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Brand New Gallery now represents Graham Wilson

Milan’s Brand New Gallery has announced that it is now representing American artist Graham Wilson. The artist has had solo exhibitions at Chez Valentin, Paris; Brand New Gallery, Milan; “Introducing Mr. Golyadkin”, MonCheri, Brussels; and “Remnants of Arcadia”, Peninsula Art Space, Brooklyn, New York. Selected group exhibitions include: “Volumes”, Berthold Pott at Koelnberg, Cologne; “New Vibrations”, Brand New Gallery, Milan; “To The Happy Few”, Jeanroch Dard, Paris; “Warp and Woof”, The Hole, Manhattan, New York. Graham Wilson, born in Louisville in 1987, lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Brand New Gallery is a space devoted to contemporary art. The name itself exemplifies the intention to participate actively in the international art scene with projects of young and established...

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Brand New Gallery considers the woman as artist

Milan, 22 January 2014, Art Media Agency (AMA) Milan’s Brand New Gallery has announced two exhibitions to take place between 23 January and 8 March 2014: “Shakti” and “Jackie Saccoccio. Portraits”. Each exhibition focuses on the woman as artist. “Shakti” is a female collective which celebrates the role and identity of women in the history of art. In Hinduism, Shakti was the wife of Indra, the god of heaven. Her name has come to be an extension of the figure of the divine mother, the source of all power. “Jackie Saccoccio. Portraits” is to show three monumental works by the American artist. Saccoccio’s abstract paintings aim to represent and create illusory depictions of the figure. Women’s place in art history has been discussed since the early 1970s, when an essay entitled “Why have there been no great women artists?” by the feminist art historian Linda Nochlin appeared in Artforum. Excluding genetic factors, she explained that the place of women in art had been diminished by external causes: socio-cultural factors which excluded them from studios, training and exhibitions. Brand New Gallery aims to reignite the 40-year-long debate on the status of women in art...

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