Archive for May, 2015

The Question of Beings

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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On the occasion of the 56th international art Biennale of Venice, amongst collateral events, Chang Yahon investigates the theme of being with the show “The Question of Beings” visible at the Santa Maria della Pietà (ground floor). Site-specific exposure occurs in a series of new paintings and installations that explore the conscious and unconscious nature of individuals.With these new works Chang questions the diversity and complexity of living beings, in an attempt to learn the similarities and differences between the recesses of human and animal instinct. Yahon Chang reflects his life experiences using the mode of meditative style portraiture: his feelings of rejection, acceptance, love and struggle seem to emerge by the paintings that appear to be made with chaotic, almost random traits, helping to create a singular compositional style.

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The Rock & Roll Public Library

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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On the occasion of the 56th Biennale of Arts, opened in Venice the exhibition The Rock and Roll Public Library, site-specific installation of memorabilia collected over 40 years by the musician and producer Mick Jones, former guitarist of The Clash. Organized by Mick Jones himself, James Putnam and Lauren Jones (Alteria Art), the exhibition features some of the personal memorabilia of rock star previously stored in a warehouse in West London. The exhibition is arranged in three rooms on the ground floor at the Institute La Pietà, and is characterized by wall installations, a listening cabin 70s style, shop windows decorated with vivid collage, rare records.

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