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Adelita Husni-Bey, Venice Biennale, Venice Biennale 2017, Biennale di Venezia, Italian Pavilion, Biennale, Venezia, Padiglione Italia A Walk Through The Art. Venice Biennale 2017
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    This year’s Venice Biennale – the 57th edition, titled Viva Arte Viva and curated by Christine Macel – is open to the public through Sunday, November 26th, 2017, as usual in several locations in Venezia, but …

ARRATIA BEER, Fernanda Fragateiro, Claudio Zecchi Fernanda Fragateiro and the problematic documentation of contemporary art
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The following is a conversation between curator Claudio Zecchi and artist Fernanda Fragateiro (1962; lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal) on the problematic practice of documenting the contemporary artwork. Fernanda Fragateiro’s projects are characterized by a …

Arthur Fouray, ZQM Arthur Fouray’s “2080″ at ZQM in Berlin
Eleonora Castagna |

Eleonora Castagna: The exhibition you are presenting at ZQM in Berlin (which was inaugurated on the 20th of May and will close on the 18th of June) was presented through several steps. One of the …

Bulletin, art paper, academic paper, call for papers, art writing, Droste Effect magazine, graphic design, writers Call for Art Papers: Bulletin
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  Call for Papers: Bulletin non-academic art papers   Droste Effect presents Bulletin: free-download monthly publication Bulletin explores the diverse ways in which the complexities of being in contemporary art are expressed. It is essential for …

“Materia prima” solo show by Lucia Leuci curated by /77 Materia prima: Lucia Leuci at Adolfo Pini Foundation
Vincenzo Estremo |

  Adolfo Pini Foundation presents Materia prima, a solo show by Lucia Leuci, installed inside the glass cabinets of the house-museum and curated by /77. The project was realized thanks to Adrian Paci’s supervision, who made …

Abdoulaye Konaté, Non à la Charia au Sahel, 2013 Textile, cm h 230x350, Collezione privata – Bologna, Italia The White Hunter! African art and the West at FM Milano
Vincenzo Estremo |

The hunter is the one who has the tools to exercise power. He achieves his goal when he brutalizes his victim. He keeps his position. He is careless, unscrupulous; with or without his gun. The …

Jon Rafman, Dream Journal, Frieze, New York, art fair, Frieze 2017 Frieze New York 2017. Reality, times a thousand
Matilde Soligno |

    On Friday morning, as I was getting ready to travel to Frieze, and I was complaining via Whattsapp with a friend of mine about how far it is from downtown Manhattan, and even …

Galeria Múrias Centeno, Musa paradisiaca, Claudio Zecchi, interview, artists, dialogue, art, project A conversation with Musa paradisiaca
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Musa paradisiaca (Eduardo Guerra and Miguel Ferrão, 2010) is a long-term discursive project that manifests itself through the different shapes of drawing, performance, and sculpture. It’s a single expression of a collective and fragmented soul, …

Gordon Hookey, Documenta 14, Athens, Documenta, contemporary art, Documenta 2017 Documenta 14: Teaching in Athens
Vincenzo Estremo |

    In a scene from the Coen brothers’ Burn After Reading (2008) there is a great dialogue between the Director of the CIA (J. K. Simmons) and CIA officer Palmer Smith (David Rasche). It is a paradoxical …

CAPITAL, San Francisco, NADA art fair, NADA New York, NADA, art fair, Armory week, Armory week 2017, New York, Armory Week 2017: NADA Art Fair
Matilde Soligno |

The sixth edition of NADA art fair has opened in New York (until March 5). NADA art fair is hosted inside the imposing Skylight Clarkson North, built in 1933 to house and unload trains from …

Matteo Nasini, Clima gallery, Marsèlleria, Marsèll, 3D print, sculpture, armory week, New York, tapestry Matteo Nasini opens Marsèlleria’s New York space
Matilde Soligno |

Marsèll, a high-end shoe brand from Milan that like other enlightened fashion houses devotes part of its resources to funding art exhibitions, opens a new space in the Chelsea gallery district of New York. The …

Cerith Wyn Evans, White Cube, Armory week 2017, Armory show, New York, Armory show 2017 A Walk Through The Art: The Armory Show 2017
Matilde Soligno |

    “Being There” might as well be a must for any ambitious gallery of international scope. It is the Armory Show 2017 – the 23rd edition of New York’s most important contemporary art fair. …

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