slightly right from the… (read more)

Exhibition: Vivian Maier – La fotografa ritrovata

Palazzo Pallavicini, Bologna, Italy www.palazzopallavicini.com 3 March – 27 May 2018   The Palazzo Pallavicini just opened an exhibition dedicated to Vivian Maier (1926-2009). This American photographer is for several reasons exceptional. First of all, her official profession was not photographer, but nanny. This autodidact shot over 120.000 photos. None of them was ever published… (read more)

Artwork of the month / January 2018

Ouagadougou/New York Joana Choumali 2016 Numeric photographs on canvas, hand embroidered with DMC cotton thread 50 x 80 cm Ouagadougou/New York by Joana Choumali is a diptych of two photographs, both embroidered with coloured threads. The left one shows a stony field with a truck and some green trees in the background. In the foreground… (read more)

Exhibition: FEMINA. Vita dagli abiti di Sveva Zamboni (Bologna, 1925 – 2014)

FEMINA. Life of the clothes of Sveva Zamboni (Bologna, 1925 – 2014) Fratelli Broche Exhibition at Adiacenze, Bologna, curated by Silvia Mei 20 March – 3 April 2015 The first impression entering the space of Adiacenze is to come into a vintage shop. It’s not a bad guess, because the artists of Fratelli Broche maintain… (read more)