Exhibition Review: ROME INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2023 – 7th Edition
Rome | June 09 – 22, 2023
ITSLIQUID Monti– Rome Art Space
ITSLIQUID Group is proud to share the remarkable success of the 7th edition of ROME INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2023, held in Rome, at ITSLIQUID Monti – Rome Art Space from June 09 to June 22, 2023, which featured more than 30 artists from all over the world.
ROME INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR represented a forum for the direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals, and provided a unique opportunity for artists and exhibitors to present their works to an international audience of art professionals seeking to acquire, publish and encourage the best talents in contemporary art. The exhibition analyzed the body-space relationship and the hybridization between identities and cultural/physical/social/urban contexts in contemporary times, through two main sections: MIXING IDENTITIES and FUTURE LANDSCAPES.
MIXING IDENTITIES analyzed the hidden parts of our identities and their infinite modes of expression, through an immersive experience in the fascinating universe of the labyrinths of our consciousness. While FUTURE LANDSCAPES focused primarily on the concept of boundaries and structures between body, mind and soul, human identity and the city, space and ground, transforming surfaces into an open flow of pure ideas.
The exhibition presented a rich tapestry of artistic expressions, inviting visitors to explore diverse perspectives and contemplate the themes, truly showcasing the power of art to inspire, provoke thought, and evoke emotions. Among the artists, Silvia Macková showcased her experimental approach, characterized by the exploration of different media, exhibiting her diverse range of paintings characterized by various styles, techniques, and colours. The artworks of Robert Falcone incorporated various mediums too, including painting, photography, sculpture, and music. Inspired by the beautiful decadence of the facades on the island of Burano, his series “Le Finestre di Burano” showcased manipulated photographs printed on canvas and embellished with oil and gold leaf.
Along the same line and inspired by vintage cranes and industrial buildings, Mason Robert‘s abstract painting, “Dogpatch Waterfront View,” captured the historical and natural beauty of the Union Iron Works waterfront property in San Francisco, juxtaposing historical and industrial elements with the surrounding natural landscape. John Romi‘s artworks played a critical role in improving emotions, opinions, and hope for the future. Romi’s art offered a temporary escape and provided a balance between outer conflicts and inner stability.
The 7th Edition of ROME INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR encouraged visitors to contemplate the complexities of identity, the ever-changing nature of our surroundings, and the limitless possibilities of artistic interpretation, also thanks to artists like Masha Zel, whose artistic creations served as personal reflections of the world around her. Zel embodied the idea of finding order out of chaos: her art offered a magical space where emotions and expressions intertwine to dissolve boundaries.
Another invitation to dive into artists’ emotions was offered by Georgiana Postolache LaPosto: her artworks took viewers on a captivating journey through a wide range of colors and emotions, ranging from vibrant to pastel tones. Her expressive language conveyed personal memories and emotions, creating a unique visual experience. Dilara Gevher‘s acrylic painting, titled “Philophobia,” delved into the irrational fear of falling in love: drawing inspiration from the universal principle of Yin and Yang, her artwork explored the concept of interdependence and the opposing nature of various elements.
Tatiana Zonca‘s artwork beautifully reflected the atmosphere of sunset hours: her artwork vividly captured the merging of light and the soothing sound of the sea, depicting a crowded beach in Bali, capturing the essence of that memorable moment. Overall, the exhibition showcased the immense talent and creativity of the participating artists while inviting visitors to explore diverse perspectives, challenge preconceptions, and embrace the transformative nature of art. Sırma Aksüyek through her evocative photography, captured universal gestures that transcended individual lives and bodies. Sirma’s exploration of emotional power through poses and lighting created a profoundly thought-provoking experience for viewers.
organized by ITSLIQUID Group
curator Luca Curci
project manager Giulia Tassi
project coordinators Maria Teresa Cafarelli, Amaride Ferrante
collaborator Eleonora Cerasoli, Melis Di Gennaro, Giulia Morroni
graphic designers Marina Caracciolo, Maria Ilaria Rutigliano
supported by JAK
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ITSLIQUID GROUP includes a section dedicated to the organization of international art events, managing exhibitions of painting, photography, video art, installation and performance; it organizes solo and collective shows, art residencies and international contests. Its object is to use new technologies to globalize the language of art, and to connect artists working in every part of the world.
ITSLIQUID Group manages a variety of art spaces all over the world; among them THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space in the heart of San Marco Square in Venice and different historical buildings, THE LINE Contemporary Art Space in London city centre and other different partners worldwide. Since its beginning, the group has organized more than 250 events all around the world, involving more than 5.000 artists, in more than 60 international venues in Italy, the USA, Canada, the UK, Spain, France, etc. Most of the last events have been realized in museums (CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona in Spain, NCCA – National Center for Contemporary Arts in Moscow, etc.), galleries and private foundations.
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ITSLIQUID Monti – Rome Art Space is a Contemporary Art Space in the city centre of Rome. The Gallery hosts solo and collective shows with a rich variety of contemporary painters, photographers, designers, architects, sculptors, performers and video makers.
ITSLIQUID Monti – Rome Art Space is located in a prestigious historical building, a few minutes walk from Colosseum and Roman Forum. The exhibition space is on the ground floor, with four main rooms and three bright shop windows on the street. Easily accessible, the space is fully equipped for hosting exhibitions and events.