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The 60th Biennale di Venezia: Foreigners Everywhere in the Giardini

La Biennale di Venezia – 60th International Art Exhibition 20 April – 24 November 2024 www.labiennale.org The 60th edition of the International Art Exhibition was officially opened to the public on Saturday the 20th of April 2024. Until November 24, it is possible to visit the main exhibition “Foreigners Everywhere – Stranieri Ovunque” curated by… (read more)

The ART CITY 2024 is still ongoing!

Officially, the 12th edition of the Bolognese ART CITY took place from 1st to 4th February 2024 and had its absolute climax on Saturday 3rd February with the White Night. However, many venues opened earlier, and some remain longer. So, the people had and have the possibility to appreciate comfortably more events than only in… (read more)

Preview for the ART CITY: 9 Proposals

In Bologna, the approaching ARTE FIERA is celebrating its 50th anniversary. From February 2nd until the 4th the 47th edition will take place. At the same time, there will be the 12th edition of the ART CITY, all over the town and even outside with its huge program of exhibitions, performances, cinema films and a… (read more)

The Day of the Contemporary in Bologna (part 2)

In a first part we presented four exhibitions in Bologna, which were inaugurated shortly before or on the day of the contemporary (Giornata del Contemporaneo) on Saturday 7th October. Subsequently, we will introduce you to four further shows, all opened for this special occasion. They will all be visible for the next weeks, two of… (read more)

MIA Fair 2023: Architecture, Trees and other Subjects

MIA Fair (Milan Image Art Fair) 23 – 26 March 2023 Superstudio Maxi, Milan www.miafair.it The 12th edition of Italy’s oldest and most important photo fair confirmed its position with 100 exhibitors (80 % galleries), thereof 30 % from abroad. No matter whether the galleries originated in Italy, Europe (France, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Serbia and… (read more)

Artwork of the month / December 2021

Pickle Factory Tamara Stoffers 2021 Oil on canvas 80 cm x 100 cm The painting “Pickle Factory” by Tamara Stoffers shows three women in a blue tiled room, surrounded by machines. All are wearing red kerchiefs on the head. In the foreground, one woman with a white apron is looking directly to the observer; a… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / September 2021

Europa und der Stier (Europe and the Bull) Angela Hampel 2019/2020 Mixed media on canvas 110 cm x 90 cm   In her painting “Europa und der Stier“ (Europe and the Bull) Angela Hampel reinterprets the legend of the Rape of Europe. Differently as the in the Greek mythology, Europe is not the more or… (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)

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)

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 / December 2019

Utopia XXII Inna Artemova 2019 Oil on canvas 170 cm x 240 cm The oil painting “Utopia XXII” by Inna Artemova is part of her series “Future Structures”, where she reflects on prospective living and working environments, which might be united in one single space. “Utopia XXII” shows two sets of freely floating square-shaped boxes… (read more)

Artwork of the month / September 2019

Black Out 2 Ester Grossi 2018 Acrylic on canvas 120 cm x 100 cm Courtesy Spazio Testoni, Bologna, Foto Giulia Mazza Ester Grossi’s painting “Black Out 2” is a composition of four geometric shapes on black ground, which overlap each other partially. The upper diagonally red lined field could be described as rectangle with rounded… (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)

Exhibition: Christian Jankowski – Where do we go from here?

Galleria Enrico Astuni Via Iacopo Barozzi 3, Bologna www.galleriaastuni.net 25 May – 28 September 2019 Summer break in August In his solo exhibition, Where do we go from here? in the Bolognese Galleria Enrico Astuni, Christian Jankowski questions about the relation between artist and audience, both, in the traditional physical contact and the virtual way… (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)

Artwork of the month / October 2016

Heavenly Gossips Martha Jiménez Serigraphy in 62 colours 40 cm x 30 cm Ed. 3 “Heavenly Gossips” by Martha Jiménez is a coloured serigraphy. Three voluptuous women with waving hair are standing close together and take up the most of the pictorial space. They are wearing nice dresses. All three have a small ellipse floating above… (read more)