Pier Paolo Pancotto

Luana Perilli

The Gallery Apart

November 2014

Nature has always been central to Luana Perilli’s artistic research. In her latest solo exhibition, the artist focuses on a particular aspect of this analysis: nature’s relationship to visual and intellectual manmade works. In short, she… READ ON

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Alek O.

November 2014

For her solo debut in Rome, “If There is a Last Summer Morning,” Argentinean-born, Como, Italy–based artist Alek O. presented works focused above all on the concept of time—particularly on the various semantic nuances through which it… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2014 [TOC]

Bruna Esposito

FL Gallery

October 2014

For many years, Bruna Esposito’s art has generally reflected on the social, yet more recently, her research has concentrated on receptivity—namely, the ways individuals manifest an interest in other living beings. Her latest solo exhibition… READ ON

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Martin Soto Climent

T293 | Rome

October 2014

Martin Soto Climent’s latest solo exhibition, “Luster Butterfly,” nearly fills this gallery’s newly renovated and expanded space with twenty-five works that straddle painting, sculpture, and readymades, all of which are inspired by … READ ON

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Alfredo Aceto

Frutta

July 2014

The intervention Alfredo Aceto conceived for this exhibition is as simple as it is effective. In Frutta Gallery’s project room, he presents five works from his series “Mask Paintings,” 2014. These pieces were inspired by a practice … READ ON

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Carla Accardi (1924–2014)

Pier Paolo Pancotto on Carla Accardi (1924–2014)

July 2014

IN MARCH 1947 IN ROME, Carla Accardi, the only woman in an otherwise entirely male group, signed the Forma manifesto, immediately joining a debate that was animating the postwar art world, on “figuration/nonfiguration” and on whether or… READ ON

PASSAGES

Mircea Cantor

Magazzino

June 2014

Mircea Cantor’s latest exhibition, titled “Ti do la mia giovinezza” (I Give You My Youth), is symbolic of what art and life are capable of expressing. The youth the artist addresses here is not described as personal data, but rather an… READ ON

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Laurent Montaron

Monitor

April 2014

Laurent Montaron examines reality, essentially relying on two investigative systems. One consists of the direct observation of physical and chemical conditions in the natural world; the other considers technological systems, particularly … READ ON

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Dove Allouche

Peter Freeman | New York

April 2014

French artist Dove Allouche has a remarkable ability to renew his own language while remaining faithful to his original working methodology. His artmaking is based on graphic, chalcographic, and photographic techniques—particularly historical… READ ON

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Celia Hempton

Galleria Lorcan O'Neill

March 2014

In her first solo exhibition in Italy, Celia Hempton presents thirteen oil-on-canvas works. Their subjects are female and male sex organs, and their titles—Justine, Jo, Eddie, Alex, Caspar, and Kamal, all 2013—are the names of the friends… READ ON

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