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…

Sigrid Sandström – Other Places – Anat Ebgi LA

Sandström’s practice actively interrogates the methods by which viewing initiates and elicits thought and cognition. Her newest body of work consists of a series of portrait-sized paintings hung at equal distance throughout the gallery. As a gestural template, each painting comprises an assortment of brushstrokes impastoed onto intimately-scaled panels colored vividly with swatches of magenta,…

Nicola Samorì – Monitor Gallery, Rome

Rome is a city of a thousand faces Rome is the political capital of Italy, but also the center of Christianity, Rome is the city that brings with it all the contradictions and the beauty of the world. Its formal freedom has become its most unique trait over the centuries, thanks to the urban, architectural…