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  • From June 5 and for the whole summer period, Studio la Città will be devoting a tribute to the famous photographer Gabriele Basilico by reserving some of the gallery rooms to his work about the city of Beirut.
    6.09 – 09.25, 2021 – Opening June 5, 2021, by reservation only


  • Studio la Città is pleased to announce the opening of I am one acquainted with the night: a group show of Lebanese artists, in collaboration with Galerie Tanit, Beirut and curated by Marc Mouarkech, with an essay by Marco Meneguzzo. Opening June 5 – 2021, by reservation only. Exhibition period: 6.07 – 9.25, 2021


  • Jacob Hashimoto’s public installations in the USA, explained in an extensive interview by Nina Azzarello on Designboom.
    Read the full article

    ph. credits Mario Gallucci


  • We are pleased to announce that Herbert Hamak’s Untitled – Rot PR170 installation has become part of a prestigious American private collection.
    Hamak focuses on the purity of color, enhanced by a skilful use of light which, filtered by the resin, shapes it and makes it different according to the different moments of reading.


  • Giorgio Vigna exhibits his work Fuochi d’acqua in the exhibition: Vitrea, organized by the Milan Triennale in collaboration with the Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte Foundation.
    Vitrea
    Vetro italiano contemporaneo d’autore
    Triennale Milano, 5 May – 22 August 2021, curated Jean Blanchaert


  • The spring exhibition at LE STANZE DEL VETRO focuses on the extraordinary glass animal collection of Pierre Rosenberg, former Director/President of the Louvre in Paris and involves Giorgio Vigna among the artists on display with his work: Contrasti Birds by Vigna for Iittala.
    The Glass Ark Animals in the Pierre Rosenberg Collection curated by Giordana Naccari and Cristina Beltram
    LE STANZE DEL VETRO
    A project of Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Pentagram Stiftung
    Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore
    26 April – 1 August 2021


  • Today I would like to be a Tree exhibition through the words of Hélène de Franchis in an interview by the editorial staff of Exibart. CLICK HERE to read the full article.


  • BANK/Mabsociety Gallery Shanghai presents Michael Najjar‘s first solo exhibition in Beijing, open from April, 23 until May, 20, 2021.


  • Before starting the taking down operations of the Rosso e Grigio exhibition, Hélène de Franchis wanted to record a story of her from the exhibition, grant her one last visit to share it with all those who would have liked to see her in person. A small “homemade” video that we hope you will enjoy. WATCH THE VIDEO


  • Vincenzo Castella tells how the exhibition project of the new exhibition MIMESIS – 3rd Stone From The Sun was born.
    WATCH THE VIDEO


  • Saturday 6 February 2021 Marco Meneguzzo was at Studio la Città as curator of the Rosso e Grigio exhibition. During the meeting Marco Meneguzzo highlighted the role that these two materials have had in the course of the history of art, starting from the origins and up to the present day. WATCH THE FULL VIDEO


  • A Poem is a City is a short film by Tracey Snelling and Arthur Debert, produced by Künstlerhaus Bethanien. Set to a narration of Charles Bukowski’s A Poem is a City, Snelling becomes a character in her mini cityscapes… WATCH THE FILM


  • The photographer Vincenzo Castella is among the winners of the “Strategia Fotografia 2020” competition promoted by the Directorate-General for Contemporary Creativity (DGCC) of the Ministry for cultural heritage and activities and for tourism (MiBACT).


  • Exibart has published an article on the exhibition entitled Rosso e Grigio currently set up at Studio la Città. Read the article


  • Tracey Snelling has been awarded the 2020 Foundwork Artist Prize, the annual juried award to recognize outstanding practice by contemporary artists.
    Her work “Lost Year Motel” was presented for the first time in the spaces of Studio la Città on the occasion of the exhibition La Musée 2, which ended on 21 November 2020.


  • Studio la Città takes part of ArtVerona Digital, which will be held on the Artshell platform with three events:
    DIGITAL BLACK 27 Novembre 2020
    DIGITAL YELLOW from 4 to 14 December 2020
    DIGITAL WHITE from 5 December 2020 to 10 January 2021


  • Several artworks from Michael Najjar‘s acclaimed “outer space” series, including a 15 meters wide projection of the video “orbital cascade_57 – 46“, are featured in the exhibition “The New Classic of Mountains and Seas” at Zhejiang Museum in Hangzhou , China until 29 Novembre 2020.


  • We are pleased to announce that from December 2020 Studio la Città will represent Angela Caputi in the Verona area.


  • Giorgia Severi is among the twenty Italian and international artists present in the show Tree Time, which will be open from 30 October 2020 until 30 May 2021 at MUSE, Trento.


  • LA TRANCE
    A short film about life during Shutdown in Los Angeles, with artwork by Brian Alfred inspired by photographs by Ben Radatz, featuring music by Four Tet.
    Watch the VIDEO


  • Hiroyuki Masuyama is one of the artists in the exhibition True Fictions. Fotografia visionaria dagli anni ’70 ad oggi, the first retrospective exhibition ever held in Italy of staged photography. The exhibition opens at the Palazzo Magnani Foundation (RE) on 17 October 2020 and will end on 4 July 2021.


  • The Certosa di San Giacomo in Capri host the show Fons vitae by Antonio Ievolella, installed in the small and large cloisters of the Chapel of San Bruno. The exhibition is open from 11 October to 30 November 2020.


  • “I like to think that my work conserves the totality of the moment in which I made it. I would like it to remain new, uncontaminated by the taste of the time”.
    E.S.
    Your work is uncontaminated, but your absence is immense
    11 October 2019 – 11 October 2020

  • Michael Najjar is one of the artists who are part of the new exhibition at the Gallerie d’Italia in Vicenza entitled FUTURO | Arte e società dagli anni Sessanta a domani, conceived and curated by Luca Beatrice and Walter Guadagnini with the patronage of the Comune di Vicenza.


  • Andreco is one of the ten internationally renowned artists who are intervened in dialogue with each other and with the landscape of the Villa Borghese Park on the occasion of the Back to nature exhibition, a path of installations that, from 15 September to 13 December 2020, involves some corners of the ancient garden, the great green lung of Rome.


  • The photographs by Massimo Vitali will be on display at the MEF – Ettore Fico Museum, starting on Friday 25 September 2020. The exhibition will include more than 30 works, chosen from the production of his last twenty-five years.
    Massimo Vitali. Costellazioni umane, curated by Andrea Busto | MEF Museo Ettore Fico – via Francesco Cigna 114 – Turin | in collaboration with Mazzoleni, London – Torino | 25 September – 20 December 2020


  • Studio la Città continues with its collaboration with the city museums, in particular with the Museo di Castelvecchio. This time the protagonist of the collaboration is the installation by the artist from Athens Costas Varotsos, titled Orizzonte, a work from 1996 in iron and glass that the artist, habituated to working in large and often natural spaces, has decided to place in the castle gardens.


  • Arthur Duff is taking part in the fourteenth edition of Meccaniche della Meraviglia, a cultural manifestation directed by Albano Morandi who has involved eight artists of national and international fame, and who has asked them to intervene with installations and site-specific works in various areas of the city of Brescia and of Puegnago del Garda.


  • Giorgia Severi is one of the four artists who are part of Nature Inquiete, a collective show that opens on 4 September 2020 in the Church of Santa Maria dell’Angelo in Faenza. The exhibition is organized by the Diocesan Museum of Faenza and curated by Giovanni Giardini. The site-specific installation About The Creation was created for the apse of the Church of Santa Maria dell’Angelo in Faenza for this landscape exhibition.


  • In October Studio la Città will be opening its new series of exhibitions with the show La Musée 2 – a group show curated by Azad Asifovich and organised in collaboration with the Galerie Italienne, Paris – which brings together fourteen female artists of international renown, and that for the stop in Italy has been augmented with some new works. In fact the long term aim of the show is to become an itinerant exhibition, to be proposed for a tour that will touch on various venues, enlarged at times while keeping intact its intent. The opening date, scheduled for October 10, 2020, could be postponed to 2021 due to the current health situation based on the evolution of the pandemic from Covid-19.


  • Luigi Carboni and Marco Neri are among the nine artists, of three different generations, presented within the exhibition: DISTANZIAMENTI: until 27 September 2020 at the Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Ascoli Piceno. The issue of distance, physical and symbolic, is addressed through possible contemporary pictorial research.


  • Hiroyuki Masuyama will show his lightboxes in a solo exhibition set up at high altitude. The Messner Mountain Museum in Firmian will host: Growing Mountains, an exhibition created in collaboration with Studio la Città, which can be visited from 5 July 2020.  Messner Mountain Museum Firmian | until 8 November 2020.


  • Nine Sicilian artists agreed to the invitation of Davide Bramante and Aldo Premoli, respectively front man and curator of this exhibition in order to show their works in the magnificent Tina di Lorenzo Theater, in Noto (Sicily). The theater had never accepted exhibitions before: it did so exceptionally this summer 2020 in the face of a program interrupted due to the Covid-19. Foyer Davide Bramante & Friends. I nuovi siciliani, from 17 July until 7 September 2020 | www.sansebastianocontemporary.it


  • On the occasion of the anniversary for Studio la Città’s 50 years of activity, Artnet publishes an interview with Hélène de Franchis in which the gallery owner talks about her story and reveals the content of the video created to celebrate the most important moments of hes career.
    READ the complete article


  • Studio la Città is pleased to announce that the artist Jacob Hashimoto has been selected by the Guerrieri Rizzardi winery for the creation of the Clos Roareti label – 2017: the tenth bottled vintage on the market produced in 13,333 numbered bottles. Click here for more information


  • Michael Najjar‘s next space journey, on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic shuttle, was documented by Federica Lavarini in an article published on May 17 in the insert La Lettura of Il Corriere della Sera.


  • Started from an idea by the gallery dealers Hélène de Franchis (Studio la Città, Verona), Alessandro Pron (Galerie Italienne, Paris), and by the critic Marco Meneguzzo, together with the fundamental support of Angelo Martini, director of the auction house of the same name in Brescia, the AIUTIAMO GLI ARTISTI/LET’S HELP THE ARTISTS project is an auction that will take place from 15 to 21 June 2020.


  • Follow the new #PILLOLE project on our social media networks: a virtual way to explore the exhibition Vetro, this time through the voice of the artists! The posts will be released every Monday and Friday at 11 am.

    We have decided to  ask the artists in this show a single and simple question: why do you use glass?
    From their answers we have made brief video-essays of words and images, through which you can enter their highly personal interpretations of this material.
    Perhaps it is not a bad thing that the show can be enjoyed through a visual metaphor, given that the protagonist is seductive transparency…
    Paolo Icaro

    Monday 11 May 2020: Pillola#1, Stuart Arends
    Friday 15 May 2020: Pillola#2, Luigi Carboni
    Monday 18 May 2020: Pillola#3, Marcela Cernadas
    Friday 22 May 2020: Pillola#4, Alberto Garutti
    Monday 25 May 2020: Pillola#5, Herbert Hamak
    Friday 29 May 2020: Pillola#6, Paolo Icaro
    Monday 1 June 2020: Pillola#7, Igino Legnaghi
    Friday 5 June 2020: Pillola#8, Esther Mathis
    Monday 8 June 2020: Pillola#9, Roberto Pugliese
    Friday 12 June 2020: Pillola#10, Costas Varotsos
    Monday 15 June 2020: Pillola#11, Giorgio Vigna


  • Starting from May, 19 – 2020, Studio la Città will be opening a solo show of recent works by Massimiliano Gatti, a photographer who for years has moved between Italy and the Middle East in the footsteps of important archaeological missions.


  • Studio la Città was supposed to open the VETRO (GLASS) exhibition on 21 March 2020. The Covid emergency forced us to close the doors of our gallery and to postpone the opening. Despite this, Studio la Città does not stop and offers the opportunity to admire the exhibition thanks to a special “virtual guided tour”. WATCH THE VIDEO