The group show Entrare nell’opera, on view at Galleria Massimodeluca, Venice until April 2, brings together works by artists Paola Angelini, Stefano Cozzi, Marie Denis, Dominique Figarella, Graziano Folata and Stefano Moras. Curated by Daniele Capra and based on an idea by Marina Bastianello, the exhibition originates from the eponymous work by Giovanni Anselmo, a particularly intense examination of the visual relationship with the spectator and the dynamics of psychic involvement in the artwork. In 1971 Anselmo mounted a camera on a tripod, pointing the lens at a meadow in front of him and setting it on delayed shutter release. He then pressed the button and started running with his back to the camera. Featuring a dozen works ranging from painting to video, photography, sculpture and installation, Entrare nell’opera focuses on getting close both emotionally and conceptually to the observer, aware that artistic practice is a continuous and inexhaustible inquisition of the spectator’s gaze. Among the works on show are Denis’ Cigarettes-russes, Suite Newspaper (2014), Moras’ Tear (2014), Angelini’s Matrice (2015), Folata’s Seppur tu non mi guardi / Poseidonia (2015), Figarella’s Untitled (2009) and Cozzi’s Borrowed Time (2011).
Galleria Massimodeluca, Venice
Through April 2