🌿🌿“A Project in Four Acts” installation by Sterling Ruby/ Panel discussion by ArtReview’s , 09 /Jun /2022, Casa dei Tre Oci, Venice 🌿🌿

 

 "Venice has always been a place where cultures have met and flourished, acting like a neutral exchange. In a divided world, Venice can more than ever play that role.


We look forward to seeing innovative artists come to Palazzo Diedo to make new work and put forth new ideas, returning Venice to its eminence as a site of artistic creation."
















Nicolas Berggruen


https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolasberggruen/






Sterling Ruby (born January 21, 1972) is an American artist who works in a large variety of media including ceramics, painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, video, and textiles. Often, his work is presented in large and densely packed installations. The artist has cited a diverse range of sources and influences including aberrant psychologies (particularly schizophrenia and paranoia), urban gangs and graffiti, hip-hop culture, craft, punk, masculinity, violence, public art, prisons, globalization, American domination and decline, waste and consumption. In opposition to the minimalist artistic tradition and influenced by the ubiquity of urban graffiti, the artist's works often appear scratched, defaced, camouflaged, dirty, or splattered. Proclaimed as one of the most interesting artists to emerge this century by New York Times art critic Roberta Smith, Ruby's work examines the psychological space where individual expression confronts social constraint.[1][2] Sterling Ruby currently lives and works in Los Angeles. His studio is located in Vernon, south of downtown Los Angeles.[3]




Inaugural Berggruen Arts & Culture Artist-in-Residence Sterling Ruby in front of HEX, the artist’s relief sculpture on the façade of Palazzo Diedo, the home of Berggruen Arts & Culture, and the first phase of “A Project in Four Acts,” during the opening week of the 59th Biennale Arte on Apr 20th 2022 in Venice, Italy.Simone Padovani / Getty Images for #BerggruenArts & Culture #biennale #sterlingruby #hex #artlovers #venicebiennale #palazzodiedo








Sterling Ruby in front of HEX, the artist’s relief sculpture on the façade of Palazzo Diedo, the home of Berggruen Arts & Culture, and the first phase of “A Project in Four Acts,” during the opening week of the 59th Biennale Arte on Apr 20th 2022 in Venice, Italy.Simone Padovani / Getty Images



Gagosain Press:


A new multiyear site-specific installation by Sterling Ruby (@sterlingruby), titled "A Project in Four Acts,” will begin this week at the Palazzo Diedo in Venice. The palazzo was recently acquired by the Nicolas Berggruen Charitable Trust and converted into a venue for exhibitions and artist residencies as part of the new Berggruen Arts & Culture initiative.

To bring the palazzo to life during its renovation and make its new role visible to the public, the institution named Ruby as its inaugural artist-in-residence. The first phase of his “A Project in Four Acts” is a relief structure that leans across the façade of the building, which will be visible from April 20 to coincide with the 59th Biennale di Venezia (@labiennale). Follow the link in our bio to learn more.
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#SterlingRuby #BerggruenArts #BiennaleArte2022 #Gagosian
Palazzo Diedo, Venice. Photo: © Alessandro Chemollo/courtesy Berggruen Arts & Culture


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The New York Times Press :

"Restoration and Occupation

After buying the Casa dei Tre Oci on Venice’s Giudecca island last year for the institute that bears his name, the investor and philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen announced in March that he had bought another Venetian palazzo, the Palazzo Diedo, to house a new cultural initiative: Berggruen Arts & Culture, which is scheduled to open in 2024.

For now, a piece by the U.S.-based artist Sterling Ruby has been installed on the facade of Palazzo Diedo (best seen from the Sant’Antonio Bridge in front)

 at #BerggruenArts and Culture in Venice. #SterlingRuby #PalazzoDiedo #TreOci via The New York Times #BiennaleArte2022

Art Beyond the Venice Biennale - The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Artnet News Press:

22 Shows to See in Venice Beyond the Biennale, From Stanley Whitney's Italian Paintings to a Major Survey of Marlene Dumas | Artnet News

Talk: Sterling Ruby, Ester Coen and Mario Codognato on Art in the Age of the Planetary - ArtReview

Sprueth Magers Press:

"Selected as the first Berggruen Arts & Culture artist-in-residence, Sterling Ruby will create the multi-year installation A Project in Four Acts at Palazzo Diedo in Venice, Italy, debuting, April 20. "

#SterlingRuby #BerggruenArts&Culture #Venice #PalazzoDiedo #SpruethMagers #biennalearte2022








"Installation von Sterling Ruby
Neuer Kunstraum von Sammler Berggruen eröffnet in Venedig
#BerggruenArts MONOPOL - Magazin für Kunst und Leben"






Foto: Simone Padovani / Getty Images für Berggruen Arts & Culture

Sterling Ruby und seine Reliefskulptur "HEX", die an der Fassade des Palazzo Diedo angebracht ist, dem Sitz von Berggruen Arts & Culture




Abwehrzauber: Sterling Rubys Fassadeskulptur am venezianischen Palazzo Diedo (monopol-magazin.de)







"A new sculpture, HEX, by Sterling Ruby, has been installed on the façade of Palazzo Diedo, a historic palazzo in Venice’s Cannaregio district.⁠

Sterling Ruby’s relief sculpture HEX cuts across the façade of Palazzo Diedo, interrupting the classical architecture with a sense of precarity. ⁠"

through November 2022⁠
Berggruen Arts & Culture at Palazzo Diedo⁠
Fondamenta Diedo – Santa Fosca⁠
Cannaregio 2386, Venice⁠

📷 @sterlingruby, HEX, a relief sculpture on the façade of Palazzo Diedo, Venice. Photo: Andrea Avezzù @ave_zz

#HEX #SterlingRuby #PalazzoDiedo #Venice #Cannaregio
#biennale #biennaledivenezia #biennalearte2022 #venicebiennale2022 #venicebiennale ⁠
#berggruenartsandculture #BerggruenArts





Presentation: Sterling Ruby, Ester Coen & Mario Codognato on Art in the Age of the Planetary #Venice 9 June 5 pm Presented by + artreview.com/talk-sterling- RSVP: rsvp@artreview.com #Venezia #labiennale #paneldiscussion




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Read more Press 👉👉


Nicolas Berggruen to Open Second Venice Space in 18th-Century Palazzo – ARTnews.com


Collector Nicolas Berggruen to Open Second Venice Space in 18th-Century Palazzo (newswitter.com)


Billionaire collector Nicolas Berggruen snaps up his second Venetian palace (theartnewspaper.com)


Sammler Nicolas Berggruen will venezianischen Palazzo zum Ausstellungshaus machen (monopol-magazin.de)


Lancement de Berggruen Arts & Culture à Venise | Art Newspaper FR


Talk: Sterling Ruby, Ester Coen and Mario Codognato on Art in the Age of the Planetary - ArtReview










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Nicolas Berggruen

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"At a time when voices are being silenced around the world by some of the larger countries wanting to restore local power and cultural purity, artistic expression is more than ever necessary as a medium of communication and life."


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On May 12, 2018, Nicolas Berggruen received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.


Nicolas Berggruen is a billionaire investor and philanthropist.





"Nicolas Berggruen, an investor and philanthropist, is the founder of the Berggruen Institute. His ability to pull scholars, former statesmen and tycoons into his orbit is testament to the convening power of money, Michael Steinberger writes in "

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