Ida Panicelli

Diego Ibarra Sánchez

Mudima Lab

November 2017

“Hijacked Education,” featuring photographs by Diego Ibarra Sánchez, is the third in a series of six exhibitions titled “GUERRE” (WARS) that Mudima Lab is devoting to freelance war photojournalism. Sanchez began the exhibited project in … READ ON

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Betty Woodman

Galleria Lorcan O'Neill

November 2017

In recent works claiming both the territory of painting and sculpture, Betty Woodman pushes the boundaries of her chosen medium, ceramics, and her work seems here fresher and freer than ever. The artist challenges notions of likeness, mixing… READ ON

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Pat Steir

November 2017

The ancient Greeks had two words to indicate time: kronos and kairos. While the former refers to sequential time, the latter signifies “a time in between,” a moment when something special occurs. “Kairos,” then, was an appropriate title for… READ ON

IN PRINT November 2017 [TOC]

Luigi Ontani

October 2017

A self-curated retrospective often risks being bombastic or over the top, but not in the case of Luigi Ontani, who represented his emblematic path from the 1970s to the present with eighty-five works—photographs, watercolors, sculptures in … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2017 [TOC]

Alex Sewell

TOTAH

September 2017

Painting teenage spleen with a Photorealist’s skill, Alex Sewell creates trompe l’oeil works on canvas and wood that interrogate the bulimic visual culture that bombards today’s youth with toxic and violent images. A steadfast irony, however,… READ ON

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Nan Goldin

Irish Museum of Modern Art

August 2017

For Nan Goldin’s first solo exhibition in Ireland, “Weekend Plans,” curated by Rachel Thomas, the artist’s iconic slideshow, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, 1985, inevitably sets the tone. It’s impossible to avoid the impact of her most … READ ON

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Giorgio Griffa

June 2017

Through a radical formal reduction, Giorgio Griffa unites rule and poetry. Since his early days, working within the context of Arte Povera and Minimalist painting, he has maintained with his concise vocabulary an exemplary consistency and … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2017 [TOC]

Giuseppe Penone

April 2017

Since the 1960s, Giuseppe Penone’s work has been based on an osmosis between the vegetal and human worlds; his forms are marked by time and are always dependent on the relationship between nature and the artist’s body, and above all on a … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2017 [TOC]

Nina Fischer and Maroan el Sani

MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo

March 2017

Abebe Bikila was the first African athlete to win an Olympic gold medal; he set a world record in Rome in 1960 after running the marathon, barefoot, in two hours and fifteen minutes. His historic achievement is the cornerstone of Freedom of… READ ON

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Ernesto Neto

March 2017

“If the sacred serpent had not offer[ed] the fruit of the knowledge tree, the apple love, to Eve, and told her to share it with Adam, they would be till today in the Paradise beautiful, and we, where would we be? There would not be we, you … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2017 [TOC]