The Salmon Magazine staff visited our current exhibitions, making two interesting video interviews with Naila Kettaneh-Kunigk, owner of the Tanit gallery in Beirut, and Giovanna Calvenzi, head of the Gabriele Basilico Archive.
Watch the video interview with Naila Kettaneh-Kunigk
Watch the video interview with Giovanna Calvenzi
After the interruption due to the pandemic, the MAPO (Museo Arte Ambiente Arena Po) reopens. Three large sculptures by Antonio Ievolella, Renzogallo and Costas Varotsos, are now part of the renewed open-air exhibition path.
Between space and surface is the exhibition curated by Riccardo Caldura that marks the reopening of the exhibition space of the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice, the Magazzino del Sale 3. Arthur Duff exhibits here together with Ludovico Bomben and Francesco Candeloro.
Until September 11, 2021
The works by Herbert Hamak and Julia Mangold will be included in the exhibition program of the ART STAYS Contemporary Art Festival, in Slovenia – various locations – from 8 July to 18 September 2021.
Antonio Marchetti Lamera exhibits his new works in a show titled: Teatro d’Ombra, curated by Roberto Lacarbonara, hosted at the Exchiesetta space in Polignano a Mare, from 4 July to 8 August 2021. Opening: Sunday 4th July 2021, 7.00 pm, exhibition 24/24 h
Michael Najjar participates in the exhibition: OVERVIEW EFFECT, hosted at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade (MOCAB), with 3 large-scale works from the “outerspace” series. The title, taken from the 1987 book by Frank White, describes the cognitive change reported by a number of astronauts who have gazed upon their home planet from the perspective of space. From June 19 to September 20, 2021.
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 – 09.18, 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 – 9.18, 2021
Jacob Hashimoto’s public installations in the USA, explained in an extensive interview by Nina Azzarello on Designboom.
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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.
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.
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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.
The new Summer collection of the Angela Caputi Giuggiù brand is now available by our showroom. The creations of Angela Caputi, a Florentine designer renowned all over the world for her unique bijoux, have been presented in the most important museums around the world, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Museo degli Argenti and Galleria del Costume in Florence.
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.
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.
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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.
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