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Athens from an Artist’s Perspective: an Interview with Angelo Plessas

Athens

On the occasion of our Special Issue dedicated to documenta14 in Athens, we interviewed artist Angelo Plessas (born in 1974, based in Athens) to share with our readers his perspective on the city’s art scene. Angelo is one of the participating artists of this edition of documenta and is having two group shows in the city: “Si Sedes Non Is” at The Breeder and “Deste Prize: An Anniversary Exhibition 1999-2015” at the Museum of Cycladic Arts. A self-taught artist and a college drop out, Angelo’s main body of work consists of websites. He is the founder and curator of The Eternal Internet Brotherhood, a collaborative annual residency/ summit/ project realised... Read More
Angelo Plessas © Stathis Mamalakis
African Art in Venice Forum

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The African Art in Venice Forum

Venice
Hotel Monaco
10/04 - 12/05 2017

The African Art in Venice Forum was born from the necessity to analyze the absence of many African countries at the 57th Venice Biennale. Out of 54 countries, only 7 have a national pavilion. The forum will take place during the opening days of the Venice... Read More
Art Brussels

News
Art Brussels 2017: From Discovery to Rediscovery

Brussels

Belgium’s leading art fair ever, Art Brussels brings something different to the international art fair practices by privileging solid artistic content and profiling surprising artistic practices The fair welcomes a large number of important international... Read More
Samson Young, For Whom the Bell Tolls: A Journey Into the Sonic History of Conflicts (2015 - )

News
Such Sweet Thunder: Samson Young’s Project for documenta 14

Athens

Samson Young is participating to documenta 14 with a radio program titled “Every Time A Ear di Soun“, a project that explores how historical narration can be spread by the sonic and the radio. Made specifically for this occasion, the 56... Read More
The Theater of Disappearance, courtesy of The MET

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Adrian Villar Rojas Takes Over the Roof of the MET

Venice

14/04 - 29/10 2017

Argentinian artist Adrián Villar Rojas has created a site-specific installation for The Met’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The installation includes 16 black and white sculptures as is titled “The Theater of Disappearance”  The... Read More

Featured Exhibitions

Liquid Antiquity

Athens
The Benaki Museum
04/04 - 17/09 2017

The DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art presents the project “Liquid Antiquity”: curated by Brooke Holmes, Robert F. Goheen, Polina Kosmadaki, and Yorgos Tzirtzilakis, the exhibition, hosted at Benaki Museum‘s Main Building, explores the possibility of reinventing classicism and argues for its enduring influence on contemporary art. The project includes a publication, co-edited by Brooke Holmes and Karen Marta, as well as a site-specific video installation featuring six interviews with the artists who contributed to the publication in dialogue with the Benaki Museum’s permanent collection ... Read More
Urs Fischer, 2014
Grazia Toderi e Orhan Pamuk. Words and Stars, Exhibition view, 2017

Grazia Toderi & Orhan Pamuk: Words and Stars

Trento
MART – Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto
02/04 - 02/07 2017

“Words and Stars” (2013-2016) is a project born in 2013 when the Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk, fascinated by the work of Grazia Toderi, invited the artist to design a work for the Museum of Innocence in Istanbul. The research and the exchange... Read More
Damien Hirst, Hydra and Kali (two versions) and Hydra and Kali Beneath the Waves (underwater photography Christoph Gerigk). Photographed by Prudence Cuming Associates © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved, DACS/SIAE 2017

Damien Hirst: Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable

Venice
Palazzo Grassi
09/04 - 03/12 2017

Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana showcase the new, incredibly immersive exhibition by Damien Hirst, entitled “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable”, for which the artist has been working on for more than ten years. This huge show,... Read More
Marinella Senatore, Exhibition view, 2017

Marinella Senatore: Piazza Universale / Social Stages

New York
Queens Museum
09/04 - 30/07 2017

Queens Museum is hosting the first US show by the Italian artist which is featuring major projects the artist has been developing since 2009 across Spain, France and Italy. The exhibition, curated by Matteo Lucchetti, runs around the concept of “the... Read More
Camille Henrot, If Wishes Were Horses, Exhibition view, 2017

Camille Henrot: If Wishes Were Horses

Vienna
Kunsthalle Wien Museumsquartier
22/03 - 28/05 2017

This is the first institutional show by Camille Henrot in Austria and it features the whole new body of work produced specifically for the occasion. The exhibition aims to suggest how imagination, creativity and fantasy can offer hope and the possibility... Read More

Selected Cities

Ai Weiwei, Installation at Konzerthaus, Berlin, 2016

Berlin

Germany

Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, 1993

Venice

Italy

Alserkal Avenue Dubai. @ Anna Nielsen
OMA, Fondazione Prada, Milano. Photo: Bas Princen, 2015. Courtesy of Fondazione Prada.

Milan

Italy

People

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Bosco Sodi portrait, Photo by Teresa Sartore

Bosco Sodi

Artist

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Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst

Artist

Carlos Amorales
Samson Young

Samson Young

Artist

Pilar Quinteros. Courtesy of the artist
Bill Viola

Bill Viola

Artist

Art Spaces

Sharjah Art Foundation

Dubai & Sharjah

Tate Modern

London