Rosalind McKever is the Harry M. Weinrebe Curatorial Fellow at the National Gallery, London

Enrico Castellani, c. 2001. Photography by Nando Lanfranco

Enrico Castellani (1930–2017)

The Italian artist, minimalism’s chosen forefather, was a key figure of the post-war avant-garde

12 Dec 2017

Medardo Rosso: the first modern sculptor

A convincing case is made for the Italian artist’s ambitions, and the need to bring a wider audience to his work

6 Dec 2017

Space exploration with Lucio Fontana

Eleven of Lucio Fontana’s ‘Spatial Environments’ have been meticulously recreated in Milan – and the effects are extraordinary

3 Oct 2017
Installation view of Zeitnot (2017), Elisabetta Benassi. Photo: Andrea Rossetti; courtesy Collezione Maramotti; © Elisabetta Benassi

The contemporary vision of Collezione Maramotti

In the decade since it opened, the collection has emerged as a frontrunner among Italy’s contemporary cultural foundations

29 Aug 2017
'Ties|Legami. Pietro Consagra and Ugo Mulas' at The Italian Cultural Institute

Sculpture in two dimensions

Pietro Consagra made sculptures with the camera in mind, and worked closely with photographer Ugo Mulas

1 Aug 2017
Installation view of ‘BRUT(E)’ at the Monnaie de Paris, 2016. Courtesy Monnaie de Paris; photo: Manolis Baboussis; © Jannis Kounellis

Jannis Kounellis’s unique blend of aesthetics, poetry, and alchemy

The transformative art of the Arte Povera pioneer will continue to beguile and challenge us

20 Feb 2017
Venus of the Rags (1964–2016), Michelangelo Pistoletti. Photo: Tom Lindboe. Courtesy of the Blenheim Art Foundation

Michelangelo Pistoletto goes from rags to riches at Blenheim Palace

The Italian artist uses humble materials to promote a high-minded utopian message. How does his work fare in such opulent surroundings?

20 Dec 2016

Harnessing the future: the art of Umberto Boccioni

Umberto Boccioni’s untimely death in 1916 turned him into the tragic hero of Futurism – and helped the artist’s reputation flourish abroad

23 Jul 2016

The musical forms of Fausto Melotti

Fausto Melotti’s sculptures ingeniously blur the line between figurative and abstract forms and his work deserves to be better known

28 May 2016
View of the picture gallery of MASP in December 2015.

São Paulo’s floating art collection is back

Lina Bo Bardi’s innovative approach to collection display has been revived

18 Jan 2016