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Ed Ruscha, The music from the balconies, 1984, acrylic on canvas, 99 x 79 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Ed Ruscha

When I think about America I think about a “Sad Paradise” as Allen Ginsberg called his days in Denver in the poem “The Denver Doldrums”. A place where everything could have happened and then something went terribly wrong, but it still managed to keep a fascinating aura. (Read more…)

Memphis Studio’s show at Maison & Objet of Paris in 2019

“Radical, funny, and outrageous”

It’s probably Instagram”s fault (or merit) if Memphis Style has been having a huge revival in the past few years. The movement founded by Ettore Sottsass in Milan, right at the beginning of the Eighties, interested a large variety of design’s branches from Interior to Graphic, from Product to Textile. (Read more…)

Mike Kelley Educational Complex (Detail), 1995, acrylic, latex, foam core, fibreglass, wood

The (re)creation of memory in Mike Kelley’s work

We can state without any doubts that we are living in the fake news era. The pandemic crisis has given the final boost to the production and consumption of fake information and the consequences are becoming a serious social issue. (Read more…)

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