all posts tagged as: contemporary art

Self-aware images / Screens by Fabio Mauri

His monochrome canvases simulate the display of the filmic images; they do not materialize an image, but do prepare the frame in order to contain it, opening the door of our visual perception, intended as a topos of all the possible representations. A piece on Fabio Mauri's Screens written by Larisa Oancea.

Notes to youth and riots

Punk In Britain: Simon Barker (Six) // Karen Knorr And Olivier Richon // Dennis Morris // Jamie Reid // Sheila Rock // Ray Stevenson // John Tiberi on show in Milan until the 28th of August, 2016 at Galleria Carla Sozzani. Words by Anca Macavei, photo by Bianca Sara Scanderebech.

Default

Unusual story proposed as it is, raw in its pure essence. Starring Marina photographed by Paul Franco and styled by Elena Psalti using Zana Bayne and rare archive pieces from Comme des Garçons and Jil Sander.

Duskmann

In the company of the Duskmann Group, we delve into the movement's philosophy and the artistic background which led to the creation of the installation “Prelude”.

Lay-Her

Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt. A fashion story by Jessica De Maio.

Anselm Kiefer / The Seven Heavenly Palaces

Just like the intricate labyrinth described by Borges in The Garden of Forking Paths, "in which all men would lose their way", in Kiefer's art there is always a narrative trap intentionally left, that could lead to a cul-de-sac or could open the path to all the possible meanings. Words by Larisa Oancea.

Chiharu Shiota

Objects are not just objects sometimes. The poetic of common challenges the audience. You can be surprised, you can get emotional, angry, astonished, just looking at a filled room, without knowing why. Often the meaning of it is a visual mystery. Interview by Sara Dal Zotto.

Daniel Turner / Man is a God in ruins

The following essay is not an attempt to define my own version of the sublime, but rather apply other writers’ postulations on the subject to the artwork of Daniel Adam Turner. Man is a god in ruins, words by James Michael Schaeffer.

Look twice, impress me! / Peter Gronquist

Objects are not just objects sometimes. The poetic of common challenges the audience. You can be surprised, you can get emotional, angry, astonished, just looking at a filled room, without knowing why. Often the meaning of it is a visual mystery. Interview by Sara Dal Zotto.

You can't stop me now

There are, for approbation, certain known limits which serve as a basis for the construction of reasoning, inspired by common sense. Comparison is a mental operation which permits us to bring things that we desire to understand to a certain point. Artworks by Isabelle Wenzel.

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