Marco Tagliafierro

Ull Hohn

Peep-Hole

May 2015

Ull Hohn’s debut exhibition in Italy opens with Untitled (Nine Landscapes), 1988: nine wooden boxes painted with bucolic scenes in yellow. Hohn applied the paint using brushes and palette knives, in the manner of Gerhard Richter, who was … READ ON

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Pietro Roccasalva

ZERO...

May 2015

Through a process of successive condensation and rarefaction, Pietro Roccasalva is known for developing paintings that lead to three-dimensional compositions, which are then further concentrated back to painting. As the artist’s process of… READ ON

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Charles Mayton

American Academy in Rome

April 2015

Visitors to Charles Mayton’s solo show at the American Academy in Rome first encounter four paintings, all the same size. Two depict an enormous bunch of purple grapes that competes with two gigantic eyeballs to dominate the pictorial space.… READ ON

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Maria Morganti

Otto Zoo

April 2015

Maria Morganti’s four-panel painting Polittico a ritroso (Polyptych in Reverse), 2013, lights up this gallery with color and offers an irrepressible vision. In a process of reverse sedimentation, four canvases were obtained by superimposing… READ ON

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Gary Hill

Lia Rumma | Milan

March 2015

Visitors entering the gallery’s ground floor of Gary Hill’s exhibition encounter a play of projections on a wall for the work Choir Box, 2015. As the projections and the wall are practically the same color, the building’s structure … READ ON

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William E. Jones

Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 1

March 2015

Psychic Driving, 2014, a video projection, is undoubtedly the most significant presence in this show by William E. Jones, offering a succession of colorful vibrating lines where each frame is like an elaborate abstract painting. In the work’s… READ ON

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“Le regole del gioco”

Studio Museum Achille Castiglioni

March 2015

The Studio Museo Achille Castiglioni, which became the Fondazione Achille Castiglioni in 2011, is located on the ground floor of a building in the heart of Milan. Currently, visitors encounter one of Castiglioni’s most well-known projects,… READ ON

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“Oggetti su piano”

Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna

February 2015

A texture, an arabesque, obtained by painting a wooden surface in several shades of red, completely covers the walls of the rooms of the exhibition space. The installation piece, by Flavio Favelli, evokes the chromatic experience of picture… READ ON

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Dario Guccio

Federico Vavassori

February 2015

In the nine collage-based paintings on view, anthropomorphic and abstract pleather forms overlap, thrown together like layers of digital imagery, creating color contrasts that evoke the Fauves. The iconic power of these compositions derives… READ ON

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Alessandra Spranzi

February 2015

Those familiar with the trajectory of Alessandra Spranzi’s practice might recognize her series “Obsoleto” (Obsolete), 2013–, as a culmination of several ongoing investigations; those unfamiliar with her oeuvre might simply be affected… READ ON

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