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What's new in the Olgiati Collection

What's new in the Olgiati Collection

It is renewed as every year the Olgiati collection with works not previously exhibited and new acquisitions. The goal is to highlight the essential dialogue between the historical avant-gardes of the early twentieth century and contemporary research: a sort of immersive journey over more than a century dotted with surprising moments of in-depth study. The thirty-four works on display are divided into independent thematic areas including theabstract art with works by Niele Toroni, Piero Dorazio is Irma Blank, war with works of Filippo Tommaso Marinetti is Zoran Music, light and color in the works of Franz West is Rudolf Stingel...

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Manifesta XIII, Traits d'Union

Manifesta XIII, Traits d'Union

The thirteenth edition of Manifest takes place in Marseille in seven locations. The traveling biennial finally comes to the actual exhibition entitled Traits d'Union and edited by Katerina Chucalina, Stefan Kalmar is Alya Sebti. This year's theme isUnion researched through cooperation and solidarity and is developed through the narration of six iconic themes of sociality represented in as many symbolic places of the city. There home to the Grobet-Labadié Museum with the works of Martin Derain is Ken Okiishi, the shelter to the Cantini Museum where the works of Lynn Marie Kirby is Hannah Black converse with teachers Max Ernst, Wifredo Lam, André Masson is Man Ray, L'Hospital...

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The paths of Mirella Bentivoglio

The paths of Mirella Bentivoglio

The exhibition dedicated to Mirella Bentivoglio and set up at the DeniArte Gallery in Rome. On display one of the symbolic objects of the artist, the marble book, the ties of the installation Gravestones in Hravat and the asphalt and asphalt crusts of the series Road books. Particularly appealing is the choice of materials among marbles of different textures and colors, from Europe and other continents: smooth, lumpy, homogeneous, streaked.  Tombstone in Hravat plays on the ambiguity of meaning and the shift of meaning: it alludes to the etymology of the Croatian word hravat, which means "to throttle" and to...

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Umberto Mastroianni on the sea of Lipari

Umberto Mastroianni on the sea of Lipari

The section of Contemporary art of the archaeological park of Lipari reopens with theexhibition of a series of important works by Umberto Mastroianni. The review curated by Giordano Bruno Guerri explores the research of one of the great innovators of the twentieth century through thirteen important works. It starts from the Thirties when Mastroianni still looks at classical sculpture by choosing mythological and religious subjects such as Female nude and bronze mask of 1939. We move on to the Second World War with works inspired by the values of freedom and commitment gained during the Resistance. The rest of the review reflects the...

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Everyday life in the Macchiaioli

Everyday life in the Macchiaioli

At Palazzo Zabarella in Padua an exhibition-event entitled "The Macchiaioli. Masterpieces of a Rising Italy". On display are scenes of daily life and unspoiled landscapes of an artistic movement that broke with Romanticism and Neoclassicism and that fully embodied the values and ideals of the Italian Risorgimento. The protagonists, who used to gather at the Caffè Michelangiolo in Florence, were not immediately welcomed by critics with open arms, so much so that at the beginning the appellation of Macchiaioli had disparaging intentions. Brought back to light over time by critics such as Emilio Cecchi and Ugo Ojetti, they find definitive...

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