Works by El Anatsui on display in London and Bern
Prints made at Factum Arte for the acclaimed Ghanain artist El Anatsui were on display at October Gallery (Focus on El Anatsui, 15th July - 29th August 2020) and are currently part of the first major retrospective in Europe, El Anatsui: Triumphant Scale at Kunstmuseum Bern (13th March - 1st November 2020). More on the artist
New works for Paula Crown
Chicago-based artist Paula Crown is among Factum Arte's long-standing collaborations. Crown's interest in exploring the limits and possibilities of cutting-edge technologies and traditional media resonates with Factum's aim to offer artists a 'playground' to give shape to their ideas.
The Lost Paintings on show in Illegio, Italy
From July 4th to December 13th 2020, the Lost Paintings re-created in collaboration with Sky Arte and Ballandi Arts are being displayed as part of the exhibition Nothing is lost (Nulla è perduto) in the town of Illegio, Italy. Curated by Don Alessio Geretti, the event is a tribute to the ways in which cultural heritage that has been lost or stolen can be recreated. More on the Lost Paintings
Risco Caído: inauguration of the facsimile
The facsimile of ‘Cave No. 6’, declared UNESCO World Heritage in July 2019, has been installed by our team in January 2020 and will now be on permanent view at the new Risco Caído Interpretation Centre in the town of Artenara.
Piranesi's Carceri d'Invenzione video on show at Bassano del Grappa
The video animation created by Grégoire Dupond for the 2014 exhibition Diverse Maniere: Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini is on show at Palazzo Sturm (Musei Civici di Bassano del Grappa) as part of the exhibition Giambattista Piranesi. Visioni di un architetto senza tempo (20 June - 19 October 2020). Learn more
Strata of Pilbara - Bernd Nicolaisen
Factum Arte's collaboration with photographer Bernd Nicolaisen is still ongoing and a new production, centered on the Australian Pilbara crater was announced in November 2019. A video shows the experimental process happening within Factum Arte, involving elevated printing technology by Canon Production Printing.
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Rematerialisation of Raphael's tomb on show in Rome
Factum Arte created the starting point of the exhibition Raffaello (1520 - 1483) at the Scuderie del Quirinale (June 2nd - August 30th 2020), in Rome: a rematerialisation of the painter's tomb from the Pantheon, with its 19th-century additions removed. Factum Arte is glad to show you the whole behind-the-scenes of this ambitious project in this video.
Spring is everywhere! Factum Arte and JamJar Flowers
A new collaboration between Factum Arte, JamJar Flowers and Rupert Wace has recently been experimenting with pressed flowers, using the innovative elevated printing system developed by Factum's long-time partner, Canon Production Printing.
New works by Shirazeh Houshiary on show at Frieze New York Viewing Room
New works by Shirazeh Houshiary produced at Factum Arte were on show on Lehmann Maupin's online viewing room at Frieze New York 2020 (May 8th to May 15th).
New video: Material Sound: The Dark Hours of the Sun
An emotional musical narrative, a a choreography of cymatic movements of visualised sounds. Material Sound: The Dark Hours of the Sun features data recorded directly from the sun itself and sonified by NASA, together with an original composition by Nathaniel Mann.
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