Corin Sworn – Silent Sticks – Collezione Maramotti

Glasgow based artist Corin Sworn’s installation Silent Sticks, first exhibited at the Whitechapel Gallery, London 20 May – 19 July 2015, has recently been reinstalled at the Collezione Maramotti in Reggio Emilia.  The exhibition was the result of research the artist did in Rome, Naples and Venice after winning the fifth edition of the Max…

Proportio – Palazzo Fortuny Venice

Art is such a mysterious thing, and all our lives we pursue this mystery and are only too pleased not to discover it, because otherwise it would be the end of art.  It is the mystery of human intelligence. Lucio Fontana to Jef Verheyen, 1961 (1) 1. Letter from Fontana to Verheyen, Milan, 4 July…

Images from the Preview of the 56th Biennale di Venezia

“All the World’s Futures” is not so much a theme as it is a statement of intent in the sense that the exhibition comes at a particular moment of global history and I am pretty sure that every decade has had its trouble and difficulties.” “There are three filters in the program of the exhibition.…

Andrew Smaldone in conversation with Marco Chiandetti

Andrew Smaldone: When looking at your practice as a whole, I can’t help but think of Alan Kaprow’s thought from the late 1950s that artists were no longer painters or poets but rather artists were simply “artists”.  Would you say this thought still applies to your artistic process today in 2012, or do you prefer…