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The Human in Material, a Fleeting Encounter with Rayyane Tabet

London

29/09 - 14/12 2019

We had a quick chat with Rayyane Tabet at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art on his first major solo exhibition in the United Kingdom, with eight works from the past 13 years installed together for the first time, curated by Ziba Ardalan. Tabet’s works offers alternative perceptions of political and personal events within the parameters of sculpture and found objects. He unearths hidden narratives in experiences and materials, narratives with layered dimensions that go beyond the purely factual and teeter on the emotional. Lara Morrell: The show begins with the piece ‘The Sea Hates a Coward’, hung oars belonging to a boat once rented by your father in 1987 when... Read More
Rayyane Tabet, Douglas Friedman
Ilaria Bonacossa, Director Artissima Fair, 2019 © Giorgio Perottino

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Insights on Artissima 2019: Q&A with Ilaria Bonacossa

Turin

Claudia Malfitano: The theme of this’s years edition of Artissima is “desire/censorship”. Can you tell us a bit about it? Why did you choose this peculiar combination? Ilaria Bonacossa: The “desire/censorship” dichotomy arose... Read More
Invernomuto, 2018 © Jim C. Nedd

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Delfina Foundation’s Interviews Series: Invernomuto

Venice

Episode 3 of Delfina Foundation’s Interviews series features artist duo Invernomuto. Aaron Cezar: You two have been working together as Invernomuto since 2003. How did this collaboration arise? Invernomuto: We come from the same area, the countryside,... Read More
Secundino Hernández in his Madrid studio, 2016 Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro (Photography Thierry Bal)

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The Fleshy and the Figurative: a Conversation with Secundino Hernández

Venice
Victoria Miro Venice

After his 2months residency at Victoria Miro Venice, Spanish artist Secundino Hernández is exhibiting the results of his Venetian studio experience which includes small-scale figurative paintings. Mara Sartore: Is this your first residency in Italy? Secundino... Read More
Cooking Sections © Paul Plews

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Delfina Foundation’s Interviews Series: Cooking Sections

Venice

Episode 2 of Delfina Foundation’s Interviews series features artist duo Cooking Sections. Aaron Cezar: Your projects as Cooking Sections are highly research-driven. While they differ in outcomes, you seem to consistently take a similar approach... Read More

Featured Exhibitions

Secundino Hernández: Grapado a la Piel

Venice
Victoria Miro Venice
13/09 - 19/10 2019

“Grapado a la Piel” is the result of Secundino Hernández‘s residency at Victoria Miro’s studio space in Venice. For this body of work, the artist focuses on the human form and produced small-scale figurative paintings condensing Hernández’s approach to material and process. The presence of Venice on these works in perceivable in his use of colour reflected in the flesh tones of Venice’s architecture and in the textures of the bodies on canvas that recall the surfaces of its timeworn waterside buildings. ... Read More
Secundino Hernández, Grapado a la piel, 2019. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London/Venice
Sophia Al-Maria, Beast Type Song, 2019 (video still), © Laura Cugusi

Sophia Al-Maria: Beast Type Song

London
Tate Britain
20/09/2019 - 26/01/2020

Curated by Nathan Ladd, the exhibition at Tate Britain –  part of the exhibition series “Art Now” – premieres the artist’s new film “Beast Type Song“, a video where Sophia explores the relationship between language,... Read More
Maurizio Cattelan, Exhibition view, Blenheim Palace, 2019

Maurizio Cattelan: Victory is Not an Option

United Kingdom
Blenheim Palace
12/09 - 27/10 2019

Blenheim Art Foundation hosts a solo exhibition by Maurizio Cattelan at Blenheim Palace. For the occasion, the artist showcases a series of new works specially made for the show. On view there are also a number of his most iconic pieces as part of a themed... Read More
MASBEDO, Videomobile (performance by “Elvis Dean”), 2018-2019, multichannel audio video installation, site specific dimensions, courtesy In Between Art Film

Masbedo: Why Frontiers Change

Milan
ICA Milano
12/10 - 10/11 2019

Artist duo Masbedo – formed by Nicolò Massazza (1973) and Iacopo Bedogni (1970) – presents a project which aims to reflect on the past and present history of Sicily. The exhibition features pre-existent works, re-editions and new artworks,... Read More
Hassan Hajjaj, Alia Ali © Hassan Hajjaj, 2014-1435

Hassan Hajjaj: Maison Marocaine de la Photographie

Paris
Maison Européenne de la Photographie – MEP
11/09 - 17/11 2019

Hassan Hajjaj transforms the Maison Européenne de la Photographie into the Maison Marocaine de la Photographie from 11 September to 17 November: the first major retrospective in France dedicated to the Moroccan artist presents nearly 100 works spanning... Read More

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