A delicate 16mm film, conserved at the Domus Archives, documents the August 1978 expedition undertaken by Pierre Restany and two artist friends, who traveled up the Rio Negro from the depths of the Brazilian Amazon to the border with Venezuela and Colombia.
At the upcoming Venice Art Biennale, the Crepaccio Pavilion at yoox.com — which Domus is supporting with a partnership project — will sell the works of ten young artists via an online platform, raising the profile of artists excluded from the Venetian stage. Can a pavilion-as-provocation rewrite the rules of the contemporary art system?
From the optical research of Julio Le Parc, to the Pavlovian grammar of Joachim Koester and the latest thinking on the identity of the avant-garde in a country in crisis like Greece, over eleven exhibitions are brought together at the Palais de Tokyo under the truly perfect oxymoron of “cold sun”.
Large-scale inflatable sculptures by Cao Fei, Choi Jeong Hwa, Tam Wai Ping, Jeremy Deller, Jiakun Architects, Paul McCarthy and Tomás Saraceno take over the West Kowloon Promenade, becoming surreal protagonists in a space that will become a sculpture park in 2014.