Frieze: ''Isabella Ducrot's Practice Is Free From Rules''

Ana Vukadin, March 24, 2023

When I ask Isabella Ducrot how she feels about the number of solo shows planned for her in 2023, she chuckles brightly. Ducrot, who has been making art for over four decades, is sitting on a striped red couch in her spacious and bright ground floor studio in the majestic Palazzo Doria Pamphilj in Rome. She gestures animatedly, her cup of coffee rattling on its saucer. ‘Can I say that it makes me feel miraculous? I know us women are very in vogue right now, even more so when we are old, but, really, I had no expectations that all this would happen.’ Her exhibition ‘Il Miracoloso’ is running at the Roman gallery T293 until the end of March; another solo show has just opened at Galerie Gisela Capitain’s new temporary exhibition space in Naples, Zweigstelle Capitain; while her first British solo show opens at London’s Sadie Coles HQ at the end of the month.


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