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Articolo di Lorenzo Ciotti del 06 ноября 2017 The Artwork of the Month: November 2017
Conserved and exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Theseus on the Minotaur is certainly one of the most famous works made by Venetian sculptor Antonio Canova. Commissioned by the Venetian ambassador in Rome, Gerolamo Zulian, it was built between 1781 and 1783. The artist worked sculpture alone without external aid. It found its current position in 1962. The mythologi...
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Articolo di Lorenzo Ciotti del 01 мая 2017 The Artwork of the Month - May 2017
The month of May leads us to explore a very controversial artwork: we are talking about Artist's Shit, a work that has made a lot of talk in the art world, produced by Italian Piero Manzoni. In a time when the differet, the controversial, and what is generally debated is no longer a taboo, Artist's Shit falls perfectly in the moment and context (let's not forget, moreover, also ...
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Articolo di Domenico Olivero del 21 апреля 2017 Canova’s George Washington
In 1816, the North Carolina State House in Raleigh commissioned a full-length statue of George Washington to stand in the hall of the State Senate. Thomas Jefferson, believing that no American sculptor was up to the task, recommended Antonio Canova (1757–1822), then one of Europe’s most celebrated artists. The first and only work Canova created for America, the statue depicted the n...
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Articolo di Lorenzo Ciotti del 21 апреля 2017 The most beautiful in the world
Paris, and France in general, like other places in the Old Continent, have been targeting by ignominious gestures for more than two years, trying to discourage people, terrorizing them, crippling their daily lives. But the best way to silence terror is to live the daily things. Paris, the most beautiful city in the world, deserves light, life, joy. Here is a photo gallery of some glitte...
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Articolo di Domenico Olivero del 06 февраля 2017 Daily rituals
Studio Wieki Somers, a Rotterdam-based design practice by Wieki Somers and Dylan van den Berg, has launched a collaboration with the French luxury goods and saddle maker, Hermès. The results are showcased in window displays that can be viewed in six Hermès shops in the Benelux-region over a period of three months.  Daily Rituals is a set of six window di...
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Articolo di Domenico Olivero del 05 февраля 2017 GEOMETRY OF NOW
GEOMETRY OF NOW reflects Russia’s strong tradition in electronic music and rich history of experimentation with sound. The focus of the project will be a series of newly commissioned installations reclaiming the raw structures within GES-2, an interdisciplinary lecture and workshop programme developed around topics in sound art studies, and performaces that reconfigure...
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Articolo di Domenico Olivero del 24 января 2017 A tasty wall art
A new installation by American artist Sarah Crowner will open at The Wright restaurant, located in the landmark Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, on January 29. Commissioned specifically for The Wright by the Guggenheim, the project consists of four works that will enter the museum’s permanent collection. The project is the second in a series of interventions in the restaurant that the museum...
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Articolo di Domenico Olivero del 17 сентября 2016 The Sky Over Nine Columns
"For me, space is as important as sculpture [...]. I cannot imagine one without the other.” With these words Heinz Mack stresses the importance of the location of his art works, reason why the first location of The Sky Over Nine Columns was on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice during the Biennale in 2014, to later be on display in the garden of sculptures of Sakip Sabanci ...
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Articolo di Domenico Olivero del 15 сентября 2016 America of Cattelan
A new, site-specific work by Maurizio Cattelan opens at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on September 16, 2016.  For Maurizio Cattelan: “America”, the artist replaces a toilet in one of the museum’s public restrooms with a fully functional replica cast in solid gold.  Cattelan is often described as the art world’s resident prankster and provocateur; this instal...
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Articolo di Domenico Olivero del 26 августа 2016 ROBERT FILLIOU - The Secret of Permanent Creation
More radical, more fundamentally provocative, but also subtler and gentler than most of his contemporaries and peers, Filliou should be a household name for a large audience. With this exhibition we want to show today’s and tomorrow’s viewers that Filliou is not just one of the most influential artists of the recent past. He is a voice for our time, speaking of the political and poe...
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