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Paolo Gioli

September 2016

Paolo Gioli’s extraordinary survey at Peep-Hole demonstrated that the artist has progressed far beyond photography during the span of his four-decade career, consistently producing work that expands and extends the limits of the medium by … READ ON

IN PRINT September 2016 [TOC]

Kerstin Brätsch

Giò Marconi

July 2016

This exhibition winds through the gallery along an unmarked path, yet visitors intuitively pick up on an intended route, as if by a sort of tropism. Indeed, the rhythms and rituals of nature are the premise for Kerstin Brätsch’s current … READ ON

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Lorenzo Vitturi

Viasaterna

May 2016

In this staging of Lorenzo Vitturi’s photographs, environments are constructed as extensions of the images’ content, reflecting how the artist utilizes his chosen medium for its inherent ambiguity between representation and reality. This solo… READ ON

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Judith Hopf

April 2016

A strange sight greeted visitors to Judith Hopf’s third exhibition at Kaufmann Repetto: two large feet, each made from bricks held together by mortar. Ambiguous objects, the works (both titled Brick-Foot, 2016) have a humorous charge, but … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2016 [TOC]

Francesco Vezzoli

MUSEION of Modern and Contemporary Art Bolzano

February 2016

There are two related exhibitions that have taken over this institution: the first retrospective of Francesco Vezzoli’s sculptures, which are on view through May 16, and a show the artist has curated of historical works from the museum’s … READ ON

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Barbara Bloom

Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 1, Galleria Raffaella Cortese | Via Stradella 7

February 2016

Los Angeles artist Barbara Bloom’s solo show at Galleria Raffaella Cortese consists of separate installations in two of the gallery’s three Milan spaces. In one, seven carpets seem to float at various short distances above the floor. Made of… READ ON

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“Ennesima”

Fondazione la Triennale di Milano

January 2016

“Ennesima,” best translated as “umpteenth,” is a meta-exhibition as it reflects on itself. It is divided according to seven working hypotheses that make it possible to interpret and reinterpret the past fifty years of Italian art through … READ ON

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“Susy Culinsky & Friends”

Fanta Spazio

December 2015

Blue velvet adorns the walls of Fanta Spazio for this curiously titled group show. A year ago, the artist Beatrice Marchi, who curated the exhibition, gave thirty-eight emerging female artists, all around the same age as her, an assignment … READ ON

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Brigitte March Niedermair

MAMbo - Museum of Modern Art of Bologna

December 2015

A contemplation of the horizon marks South Tyrolean artist Brigitte March Niedermair’s current solo exhibition at the Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna (MAMbo). This study connects two different photographic investigations: “Are You Still … READ ON

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Matteo Callegari

December 2015

This recent staging of Matteo Callegari’s new series of oil paintings, “Gradient Paintings” and “Scratch Paintings,” both 2014–15, displayed the artist’s engagement with the process of stratification. A close examination of each work reveals… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2015 [TOC]