Author: George Greenhill

Artist Spotlight: Salvatore Arancio

Artist Spotlight: Salvatore Arancio

Current Exhibition: Surreal Science: Loudon Collection with Salvatore Arancio, Whitechapel Gallery, 25 August 2018 - 6 January 2019. Salvatore Arancio’s latest solo show, Surreal Science: Loudon Collection with Salvatore Arancio, is being held at East London’s Whitechapel Gallery. The exhibition, which closes in the new year, sees two supposedly distinct disciplines coalesce. On encountering Leopold [...]

9th October 201816th January 2019
La Pietra and Stampone at Foligno’s Centre of Contemporary Art

La Pietra and Stampone at Foligno’s Centre of Contemporary Art

Foligno’s Center of Contemporary Italian Art is hosting a double exhibition. On display are the two renowned Italian artists Ugo La Pietra and Giuseppe Stampone. Ugo La Pietra’s ‘Istruzioni per abitare la citta’ traces a number of recurrent themes in the artist’s eclectic work. The show’s title, which translates to ‘Instructions for living in the city’, refers [...]

30th July 201811th February 2021
Artist Spotlight: Vasilis Asimakopoulos

Artist Spotlight: Vasilis Asimakopoulos

Vasilis Asimakopoulos is a Greek artist whose practice explores challenging concepts through the reinterpretation of everyday and mass-produced objects. He examines how remnants of the past are ever-present in our space through visual indications. The environment we occupy holds echoes of bygone experiences that manifest physically and spectrally. A room or space expresses its own [...]

17th July 201811th February 2021
Exhibition Review: ‘Difference and Affinity’, Cardi Gallery

Exhibition Review: ‘Difference and Affinity’, Cardi Gallery

Piero Tomassoni’s third curatorial project at Cardi Gallery, Mayfair, opened on 19 June. ‘Difference and Affinity’ is the first in a series of exhibitions tracing the dominant themes in Italian art during the 1960s and 1970s. The show reveals the work of four preeminent conceptual artists: Vincenzo Agnetti (1926-1981), Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994), Giulio Paolini (b.1940) [...]

21st June 201811th February 2021
Artist Spotlight: Kerstin Brätsch

Artist Spotlight: Kerstin Brätsch

Current exhibition: Kerstin Brätsch_Ruine / KAYA_KOVO, Fondazione Memmo, Rome, 4 May 2018 - 11 November 2018. Kerstin Brätsch_Ruine / KAYA_KOVO opened to the public at Rome’s Fondazione Memmo on 4 May and will be on view until 11 November. The show is curated by Francesco Stocchi, debuting the German-born, New York-based artist in the Italian [...]

20th June 201810th January 2019
Exhibition Preview: Masters of Biro

Exhibition Preview: Masters of Biro

On Tuesday, 5 June, 10 Hanover Gallery will open its doors to a new three-person exhibition in collaboration with Artvisor. The medium-specific show, title Masters of Biro, will be thematically centred around artists using the biro pen. The show will demonstrate the versatility of the biro, or ballpoint pen, in contemporary art, revealing its expressive [...]

31st May 201811th February 2021
The Future of the Art Market: Synthetic DNA

The Future of the Art Market: Synthetic DNA

Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have the potential to disrupt the ordinary flow of business in a profound way. Many are wary of these technologies and their growing prevalence in society. However, the steady growth of demand for secure and affordable means to digitally authenticate art is seeing a rise in the number of firms working in this [...]

16th May 201810th January 2019
The Future of the Art Market: Blockchain

The Future of the Art Market: Blockchain

Authenticating art in the digital age is proving increasingly difficult. Though the art market has faced issues of counterfeiting and fraud for years, recent advancements in technology have, until now, made combatting this a huge challenge. Could new technology, however, revolutionise the way art collectors, galleries and artists work? Blockchain is an electronic, transparent, public, [...]

9th May 201811th February 2021
Artist Spotlight: Rä di Martino

Artist Spotlight: Rä di Martino

Born: Rome, Italy, 1975. Current exhibition: ‘Poor Poor Jerry,’ Copperfield Gallery, London, 22 March - 6 May 2018. Rä di Martino’s ‘Poor Poor Jerry,’ at Copperfield Gallery, London, ends on 6 May. It is the artist's second solo show with the gallery and it sees her continue her exploration of the impact of cinematography on [...]

1st May 201812th February 2021
Artist Spotlight: Luigi Ghirri

Artist Spotlight: Luigi Ghirri

Current exhibition: Luigi Ghirri, The Map and the Territory, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany. 4 May - 22 July 2018. “I didn't want to create PHOTOGRAPHS, but MAPS, PLANS that at the same time were meant to be photographs.” - Luigi Ghirri Museum Folkwang’s exhibition, The Map and the Territory, is the first extensive presentation of Luigi [...]

24th April 201812th February 2021
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