Letizia Battaglia, "Nella spiaggia della Arenella la festa è finita", Palermo, 1986. Courtesy of the artist


Ralph Rugoff Announces the Title of the Venice Biennale 2019: May You Live in Interesting Times


On July 16 at Ca’Giustinian, Paolo Baratta alongside the Artistic Director Ralph Rugoff presented and announced, for the first time, the title of the 58th International Art Exhibition; “May You Live in Interesting Times”, which will take place from May 11th to November 24th 2019. The title of the 58th International comes from a reference during a speech in 1930 by British MP Sir Austen Chamberlain in which he refers to an ancient Chinese curse he had learned from a British diplomat who served in Asia which took on the form of saying, “May you live in interesting times.” “There is no doubt that the curse has fallen on us”, Chamberlain observed. “We move from one crisis... Read More
Ralph Rugoff and Paolo Baratta © Andrea Avezzu. Courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia
Grand Palais -2017 - © Marc Domage

FIAC 2018 Announces its Programme


The 45th edition of FIAC will be held from 18 to 21 October 2018 at Grand Palais, Paris and will host 193 galleries. The participating galleries include 32 new exhibitors, from 27 countries and 3 new participating countries (Greece, Peru, and Ireland)... Read More
Margherita Moscardini, photo by Teresa Sartore

The Fountains of Za’atari. Margherita Moscardini in Conversation with Marcello Smarrelli


Marcello Smarrelli: How was the project “Inventory. The Fountains of Za’atari” conceived? Margherita Moscardini: In January 2015 in New York. In Felicity D. Scott’s class, Architecture. Human Rights. Spatial Politics of the GSAPP... Read More
Flughafen Tempelhof.

art berlin 2018 Announces Participating Galleries


The second edition of the newly founded art berlin – a partnership between abc art berlin contemporary and Art Cologne – will take place from 27 to 30 September 2018 at Flughafen Tempelhof. Around 120 galleries from 21 countries offer the international... Read More
Richard Woods, "Holiday Home" 2018

Frieze Sculpture is Back in Regent’s Park, London


From today, July 4 until 7 October 2018, visitors in London’s Regent’s Park can access the new edition of Frieze Sculpture, hosting stunning installations and sculpture all over the park. Curator Clare Lilley stated: “Last year, our... Read More

Featured Exhibitions

The not-to-be-missed shows in Palermo

Per Barclay


17/06 - 04/11 2018

Organised by Francesco Pantaleone and curated by Agata Polizzi Per Barclay’s oil chamber contains the image of “the other by itself”. The interweaving of the real geometries and their reflection in the black liquid, both formally and conceptually play the “double” symbology, in both philosophical and optical terms. The work is a reflection on the present time, and technically translates into a complex work that has as its protagonist the dialogue between the architecture of space, so articulate and rigorous and the possibilities of a language that is the stylistic code of Per Barclay. ... Read More
Per Barclay, Cavallerizza Palazzo Mazzarino, Palermo
Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, Hesam Rahmanian

Forgive me, distant wars, for bringing flowers home

OGR Torino
12/07 - 30/09 2018

“Forgive me, distant wars, for bringing flowers home”, at OGR – Officine Grandi Riparazioni unveils the artistic practice of Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, and Hesam Rahmanian by focusing on their methodology, communication, and... Read More
Al Za’atari Refugee Camp, 10. 22. 2017, photo Margherita Moscardini.

Margherita Moscardini: Inventory. The Fountains of Za’atari

Pastificio Cerere Foundation
12/07 - 24/11 2018

Curated by Marcello Smarrelli and supported by Fondazione Pastificio Cerere “Inventory. The Fountains of Za’atari” by Margherita Moscardini is the fruit of work developed inside Camp Za’atari in Jordan; the central nucleus of the exhibition... Read More
Masbedo "Videomobile"

Masbedo: Videomobile

Palazzo Costantino
17/06 - 04/11 2018

MASBEDO transformed an old OM freight van of the ’70s into a “video car” to travel places belonging to the cinema of the past, to investigate the Sicilian society and the history of the territory of Palermo: a moving studio that works... Read More
Tobias Pils

Tobias Pils at Eva Presenhuber

Galerie Eva Presenhuber Kastro, Antiparos
22/07 - 26/08 2018

Austrian artist Tobias Pils presents in Eva Presenhuber’s space in Antiparos seven new paintings which are all titled after the location where the exhibition takes place: the paintings Antiparos 1-7, inhabited by various figures are connected to... Read More


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