Artist: Louis Jean François Lagrenée [French, 1725 – 1805]
[HOTEL ROOMS, 20 photographs and cover photograph. Images from hotel rooms at different European cities. Various locations, 2012-2014. Background music: Music by “Dahlia’s Tear” (copyright free)] “Writers travel a lot. Very often, I visit cities previously unknown to me. Just for a night or two. I spend my evenings photographing my room and the hotel corridors”.
You don’t need a reason to write about the internationally acclaimed Greek artist Jannis Kounellis.
Below is a brief glance at his life and artistic career from an interview I did in 2004 with the artist himself and with some of his closest friends.
Nikki McClure of Olympia, Washington is known for her painstakingly intricate and beautiful paper cuts.
“Hell As Pavilion” is an exhibition that examines the question of “being contemporary” within a culture in crisis, hosted by The Palais de Tokyo contemporary art centre in Paris, curated by Nadja Argyropoulou, and realized, with the collaboration of architect Yorgos Tzirtzilakis (February 25 and April 4, 2013).
The 55th International Art Exhibition titled Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), curated by Massimiliano Gioni and organized by la Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta, is opening to the public from Saturday 1st June to Sunday 24th November 2013 at the Giardini and at the Arsenale.The preview will be held on 29th, 30th and 31st May. The award ceremony and the inauguration will take place on Saturday 1st June.