Paola Nicolin

Robert Overby

Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo

June 2014

Robert Overby’s oeuvre is a disenchanted reflection on the relationship between time and matter—a relationship the American artist has long rendered poetic with his sensitive investigations. This traveling retrospective curated by Alessandro… READ ON

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Stephan Balkenhol

May 2014

Auguste Rodin famously studied the Belvedere Torso, and one of the primary lessons he learned from it was that an inert and fragmentary muscular posture can impart a profound sense of internal tension and intense psychological activity. This… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2014 [TOC]

Ceal Floyer

Lisson Gallery | Milan

April 2014

A long white line lies at the heart of Ceal Floyer’s current solo exhibition in Milan, which offers a selection of her works and underscores her interests in perception, our relationships with space, and the erosion of traditional mediums,… READ ON

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“Forty Years of Contemporary Art. Massimo Minini 1973–2013”

Triennale di Milano

January 2014

“My first meeting with Massimo Minini was when he visited my show at Toselli Gallery in Milan in 1972. He invited me to do a show at his small gallery, humorously called Banco . . . Massimo’s approach to art was similar to mine at that … READ ON

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Paola Nicolin

December 2013

AFTER TWO DECADES of Silvio Berlusconi’s leadership, Italy is now witnessing a deep cultural shift and a number of questions: What is the role of critique today in the country’s cultural landscape? Is the nation still investigating the … READ ON

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Matteo Rubbi

Studio Guenzani

November 2013

Inspired by his studies in Arizona in 2012, Matteo Rubbi has recently worked on increasingly complex, narrative-based sculptures, through which he has developed his ability to establish intimate relationships with the viewer while maintaining… READ ON

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Rosa Barba

Galleria Giņ Marconi

July 2013

Color Studies, 2013, is perhaps the most enigmatic and alluring installation in Rosa Barba’s latest exhibition, “The Mute Veracity of Matter.” It consists of two projectors on the floor, objects without a base. Facing each other, they… READ ON

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Gabriel Sierra

Peep-Hole

July 2013

Gabriel Sierra’s current exhibition “Thus Far” provokes a dialogue about architecture, or more precisely about the relationship between Space, Time, and Architecture, to cite part of the title of a celebrated 1941 book by Sigfried … READ ON

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Rosalind Nashashibi

December 2011

Rosalind Nashashibi showed her new 16-mm film, Carlo’s Vision, 2011, at spaces in both Milan and Rome. The dual venue signified not only a coproduction but also an amplification of the effect of a work that, in just eleven minutes, conveys… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2011 [TOC]

Adrian Paci

Adrian Paci discusses his work in the Church of San Bartolomeo, Milan

July 2011

Adrian Paci is an Albanian artist based in Milan. His work explores the boundaries between the personal and the political as well as the identities and rituals that are forged along those borders. Here, Paci explains his process in re-creating… READ ON

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