Eugenio Viola

Nordine Sajot

April 2008

Spirit is generally considered to be something immaterial, a transcendent entity immanent to man and antithetical to the body, and white is a color associated with light and lightness. But while it may sound like some concept of evanescence,… READ ON

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Marco Tirelli

March 2008

Spheres, prisms, cylinders, and cones become architectural spaces in Marco Tirelli’s drawings. Rendering elementary, geometric shapes in dense weaves of primarily black and white marks, made in charcoal and tempera, Tirelli presents his … READ ON

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Santiago Cucullu

February 2008

“The Creaky Shaft,” Santiago Cucullu’s first solo exhibition in Italy, centers on sociopolitical discourse and the contradictions that characterize the artist’s continent of origin, South America, a region constantly suspended between… READ ON

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Thomas Struth

February 2008

This exhibition, organized by Mario Codognato, constitutes Thomas Struth’s first retrospective in an Italian museum. The show’s clean and rigorous design successfully conveys the creative path of one of the most important representatives… READ ON

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Steven Gontarski

January 2008

Steven Gontarski’s work juxtaposes ancient references with a contemporary sensibility in a strongly evocative and personal manner. The artist's aesthetic strategy is particularly evident in his portraits, which are characterized by a range… READ ON

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Paul Fryer

December 2007

A late-nineteenth-century Western Union lineman, John Feeks, who was electrocuted after falling onto power lines in New York, is the departure point for Paul Fryer’s new site-specific installation Martyr, the only piece in his exhibition … READ ON

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“Vertigo: The Century of Off-media Art, from Futurism to the Web”

October 2007

This exhibition reconstructs the “vertigo” that leads from Futurism to art disseminated by new media, traversing multiple modern movements that range from avant-garde syntheses of the arts and the Gesamtkunstwerk to present-day metastylistic… READ ON

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“Dangerous Beauty”

October 2007

Western society has long approached its aspirations, moral values, and ambitions (to be famous, rich, successful) via an obsession with appearances. The mass media imposes aesthetic ideals that are often unattainable, requiring viewers to … READ ON

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Claire Fontaine

May 2007

Claire Fontaine, a French collective that has gained critical attention for its politically engaged Conceptual artworks, here offers a project that unfolds in both locations of the Neapolitan gallery. “Taccuini di Guerra Incivile” (Uncivil… READ ON

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Sabah Naim

April 2007

Two years after her last show at Lia Rumma’s gallery in Milan, Egyptian artist Sabah Naim has returned to the gallery, in its Naples location, to exhibit poetic work that explores memory’s decisive role in the investigation of the present.… READ ON

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