Giorgio Verzotti

Igor Eškinja

November 2016

Three large canvases, hung from the ceiling on metal slats, created a virtual space within the real space of the gallery. They were made of polyester—light, almost immaterial, translucent—and enabled viewers to see each other walking about … READ ON

IN PRINT November 2016 [TOC]

Michael Fliri and Asta Gröting

June 2012

Michael Fliri and Asta Gröting were, respectively, student and teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, and this past spring the younger artist decided to show his most recent work together with that of his former professor in a two-person… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2012 [TOC]

Stefano Arienti

May 2012

Every year, the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa organizes an exhibition in collaboration with Teatro La Fenice, charging the chosen artist with both a solo show and the creation of a work for the curtain of the famed Venetian opera house.… READ ON


Nedko Solakov

February 2012

On the program for Nedko Solakov, starting last fall, has been a retrospective exhibition at four European museums—first at the Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, UK, now at the Fondazione Galleria Civica in Trento, Italy, and coming up at SMAK in… READ ON

IN PRINT February 2012 [TOC]

Salvatore Scarpitta

January 2012

Curated by Germano Celant and Danilo Eccher Salvatore Scarpitta (1919–2007) may have been born in Brooklyn and raised in LA, but according to the patrons and fans who long supported him in Italy, he was also a card-carrying Italian. Now, … READ ON


Douglas Gordon

October 2011

Three different interventions made up this Scottish artist’s recent exhibition: some neon writing, a photographic installation, and a video installation. The neon piece, Unfinished, 2011, installed in the gallery entrance, carried the words… READ ON

IN PRINT October 2011 [TOC]

Pae White

September 2011

The new works that made up Pae White’s recent exhibition, “A piece of the almost grey sky . . . ,” had each been assigned an allusive and ironic title. Two large tapestries with white backgrounds, coming after those enormous ones with black… READ ON

IN PRINT September 2011 [TOC]

Jean-Baptiste Maitre

September 2011

A young French artist based in Amsterdam, Jean-Baptiste Maitre is engaged in a project that might be described as the deconstruction of the modernist text. Not Necessarily Words, 2010, the work that gives his solo show its title, appeared, … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2011 [TOC]

John McCracken

June 2011

The Manica Lunga, or “long sleeve,” of the Castello di Rivoli takes its name from its shape. It is a long, relatively narrow wing of the building—a corridor studded with windows. Although the exhibition space is usually difficult to handle,… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2011 [TOC]

Gabriele Di Matteo

June 2011

In the inventory of the Prado in Madrid, Velázquez’s Las Meninas used to be called, rather, a “family portrait,” and this is how Gabriele Di Matteo titled his exhibition: “Quadro di Famiglia.” Five large replicas of the celebrated painting … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2011 [TOC]