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    Katz Katz

    This publication, edited by Enzo Cucchi and published by NERO, gathers drawings by Alex Katz and words by his son Vincent. It is a project that takes shape through the intimate relationship between the three subjects. (more...)

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    Openstudio: Peak + INTHEMOUNTAINS by Nicolò Degiorgis and Giorgio Orbi

    On Saturday 1 April 2017, Dolomiti Contemporanee proposes an Open-studio at the Colonia (summer camp building) of the former Eni Village of Borca di Cadore. During the course of the afternoon, two works in particular will be showcased: Peak, by Nicolò Degiorgis, and INTHEMOUNTAINS, by Giorgio Orbi (more...)

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    Teatro delle Esposizioni #7. In uno spazio e in un tempo senza titolo

    This catalog is kind of like a novel, in the format too, recounting the namesake exhibition—held at the French Academy in Rome at the end of the period of the artists’ residence—as if each art work were a story. In the book, the reader is brought into “the space and time with no title” by the voice-over of the curators. (more...)

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    Book Presentation – Chiara Camoni Certain Things

    On the occasion of GRANPALAZZO’s 3rd Edition NERO will present Certain Things (Sunday May 28, 2017, h 3pm. Sala Bariatinsky, Palazzo Chigi Piazza di Corte, 14 Ariccia –  Roma), the first comprehensive publication about Chiara Camoni’s work from the outset until today. (more...)

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    Nathalie du Pasquier. From Some Paintings 2000-2010

    In this book, small everyday objects from some of Nathalie du Pasquier’s most recent paintings are re-represented. The original colored oil paintings are translated into black and white images, forcing the viewer to seek harmony somewhere else. (more...)

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    Atlas Soccer. A conversation with Marco Mazzoni

    A conversation with artist and performer Marco Mazzoni on his football bilderatlas published by bruno edition. This interview is part of the new series VOICETOPIA, conceived for NERO and curated by Piersandra Di Matteo. (more...)

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    Cattedrale

    Cattedrale is a discussion about painting and drawing, where artists of different generations, areas of meaning and geographical origins are brought together. Drawings, dialogues, arguments, and notes—along with photos—have been selected, graphically re-adapted in black-and-white, and folded into a bundle of paper together with a guidebook with color images. (more...)

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    Cloak by Mike Nelson

    Cloak is a total-blue book which documents a site-specific intervention by Mike Nelson in the UBS building in Monaco. The artist has painted every single room and detail of the building with a pigment called ultramarine blue, extracted from the precious lapislazzuli—originally from the Middle East, and more expensive than gold. (more...)

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    Certain Things

    Certain things is the first book to present the work of Chiara Camoni from the outset until today. It gathers artworks, the artists’ writings, and texts commissioned for the occasion—images and voices that, following Chiara’s own way of working, can be linked in a similar way to the stars in a constellation. (more...)

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    Library of Living Books. Conversation with Mette Edvardsen

    Conversation with the Norwegian artist and performer Mette Edvardsen about her library of living and published books Time has fallen asleep in the afternoon sunshine, presented at Live Arts Week VI, curated by Xing in Bologna (26-29 April 2017) (more...)

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    Chiara Camoni at Arcade, London

    Arcade will present, Sisters, the first UK solo exhibition of Chiara Camoni.
    On the occassion, NERO is also pleased to announce its recent pubblication of Certain things, the first book to present the work of artist Chiara Camoni from the outset until today. (more...)

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    Tobias Kaspar. New Address

    Rather than focusing on just one artwork, New Address provides us with a peek into the entire oeuvre of artist Tobias Kaspar’s, using the modes and codes of the “behind the scenes”—black and white photographs without any staging. (more...)

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MIKE NELSON
Cloak


Cloak is a total-blue book which documents a site-specific intervention by Mike Nelson in the UBS building in Monaco. The artist has painted every single room and detail of the building with a pigment called ultramarine blue, extracted from the precious lapislazzuli—originally from the Middle East, and more expensive than gold. The distorted and suffocating reality of the cloak envelops the spectator in the seven floors of the building.

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CHIARA CAMONI
Certain Things


Sometimes the expression of thought through visual form becomes a necessity, coinciding with basic needs—albeit very complex. For artist Chiara Camoni, encountering the mystery of creation is a practice as necessary as eating and drinking, or going for a walk on a sunny day. Her works are linked to the idea of flow and fusion with a simple and basic daily dimension in which the current of daily life freezes to a halt and emerges in meaningful and autonomous forms. Chiara’s works can be created just about anywhere, more often than not in her kitchen; at times, with the assistance of friends and relatives who happen to pass by, all members of what can be called her extended studio.

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ALEX KATZ, VINCENT KATZ
Katz Katz


This publication, edited by Enzo Cucchi and published by NERO, gathers drawings by Alex Katz and words by Vincent Katz. It is a project that takes shape through the intimate relationship between the three subjects.

All the drawings are risograph printings of both original sketches for paintings and the artist’s exercises. Two smaller inserts present, on the front, woodcuts showing portraits of two Katz, father and son, conceived by Enzo Cucchi, and on the back two poems by Vincent Katz, one of which is dedicated to Enzo Cucchi.

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VV.AA.
7759. Bodies, Logistics, and Labor


Considering the case of the dockers of Genoa and their long tradition of self-management, this book follows the networks of the port’s labor and its professions, in relation to ongoing evolutions of technology, the construction of giant ships, and the volatility of markets. This publication closely examines the notion of surplus value through logistics, a science capable of altering our way of thinking and our perception of time and space, in the context of the digital era, the dimension of globalization, and how the metropolis challenges our perception of reality.

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DR. PIRA
L'almanacco dei fumetti della gleba


Twenty years after their debut on the market in the form of a self-produced fanzine and distributed in a few dozen copies, the Fumetti della Gleba have become a cult phenomenon and a benchmark in the world of Italian comics: Marguati, Berutti, Batma & Robi, Iodosan Pattuglia Spaziale, Gabonzo, Capitan Giustizia and all the other characters that populate the Gleba-world are now part of our collective imagination.
Dr. Pira, with his unique childlike, chaotic and surreal aesthetic and the wild and enlightening plots of his comics, has acquired over the years a following that does not only consist of fans of the animated strips but rather a whole generation of comic fans.

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SALVO
Salvo


This book is a tribute to the artist Salvo (Salvatore Mangione, Leonforte 22 May, 1947–Turin 12 September, 2015).
Drawings from the personal Salvo archive, some of which have never been published before, together with two poems written by the artist for “Salvo.Seven etchings and seven poems”, Volpaia Books, are published here. This publication is a small atlas which functions as a guide through the work of Salvo as well as through the cultural geography and Mediterranean landscape that stretches from the hills of northern Italy to Sicily, from ancient Greek classicism to the oriental sunsets of the Balkans. The drawings are presented in the form of sketches and, they are like the handwritten draft of a poem – a sudden inspiration that has been jotted down on paper. If we look carefully, the drawings are composed of elements that are repeated and become, from time to time, complex solutions that transform the artist’s inner universe into visions which the reader must decipher.

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