Project ARM

Francesca Woodman: about a body

Francesca Woodman left us hundreds of photographs. They are mostly black and white self-portraits, genuine in their meaningfulness and meticulous in their composition. The subject is nearly always the same:

The power of “LOVE”: how a sculpture became a Pop Art icon

When Robert Indiana created LOVE, he couldn’t imagine that his sculpture would become an unmistakable Pop Art icon. The artwork achieved a sweeping success, mostly because it carries the explosive strength

Bosch, five facts you maybe don’t know about “The Garden of Earthly Delights”

The imagination beyond the limits of what is real, a dream impressed on panels and surrounded by an aura of mystery and mysticism: here are the ingredients of The Garden

Surrealism: an avant-garde in the vanguard

When we speak of Surrealism, our minds go straight to the visionary works by Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, Max Ernst and Frida Kahlo. The last one, in particular, is the

The limits of reality and the levity of bronze: the art of Giacometti

For all his life, Alberto Giacometti strove, painstakingly, to find a way to grasp the world and its details. He did it knowing that truth will keep escaping us. This

Georgia O’Keeffe: the mother of Modernism and the icon of herself

Many people saw in her a feminist, an icon of eroticism, and the passionate lover of Alfred Stieglitz. However, Georgia O’Keeffe was first and foremost an artist, the mother of

Jean Michel Basquiat: not the “same old art”

Jean Michel Basquiat is one of the most controversial figures of the American and global artistic scene of the eighties. Born in Brooklyn to a Haitian father and a puerto

Alberto Burri: the power of narration through bare materials

Is it possible to tell a story by relying solely on the colours and materials used, leaving out the comforting presence of images? The informal, material-centred art of Alberto Burri

Yayoi Kusama, the life of an artist in polka dots

In 2016, the Time listed her among the world’s 100 most influential people, the only exponent from the universe of fine arts. In 2012, Louis Vuitton created a line of

Attempting the absurd: what is M.C. Escher ’s art made of?

Art and science look like worlds apart. But if there is someone who managed to make those two worlds meet, that one was his Maurits Cornelis Escher. A visionary genius,

Édouard Manet, an innovator with an eye to the past

The young and rebellious Édouard Édouard Manet was a young man who belonged to the Parisian haute bourgeoisie. His father was a magistrate and expected Édouard to follow in his

V for video art, or shall we say Viola?

Visionary, poetic and ever-changing, the art of Bill Viola has been astonishing and mesmerizing its audience for the last forty years and counting. It comes with cultivated references and much