All posts filed under “Italy

The Black Image Corporation, Project by Theaster Gates at Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, September 20, 2018 – January 14, 2019

“The project explores the fundamental legacy of Johnson Publishing Company archives, which feature more than 4 million images and have contributed to shape the aesthetic and cultural languages of the contemporary African American identity. Founded by John H. Johnson in 1942, his eponymous publishing company created two landmark… Read More

Osvaldo Licini: Let Sheer Folly Sweep Me Away at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, September 22, 2018 – January 14, 2019

“The exhibition will commemorate the 60th anniversary of Osvaldo Licini’s death (1894–1958). In 1958 Licini exhibited 53 works, dating from 1925 to 1958, at the 29th Venice Biennale, in a gallery designed by Carlo Scarpa. Supported by Peggy Guggenheim’s friend and art critic, Giuseppe Marchiori,… Read More

Leonor Antunes: the last days in galliate at Pirelli Hangar Biccoca, Milan, September 14, 2018 – January 13, 2019

“Pirelli HangarBicocca presents the exhibition the last days in galliate, dedicated to Berlin-based artist Leonor Antunes (born 1972 in Lisbon). Using traditional materials—such as rope, wood, brass, leather, rubber and cork—and employing ancient artisan or manual techniques, Antunes creates elegant sculptures and installations that investigate… Read More

Machines à penser at Fondazione Prada, Ca’ Corner della Regina, Venice, through November 25, 2018

“This exhibition explores the correlation between conditions of exile, escape and retreat and physical or mental places which favor reflection, thought and intellectual production. “Machines à penser” focuses on three major philosophers of the 20th  century: Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969), Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) and Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951). The latter… Read More

John Bock: The Next Quasi-Complex at Fondazione Prada, July 18 – September 24, 2018

“Conceived by the German artist John Bock (Gribbohm, 1965; lives and works in Berlin) for the Podium exhibition space, the project reflects his own practice that freely employs performative elements with audience engagement, installation, environment among others. His performances, called “lectures” by the artist himself, parody academic presentations and… Read More

Slight Agitation 4/4: Laura Lima at Fondazione Prada, Milan, June 15 – October 22, 2018

“Slight Agitation, a four-part project of newly commissioned, site-specific works hosted in sequence within the Cisterna in the Milan venue of Fondazione, including works by Tobias Putrih (Slovenia, 1972), Pamela Rosenkranz (Switzerland, 1979) and Austrian collective Gelitin, continues with a final installment by Brazilian artist Laura Lima. Lima… Read More

Waste No More by Eileen Fisher DesignWork at Ventura Centrale, Salone del Mobile, Milan, April 17 – 22, 2018

Eileen Fisher has dedicated her career to challenging the ways of the fashion industry. In 2015 with Vision2020, the company took a bold step in reaching its ambitious environmental and social goals. DesignWork is the company’s latest initiative; a creative exchange between makers who felt and stitch consumers’ used garments… Read More