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Ma’at performance at Studio Francesca Marti’, with Madaleine Trigg

In 2017, Francesca Marti produced a sculpture of Ma’at, holding a tablet in her hands, but the figure turns the flickering screen away from her. This life-sized sculpture is made from rough-cast aluminium, wrapped in polished “fabric”, and it was exhibited as part of her Kingfisher solo exhibition at the Gerhardt Braun Gallery in Palma […]

By |September 4th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Work-in-progress: The Believers

Following her successful crowd-funding project, Francesca Marti’s new “Believers” series is nearing completion. The collection of small sculptures will be mounted as a mass of migrating figures walking across a large wall at Marti’s forthcoming “Transformation” retrospective, opening November 25, at the Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum in Bratislava, Slovakia. The 99 figures are based on […]

By |August 9th, 2017|news|0 Comments

New photo-shoot revisits Francesca Marti’s Fly series, 17 years later

Text by Jonathan Turner
In 2000, Francesca Marti’ began her renowned Fly series of black-and-white photographs and collages with painted additions. A fly in her studio had become an unexpected protagonist, when it walked through a mound of pigment and began tracing its steps on a sheet of drawing paper. Marti’ then saw this adventurous, creative […]

By |August 3rd, 2017|news|0 Comments

Francesca Marti – CAMARA SUBJETIVA por Juanjo Oliva Gallardo.

Ultima Hora – 2 de Julio de 2017

By |July 3rd, 2017|news|0 Comments

Believers sculptures on their way to the foundry

The first three sculptures from Francesca Marti’s Believers series have left the studio in Mallorca, and are now being prepared for fusion at the JL Ponce Foundry in Madrid. These standing and walking figures represent a new step, evolving from Marti’s earlier Dreamers sculptures. Striding across the wall in groups, they will be included as […]

By |June 30th, 2017|news|0 Comments

New sculptures for Danubiana

As part of a new Migrants installation conceived for her traveling retrospective opening at the Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum in Bratislava in November, 2017, Francesca Marti’ is creating a series of new figures she calls Believers. This a continuation of her ongoing Dreamers project, but for the first time, her androgynous male figures stand up, […]

By |June 20th, 2017|news|0 Comments

El Poso de las Migraciones. Carlo Jover. El Mundo, Lunes 29 de Mayo de 2017

By |May 31st, 2017|news|0 Comments

Rome Exhibition Opening – Blow-Up. A historical summary of international photography featuring the work of Francesca Marti’

Staged in the prestigious Galleria Il Ponte Contemporanea in the centre of the ancient city of Rome, Blow-Up is a review of a century of image-making, studying the innovations and dynamic nature of photography. Organized to coincide with the 2017 Venice Biennale, the Rome exhibition is entitled Blow-Up after the classic 1966 film by Michelangelo […]

By |May 24th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Francesca Martì’s photograph “Saigon” is included in Blow-Up group show at Galleria Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome

A recent photograph from Francesca Marti’s series Cities in a Crooked Line, printed on zinc plate and then crumpled by the artist, is included in a large-scale group exhibition of contemporary international photography at Galleria Il Ponte Contemporanea in Rome, curated by Giuliano Matricardi. Organized to coincide with the 2017 Venice Biennale, the Rome exhibition […]

By |May 5th, 2017|news|0 Comments

“Migration im Spiegel der Kunst”, Mallorca Magazin

By |May 4th, 2017|news|0 Comments