Arcangelo Sassolino (b.1967), an Italian artist known for combining sculpture and technology that often tests both man-made and natural forces such as gravity, pressure and speed, is representing Malta at this year’s Venice Biennale.
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Representing Italy at the 59th Venice Biennale is Gian Maria Tosatti (Rome, 1980) marking the first time ever that only one artist has been chosen to represent the host country.
Of the 213 artists, more than 90 percent were women or gender non-conforming and for the first time in the history of the biennale the two top honours given to artists went to black women.
A major exhibition of the Austrian artist Hermann Nitsch (b. 1938) will open on April 19th in Venice, during the 59th Biennale. The 20th Painting Action, carried out and installed in 1987 in the Vienna Secession, will be exhibited in Italy for the first time since its creation. It will be on view until July...
Piero Tomassoni spoke to the Swiss magazine Prestige about the state of contemporary art in Italy today.
Arcangelo Sassolino will represent Malta at the 2022 Venice Biennale, which will take place from 23 April to 27 November.
The Cuban Pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale feature Giuseppe Stampone alongside Kcho and Rafael Villares.
Giuseppe Stampone is one of the artists participating in the Korean Pavilion’s “Future School” at the 17th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale. Together with Maria Crispal, Stampone developed a series of workshops to introduce his ‘abecedaria’ or alphabetic grids.
Last week’s Contemporary Art sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips saw established names achieving stellar results. William Kentridge’s The Pool set a record for a work on paper at the hammer price £447,000 at Sotheby’s on Wednesday. At Christie’s the day before, Gerhard Richter’s Musa (2009) achieved £1,031,250, a world record for a tapestry by...
Amidst the turbulence presented at the 58th Venice Biennale, Chile’s pavilion is a fitting (anti)monument to the hegemonic power structures that have distorted the historical canon. Much in line with Ralph Rugoff’s questioning of truth in his centrepiece show, Altered Views, curated by the Spanish Agustín Pérez Rubio, presents Chilean artist Voluspa Jarpa’s three-part exploration...