Pier Paolo Pancotto

Alfredo Aceto

Frutta

July 2014

The intervention Alfredo Aceto conceived for this exhibition is as simple as it is effective. In Frutta Gallery’s project room, he presents five works from his series “Mask Paintings,” 2014. These pieces were inspired by a practice … READ ON

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Carla Accardi (1924–2014)

Pier Paolo Pancotto on Carla Accardi (1924–2014)

July 2014

IN MARCH 1947 IN ROME, Carla Accardi, the only woman in an otherwise entirely male group, signed the Forma manifesto, immediately joining a debate that was animating the postwar art world, on “figuration/nonfiguration” and on whether or… READ ON

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Mircea Cantor

Magazzino

June 2014

Mircea Cantor’s latest exhibition, titled “Ti do la mia giovinezza” (I Give You My Youth), is symbolic of what art and life are capable of expressing. The youth the artist addresses here is not described as personal data, but rather an… READ ON

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Laurent Montaron

Monitor

April 2014

Laurent Montaron examines reality, essentially relying on two investigative systems. One consists of the direct observation of physical and chemical conditions in the natural world; the other considers technological systems, particularly … READ ON

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Dove Allouche

Peter Freeman | New York

April 2014

French artist Dove Allouche has a remarkable ability to renew his own language while remaining faithful to his original working methodology. His artmaking is based on graphic, chalcographic, and photographic techniques—particularly historical… READ ON

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Celia Hempton

Galleria Lorcan O'Neill

March 2014

In her first solo exhibition in Italy, Celia Hempton presents thirteen oil-on-canvas works. Their subjects are female and male sex organs, and their titles—Justine, Jo, Eddie, Alex, Caspar, and Kamal, all 2013—are the names of the friends… READ ON

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Ian Tweedy

March 2014

Ian Tweedy’s most recent solo show was called “My Neighbors The Von Stauffenbergs.” The title is not as fanciful as it may sound; the works in the show, all dated 2013, were inspired by the American artist’s childhood, when he lived… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2014 [TOC]

Pádraig Timoney

MADRE (DonnaRegina Contemporary Art Museum), Napoli

February 2014

Curated by Alessandro Rabottini, this careful selection of Pádraig Timoney’s paintings, sculptures, installations, and photographs marks his debut solo exhibition at a public institution and is particularly noteworthy for its clear and … READ ON

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Alice Ronchi

Francesca Minini

February 2014

For her debut exhibition at the Francesca Minini gallery in Milan, Alice Ronchi has created an enchanted landscape of wooden forms that—like a film set that comes to life when used to shoot a scene—becomes animated when viewers are present.… READ ON

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Monica Bonvicini

February 2014

Monica Bonvicini’s exhibition “Then to see the days again and night never never be too high” brought together a group of works that reasserted the basic assumptions of the artist’s creative path thus far. Addressing many of her … READ ON

IN PRINT February 2014 [TOC]