Artificialis

Artificialis

contemporary art / history of art

Posts filed under Venice Biennale

Artwork of the Month / January 2022

Allez viens ! on part en vacances. (Come on! we are going on holiday.) (Series Holidays) Amélie Viale 2014 Print on dibond 60 cm x 90 cm Edition of 8 + 2 P.A. A young woman stands in a deserted marshalling yard. She has an unusual companion: an iron. Pausing on a rail crossing, she… (read more)

Cause & Effect – Graphic Prints in the GDR from the Collection Nowoisky

Claudia Jansen: Ursache & Wirkung – Grafik in der DDR aus der Sammlung Nowoisky In the last years, every now and then there were exhibitions of artworks created in the GDR (German Democratic Republic). By the time, the perspective changed and the focus on quality progressed, instead of a political judgement. Most of these shows… (read more)

Biennale di Venezia: Concealed, vanished and reappeared

To start the 58th Venice Biennale, the curator Ralph Rugoff, conceals the entrance of the Central Pavilion with clouds of fog by Lara Favaretto (Thinking Head). The vapour makes not only disappear the building, but is also the expression for smoking brains of thinkers in an undisclosed location. Veiling, disappearance as well as making things… (read more)