Giorgio Bertani

454 Added | 8 Magazines | 1 Following | 5 Followers | @macsommo | Arte e immagine dall'Italia e dal mondo

Ancient Art Preserved for Our Time

From a conservator’s point of view, the reinstallation of the Getty Villa offered a host of opportunities to look both backward and forward. Quite a …

Museums

Nadar [Gaspard Félix Tournachon] (French, 1820

So wrote a critic of Gaspard Félix Tournachon in 1859. Tournachon's nickname, Nadar, derived from youthful slang, but became his professional …

Satire

Josef Albers in Mexico

This exhibition presents Josef Alber’s paintings alongside photographs and photocollages of his trips to archeological sites and monuments in Mexico.

Diamond Mountains: Travel and Nostalgia in Korean Art

The Diamond Mountains—perhaps the most famous and emotionally resonant site on the Korean peninsula—is the theme of this international loan …

Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Traditions of China

<i>From the standpoint of splendid scenery, painting cannot equal [real] landscape. But when it comes to the wonders of brush and ink, [real] landscape</i> …

Art

Modigliani VR: The Ochre Atelier – Behind The Scenes | Tate

Go behind-the-scenes and discover how we recreated the artist's final Parisian studio in virtual reality

Anni Albers – Exhibition at Tate Modern | Tate

Be among the first to hear about all the latest Tate exhibitions, events, courses, and news<p>We recommend<p>Tate Etc<p>Find out how women such as Anni Albers …

Conserving Whaam! – Behind The Scenes | Tate

Roy Lichtenstein

Tate Archive | Tate

In our collections<p>Archive<p>TGA 916/150<p>Founded in 1970, Tate Archive holds the world’s largest collection of archives relating to British Art.<p>‘British …

Museums

Mapping Rome: online l'archivio di Rodolfo Lanciani su Roma

Notizie<p>Mapping Rome: online l'archivio di Rodolfo Lanciani su Roma<p>Quattromila immagini della città dal Cinquecento ai primi del Novecento accessibili …

Dai fondi oro a Burri: la Collezione Cerruti diventa polo con Rivoli

Notizie<p>Dai fondi oro a Burri: la Collezione Cerruti diventa polo con Rivoli<p><b>Rivoli (To).</b> Mentre nelle Prealpi bavaresi la donna più ricca di Germania …

Re-installing Koons: Part I …the drain

Re-installing Koons: Part I …the drain<p>For the realization of the series <i>Total Equilibrium</i> (1985), months of chemical investigation were spent to reach the perfect balance between the elements that compose it. In a purely sculptural exercise, inside a water tank perfectly aligned with the ground—filled with a formula of sodium chloride and distilled water—basketballs float inside, some with half their circumference submerged, others completely immersed in the exact center of the tank. ― Javier …

Re-installing Koons: Part II …the refill

Re-installing Koons: Part II …the refill<p>For the realization of the series Total Equilibrium (1985), months of chemical investigation were spent to reach the perfect balance between the elements that compose it. In a purely sculptural exercise, inside a water tank perfectly aligned with the ground—filled with a formula of sodium chloride and distilled water—basketballs float inside, some with half their circumference submerged, others completely immersed in the exact center of the tank. ― Javier …

Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art announces new expansion to incorporate the Cerruti Collection

<b>TURIN</b><b>.-</b> Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Director of the Castello di Rivoli Museum, announces that Castello di Rivoli will enter into a special …

Priyanka and Prateek Raja on Experimenter Curators’ Hub – interview

Gallery directors Priyanka and Prateek Raja share their experiences of developing discourse around contemporary visual art in South Asia and …

Museums

“Crisscrossing East and West”: The Remaking of Ink Art in Contemporary East Asia at MOCA Yinchuan

The first museum along the Yellow River in China puts up its first-ever mega exhibition on contemporary ink practices.<i>Art Radar</i> highlights four works …

Art

How to spin the colour wheel, by Turner, Malevich and more | Tate

Think of Turner in his London studio - and 100 years later, Mondrian painting in Paris, Malevich in Moscow, and Paul Klee in Weimar. All three …

Art

ChristoThe Floating Piers

“In oltre cinquant’anni di attività, Jeanne-Claude e io abbiamo realizzato solo 22 delle 59 opere che abbiamo ideato, a causa delle difficoltà di …

Astrid Kirchherr, la fotografa dei Beatles

I Beatles quando ancora non erano i Fab Four vai alla gallery Esattamente 60 anni fa, il <b>6 luglio 1957</b> due ragazzi di Liverpool, <b>Paul McCartney</b> e <b>John</b> …

Vincent van Gogh e il mito dell'artista tormentato. Il video di Vox magazine

La tormentata vicenda biografica di <b>Vincent van Gogh</b> (1853 – 1890) viene riassunta in un breve ma efficace video dal magazine Vox. Incentrato …

La controcultura al Macro, tra street art e graffiti

Quarant’anni di arte di strada I 1 vai alla gallery <b>La prima mostra di graffitari newyorkesi al di fuori di Manhattan si tenne in una galleria romana</b> …

Seven photos, seven stories: Chris Killip on capturing the declining industrial towns of England in the '70s and '80s

When Chris Killip decided to become a photographer at the age of 17, he had never taken a picture. “I didn’t own a camera,” he recalls. “Nobody in my family had cameras.”<p>But seeing a single image by seminal French lensman Henri Cartier-Bresson persuaded him that photography was what he needed to be …

10 Photographers Who Captured the Strange and Seductive Sides of Paris

Creatività in alta quota. Dolomiti Contemporanee si racconta

Happy birthday, Alexander Calder! This wire portrait was a gift to the Philadelphia Museum of Art curator who gave Calder his first solo…

Happy birthday, Alexander Calder! This wire portrait was a gift to the Philadelphia Museum of Art curator who gave Calder his first solo show in 1928.<p>“Portrait of Carl Zigrosser,” c. 1928, by Alexander Calder © Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Nam June Paik – Display at Tate Modern | Tate

Andy Warhol and the Guerrilla Girls share an interest in the visual language and strategies of advertising but use them ...<p>Feel the excitement and …

Art

The Bold Female Sculptor Who Inspired Rodin’s Most Sensual Work

Design

Il progetto di Maurizio Cattelan su Instagram

Ash to Art. Un'animazione racconta il progetto

Nel 2014 un incendio improvviso distrusse gran parte della Glasgow School of Art, un capolavoro di architettura e design firmato da <b>Charles Rennie</b> …

Giovanni Paolo Panini | Scalinata della Trinità dei Monti | The Met

This watercolor seems to have been intended as an artistic end in itself, since it is not a study for a known painting. Panini did use the …