CANOVA. His Many Lives

An invite and a reflection: Antonio Canova’s tireless dedication for the arts deserves to be remembered and celebrated in original ways, capable of awakening and spreading a new interest in his central role for Neoclassicism.

Ultravioletto: Industry from Patronage to its artistic Contamination

Art and industry form a well known combination in the contemporary art world, but how can machines designed for serial production and the exclusion of human intervention work with artistic sensibility and personal emotions? Ultraviolet is a project that not only answers this question, but also makes it its main cornerstone by creating a new way of interaction and establishing the basis for an unprecedented form of patronage and collaboration between two usually opposing worlds.

Sante Cancian a passeggio per la città

The Cancian Metaphor

Thanks to the exceptional expansion of the Bailo Museum, Treviso will now have a pole of primary importance for temporary exhibitions. To celebrate this event we propose a reflection about the Trevisan artist Sante Cancian and his relation with the city.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the art of involving

In the history of art there are few artists who, as well as sharing common projects of life, have started a fruitful creative partnership; among the examples, such as Stieglitz-O’Keeffe, Abramovich-Ulay or Rivera-Kahlo, two spouses above all have placed the artistic projects conceived and created together at the center of their relationship: Christo and Jeanne-Claude. …

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Panoramic Venice

And for a moment returns the will to live at a different speed Franco Battiato, Trains to Tozeur, 1985 In Campo Santa Maria Formosa in Venice, at the third floor of the Querini Stampalia Foundation’s Museum, “Panoramic Venice: the discovery of the infinite horizon” has just been inaugurated. The exhibition, curated by Pascaline Vatin and …

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ART WILL (MAYBE) NEVER BELONG TO EVERYONE. A manifesto by Édouard Louis and Ken Loach

In December 2019 a dialogue between the French writer Édouard Louis and the English filmmaker Ken Loach took place during the Studio-B Unscripted broadcast, in which the two authors answered questions from the audience and called into question the future of art at the time of the crisis of the left. This April, in the …

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Morse Aesthetics

There is a kind of tiny, unexpected discoveries that happen at late night and stay in our minds for days: maybe you know the feeling too. So, some weeks ago, while surfing the web, I stumbled upon the curious character of Samuel Morse. Morse made history for his studies in the field of chemistry and electricity, …

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Settima Onda: the continuous performance of art, architecture and social relations

Waves come in series of seven. The seventh wave is big enough to be able to drag us out, overcoming the strength of the others. Thus speaks Papillon, pseudonym of Henri Charrière, a 25-year-old Frenchman, imprisoned and sentenced to forced labor because of a murder he never committed and who tells his story in an …

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