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Suggestivism Rome @ Mondo Pop Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, 24 May 2013
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The third installment of Suggestivism, a critically acclaimed traveling exhibition curated by Nathan Spoor, takes on a new form under the wing of Mondo Pop Gallery in Rome. The exhibition hangs on two floors of the Roman Aquarium, a classical building which hosts graffiti installations regularly in the basement.

 

The list of artists for Suggestivism Rome includes:  Esao Andrews (USA) Mia Araujo (USA) Julian Callos (USA) Cam de Leon (USA) Ron English (USA) Yoko d’Holbachie (Giappone) Charlie Immer (USA) Kris Lewis (USA) Jason Limon (USA) Chris Mars (USA) Dan May (USA) Jeff McMillan (USA) Yevgeniya Mikhailik (USA) David Molesky (USA) Brendan Monroe (USA) Heiko Müller (Germania) Nathan Ota (USA) Annie Owens (USA) Michael Page (USA) Joey Remmers (USA) Eric Richardson (USA) Scott Scheidly (USA) Greg Simkins (USA) Nathan Spoor (USA) Winnie Truong (Canada) Christopher Ulrich (USA) Joe Vaux (USA) Nicola Verlato (Italia/USA) Heather Watts (Canada) Martin Wittfooth (USA) Sam Wolfe Connely (USA) Chet Zar (USA)

Operating as a pop-up gallery, Mondo Pop gained access to this monument of a building to host the exhibition. Built between 1885 and 1887 the building first hosted an aquarium and later became a place to store props and costumes for the nearby teatro dell’Opera.

Immediately following the Rome exhibition, the paintings will travel and be installed in the Rete Museala in Southern Italy and take on a new form as Suggestivism: The New Horizon. The Museum show will take place at the Galleria Provincale Santa Chiara in Cosenza, Italy and run June - Oct 2013.

The Suggestivism concept debuted at the Grand Central Art Center in 2011 and traveled last year to Bold Hype Gallery in NYC. Check out the large coffee table book with interviews available through Ginko Press.

Text by David Molesky

 

 

Suggestivism Rome @ Mondo Pop Gallery

Exhibition Dates: May 4- May 30, 2013

Mon - Fri 9:30-7P, Sat. 9:30A-12:30P

Casa dell’Architettura/ Acquario Romano

Piazza Manfredo Fanti 47 (M Piazza Vittorio)

00185 Rome

For more information visit:

http://www.casadellarchitettura.it/mostre/suggestivism-rome-a-cura-di-nathan-spoor/

http://www.mondopop.it/main.php?view=exhibitions&id=68

http://nathanspoor.com/Suggestivism_ROME.html

http://www.amazon.com/Suggestivism-Comprehensive-Survey-Contemporary-Artists/dp/1584234474

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acquario_Romano

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