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The SetUp is still there, but in a new guise

Sono ancora qua. SetUp to be continued Autostazione Piazza XX Settembre 6, Bologna 24 – 26 January 2020 Last autumn Alice Zannoni, co-founder of the SetUp Contemporary Art Fair, announced that there would be no event with this name in 2020. Born in 2013, the alternative trade show for emerging artists and galleries was situated… (read more)

2019 revisited

  Another year passed by and we would like to glance to what happened in the last months. We visited numerous exhibitions in Bologna and beyond, starting with the Bolognese Art Week, two Milanese art fairs and the Venice Biennale. Later we reported on exhibitions in Bologna, Florence, Bremen, Ferrara and San Gimignano. Moreover, we… (read more)

10 proposals for the Arte City 2019 in Bologna

Traditionally, the end of January and the first days in February in Bologna, Italy, are dominated by a huge offer of artistic events. This year, more and more exhibitions started earlier, so that we can talk of a real art week around the oldest Italian art fair. Besides the ARTE FIERA (1 – 4 February… (read more)

SetUp Contemporary Art Fair 2018: Impressions

The 34 galleries represented at this year’s SetUp showed a huge range of the contemporary art production. There were paintings, sculptures, photos and installations from traditional to experimental and from figurative to abstract. Some works were conceptual; others more decorative and still others had a surrealist touch. Several oeuvres used pre-existing objects, changed their appearance… (read more)

Bologna: Art, Art, Art

At the first weekend of February, numerous art events took place in Bologna, Italy. Besides the 42nd edition of the ARTE FIERA as point of departure, there were the SetUp Contemporary Art Fair and the Fruit Exhibition. But that is not all: by tradition, there are many other events throughout the city. The ARTE FIERA… (read more)

Fiume: A promenade at the river

Entering the exhibition “Fiume” (River) there are black and white photos at first sight. They are showing a river bank. Sometimes there is a young woman at the shore, wrapped in a white woollen lace shawl. She is alone with the nature.   Besides there are, in a row of three, smaller coloured diapositives, projected… (read more)

The SetUp Contemporary Artfair 2016

          29-31 January 2016 Autostazione di Bologna, Italy Piazza XX Settembre, 6   The SetUp Contemporary Artfair started with its first edition in 2012. So in 2016 it was the fourth release. It was born out of the enthusiasm of the two founders Simona Gavioli (President) and Alice Zannoni (Director) to… (read more)