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contemporary art / history of art

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From ART CITY to the Summer Programme of Bologna 2021

Intended as revitalisation of the city’s cultural institutions after the lockdown, the postponed ART CITY could take place from May 7th to 9th in Bologna. Traditionally the ART CITY is the accompanying programme for the city’s art fair in January. Due to the pandemic, it was cancelled. Fortunately, it could be carried out now. Including… (read more)

Biennale di Venezia 2019: Living in interesting times

Biennale Arte 2019 11 May – 24 November 2019 www.labiennale.org The 58th Venice Biennale is titled “May You Live In Interesting Times”, mistakenly interpreted as a Chinese curse, evoking to the opponent a challenging and menacing life. Ralph Rugoff himself assigned the title not only to artworks, which “reflect upon precarious aspects of existence today”,… (read more)

Artwork of the month / June 2017

Busca una pista, inventa la historia (Search a track, invent history) Lourdes de la Riva 3,50 m x 4,70 m 2016 Remains of small sections of paper books perforated by the moths and attached to the wall The mural collage “Busca una pista, inventa la historia” (Search a track, invent history) from 2016 by Lourdes… (read more)

Biennale di Venezia 2015: Three artistic approaches to conditions of labour

On November 22nd the 56th Biennale di Venezia will close its doors: Time to start a little reflexion about what is shown. Okwui Enwezor curated the international art exhibition under the title “All the World’s Futures”. He stated in May 2015 in “The Guardian” to want a “deeply reflective, deeply political” Biennale. In this context… (read more)