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Jeremy Hunt is Director of the AAJ Press (Art & Architecture Journal / Press) – a writer and consultant on art and public space
jeh has written 500 posts for AAJ Press

Alison Knowles- House of Dust – 26 June – 26 September 2021 – Museum of Wiesbaden

The most important thing to emphasize is the changing nature of the poem…. [It] is about dwellings, types of people and situations that sometimes do and sometimes don’t get together. —Alison Knowles A house whose origin is a poem. Alison Knowles‘ “The House of Dust” is among the earliest computerized poems, consisting of the phrase … Continue reading

Jan Fabre – La Grazia – Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista 2018

Belgian artist Jan Fabre was invited to interpret ‘La Grazia’ for the Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista 2018 project, through his work influenced by a range of disciplines – visual art, theatre, literature and the world of symbolism. Every year, since the release of Ornellaia 2006 in May 2009, a contemporary artist celebrates the character of the new … Continue reading

Tomás Saraceno – Solare – Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista 2017

Argentinian artist Tomás Saraceno, known for his interactive installations that allude to new sustainable ways of living on our planet in this age of ecological turmoil, was selected to produce the special edition of site-specific artwork and a set of limited-edition labels for the 12th edition of the Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista 2017. The vintage was named ‘Solare’ – translated in English … Continue reading


With the exhibition Light on Brasil, Françoise Schein, Director of Association Inscrire, presents a history of developing artistic and educational artworks on four continents with the goal of “inscribing human rights in the cities of the world” and celebrating a career spanning twenty years of creating public artworks in Brasil. In Rio, huge ceramic panels designed … Continue reading

Shirin Neshat – Ornellaia 2016 – La Tensione – Vendemmia d’Artista

For the 11th edition of Vendemmia d’Artista Ornellaia commissioned Shirin Neshat, the Iranian born, American photographer, filmmaker and video-artist to interpret the character of Ornellaia 2016. Shirin Neshat’s earliest works were series of photographs exploring the political and social conditions of Iranian and Muslim life, particularly focusing on women and feminist issues. Her subsequent films departed from overtly … Continue reading