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.
Gillo Dorfles (106 and kicking) surprises the art community (again), by presenting at the Palazzo della Triennale his last exploit. 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
Back in 1955, Robert Frank, a Swiss citizen who eight year earlier had moved to the Big Apple, received a grant from the Guggenheim Foundation to complete a series of shots to depict America of the 50s. But what kind of country is America in those years? Continue reading