Gino De Domincis, Cosmic Magnet, 1986. Mixed media, 7 x 24 meters.

Gino De Domincis



MAXXI, Italy’s National Museum of XXI Century Arts, opened last spring. Despite the name, the collection is dominated thus far by art from the second half of the 20th century, though the museum has commissioned several new works, including Maurizio Mochetti’s site-specific Rette di luce nell’iperspazio curvilineo (Light lines through curvilinear hyper-space). For Mochetti, art is a physical and mental experience with the potential to change our comprehension of the world. In the idiosyncratic…see the full review in January/February’s magazine.