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Frieze on Ariel Orozco at Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome

01 April 2012

‘Ariel Orozco’s second solo show at Rome’s Federica Schiavo gallery, ‘Detra Del Cristal’ (Behind the Glass), dealt with issues of plenitude and scarcity, pre-emption and impotence, evoking both desire and lack in a consumer driven world. Playing on these elements the show expressed – via the presentation of a Champagne bottle, over 3000 glasses filled […]

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Elena Damiani, Reading Complex Act IV – Sans Titre, Government Art Collection, London

19 March 2012 - 05 April 2012

Curated by: Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk, Catherine Serrano In the wake of the digital turn, in this era of iPads and Kindles, the book is becoming a sensual luxury artifact, a precious and extravagant superfluity and an aesthetic emblem, subject to new levels of fetishization and bibliomaniacal fancy. With the recent advent of digital reading devices […]

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Ziad Antar Solo exhibtion, Sharjah Art foundation

16 March 2012 - 16 May 2012

Curated by Christine Macel, Chief Curator at Musée National D’Art Moderne Centre Pompidou Paris. While Antar began by randomly photographing the coast, he later worked to systematically document the coastline, Emirate by Emirate, completing the series as part of a Sharjah Art Foundation Residency in 2011. The resulting photographs portray the borders between each Emirate […]

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Ariel Orozco, Detrãs Del Cristal, Federica Schiavo Gallery, Rome

10 February 2012 - 25 March 2012

CURATED BY CHRIS SHARP Ariel Orozco’s second solo exhibition at Federica Schiavo Gallery is a stark and dynamic reflection on some of the contradictions, anomalies and paradoxes that have come to characterize our neoliberal reality and everyday existence. Blurring binaries of plenitude and scarcity, as well as preemption and impotence, the exhibition deftly plays a […]

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Elena Damiani, “Inside the Whale”, FaMa Gallery, Verona

13 January 2012 - 17 March 2012

Artists: Gabriele Beveridge, Elena Damiani, Koki Tanaka Curator: Matteo Pollini The exhibition Inside the Whale is an investigation on the experience of the everyday and the ordinary through objects, imagery and history. With their work, the artists in show explore, break, re-arrange and link various fragments of the world of phenomena triggering alternative visual and […]

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Nicène Kossentini : Canvas Guide ‘Boujmal’ Series

25 November 2011 - 25 November 2011

Article from Canvas Guide about Tunisian artist Nicène Kossentini’s ‘Boujmal’ Series, published on the 25th November 2011

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Elena Damiani, “Cutting edge women”, Verbeke Foundation, Collage Museum, Antwerp

20 November 2011 - 20 May 2012

In the early 1990s Geert and Carla Verbeke began art collecting. After an initial interest in abstract art, the collection was reoriented into collages and assemblages of mainly Belgian artists. In recent years the collection was expanded to include contemporary art and bio art – living art. The core of the private collection consists of […]

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Aninat and Swinburn at Sala Collahausi, Inquique, Chile

08 November 2011 - 25 November 2011

For the exhibition, the artists present a complex exhibition that will bring together various media: photography, text, sculpture, installation and sound, related to the concept of man’s expulsion from paradise in the beginning of existence and the beginning from that time of the pursuit of happiness and fortune. Paradise Lost, an epic written by John […]

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The Mediterranean Approach: Ziad Antar Selected Artist

01 June 2011 - 15 August 2011

PALAZZO ZENOBIO, VENICE Under the auspices of the Cultural Council of UPM (Union pour la Méditerranée), during the Venice Biennale 54th edition, ART for The World is organizing at the piano nobile (first floor) of the XVIIth century baroque Palazzo Zenobio (former Armenian College), located between San Basilio/Zattere and Campo Santa Margherita, an international show […]

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