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The 59th Venice Biennale (part 2): Nature and Technology

La Biennale di Venezia 2022 23 April – 27 November 2022 www.labiennale.org The presented artworks in the first part of our article about the Venice Biennale in the Giardini was a glance to the female conditions in society. In the second part, there is a focus on nature and technology, not without including bodies and… (read more)

The 59th Venice Biennale: Impressions

La Biennale di Venezia 59th International Art Exhibition The Milk of Dreams Venice (Giardini and Arsenale) 23 April – 27 November 2022 www.labiennale.org   This year’s Biennale opened officially on April 23rd, nearly one year later than planned due to the pandemic, but one month earlier than usual. Certainly, not only the schedule is particular…. (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)

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)

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)

Artwork of the month / October 2019

Second Hand: Kyiv (Kiev), 2015 Zhanna Kadyrova 2015 Soviet period tiles, wood Variable dimensions   The series “Second Hand” by the Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova is a long-lasting project of several single interventions, which started in 2014 in Sao Paulo. After four more venues, the last one up to now, is the “Hotel All’Angelo” for… (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)

The Venice Biennale 2017: Hidden gems in the city

Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Bolivia, Ivory Coast and Guatemala Besides the main exhibition and the national pavilions in the Giardini and the Arsenale, there are many exhibitions throughout the city. Interesting are often the national participations of countries beyond the traditional canon. They have no fixed building in the Giardini, since they are mostly… (read more)