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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 / February 2022

Pingyao Irene Kung 2021 Platinum Palladium Print 40 cm x 80 cm on paper 72cm x 112 cm Edition 1 of 25 The black and white photo “Pingyao” by Irene Kung shows a street in the ancient city in China. Due to the well conserved historic buildings dating from the times of the Ming and… (read more)

Artwork of the Month / January 2021

F’OOT N’OTES (A Rehearsal) #5 Ode De Kort 2020 Photo print on dibond 70 cm x 105 cm Edition of 5 Ode de Kort’s photography “F’OOT N’OTES (A Rehearsal) #5” shows a red stockinged leg and two black rubber boots in a white image space. It seems like the leg is leaving the scenery: the… (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)

Hannes Norberg: 27 – A Voyage into extraordinary Landscapes

The German artist Hannes Norberg travels and explores the world and also collects samples of typography. Graphically modified, enlarged and arranged in space, he photographed the samples in natural light. In September 2020, he designed and published a book with 27 new photographs of these silent conversations of characters on paper. Obviously, the main protagonists… (read more)

In memory of Petra Warrass: “Wo es ist #7 – Where it is”

To recall the recently passed away Petra Warrass, we republish our Artwork of the month / February 2016. At first glance, the photo “Wo es ist #7 – Where it is” seems to show an obvious scenery. However, the closer look reveals several ambiguities like the unusual clothing of Cédric and his position. Even the… (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)

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)

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)

Interview: Thomas Neumann – Exact Confidence Limits

Thomas Neumann’s exhibition “Exact Confidence Limits. Photography since 1994” at the Weltkunstzimmer in Düsseldorf recently closed. For those, who missed the show, there are eight video tours through the exhibition online (in German). Additionally, Hatje Cantz Publishers released a deepening book with the same name on the exhibition. It displays most of the works and… (read more)

Bologna Art City 2020 – Glances on Realities

For the second part of our Art City tour throughout Bologna, we concentrate on the western area of the city centre. Some exhibitions glance at our present, others are going back in history, partly back into archaic times. There are excursions into dream worlds, human or android; forms or colours are featured and our perception… (read more)

Exhibition: Moataz Nasr – Paradise Lost

Galleria Continua Via del Castello 11, San Gimignano https://galleriacontinua.com 28 September 2019 – 6 January 2020   The solo exhibition “Paradise Lost” by Moataz Nasr, curated by Simon Njami carries us into an oriental world in a transition stage between tradition and modernity. Composed by oeuvres in different media, it shows the large range of… (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 / April 2019

Voronezh (series 1971) Tamara Stoffers 2018 Collage 110 cm x 87 cm, Edition of 3 80 cm x 63 cm, Edition of 4 50 cm x 40 cm, Edition of 5   For her collage “Voronezh” from 2018, Tamara Stoffers applied a coloured photo for the background. It shows huge prefabricated apartment buildings under a… (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)

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)