Since the last Artissima post was so verbose, this one adopts the opposite strategy.
Robert Longo, Untitled (Shark 7), 2008
Rainer Ganahl, Painting a Pig Head in front of a Giorgio Morandi, Testa di Maiale 1, 2012. At Galleria Astuni
Rainer Ganahl, Painting a Pig Head in front of a Giorgio Morandi, Testa di Maiale 8, 2012. At Galleria Astuni
Jonathan Meese, Das Letzte Volksfest Schreit: Kunst Ungleich Klassenkampf, 2012. At Tim Van Laere Gallery
Jonathan Meese, Dragonbaby, from the "Johnny" Series, 2012. At Tim Van Laere Gallery
Maurizio Anzeri makes his portraits by sewing directly into found vintage photographs.
Maurizio Anzeri, Boo. At A Palazzo gallery
Maurizio Anzeri, Ben. At A Palazzo
Maurizio Anzeri, Victoire. At A Palazzo gallery
Giuseppe Stampone, Giochi per bambini, 2012 (detail.) At Prometeo Gallery
Giuseppe Stampone, Giochi per bambini, 2012. At Prometeo Gallery
Giuseppe Stampone, Giochi per bambini, 2012 (details.) At Prometeo Gallery
Vladimir Fishkin, Tour en L Air, helium ballons, music (waltz of P.I. Tchaikovsky), engines connected with transmitter-receiver. Variable dimension (each balloon 90 cm in diameter), 2009. Photo: Marcus Schneider. Galerija Gregor Podnar
Vadim Fishkin. Geo-graphic. Galerija Gregor Podnar. Image CEC ArtsLink
Eugenio Tibaldi, Sound 011, 2011. Galleria Umberto di Marino
Check out another of Eugenio Tibaldi's work: the Landscape 011.
Per Dybvig, I've Got Something for You
Alexander Gutke, 1-2-3-4 (film still), 2010
I'm quite convinced that in contemporary art, "The Poles Do It Better." Demonstration:
Robert Kusmirowski, Positiv Negativ, 2010. At Guido Costa Projects, Torino
Leszek Knaflewski, aka Knaf, Koło Klipsa, 1983-1990
Leszek Knaflewski, aka Knaf, installation at Artissima. Image LETO gallery
Paweł Śliwiński (detail)
Paweł Śliwiński (detail)
Joseph Kosuth, Satisfaction
Nedko Solakov, Plan B
Anja Ciupka, Fur Clara
Kati Heck, Alles Muss, Nichts Darf, 2012. At Tim Van Laere Gallery
Giorgio Guidi, Is it just a matter of opinion? At Fondazione Spinola Banna
Pop is a waxwork of Turk as Sid Vicious in white jacket and black trousers, pointing a gun with the same gesture as Elvis Presley in the famous Andy Warhol's painting.
Gavin Turk, White Pop, 2011. At Galerie Krinzinger
Moataz Nasr, Propaganda, 2008
Ólafur Eliasson, Duo-colour double polyhedron lamp, 2011. At i8 Gallery
Ceal Floyer, No Positions Available, Lisson Gallery, 2007
Rachel Foullon's barn objects from the Clusters installation look like props from a Western movie. They look worn and faded but they are also impeccably clean and their fold, creases and position seem to be the result of a careful study.
Rachel Foullon, Clusters, 2012. At LDT Los Angeles
Teresa Margolles asked people she met in the streets of Juarez what they thought about the city. The answers were incised on keys hand-made by a local artisan who works on the streets.
Teresa Margolles, Llaves (Keys) (Asesinados - Freedom), 2012. At Peter Kilchmann
Maurizio Mochetti, Mission. At Oredaria arti contemporanee. Photo Fulvio
Maurizio Mochetti, Mission. At Oredaria arti contemporanee
Nathaniel Mellors, Bad Copy
Flavio Favelli, Sicilia. At Galleria Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea
Random views (i visited the fair on press day, hence the empty space):
Previously: Artissima 2013 - the photos, Artissima 2013 - From Philospher's stone to tomato crops Arnold Odermatt, policeman photographer and Artissima - Valerio Carrubba.