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With Country on Lockdown Following Coronavirus Outbreak, Italian Gallerists Close Temporarily: ‘We Need to Be Realistic’

In Milan, Dep Art Gallery, Monica de Cardenas, Cassina Projects, Mimmo Scognamiglio ArteContemporanea, and Massimo De Carlo have said they are closed.

Tomaso De Luca

Drawings of Greco-Roman sculpture have the potential of ending up being somewhat kitsch. Hints of homoerotic content could well render them clichés. And whenever visual sources from the past are use…

Nathaniel Mellors

When the BBC commissioned British artist Nathaniel Mellors to create a work of art for its television series "The Seven Ages of Britain," it was in for a surprise. Far from presenting recognizably v…

Francesco Arena

On Dec. 12, 1969, a bomb exploded at Milan’s Banca Nazionale dell’Agricoltura. Known as the Strage di Piazza Fontana (Fontana Square Massacre), the event signaled the beginning of a turbulent…

Guido Van Der Werve

Dutch artist Guido van der Werve has been slowly developing ways to combine his training in classical piano with his current interest in filmmaking. One film (2005) depicts him playing an upright pian…

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