Deformed, defaced and destroyed, Nicola Samorì’s obscure, Baroque-inspired oil paintings are skillful reproductions of classical portraits and still lifes on canvas, wood or copper, systemically assaulted by the artist’s hand or knife in an attempt to provoke the status quo of the history of art. Interview by Angelica Moschin.
Haunting, mysterious, unknowable and blurred fairy tales by master of photography Sarah Moon and a conversation about her latest simultaneous exhibitions at the Fondazione Sozzani and at the Armani/Silos in Milan. Interview by Angelica Moschin.
A talk with Haegue Yang about her first Italian solo show “Tightrope Walking and Its Wordless Shadow” on view at La Triennale di Milano. Interview by Angelica Moschin.
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.
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.
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.
Scratching the surface and striking your soul, Helmut Lang's first institutional solo exhibition in the US on view at Dallas Contemporary until 21 August, 2016. Words by Anca Macavei.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.