BENESSE ART SITE, NAOSHIMA ISLAND, JAPAN

“Benesse Art Site Naoshima” is the collective name for all-related activities conducted by Benesse Holdings, Inc. and Fukutake Foundation on the island of Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima. The aim is to create significant spaces by bringing contemporary art and architecture in resonance with the pristine nature of the Seto Inland Sea, a landscape with a […]

#WomensDay2018 | SELF-PORTRAIT WITH THORN NECKLACE AND HUMMINGBIRD, FRIDA KAHLO, 1940

Frida Kahlo is “the first woman to turn her body into a manifesto, to exhibit her own femininity in a manner that was direct, explicit and occasionally violent, revolutionising women’s role in art forever”. Her body becomes the means to explore themes such as gender identity, a displayed femininity (a body that becomes both sacrificial […]

ACE HOUSE COLLECTIVE, FERVENT BASE, 2017

WORK Sculpture installation. MATERIALS chocolate fountain machine, batik wax, paraffin, iron, single channel video installation. “This work examines the batik manufacturing process at the present time as batik is generally known for its motifs and characteristics, and no longer for the traditional production method”. On October 2, 2009, UNESCO declared batik as a world cultural […]

MIO PADRE E’ SEMPRE STATO UN UOMO SENZA FEDE, FABIO RANZOLIN, 2017

Fabio Ranzolin is a young Italian artist, and he works between Venice, Vicenza and Rome. He is emerging in the art world, but you can see many works of him on his website! I really suggest you to take a look, you’ll be surprised. You can find it here. Fabio Ranzolin creates very interesting installations, […]