ARTE POVERA PIONEER DIES

This post is to honor a great Italian figure who recently died.  His life deserves special recognition. The source of this post is from Art News Germano Celant, curator and critic who worked tirelessly to shape the history of Italian contemporary art, has died at 80. La Reppublica, a prominent Italian publication, reported that he…

DADAMAINO

Mendes Wood DM presented Dadamaino’s frst solo exhibition in New York City. The show closes today. Dadamaino (b. Emilia Maino, 1930 – 2004) was a protagonist of the post-war Milanese avant-garde. Though often perceived as a solitary character, she was also one of the most prominent women in major European art circles. Curated by Sofi…

HISTORY OF CUTLERY

Of Knives and Forks Reprinted by State of the Arts NYC Originally printed OCTOBER 26, 2012 By Stephanie Butler Chances are you only really think about eating utensils when you forget to pack them in your picnic basket. How can you possibly dole out the potato salad or slice into that wedge of Brie without…