Francesco Bonami has curated more than one hundred exhibitions, among them the Venice Biennale in 2003 and the Whitney Biennial in 2010. He writes for La Repubblica, Artnews, and Vogue Italia. His most recent books include Post: L’opera d’arte nell’epoca della sua riproducibilità sociale (Feltrinelli, 2019) and Mum, I Want to Be an Artist: How to Avoid Delusions (Karma Books, forthcoming).
Maurizio Cattelan: The Last Judgment
For his first solo exhibition in China, at the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, Maurizio Cattelan presented a selection of twenty-nine works that spanned his career. The exhibition was curated by Francesco Bonami, who joins the artist here in a wide-ranging conversation about some of the iconic artworks, the question of flaws, and what it means to be taken seriously.
A Single Moment: Dan Colen and Francesco Bonami
Dan Colen joins Francesco Bonami in a conversation about absence and nostalgia, decadence and decay, progress and failure—and about help, the theme of his most recent body of paintings.