ARTISSIMA Turin (Italy) 25 X 25

ELMGREEN & DRAGSET, Courtesy Victoria Mirò, London   CHRISTIAN JANKOWSKI, Chinese Whisper – Neue Malerei (Van Gogh I-X), 2015.               Courtesy Astuni Gallery, Bologna OSCAR MURILLO. Courtesy Isabella Bortolozzi Gallery Berlin PEDRO CABRITA REIS, Undisclosed #1_2008. Courtesy Sprovieri (MAIN SECTION) CIPRIAN MUREȘAN, Untitled, 2018, pencil on plywood, 44×27.5×17.5 cm…

Louise Bourgeois – Pink Days @ Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

French-American artist Louise Bourgeois (1911–2010), one of the most prominent and influential artists of the 20th century, left behind a body of work rare in its material diversity and emotional intensity, created over nearly seven decades. She produced a rich symbolic and figurative language, transposing the human body with architecture, animals, objects, and plants. All…

Amuleto – Roberto Bolaño @ Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris

« It’s all in the nerves. The nerves that tense and relax as you approach the edges of companionship and love. The razor-sharp edges of companionship and love. »[1] Amuleto, Roberto Bolaño, 1999 Free from the object-picture idea, the tools of painting are used to only keep the “sidelines”. The marks created by the work…

Cécile Bart @ Galerie Valentin, Paris

Blind Paintings From May 18th to July 1st, Cécile Bart is presenting several new works in the project room at Valentin gallery in Paris; two screens/collages, one opaque and one mixed. The opaque paintings/screens are created by superimposing two spalter brushstrokes, the first a light colour, the second a dark colour, without any wiping to…

Infinite Possibility of Existence – A. Boetti

And so we come to the end of the evening, everyone will make judgements, the works will be sent off in their boxes and returned to warehouses full of history or towards energetic emerging artists.   Many works will go towards new collectors but everything will go in directions that are difficult to define. The…

Intrigue: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans @ Royal Academy of Art, London

Intrigue, the exhibition of James Ensor (1860-1949) at London’s Royal Academy (through January 2017), does as promised by its captivating title borrowed from the homonymous seminal painting of 1890. Put together by the Belgian painter Luc Tuymans, not new to important curatorial efforts, the project is neither a canonical retrospective nor an artist-curated, past/present dialogue…