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Bologna Art Week, Bologna, Art City, 2021, Art City Bologna Clan Lazzaro – A new pole for Art City Bologna
Droste Effect |

  Due to the current emergency, the 2021 edition of Art City Bologna is happening independently from the contemporary art fair Arte Fiera, which was postponed until next year. Art City Bologna 2021 has a …

Gordon Matta-Clark, . Day’s End (Pier 52) (Exterior with Ice), 1975. Color photograph, 1029 x 794 mm.  © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark, Artists Rights Society (ARS), N.Y. A history of the Wild West Side and the Whitney’s new public sculpture
Robin Newman |

  Long before its abandoned train track was turned into a famous park (The High Line), the streets of New York’s Meatpacking District were lined with racks of raw meat, drug dealers and transexual prostitutes. …

Salvo, Archivio Salvo, performance lecture, The Lecture Agency Salvo. A performance lecture I’ve never written
The Lecture Agency |

  The period that anticipates Salvo’s leap to painting has often been described with a narcissistic flavor, that of the artist-author in the front row. The absence of his face in his subsequent work does …

"I… I… I…", 2019. Image credit: © Ryan Gander. Courtesy the artist and Esther Schipper, Berlin. Image Andrea Rossetti. Ryan Gander. The whisper perspective
Marco Antelmi |

Ryan Gander’s body of work fully reflects theories about the reality of the virtual. Professor, amateur philosopher – as he likes to define himself – and TV presenter, the artist from Chester (UK, born 1976) …

Art Workers Italia, AVI, COVID-19, pandemic, crisis, economy, art workers, Italia, Italy, contemporary art Art Workers Italia | Manifesto
Droste Effect |

    The following manifesto was first published by Art Workers Italia on Labor Day, May 1st, 2020. You can learn how to be a part of the project at this link.   Who is …

Scott Burton, The Lecture Agency, Lecture on Self Scott Burton. Lecture on Self
The Lecture Agency |

Scott Burton’s 1973 performance lecture     The Lecture Agency is a research platform, based on forms of radical pedagogy, which includes on its website a library of manifestos and other fundamental texts aimed at …

REPLICA, Francesco Pedraglio, Juan de la cosa, Villa Vertua Masolo Spoken Narratives. A Book Show by REPLICA
Droste Effect |

REPLICA presents Spoken Narratives, a collection of artist books by Francesco Pedraglio, Juan de la Cosa   Droste Effect: This is the first year of REPLICA, and after the first year more concrete perspectives and …

Berlin, Fuck Off Google, transmediale festival, Shmoogle, Desperately Seeking SMASH THE SHMOOGLEARCHY. When Andy Kaufman meets Google?
Droste Effect |

Review by: Mária Horváthová   Since when is becoming the thing you hate a good idea? If there’s one thing I take from transmediale festival this year, it is this mantra which I’ve since pinned …

“Arte Magia e Capitalismo” Salvator Rosa gallery, exhibition view. Photos by Ela Bialkowska, OKNO studio The Wizards of Capitalism. A conversation with Juan Pablo Macías
Vincenzo Estremo |

In an age in which the global art market governs the artistic practice, from the margins of the art world – the peripheral city of Livorno – departs an analysis with multiple voices. The event …

Hillary Clinton's visit at Kenneth Goldsmith's HILLARY: The Hillary Clinton Emails, curated by Francesco Urbano Ragazzi, exhibition view, © Giorgio De Vecchi. Gerda Studio 2019 Francesco Urbano Ragazzi. Making Re-Reality Manifest
Marco Antelmi |

A conversation with curators Francesco Urbano Ragazzi     Francesco Urbano Ragazzi is a curatorial duo formed in 2005, whose research focuses on redefining the commission and the theoretical foundation of the work of art …

Artissima, desire, Anna Franceschini, Villa Straylight, 2019, Vistamare, #ArtissimaLive Darkest Desire. Artissima 2019
Vincenzo Estremo |

In Darkest Desire, Anthony Schmitz turns the Brothers Grimm on their heads, retelling the story of Little Red Riding Hood from the wolf’s perspective. It is not clear if the art world works out like …

Namsal Siedlecki, Artissima, Magazzino #ArtissimaLive Interview with Namsal Siedlecki
Marco Antelmi |

Namsal Siedlecki (1986, USA) may be considered an artist of the transformation. In his practice, he brings together considerations on public and private space, institutional processes, art history and science, with a focus on chemical …

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