In the work of many sculptors, color is often chiarificator; for Willy Verginer, wood surrealist, it is rather a means to make the work even more mysterious and conceptual. We discuss this in this 27th installment of project (s)culture.
Trentino-based gallery Cellar Contemporary opens its fall exhibition season with a double solo show that sanctions the encounter between Milan-based artist Solomostry and U.S. artist Erik Foss. Both artists play with pop and urban culture by exploring imagery straddling street art and fantastical creatures. At the opening, scheduled for the evening of Oct. 5, the artists will be present.
Christmas? Snowmen ("ugly as hell!"), walks with Zelda, an "alien" fir tree. Laurina Paperina, the Roveretan born artist Laura Scottini, closes a 2023 full of exhibitions, residencies and art fairs. Among the many prestigious projects is the exhibition that until April, at Palazzo Gromo Losa and Palazzo Ferrero in Biella, hosts 90 "countercurrent" works and the 43-year-old irreverent artist from Trentino is featured alongside "holy monsters" such as Banksy, David LaChapelle, Takashi Murakami, Jago and TvBoy.
From the encounter between the culinary excellence of Alfio Ghezzi and the artistic proposal of the galleries Studio d'Arte Raffaelli and Cellar Contemporary comes a collaboration that combines the relationship between food and contemporary art in a new way.
Mountains of Art is the new review that Lo Scarpone is dedicating to the link between art and mountains, which will initially develop with a series of interviews with contemporary artists who represent, are inspired by, or, more simply, experience the mountain environment. Opening the series is David Aaron Angeli.
In the spaces of Michelin-starred chef Alfio Ghezzi's Senso restaurant, the exhibition Armonie interiori opens with paintings by painter Margherita Paoletti. The format, born out of the chef's collaboration with a number of Trentino art galleries, aims to combine aesthetic and culinary pleasure with a view to all-around well-being.
The Cellar Contemporary gallery in Trento hosts the exhibition 'Snakes and Shapes' featuring the American artist Erik Foss and the Milanese graffiti artist Solomostry.
Venice Time Case is a travelling, non-profit project conceived by Luca Massimo Barbero. A selection of works by a number of Venice Time Case artists will be presented at the Cellar Contemporary Venice in Cellar Gallery, offering the public a further insight into the authors' artistic research.
The works that are exhibited are by contemporary authors. The Galleria Civica di Trento, in via Belenzani, offers visitors an experience of connection between the history of the past and that of the present.
Denis Riva alias Deriva, was born in Cento in 1979 and grew up in an urban triangle he called Ganzamonio (Bologna, Modena, Ferrara). He currently lives and works in Follina (TV).
by Davide Raffaelli