Giangiacomo Rossetti: painting as a form of hospitality

Giangiacomo Rossetti, Fantasia n.9 – la casa dagli spiriti buoni, 2020 Oil on aluminum panel, artist’s frame 18 x 14 inches (45.7 x 35.6 cm) Courtesy the artist and Greene Naftali, New York.

When it comes to young artists like Giangiacomo Rossetti (born Milan, 1989), the comfortable art writing technique of interviews leaves us wondering. There is a clear responsibility in putting forward an interpretation of an emerging practice in the form of an essay. Even if a young artwork and author can speak for themselves, a specific reading by an external viewer is more than mere decoration. Perhaps this act of interpretation is even a necessary condition for properly showing or collecting any work of art. 

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