Marina Abramović in Florence with The Cleaner

Marina Abramović in Florence with The Cleaner From 21 September 2018 to 20 January 2019 Palazzo Strozzi hosts a major exhibition featuring Marina Abramović, one of the most famous and controversial figures in contemporary art, whose works have revolutionized the idea of performance, testing her body and expressive potential to the limit. The event is a…

Marina Abramović and Anish Kapoor at the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) in London

Marina Abramović and Anish Kapoor at the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) in London   Marina Abramović and Anish Kapoor have embraced virtual reality. In Abramović’s VR debut, Rising, the artist is present—and in peril, while the elevator pitch for Kapoor’s In Yourself – Fall could be Hitchcock’s Vertigo meets Fantastic Voyage. The performance artist and sculptor shared their…

Marta Minujín at Documenta 14 in Kassel

Marta Minujín at Documenta 14 in Kassel   In 1983 Marta Minujín had erected in Buenos Aires Partenón de libros prohibidos: a sculpture in which 20,000 volumes were stacked and put to the fore by the military dictatorship. On the occasion of Documenta 14 in 2017, entitled Learning from Athens, the artist reconstructed the monument…

El Anatsui – Meyina

El Anatsui – Meyina Location: South African National Gallery From: February 17, 2018 To: April 29, 2018 On the occasion of the art fair Investec Cape Town Art, in Cape Town (South Africa), El Anatsui, who received the “Lorenzo Il Magnifico” Lifetime Achievement Award during the XIth Florence Biennale 2017, will inaugurate a solo show, Meyina, at the Iziko South…

In memory of Giampaolo Talani

The true death of an artist is where the search ends, where certainties, achievements or illusions overwhelm doubts. – Giampaolo Talani   Farewell to Giampaolo Talani, the Tuscan painter and sculptor who receveid the “Lorenzo il Magnifico” for Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 for visual arts.On the occasion of the X Florence Biennale was set up a…