Lucio FontanaExhibition in New York
While Fontana's 'spatial concepts' are tangible records of their own making, photographer Ugo Mulas brought a new dimension to the act of capturing the artist's process. Beyond mere documentation, Mulas's photographs convey the artist's concentrated energy as well as moments of profound contemplation in his studio. Over the course of many years, Mulas crafted Fontana's public image, establishing him as the 'Zorro' of painting.
Robilant+Voena is delighted to present a selection of postwar Italian works that embrace unconventional materials and techniques. Material experimentation, technical innovation, and conceptual invention are at the core of modern Italian art. Daring and pioneering figures including Alighiero Boetti, Agostino Bonalumi, Gianni Colombo, Tano Festa, Mimmo Rotella and Paolo Scheggi demolished and reconfigured Western artistic practice. These artists pushed the very “fabric” of tradition to its limits, and ultimately discovered new worlds of materials, forms, and meanings, beyond canvas.
Stephen Appleby-BarrNew Work in Paris
On view in our Paris space, contemporary artist Stephen Appleby-Barr's latest painting for Robilant+Voena is a compelling, androgynous portrait. Posed at a table in a dark, intimate setting, the sitter is dramatically illuminated in a manner which recalls the distinctive chiaroscuro of Old Master painters such as Caravaggio. The portrait is accompanied by a trio of atmospheric still lifes, giving an insight into the artist's dreamlike and otherworldly universe.
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