A bronze tree carrying a solid block of granite between its branches, a tree trunk with water gushing out of it, and images drawn from the artist’s own forehead are among the enigmatic works of Giuseppe Penone. This summer, the annual sculpture display in the Rijksmuseum’s gardens is dedicated to Italian artist Giuseppe Penone (Garessio, […]
“Oswaldo Vigas 1943–2013,” a three-year, traveling exhibition featuring sixty-three paintings and six sculptures by the late Venezuelan artist will be on view at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo (MAC- USP) from April 2 – July 3, 2016. Organized by the Oswaldo Vigas Foundation, the exhibition, which spans seven decades of […]
Image and writing, word and vision, history and present, East and West. ALL’INDICE — Biblioteca Angelica / Siria, andata e ritorno (“BLACKLISTED – Biblioteca Angelica / Syria, return ticket”) is the title of an exhibition (March 23 – April 29, 2016, Diagonale gallery, Via dei Chiavari 75, Rome) where Ileana Florescu conjoins these factors, ever-destined […]
Ignored for decades by official art history, Italian artist Carol Rama is now recognised as essential for understanding developments within contemporary art. Her influence can be seen in the work of a later generation of artists such as Cindy Sherman, Kara Walker, Sue Williams, Kiki Smith and Elly Strik. Rama was belatedly recognised in 2003, […]
From February 5 to April 27, 2016, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better, the first comprehensive survey in a New York museum of the remarkable 33-year artistic partnership between Peter Fischli (b. 1952) and David Weiss (1946–2012). Gathering more than three hundred sculptures, photographs, slide projections, and […]
The Thyssen Bornemisza Museum in collaboration with the Denver Art Museum is presenting the first retrospective in Europe on Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) and his son Jamie (born 1946), both leading representatives of 20th-century American Realism. More than 60 works loaned from public institutions and private collections, some never previously exhibited in public, will offer visitors […]
Ierimonti Gallery is pleased to present “Salvo: Io sono il migliore”, an overview of the work of (1947-2015), known as Salvo, from the Eighties to the present. Salvo carries characters and images of the past in a highly contemporary imaginary through his paintings. His is an art of description and classification, where the importance is […]
Great success at the Opening of the OpenArtCode contemporary art exhibition in Venice. (photos exclusive to Art&Artworks)
4th February inaugurated a collective show of 48 international artists at Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti.
From 5-20 February 2016 an exclusive OpenArtCode show at Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti.
LA CAMERA: Sulla materialità della fotografia (La Camera: On the Material Nature of Photog-raphy) is the third installment in a broader exhibition program, curated by Simone Menegoi and ti-tled The Camera’s Blind Spot, which explores the relationship between sculpture and photography. The first two parts of the project (The Camera’s Blind Spot I and II) […]
Postwar Era. A Recent History. Homages to Jack Tworkov and Claire Falkenstein offers a fresh, analytical look at postwar American and European art through 1979, the year of Peggy Guggenheim death. More than ninety paintings and sculptures, works both from Peggy Guggenheim’s collection and from donations to the Foundation’s Venice museum, some rarely exhibited, are […]
From 27 November 2015 three works by the celebrated British artist Anish Kapoor will go on show in the Gallery of Honour at the Rijksmuseum to 6 March 2016. The three painted reliefs created from layers of red and white resin and silicone evoke images of bloody, sinewy lumps of meat. These extraordinary visceral works […]