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Arte Povera

Art Is Not a Vector It Is a Field: Looking at Jesse Soodalter's Abstract Sculpture

Daniel Maidman | Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

You could say I got my interpretation wrong; but this is not the best way to put it. Soodalter, after all, liked my version. She liked her version too, and her version contradicts my version, but she herself didn't reject my version. What does this mean?

Venice Biennale Highlight: LACMA's Michael Govan Talks About "Prima Materia" and Global Art

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

In recent years, two of its most prominent exhibition spaces -- Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana -- have been adapted by architect Tadao Ando to be added to the local stage by a French potentate who needed a proper showcase for his collection of postwar and contemporary art.

Alighiero Boetti at the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Artwrit | Posted 09.12.2012 | Arts
Artwrit

On the one hand, contemporary art history is about the expansion of the site of art from being between one artist and his audience to being about collaboration. On the other hand, ironically, it's about a narrow focus on individuals.

Italian Artist Alighiero Boetti at MoMA New York

Susan Eley | Posted 11.04.2012 | New York
Susan Eley

Born in Turin, Boetti is not a household name outside of Italy. Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan, a magnificent retrospective at MoMA, on view through October 1, will certainly change that.

The Many Media Of Alighiero Boetti At MOMA

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

This month marks the largest exhibition in the United States of works by Alighiero Boetti, one of the most influential Italian artists of the 20th and...

What Is The Meaning Of Art? A Master Of Arte Povera Gives The Answer

Simona Lodi | Posted 07.15.2012 | Arts
Simona Lodi

Piero Gilardi anticipated later movements, in seeing the aesthetic value of shared space and collaboration -- a value underpinning the open-source, Internet-based nature of tech-art today.

Chelsea Round-Up

Alexander Adler | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Alexander Adler

2012-04-02-slide_218097_830542_large1.jpg In Chelsea today, several stalwarts have managed to produce work that stands alone, not bolstered by or tied to jargon scribbled on a press release at the front desk.