[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The universe of auction houses recorded respectable numbers in 2020 despite Covid, sometimes better than 2019. Numbers growing, unlike art galleries and museums. In a nutshell, this is the balance sheet contained in this in-depth study by Corriere della Sera published on 21 December. The artists who recorded the best results are Boetti, Schifano and […]
The movement and the transience of an action fixed forever: Vladimir Veličković. Between Serbia and France Born in Belgrade (at the time Yugoslav city) in 1936, Vladimir Veličkovic graduated in Architecture from the local university. He then moved to Zagreb where, between 1962 and ’63, he worked in the atelier of the Croatian painter Krsto […]
Casts, shadows, smoke, light, space and silence: for Claudio Parmiggiani a work is never a gesture of good manners, neither calming, nor optimistic but a hard, radical, extreme gesture.
Poet, painter, playwright, political activist, exile: Rafael Alberti crossed the twentieth century intensely, with consistency and commitment.
Son (and nephew) of art, Concept Pozzati represented a bridge between the different currents of the second half of the twentieth century, from Informal to Surrealism, up to Pop Art.
Czech by birth but Parisian by adoption Jiří Kolář was a multifaceted and multifaceted artist. Son of a baker and a seamstress, he was born in 1914 in Protivìn, in southern Bohemia. He carries out very disparate jobs (carpenter, baker, blacksmith, waiter, railway worker) but his passion for the arts never fades.
Joseph Beuys, Mario Schifano, Robert Rauschenberg, Jim Rosenquist, Ugo Nespolo, Edward Kienholz: these are the artists of the Bolaffi series dedicated to the Senses. Effectively they are not just five but six.
Hearts, Diamonds, Clubs, Spades, Knight, Queen, King, and obviously Jack. This is not a four color deck, but the Bolaffi’s series of covers with playing cards. Signed by Rafael Alberti, Mauro Reggiani, Concetto Pozzati, Achille Perilli, Vladimir Velickovic, Claudio Parmiggiani, Flavio Costantini and Ben Vautier.
Zero, Four, Seven, Eight, Ten, Fifty, One hundred: these are the Arabic Numbers of Bolaffi Art Covers. Developed in the ’70s, they gather some of the most famous names of the international artistic scene. From Emilio Vedova to Henry Moore, Enrico Baj, Joan Mirò, including Arnaldo Pomodoro, Emilio Scanavino and Mauro Reggiani.
[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]The Signs of the Zodiac represent that bit of (harmless) daily irrationality that makes it more pleasant to read on the newspaper. Assigned by birth, they would influence the character and would even help predict the future. The esoteric charm coming from the reading of the stars does not spare the art and the artists […]