The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Thursday, December 18, 2014


ARTISSIMA 17: The International Fair of Contemporary Art in Turin Introduces a Host of New Features
Visitors chat during the press preview of the International Fair of Contemporary Art, Artissima 17, in Turin, Italy, 04 November 2010. The fair is open to public from 05 to 07 November. EPA/TONINO DI MARCO .
TURIN.- Artissima 17, the International Fair of Contemporary Art in Turin, will be held from Friday 5 to Sunday 7 November 2010 under the artistic direction of Francesco Manacorda.

This event, the first to be directed by Manacorda, will be introducing a host of new features. First of all, it will be held in spectacular new premises: the Oval, a pavilion of unique architectural design, which was built for the 2006 Turin Olympic Winter Games.

Located in the Lingotto Fiere area, the Oval covers 20,000 sq.m., with natural lighting provided by over 15,000 sq.m. of continuous glass walls. It is the ideal venue for Francesco Manacorda’s project, which this year will be bringing together all the various aspects of the Fair in a single place. And this is the second new feature of Artissima 17: the cultural programme with all its many events will take place inside this pavilion, complementing and ensuring close interaction with the Fair. Artissima will develop the experimental identity which, over the years, has positioned it in a leading role on the international art scene. In 2010 it will be further consolidating its level of quality and its role as an unparalleled window on the finest research in the field of the visual arts, while also reinforcing its curatorial approach.

The Oval will host about 130 galleries, to be chosen by the Selection Committee from the most contemporary names and those of greatest interest in the international art market. The exhibitors will appear in the traditional sections: the MAIN SECTION, with the most representative galleries on the world art scene, PRESENT FUTURE, devoted to emerging artists and their galleries upon personal invitation by an international Committee of curators, and NEW ENTRIES, where the most interesting young galleries, which have been operating for less than five years and who are taking part in Artissima for the first time, will put the spotlight on the latest forms of creativity.

A brand-new feature of the 2010 Fair is BACK TO THE FUTURE, a unique section designed to bring to the attention of artworld professionals, collectors, and the general public those artists who have been overlooked in recent decades but whose work has become particularly significant today. Selected by a Scientific Committee, galleries will present solo exhibitions of historical works by an artist who was active in the 1960s and ‘70s. This is an opportunity to gain greater understanding of some of modernity’s innovators through artists who can properly dialogue with the latest experiments in contemporary art. The Scientific Committee consists of: Christine Macel, curator, Centre Pompidou, Paris; Jessica Morgan, Contemporary Art Curator, Tate Modern, London; Massimiliano Gioni, Director of Special Exhibitions, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, and Art Director of the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan.

Taking inspiration from Pasolini, Poesia in forma di rosa (Poetry in the Form of a Rose) is the title of Artissima 17’s cultural programme, which revolves around visual artists who cross borders of other arts or disciplines such as architecture, design, literature, cinema, and dance. Artissima 17 will be investigating these migrations to find out what conditions might foster a greater integration of the arts.

The House of Contamination will be a specially designed architectural project inside the Oval, which will form the spatial and conceptual backdrop for the cultural programme. raumlaborberlin, a collective that works in the field of art and architecture, will be creating a life-size maquette for a building that can contain and facilitate the various processes of cross-fertilisation between the arts. Located inside the Fair, the large temporary structure will contain a number of spaces for each of the various areas of art being investigated: dance, cinema, literature, design, and education. These spaces will be interlocking and designed according to their destination and use. A ‘project within a project’, the House of Contamination will be conceived as a model for a future museum or cultural centre a prototype that will be experimented during the event. The sections in the programme include: All the Rest is Literature, a literary salon curated by Vincenzo Latronico; The Dancers, a dance programme curated by Anthony Huberman; Thinking through Cinema [Deep Red], a series of reinterpretations of the same cult movie, curated by Benjamin Cook and Mike Sperlinger; Super-Mayors, a series of interviews with mayors of large cities about their role of urban and cultural designers, curated by Joseph Grima and Pedro Reyes; Typography, a typographical and exhibition project that infiltrates the entire fair, by Dexter Sinister and Pickpocket Almanack, an imaginary travelling university organised by Joe del Pesco and Dominic Willsdon.





Today's News

November 5, 2010

The Prado Offers a Clear Appreciation of the Evolution of Rubens’ Style in New Exhibition

ARTISSIMA 17: The International Fair of Contemporary Art in Turin Introduces a Host of New Features

The Robert Devereux Collection of Post-War British Art Totals $7.6 Million at Sotheby's

Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin Presents a Unique Project by Carsten Höller: SOMA

Exhibition Explores the Fascinating World of Contemporary Canadian Art at the National Gallery of Canada

German Artist Hans-Peter Feldmann Named Winner of Eighth Biennial Hugo Boss Prize

Sprüth Magers Present "Recalling Frames", an Exhibition of New Work by David Maljkovic

19th Century Masterpiece by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Brings a Record $35.9 Million at Sotheby's

Sub Aquatic Archaeologists Discover Four Complete Skulls of Extinct Animals in a Cenote

Art Gallery of New South Wales Announces that Suzanne Archer Wins the 2010 Dobell Prize for Drawing

SFMOMA Appoints Robert W. Lasher as New Deputy Museum Director, External Relations

New National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia Celebrates Jewish Life

Model of Former Nazi Castle Headed to the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Historic Mirrors from Setting of Brideshead Revisited, Castle Howard, Make £120,000 at Bonhams

Art Gallery of Ontario Announces Toronto-Based Artist Kristan Horton Wins $50,000 Grange Prize

Rare Mary Cassatt Painting on View at the Mint Museum Randolph Due to Long-Term Loan

Artists and Fashion Icons will Gather in New York to Honor the Winner of the Hugo Boss Prize

Memories of Yorkshire on Walls of James Mason's Swiss Home for Sale at Bonhams

Art World Gathers in Abu Dhabi for the Opening of the Second Edition Abu Dhabi Art 2010

London's Iconic Canary Wharf Has Scooped a Prestigious International Award for Its Public Art Programme

MoMA to Celebrate Master Filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci with a Complete Retrospective of His Cinematic Career

John Singer Sargent Exhibition at Adelson Galleries Explores Impressionist Period

Dates Announced for First Ever Exhibition of Internationally Renowned Artist Anish Kapoor in India

The Power of the Muse in Photography: Glamorous, Beautiful & Famous Faces

Egypt: Archaeologists Unearth 3,400 Pharaoh Statue

Ruling Says Fisk can Sell Part of Art Collection

Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida Receives Major Gifts and Support in Honor of Its 20th Anniversary

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- 'Stuart Little' helps lost Hungarian painting come home after nine decades

2.- 23,000 year-old limestone statuette of a woman found by archaeologists in France

3.- 42-year-old Russian tourist fined 20,000 euros for defacing Rome's Colosseum

4.- Archaeologists find ancient coins in enormous tomb at Amphipolis in northern Greece

5.- World's richest resource of Japanese stencils for dyeing samurai kimonos rediscovered

6.- Khan Academy to carry extensive content created by Met Museum based on its world-renowned collection

7.- The Weston Cast Court: Victoria & Albert Museum opens refurbished Italian Cast Court

8.- Six final concept designs for Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition unveiled

9.- France returns 250 illegally imported antiquities seized by customs officials to Egypt

10.- Exhibition at the Prado Museum explores Goya's extraordinary series of tapestry cartoons



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site