Collecting the ephemera of artworks that were not made to physically exist involves a different mode of collecting, one that comes close to archiving.
Digital art today comes in various forms, from digital sculpture and interactive digital installations, to Internet art and virtual reality. The broadness of this category indicates how much the field has grown since the 1960s, when it was referred to as ‘Computer art’.
This week we review 'A moment in eternity', a retrospective exhibition showcasing the work of Italian painter Stefano Di Stasio, currently on display at Museo Ettore Fico in Turin.
Casa Morra and the Goethe-Institut Neapelza are set to pay tribute to the German artist Joseph Beuys as this year marks the centenary of his birth with the exhibition “Beuys e Napoli”, curated by Giuseppe Morra. It will be preceded by an in-person and online discussion to revisit Beuys’ life and legacy. Selected contributors to this lecture are Achille Bonito Oliva, Michele Bonuomo, Mario Franco, Petra Richter, and Italo Tomassoni.
Find out more about Piero Tomassoni's latest review on Flash Art.
Giovanni Ozzola and Rä di Martino both feature as part of 13 Italian Artists to Watch this Year, in il Giornale dell'Arte's (the Italian version of the Art Newspaper) first issue of 2021.
Some old fashion art dealers have recently been shocked by seeing an “Add to basket” button appear on the website of some of their competitors, next to an artwork’s image. What has the world come to!, they must have thought. Despite all our financial interactions with it, buying everything from clothing to cars to stocks, [...]
One hundred years ago a bicycle wheel moved art forward into directions never explored before. This particular Bicycle Wheel was a readymade work of art by the artist Marcel Duchamp, shown in a 1916 DADA exhibition in New York. While the vaster aims of the DADA art movement were to subvert art through political irreverence [...]