This exuberant metropolis revered for its meals, tradition and historical past is now forging a popularity as one in all Europe’s most enjoyable hubs for up to date artwork
All eyes are on Naples as British artwork supplier Thomas Dane opens his new gallery in a superbly restored 19th-century palazzo, displaying works by artists resembling Steve McQueen, Bruce Connor and Catherine Opie. It’s a transfer that provides gravitas to the whispers that Naples is the burgeoning metropolis of up to date artwork in Europe. In truth, regardless of its much-beleaguered popularity as an unruly land the place Camorra feuds rage and garbage heaps swell, Naples has all the time been a metropolis of artwork.
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