Alberto Giacometti forged a singular path within European modernism, restlessly seeking a new language for sculpture as a “double of reality”. Today, his elongated, pared-down figures have become iconic. Moderna Museet’s latest exhibition Giacometti – Face to Face is the first large-scale presentation of Giacometti’s work in Sweden in over twenty years and Moderna Museet’s Director Gitte Ørskou predicts the exhibition to be a future classic.
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Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colours and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agents and barons of big business. Imagine a city like that and stop leaning against the wall – it’s wet.
Nairy Baghramian, 01_Privileged Points, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, 2018Photo by Paul Schmelzer for Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Fondazione Furla and GAM – Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan, are pleased to announce Misfits, a Nairy Baghramian exhibition curated by Bruna Roccasalva. The artist’s first solo exhibition in an Italian institution, Misfits is a project […]
Fondazione Marconi is pleased to present the exhibition Giuseppe Uncini:The Conquest of Shadows, dedicated to works from 1968 to 1977 by the Marche artist.The exhibition, in collaboration with Archivio Uncini, comes four years after the 2015 exhibition of Uncini’s drawings and aims to document the evolution of the artist’s long and concentrated study of shadows. […]
Large-scale outdoor photographic installations, talks and projections – all in a city that is one the largest, open-air contemporary art museums of in the world.Gibellina PhotoRoad is the a first and unique to Italy. It is a festival of open-air and site-specific photography organised by the Cultural association On Image and co-organised by the Orestiadi […]
February 5, 2019 – May 6,2019 H.C. Westermann: Goin’ Home, the first retrospective in Spain of the American artist Horace Clifford Westermann (Los Angeles, 1922 – Danbury, Connecticut, United States, 1981), will present some 130 works dated between 1954 and 1981: mainly sculptures, but also lithographs and wood engravings, drawings, letters and paintings from his […]
Gagosian is pleased to present Primary Sources, an exhibition of works by the late Richard Artschwager. This is the first time that key paintings and drawings will be shown with materials from the artist’s personal archive, spanning the 1960s to his death in 2013. For five decades, Artschwager forged a maverick path by confounding the […]
From June 21 to November 6, 2019, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will present Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story. This focused, thematic exhibition of work by Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960–1988), supplemented with work by others of his generation, will explore a formative chapter in the artist’s career through the lens of his identity and the […]
“Manifest Dissuasion: Operation 24 Pages” at Providence College Art Galleries and the poster of Umberto Mariani
Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery December 5, 2018 – March 2, 2019 In 1973 the art historian and curator Enrico Crispolti commissioned eight artists — Umberto Mariani, Fernando De Filippi, Ugo Nespolo, Fabrizio Plessi, Sergio Sarri, Francesco Somaini, Valeriano Trubbiani and Emilio Vedova — to create posters that he installed in pre-existing advertising spaces in different cities across […]
Gagosian and Museo Nazionale Romano are pleased to present Sarah Sze’s sculpture Split Stone (7:34) (2018) at the historic Crypta Balbi museum, concurrent with her exhibition at Gagosian. In the exhibition, Sze juxtaposes paintings with a video installation to underscore and amplify the materiality of digital images, revealing that each picture—whether printed, projected, or painted—is […]
Massimo Baldini’s exhibition A Tour not so Grand, in which he presents about thirty black & white photographs on the idea of “non-conventional” travel, opens on Friday November 9th at the Fondazione Carlo Gajani in Bologna. The author had the opportunity of visiting provincial museums, small hidden institutions, places sometimes only just mentioned in tourist […]
20/10/2018 — 06/01/2019 Kunsthaus Bregenz The work of the renowned British European artist Tacita Dean has already been seen at Kunsthaus Bregenz in 2003/2004 as part of the group exhibition Remind… with Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Anri Sala, and Jane and Louise Wilson. She is regarded as one of today’s most outstanding artists. Her subject matter is […]