press release

THE POOL NYC on the occasion of the Biennale di Venezia is coming back to Venice and is organizing a group show called Wide Shot, including works by Tadao Ando, Alison Blickle, Gaia Carboni, Eteri Chkadua, Patrick Jacobs, Robert Lazzarini, Austin Lee, Jonathan Rider, Andrea Salvatori, Bianca Sforni, Ilaria Venturini Fendi, and Fabio Viale, to be held at the temporary space of the gallery in the Italian Lagoon, next to Palazzo Grassi and Galleria dell’Accademia, from May 28 to June 30, 2013.

THE POOL NYC conceives the space as a contemporary wunderkammer, in order to display different types of works all related one another for their quality and manufacture, and various media.

Wide Shot is the watchful eye of the camera with focus both on the work of the artists with whom the gallery has been working for almost four years and new artists that have a lot in common with the gallery. It’s a wide angle view on contemporary art.

For the 4th anniversary of the opening of the gallery, THE POOL NYC groups together the work of reknown artists like Tadao Ando, and young artists like Alison Blickle, in order to reproduce a nowadays version of the Cabinet of Curiosities.

Infact a Wonder-Room is “an encyclopedic collection of types of objects whose categorial boundaries were yet to be defined”: objects included in these art-rooms belonged to Natural History, Archaeology, Religion, Art, and Antiquities.

The gallery is actualizing the concept bringing together artists working with a wide variety of media: Ceramic for Andrea Salvatori, Painting for Eteri Chkadua, Austin Lee, and Alison Blickle, Diorama for Patrick Jacobs, Photography for Bianca Sforni, Cardboard and Paper for Robert Lazzarini and Jonathan Rider, Marble for Fabio Viale, Drawing for Gaia Carboni, Glass for Tadao Ando and design for Ilaria Venturini Fendi.

The opening reception will take place in the gorgeous garden of adjacent Ca’ Civran Badoer Barozzi now Marcello del Majno, on the Canal Grande, just on the left side of the Ponte dell’Accademia, one of the most visible bridges of Venice, on the way to Piazza San Marco.

All the mentioned artists operate worldwide, considering they have exhibited in museums, galleries, and art fairs in the following places: New York, Hong Kong, Mexico City, Rome, Florence, Venice, Bologna, Miami, Houston (Texas), San Francisco.

Artists: Tadao Ando, Alison Blickle, Gaia Carboni, Eteri Chkadua, Patrick Jacobs, Robert Lazzarini, Austin Lee, Jonathan Rider, Andrea Salvatori, Bianca Sforni and Fabio Viale and Carmina Campus designed by Ilaria Venturini Fendi.

Address: San Marco, Campiello Giustinian 2883, 30124, Venezia

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Wide Shot. VENEZIA

artists:
Tadao Ando, Alison Blickle, Gaia Carboni, Eteri Chkadua, Patrick Jacobs, Robert Lazzarini, Austin Lee, Jonathan Rider, Andrea Salvatori, Bianca Sforni, Fabio Viale, Carmina Campus / Ilaria Venturini Fendi.

curators:
Luigi Franchin, Viola Romoli

venue:
San Marco, Campiello Giustinian 2883, 30124, Venezia