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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

57. Biennale di Venezia: “VIVA ARTE VIVA”

13 May – 26 November 2017 On Saturday the 13th of May the 57th Biennale of Venice opened. The artistic director Christine Macel united 120 artists from 51 countries for the main exhibition under the title “VIVA ARTE VIVA” subdivided in nine sections. Moreover, there are 86 National Participations in the historic Pavilions at the… (read more)

The Arte Fiera in Bologna, January 2016

On February 1st closed the 40th edition of the ARTE FIERA – the Bolognese art fair – its doors. Founded in 1974, it is the oldest enduring Italian tradeshow, which focuses on modern and contemporary art. The 222 exhibitors showed their artists in three halls. The two halls of the main section included a pavilion… (read more)

Biennale di Venezia 2015 – Three female artist participations

After “Three artistic approaches to conditions of labour” and “Artistic views on the world order” we are glancing at three female participations to the 56th International Art Exhibition in Venice. The first view in on “The Probable Trust Registry”. It is the awarded work from Adrian Piper in the Arsenale. Then we move to the… (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)