Late 50s, the creative explosion of Azimuth

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Permalink 0

You do not detach yourself from the earth running or jumping; you need wings.   Piero Manzoni   Continuity and novelty, neo avant-garde: this is Project Azimuth, an art gallery and a magazine founded in Milan by Enrico Castellani and Piero Manzoni in 1959. It is worth discovering at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection how important Azimuth’s catalysing influence was on ...

Where photography feels at home. Lewis Hine at ‘Ai Tre Oci’ museum and Venice defends itself

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Permalink 0

Photography comes back in style in this Venetian autumn with two exhibitions at the Casa Tre Oci, the lovely Art Noveau masterpiece building. Venice defends itself 1915-1918 tells the story in over 300 pictures of the unusual situation Venice experienced during the Great War, showing what was done at the time to protect the city and ...

The incredible life of the Marquise

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Permalink 0

From 4th October, “Autumn at Palazzo Fortuny” will pay homage to the extraordinary figure of the Marquise Luisa Casati, eccentric character of the early XX century. The Divine Marquise, as the poet D’Annunzio called her, with her exaggerated make-up, her transgressive performances and her over the top lifestyle, she was able to make a piece of ...

14th International Architecture Exhibition – Venice Biennale Fundamentals

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Permalink 0

“Fundamentals”, this is the title chosen by curator Rem Koolhaas for the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of Venice Biennale taking place from the 7th of June to the 23rd of November. The big exhibition space of the Giardini and Arsenale in Venice and the whole city are perceived, to use Kolhaas’s words, as a big scientific ...