Located in Naples’ vibrant historical center, Museo d’Arte contemporanea DonnaREgina (MADRE) is housed in the 19th-century Palazzo Donnaregina, redeveloped by architect Álvaro Siza. MADRE was established by the regional Fondazione Donnaregina in 2005, which has promoted and administered the museum ever since. Its inaugural Jannis Kounellis retrospective in 2006 marked the beginning of an ambitious [...]
Between grace and triviality, critics and silly poetry, beautiful faces and nasty bodies, Swiss French Dorade defines itself as an “artistic periodical where mermaids admit to their slightly fishy odor.” It is indeed with this sort of absurdity that Dorade immerses us from issue to issue in their beguiling, bold and evocative world. Conceived of [...]
KALEIDOSCOPE Magazine Issue 18 (Summer 2013) The issue’s opening section of HIGHLIGHTS features ANDRA URSUTA, whose practice is understood by Joanna Fiduccia as committed to annihilating sculpture’s distance from our world; the fashion-label-cum-art-project SHANZHAI BIENNIAL, whose tangible products, explains Kevin McGarry, are eclipsed by their collateral evidence; SERGEI TCHEREPNIN, described by Lawrence Kumpf as creating [...]
In terms of density, bouillon cubes and infosthetics have more in common than one may expect at first blush. Zak Kitnick, one of the artists “Younger Than Jesus” included in the 2009 edition of the New Museum triennial, points his research towards the inner connections, both for position and meaning, generated by empty objects when [...]
“The Trinity” Visual identity and book” Galleria Vezzoli” Exhibition catalogue design KALEIDOSCOPE is pleased to announce a collaboration with celebrated Italian artist Francesco Vezzoli, on the occasion of a greatly ambitious project: “The Trinity,” the artist’s first extensive international retrospective, hosted by MAXXI, Rome, MoMA PS1, New York and MOCA, Los Angeles. The survey will present work produced over [...]
Francesco Manacorda: This is the fourth biennial that you have curated. In your opinion, what is the greatest potential that the biennial holds? What do you envision to be the future developments of these
Hans Ulrich Obrist/Simon Castets: Where does your catalogue raisonné begin? What is the first piece you no longer considered student work?
Amalia Ulman: I can’t pick only one because
Gary Carrion-Murayari: I’ve chosen to speak to you both because of the complex, evocative, or even disconcerting approach that you bring to familiar, everyday objects. Although the results you achieve are
Orlando is a project curated by Luca Francesconi that took place in Sicily through a range of exhibitions in various locations. Invited artists are: George Henry Longly, Yannic Joray, David Douard, Emanuele Marcuccio, Katja Novitskova, Andrea Romano.
“Shine bright like a diamond,” sings the American pop star Rihanna in a recent syrupy ballad. The lyric could have [...]
THREE POSITIONS ON THE ART OF DAMIEN HIRST
words by Isobel Harbison, Laura McLean-Ferris and Carson Chan
MORE BOOM THAN DOOM
by Isobel Harbison
Hirst is a modern hero. It’s true. He will [...]