Paola Nicolin

Paolo Icaro

March 2015

The work of Paolo Icaro, who was born in Turin in 1936, has long been marked by his radical investigations of form, language, and meaning. “Appunti di Viaggio,1967–2014” (Travel Notes, 1967–2014), the artist’s recent retrospective… READ ON

IN PRINT March 2015 [TOC]

Rä di Martino

January 2015

Rä di Martino’s recent solo exhibition “Authentic News of Invisible Things” was fueled by the artist’s investigation of the IVECO Defence Vehicles factory in Bolzano and her subsequent discovery of an archival photograph and film … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2015 [TOC]

Silke Otto-Knapp

December 2014

Silke Otto-Knapp is a painter, and, as Matisse wrote, “A painter doesn’t see everything that he has put in his painting. It is other people who find these treasures in it, one by one, and the richer a painting is in surprises of this … READ ON

IN PRINT December 2014 [TOC]

Marcello Maloberti

Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 4

October 2014

Marcello Maloberti once sent me a Christmas greeting, which read: “Le formiche fanno fatica sulla neve” (“The ants struggle on the snow”). More than ten years have passed since that text message, and now, for his current solo exhibition,… READ ON

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Diego Perrone

Massimo De Carlo | London

September 2014

Diego Perrone’s latest exhibition engages the viewer in a conversation on the relationship between morphology and history. In the first room of this gallery/apartment, Perrone has chosen to “cool” the space, covering the floor with … READ ON

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Robert Overby

Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo

June 2014

Robert Overby’s oeuvre is a disenchanted reflection on the relationship between time and matter—a relationship the American artist has long rendered poetic with his sensitive investigations. This traveling retrospective curated by Alessandro… READ ON

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Stephan Balkenhol

May 2014

Auguste Rodin famously studied the Belvedere Torso, and one of the primary lessons he learned from it was that an inert and fragmentary muscular posture can impart a profound sense of internal tension and intense psychological activity. This… READ ON

IN PRINT May 2014 [TOC]

Ceal Floyer

Lisson Gallery | Milan

April 2014

A long white line lies at the heart of Ceal Floyer’s current solo exhibition in Milan, which offers a selection of her works and underscores her interests in perception, our relationships with space, and the erosion of traditional mediums,… READ ON

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“Forty Years of Contemporary Art. Massimo Minini 1973–2013”

Triennale di Milano

January 2014

“My first meeting with Massimo Minini was when he visited my show at Toselli Gallery in Milan in 1972. He invited me to do a show at his small gallery, humorously called Banco . . . Massimo’s approach to art was similar to mine at that … READ ON

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Paola Nicolin

December 2013

AFTER TWO DECADES of Silvio Berlusconi’s leadership, Italy is now witnessing a deep cultural shift and a number of questions: What is the role of critique today in the country’s cultural landscape? Is the nation still investigating the … READ ON

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