Maria Lai on Artforum

Artforum just published an amazing review penned by Alessandra Pioselli (translated by Marguerite Shore) on Maria Lai‘s largely celebrated retrospective at MAXXI Museum in Rome.
« Throughout her oeuvre, Lai dialectically probed light and shadow. The exhibition emphazises this effort, drawing its subtitle “Tenendo per mano il sole” (Taking the Sun by the Hand), from the first of the artist’s “Sewn Fables”, 1989-96, an ebroidered fabric book that shows a path from darkness to illumination. »
The exhibition will be open to the public through January 12th 2020.

Emilio Isgrò awarded with the Ambrogino d’Oro

Our most sincere congratulations to our talented Emilio Isgró for having been awarded with the Ambrogino d’Oro this Saturday 7th December! As per tradition, on the day dedicated to Saint Ambrose (saint patron of Milan) an official ceremony takes place for the delivery of the honors with which the Municipality of Milan expresses its gratitude to those who dedicate their lives to the common good: men, women, associations and organizations that have been able to make a special contribution to the city. Bravo Emilio!

Trama doppia. Maria Lai, Antonio Marras

A new exhibition about Maria Lai just opened its doors in Matera, focusing on the artist’s close relationship with internationally renowned fashion designer Antonio Marras (1961, Alghero). In the evocative setting of Palazzo Lanfranchi, Trama doppia. Maria Lai, Antonio Marras features more than 300 artworks realized by the two artists both seperately and four-handedly, carefully selected by the collaborative work of their respective archives. The exhibition was strongly desired by Marras, who conceived it with Francesco Maggiore, as an homage to “a traveling companion, a muse, a brilliant affectionate friend and a soul custodian“.
This extraordinary exhibition will be open to the public through March 8th 2020, don’t miss it!

Odili Donald Odita in Miami

On the occasion of Miami Art Week, ICA Miami celebrates its newest season of exhibitions by displaying among other outstanding artists, this amazing wall piece by Odili Donald Odita.
If you’re in town don’t miss the opportunity to see it, the museum is open 11am-7pm and free of admission!

 

Imagine: Odili Donald Odita, Mamba Negra (2019)