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KATTACA: THE ART OF CAROL GAMARRA AND MARIO VILLE, STYLISTS

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Aldo Lanzini | “Gli occhi sono li dove vedono”

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Images: Aldo Lanzini | See also DrittoRovescio

Althea Crome for Coraline

How do you say plain and purl in Japanese?

A sweater? A scarf? Maybe a hat? Oh no, it’s a pair of gloves. Japanese friendly and fun knit products by TOU.

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Agenda: Mandy Greer. Dare alla Luce

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Translated from Italian, dare alla luce is an idiomatic expression for giving birth: “to give to the light.” Drawing upon late Renaissance artist Jacopo Tintoretto’s painting The Origin of the Milky Way for inspiration, Greer recounts her own version of the Roman myth in which the milk of Juno’s breast rose to the sky to create the galaxy. Through countless small gestures of her craft, Greer employs humble handicraft processes and materials, executing her work through crochet, braiding, sewing and beading processes that use yarn, beads, shells, feathers and more. Merging the mythical and the mundane, Greer collapses the language and materials of the ordinary with the spectacular and the epic. The resulting work intertwines objects and space, resulting in an exuberant, sensual and visceral installation. Organized and commissioned by Bellevue Arts Museum and curated by Stefano Catalani, Mandy Greer: Dare alla Luce is accompanied by an exhibition catalogue produced by Bellevue Arts Museum. The catalog will be available for purchase in The Gallery January 2009

January 22 – May 31, 2009 at the Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland OR. More infos / Images: Mandy Greer

Agenda

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GUY BOURDIN “A Message for You” / “Unseen”
from 15th February to 5th April 2009
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10.30 am – 7.30 pm
Wednesday and Thursday 10.30 am – 9.00 pm
Monday 3.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Galleria Carla Sozzani
corso Como 10 – 20154 Milano, Italia
tel. +39 02.653531 fax +39 02.29004080
press@galleriacarlasozzani.org
http://www.galleriacarlasozzani.org

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“Dritto Rovescio” proposes a reflection on the textile Loom as metaphorical structure of the thought and the company, and at the same time as individual participation and the creative process ,through installations of international artists, design objects and a permanent workshop opened to the audience. The show comes from experience conducted over the past two years by the group do-knit-yourself and Naba together with the Triennale Design Museum have created a weekly event, the Knit Cafè, which involved a large number of fans and curious about the theme of knitting, thanks to the birth of Knit Cafè.

“Dritto Rovescio”
at La Triennale di Milano
February 24 – March 29, 2009
More infos

A  do-knit-yourself production
Exhibition design: Dante Donegani, Giovanni Lauda
Catalogue: Electa