The Genteel
January 16, 2021

Martina Palmitessa

Wunderkammern has become a significant gallery space for urban art, causing pilgrimages to the outskirts of Rome at every opening exhibition. The Genteel caught up with one of its directors, Giuseppe Pizzuto, for this week's 5x5 series.

By Martina Palmitessa

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Martina Palmitessa

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Martina is an Editorial Assistant at The Genteel

The art market is moving to the web and, with ArtZolo - an online marketplace, India is taking the stage. For this week's five x five series, The Genteel talks to co-founder Preeti Singhal about art from her home country and the future of purchasing art. 

Determined to portray the multicultural and diverse nature of the citizens of Toronto, Colin Boyd Shafer, founder of Cosmopolis Toronto, spoke with The Genteel for this week's five x five series about why the people he interview never smile, his love for the country and the incredible individuals that he has met so far. 

Francesca Leone has exhibited her paintings at the Venice Biennale as well as in venerable museums all over the world. The Genteel sat down with Leone, one of Italy's most promising contemporary artists, for this week's five x five series in order to learn about monumental painting, the influence of her famous father and her use of water jets in the studio to unmask her models. 

British-based bold jewellery and sculptural womenswear designer, Kirsty Ward, a graduate of the prestigious Central Saint Martins university, is one of the brilliant rising stars of the London fashion scene. With London Fashion Week kicking off today, The Genteel finds out more.

Stockholm Fashion Week is just around the corner and despite all the stress that notoriously characterises this intense period, The Genteel managed to swing a chat with one of the most attended and celebrated designers in Sweden right now, Ida Sjöstedt.

This week The Genteel has been speaking with Patrick Amsellem, director of Skissernas Museum - better known in English as The Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art in Lund, Sweden. Focusing on the process rather than the final product, this unique museum offers insight into otherwise neglected aspects of art.

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