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Marco Cianfanelli: Launch of a sculpture at the Leopard Leap’s Vineyards

A work by Marco Cianfanelli features at the Leopard’s Leap Vineyards estate which has hosted it’s official launch this year in Franschhoek. Marco Cianfanelli was honored at this event as this also marked the launch of his new sculpture. The sculpture titled Domain of a Mountain Leopard, a depiction of a leopard poised on a mountain peak, is more than 9 metres high. This sculpture has become a permanent addition to the Leopard’s Leap Vineyards.

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Marco Cianfanelli at Italian pavilion, Venice Biennale & Pretoria Art Museum

Italy has initiated a multimedia installation at their pavilion at the 2011 Venice Biennale, representing 250 artists of Italian origin from all over the world. Marco Cianfanelli was selected as one of two other artists to represent South Africa. The core of the project is a film accompanied by a publication exhibited in Venice.

In concomitance with the opening of the Biennale on the 4th of June 2011, an exhibition of four artists, Severa Rech Cassarino, Cianfanelli and Lorenzo Nassimbeni will also be inaugurated at the Pretoria art Museum. The event is part of the festivities surrounding the 150th Anniversary of Italian Unification. On the occasion of the Biennale, the ‘Padiglione Italia’ will present an initiative that has seen the involvement of all 89 Italian Institutes of Culture in the world.

Exhibition Opening 4 June 2011, 18h30 for 19h00 – Pretoria Art Museum.

Various artists at the 12th International Cairo Biennale

Goodman Gallery artists Joël Andrianomearisoa, Kudzanai Chiurai, Marco Cianfanelli, Sam Nhlengethwa, Mikhael Subotzky & Patrick Waterhouse will feature on the 12th International Cairo Biennale in Egypt this December.

Since its inception in 1984, the Cairo Biennale has been considered one of the most important cultural events in the Middle East. Conceived and initially designed to explore contemporary art in the Arab world, the concepts of the successive artistic directors expanded the interest to the global international arena. The biennale is produced by the fine arts sector of the Egyptian ministry of culture, and the exhibition is spread over the entirety of all public spaces managed by the sector.

The 12th International Cairo Biennale runs from 12 December 2010 to 12 February 2011. For more information visit

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    Marco Cianfanelli / Absent Fields

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    Winter Show / Cape Town / 2010

    Winter Show / Joburg / 2010

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