Andrea Fogli

Galleria Erha

For this exhibition, Andrea Fogli transformed the gallery into a booklike container. As soon as visitors entered and began reading, they changed from spectators to performers in a theatrical trap. Fogli painted the gallery’s large windows with a translucent yellow color, revealing transparent stenciled letters that formed a billboardlike text running along the building’s façade. Read along the grids created by the windows, the text altered the perception of the building’s scale and the light within the space, while prefacing the exhibition by introducing Fogli’s symbolic matrix.

Above the entrance to the gallery, a golden rod pierced the building’s wall; suspended from the rod above the doorway, like an extracted eye or transparent egg, hung a melon-sized glass vessel half-filled with golden-yellow honey. Inside the gallery, a second partially honey-filled globe hung within the limbs of an

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