The show title is L’origine del Mondo (The Origin of the World), after a notorious picture by Gustave Courbet hanging from a wall in the Musée d’Orsay, in Paris.
November 10th through 12th, 2017, “The Mall” – the new exhibition space in the Porta Nuova district – stages the first edition of GrandArt, Modern and Contemporary Art fair.
Just over the entrance of this show, one experiences the nice feeling of being surrounded by objects one can appreciate without being compelled into acrobatic mental concoctions. Alleluiah! Continue reading
Gillo Dorfles (106 and kicking) surprises the art community (again), by presenting at the Palazzo della Triennale his last exploit. Continue reading
Built in 1687, the church of St. Gothard is a seldom used building in Somasassa, an outlying suburb of Teglio, Valtellina, that counts about 1000 souls. Continue reading
The objective lack of room, due to the presence at the time of a street passing behind the church site, has been an opportunity for Donato Bramante to create something unique. Continue reading
A soft carpet of real grass welcomes the visitors of the show. They are encouraged to walk barefoot while they enjoy the artworks on display. Continue reading
Ralph Donnermuth is a welthy man, a maecenas and an art collector. When he found himself facing Heinz Mack’s artwork The Sky Over Nine Columns, placed in front of Palladio’s San Giorgio Maggiore Basilica, within the 14th Venice Biennale d’Architettura 2014, he determined that an exhibit of that effect should be seen by the largest possible audience. Continue reading