Homemade

2021
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This book is published by Magazzino Italian Art Foundation on the occasion of the exhibition Homemade curated by Vittorio Calabrese with Chiara Mannarino at Magazzino Italian Art in Cold Spring, New York, July 9 – September 7, 2020.

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Essays
Chiara Mannarino
Vittorio Calabrese

Text
Nancy Olnick & Giorgio Spanu

Editing, Editorial and Production Management
Karolina Chojnowska

Photography
Adrian Algañaraz
Alexa Hoyer
Courtesy the artists
Javier Callejas
Maria Sprowls

Publish Date
January 2021

Format
Softcover

Category
Art - Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions

Publisher
Magazzino Italian Art Foundation

Design
Waterhouse Cifuentes Design

Trim Size
8.5 x 5.6 (21.6 x 14.2 cm)

Pages
128

ISBN
978-1-7327654-5-0

Library of Congress Control Number 
2020913072

© 2021 Magazzino Italian Art Foundation

 

About the Artists

Alessandro Teoldi (b. 1987, Milan, Italy) is an artist whose practice involves textiles, sculpture, drawing, and painting. Teoldi has had solo exhibitions at venues such as Marinaro, New York (2020); Suprainfinit Gallery, Bucharest (2018); 11 Rivington, New York (2017); and Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York (2016). His work has been included in group exhibitions at venues such as Palazzo Reale, Milan (2019); Assembly Room, New York (2019); Galerie Derouillon, Paris (2018); Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York (2017); and International Center of Photography, New York (2013), among others. He has also exhibited work at Artissima, Turin (2019) and NADA, Miami (2019). Teoldi lives and works in New York.

Andrea Mastrovito (b. 1978, Bergamo, Italy) is a multimedia artist whose practice reconceptualizes painting and drawing, and occupies and confronts different audiences and communities through public performances and installations. Mastrovito has had solo exhibitions and screenings at institutions such as Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome (2019); Queens Museum, New York (2017); Magazzino Italian Art, Cold Spring, New York (2017); Ryan Lee Gallery, New York (2015); and the Italian Cultural Institute, New York (2014). His work has also been included in major exhibitions at the 15th Lyon Biennale (2019); MUDAM, Luxembourg (2017); MART, Rovereto (2013) Manchester Art Gallery (2012); Museum of Art and Design, New York (2009), among others.

Beatrice Scaccia (b. 1978, Frosinone, Italy) is an artist whose visual works typically take the form of drawings and paintings. At the heart of Scaccia’s practice is the need to create and investigate various characters that often remain genderless, faceless, and ageless through rigorous intellectual study and a deep understanding of materials and craft. Scaccia has had solo exhibitions at venues such as Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York (2018); Cara Gallery, New York (2016); Artists Alliance Inc., New York (2014); and Ugo Ferranti Gallery, Rome (2010). Her work has been included in group exhibitions at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York (2017); American University’s Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C. (2016); Museo Arcos, Benevento (2014); and AIR Gallery, New York (2011), among others. Scaccia lives and works in New York.

Danilo Correale (b. 1982, Naples, Italy) is an artist and researcher whose practice investigates labor, leisure, and laziness as metaphorical lenses into the post-modern sociopolitical and economic landscape. Correale has had solo exhibitions at MAC, Ireland (2019); Magazzino Italian Art, Cold Spring, New York (2018); Art in General, New York (2017); and La Loge, Brussels (2016), among others. His work has been included in group exhibitions at the Italian Cultural Institute, New York (2019); Hessel Museum, Bard College, New York (2019); The Drawing Center, New York (2016); and the Madre Museum of Contemporary Art, Naples (2015). In addition, his work was presented at the XXII Triennale, Milan, and the 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art (both in 2019); the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial (2018); and Artissima, Turin (2015). He was awarded the Premio New York in 2017. Correale lives and works in New York.

Davide Balliano (b. 1983, Turin, Italy) is an artist whose research deeply examines the tension between painting and sculpture. Utilizing an austere, minimal language of abstract geometries in strong dialogue with architecture, his work investigates such existential themes as the identity of man in the age of technology. Balliano has had solo exhibitions at institutions such as Museo Novecento, Florence (2019); Dirimart Gallery, Istanbul (2019); Tina Kim Gallery, New York (2019 and 2017); and Museo delle Arti di Catanzaro, Italy (2018). His work has been included in group exhibitions at Bjorn & Gundorph Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark (2020); David Zwirner Gallery, New York (2015); Madre Museum, Naples (2012); MoMA PS1, New York (2010); and Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall Bridge, London (2010), among others. Balliano lives and works in New York.

Francesco Simeti (b. 1968, Palermo, Italy) is an artist known for his site-specific installations, which aesthetically present enchanting scenes that reveal a darker subtext upon closer inspection. His work often appropriates photographs from newspapers and magazines to raise questions about the role of images in contemporary discourse. He has had solo exhibitions at venues such as Assembly Room, New York, (2019); Open Source Gallery, New York (2017); Hessel Museum, Bard College, New York (2014); Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Palermo (2012); and Artists Space, New York (2009). His work has been included in group exhibitions at Museo Civico di Castelbuono, Palermo (2019); ICA Singapore (2017); Palazzo Reale, Milan (2016); and Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin (2014). He has also exhibited work at the Triennale di Milano (2014 and 2013). Simeti lives and works in New York.

Luisa Rabbia (b. 1970, Turin, Italy) is an artist whose practice examines bodily landscapes that chart essential forms of human connection through drawing, painting, sculpture, and video. Her work is characterized by its visual expressions of kinship and association. Rabbia has had solo exhibitions at venues such as Peter Blum Gallery, New York (2020; 2018; 2014/15; 2012); Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia (2017); Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston (2014; 2008); Fondazione Proa, Buenos Aires (2010); Fondazione Merz, Turin (2010); Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venezia (2009). Her work has been included in group exhibitions: Manifesta 12, Palermo (2019); Lismore Castle, Ireland (2016); Macy Art Gallery, Columbia University, NYC (2016); Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge (2013); Museo del Novecento, Milan (2012); and Museo MAXXI, Rome (2007), among others. Rabbia lives and works in New York.

Maria D. Rapicavoli (b. 1976, Catania, Italy) is an artist whose practice involves photo, video, installation, and sculpture to construct insightful interventions that explore complex relationships between historical memory and individual conscience. She has had solo exhibitions and screenings at institutions such as Fondazione Brodbeck, Catania (2017); Riccardo Crespi Gallery, Milan (2016); International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York (2014); Italian Cultural Institute, Wolfsburg, Germany (2010); and Artegiovane, Turin (2010). Rapicavoli’s work has been included in group exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park, New York (2019); The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York (2019); Abrons Art Center, New York (2016); Italian Cultural Institute, New York (2016); Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (2016); and Whitechapel Gallery, London (2013), among others. Rapicavoli lives and works in New York.

 

About the Contributors

Vittorio Calabrese is the Director of Magazzino Italian Art Foundation. A native of Irpinia, Italy, he specializes in the management of international and cultural institutions, art business practices, collection management, and appraising. Vittorio holds a BA and MSc in Business Administration and Management from Bocconi University, Milan, and an MA in History of Art and the Art Market from Christie’s Education, New York. He has curated several exhibitions including: Ornaghi & Prestinari, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York, 2016; Marco Bagnoli, Domenico Bianchi, Remo Salvadori: From the Olnick Spanu Collection, Hillyer Art Space, Washington D.C., 2017; Marco Anelli: Building Magazzino, Italian Cultural Institute, New York, 2017; Bagnoli, Bianchi, Salvadori, The Garrison Art Center, New York, 2018; Alessandro Piangiamore: Marango, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York, 2018; Marco Anelli: Building Magazzino, Alice Curtis Desmond & Hamilton Fish Library, New York, 2018; he was the juror for Radius 50, Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, New York, 2018. In 2019, he curated Fausto Melotti: Works from the Olnick Spanu Collection, Consulate General of Italy, New York and Renato Leotta, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York and Cold Spring, New York.

Chiara Mannarino is the Assistant Curator of Homemade. She is an independent curator and art historian specializing in art of the 1960s. She holds an MA in History of Art from The Courtauld Institute of Art in London and earned her BA in Media Studies with concentrations in contemporary art and photography from Vassar College. She is a co-curator of the Courtauld’s East Wing Biennial (2020) and was the Assistant Curator of Non-places and the Spaces in Between at the Italian Cultural Institute, New York (2019). She has also completed internships in the curatorial departments of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, and the International Center of Photography (ICP). She was a speaker at the 2020 CHASE Feminist Network Conference (Foundling Museum, London) and has published articles in Femme Art Review and Flaunt Magazine.