Paola Nicolin

“Land Marks: Structures for a Poetic Universe”

Hauser & Wirth | Somerset

May 2015

The one hundred pieces in this show, which include drawings and architectural models, offer a sophisticated reflection on the relationship between architecture and sculpture, and examine the gestural nature of drawing and its potential as a… READ ON

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Andrea Bowers

May 2015

For Andrea Bowers’s debut exhibition at Kaufmann Repetto, the Los Angeles–based artist turned her grassroots-activist eye to the struggle for immigrants’ rights in the United States. Rooting her investigation of this topic in an exposure… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2015 [TOC]

Adelita Husni-Bey

April 2015

“2014, Italy: The national youth unemployment rate has reached 40 percent. Factories are closing. The number of families living beneath the poverty level has increased. The government is finding it difficult to project growth. Soon there … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2015 [TOC]

Paolo Icaro

March 2015

The work of Paolo Icaro, who was born in Turin in 1936, has long been marked by his radical investigations of form, language, and meaning. “Appunti di Viaggio,1967–2014” (Travel Notes, 1967–2014), the artist’s recent retrospective… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2015 [TOC]

Rä di Martino

January 2015

Rä di Martino’s recent solo exhibition “Authentic News of Invisible Things” was fueled by the artist’s investigation of the IVECO Defence Vehicles factory in Bolzano and her subsequent discovery of an archival photograph and film … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2015 [TOC]

Silke Otto-Knapp

December 2014

Silke Otto-Knapp is a painter, and, as Matisse wrote, “A painter doesn’t see everything that he has put in his painting. It is other people who find these treasures in it, one by one, and the richer a painting is in surprises of this … READ ON

IN PRINT December 2014 [TOC]

Marcello Maloberti

Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 4

October 2014

Marcello Maloberti once sent me a Christmas greeting, which read: “Le formiche fanno fatica sulla neve” (“The ants struggle on the snow”). More than ten years have passed since that text message, and now, for his current solo exhibition,… READ ON

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Diego Perrone

Massimo De Carlo | London

September 2014

Diego Perrone’s latest exhibition engages the viewer in a conversation on the relationship between morphology and history. In the first room of this gallery/apartment, Perrone has chosen to “cool” the space, covering the floor with … READ ON

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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]