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Art Basel 2021 – Italian Influences

21/09/2021 • 26/09/2021

A journey through the arts of 20th and 21st centuries With works by: Giacomo Balla, Massimo Bartolini, Elisabetta Benassi, Alighiero Boetti, Enrico Castellani, Mircea Cantor, Francesca Leone, Piero Manzoni, Cabrita, Alessandro Piangiamore, Daniele Puppi, Vedovamazzei, Ettore Spalletti, Mario Schifano, Namsal Siedlecki With the special project Italian Influences, conceived specifically for Art Basel 2021, we aim to present a non-linear history of tendencies and influences in over a century of Italian and international arts. Starting from the historical avant-garde, throughout its Postwar reformulation and exploring a series of look-backs by contemporary artists, the presentation engages the viewer with a scattered and fragmented history of Italian influences, through connections and contextualizations that give life to unexpected relations.  

Si può illuminare un cielo melmoso e nero?

16/09/2020 • 24/10/2020

Magazzino is pleased to open its new exhibition season with the first solo show by Francesca Leone at the gallery. The exhibition, curated by Danilo Eccher and titled Si può illuminare un cielo melmoso e nero?, will open on Wednesday September 16th, 2020 and will be on view until October 24th, 2020. The title, taken form L’Irreparable by Charles Baudelaire, suggests the main theme of the exhibition developing around the large-scale installation that will occupy the main gallery space. Si può illuminare un cielo melmoso e nero? ? (Can one illuminate a dark and miry sky?) is an assumption of disorientation, suggesting the lack of clear landmarks and points of reference. In her series Carte, Francesca Leone precisely works on this…Continua / More