Venice Biennale 2022: Depictions of The Human Body

AI portraits, sculptures made from plants, anthropomorphic figures and more at the exemplary art event

Across dozens of national pavilions at this year’s Venice Art Biennale, the theme “The Milk of Dreams” has been explored and interpreted in stunning ways. It’s clear that curator Cecilia Alemanni knew there were endless possibilities when she chose the concept, which is the title of a book of fairytales by Leonora Carrington (1917-2011), a British-born Mexican artist who excelled at the surreal. The book …

Geometric Masterpieces at Homo Faber 2022

Exploring the second edition of the Venetian event dedicated to the best of European and Japanese craft

Craftsmanship means passion, energy and dedication, precision and discipline. All of this is on display right now in Venice at Homo Faber, the second edition of the fair that celebrates fine craftwork. During the inaugural event in 2018, over 62,000 visitors had the opportunity to admire objects by hundreds of artisans from all over Europe, and see those creators work live. This year, Homo Faber—on now …

Milanese Brand SUNNEI’s “Objects II” Collection

Sleek, stylish and surprising home decor pieces from the Italian outfit

In addition to producing colorful clothing and accessories, Milan-based SUNNEI (founded by Loris Messina and Simone Rizzo) has the OBJECTS collection, a range of decor pieces for the home. All the items respect the company’s style, with plenty of color blocking, stripes, generous proportions and high-quality Italian materials and production from Biella, Murano, Padua, Varese and beyond. A few weeks ago, we visited as they …