TOMÁS SARACENO – “ AIR “

By / 26th February, 2020 / Eventi / No Comments

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TOMÁS SARACENO
“ AIR “

Exhibition from 22 February 2020 to 19 July 2020
Palazzo Strozzi – Florence
www.palazzostrozzi.org

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“AIR”, a highly anticipated event that of the new exhibition in Florence by TOMÁS SARACENO, the Argentine artist who more than any other with his art pushes us all towards a profound cultural revolution.
The reason is very simple because inow its themes are those of the Great Actuality : Climate Change, Global Warming, Pollution, Sustainability.
With the difference that while it has also become somewhat fashionable to discuss these topics now, the artist faces and studies of these from many years.
For Florence and Palazzo Strozzi, Saraceno has created installations, so-called “sites specific”, designed specifically for its rooms. Starting from the fascinating and elegant one displayed in the courtyard: “Thermodynamic Constellation”.
These are huge spheres (prototypes of aerosolar sculptures) able to float around the world, free from borders and fossil fuels.

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These aerosolar journeys reconsider the ways in which borders are established by humans, reflecting on the power of national institutions to decide who can transit, meditating on policies that dramatically affect vulnerable subjects, human beings and non-human life forms.
This means becoming a nomad of the air, moving from “Homo Œconomicus” to “Homo Flotantis” which is in tune with the planetary rhythms, aware of living together with other beings, human and non-human, and who has learned to float in the air and drifting with the wind, within its primordial being.

The General Manager of Palazzo Strozzi, Arturo Galansino, wrote that “Aria” proposes the passage from man to the center of the universe (founding concept of Renaissance Humanism) to man as part of a whole in which to seek a new harmony through destruction of any hierarchy and pyramidal vision.
A concept that the whole exhibition strongly reaffirms, since they are the fruit of the artist’s words and thoughts: “We live in an era in which the extension of ecosystems is decreasing more and more, in proportion to the intercontinental investments of agricultural multinationals. The rubbish increases and bounces from coast to coast while the wallets of few become increasingly swollen and the toxic fumes of incinerators go beyond the border. ”
And again “What is between us and the sun is controlled by a few and is increasingly compromised: carbon emissions fill the air, fine particles float in our lungs while electromagnetic radiation envelops the earth. Dictating the pace of Digital Capitalism in the era of Global Overheating. ”
And against their perspectives “Aria” proposes and suggests the idea that it is possible to live differently.
Immediately.
In this geological era, the ANTHROPOCENE.
The term indicates the era in which the entire terrestrial environment, in all its physical, chemical and biological characteristics, is conditioned by the effects of human action.
That is, in a nutshell, from pollution.

TO CHANGE EVERYTHING.
“Aria” suggests that Art can and must open the way to new sensibilities. In the name of the common interest, working together with science.
TOMÁS SARACENO, hopes for a perspective where it will be important to “focus less on individuality and more on reciprocity”.
And so “ARIA” born.
The particular exhibition is built around 33 special cards of “tarot”, reinvented by the artist and developed in 9 rooms.
At the center of everything, the figure of the spider and its cobwebs.
Perfect metaphor for the bonds of all that exists in nature. We are all tied together. We are all ONE.
ALL.
That is, we humans, animals, the vegetable and mineral kingdom, the air we breathe and the water we drink, under the light of the sun that illuminates our galaxy.
And each of us.

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MODIGLIANI e l’avventura di Montparnasse

By / 20th February, 2020 / Eventi / No Comments

MODIGLIANI e l’avventura di Montparnasse Exhibition Catalogue available for Guests of B.& B. DE AMICIS

MODIGLIANI E L’AVVENTURA DI MONTPARNASSE
Capolavori dalle Collezioni Netter e Alexandre

Fino al 16/02/2020
www.mostramodigliani.livorno.it

MODIGLIANI e l’avventura di Montparnasse MUSEO DELLA CITTÀ – Livorno
Piazza del Luogo Pio
Quartiere della Venezia Nuova

On the occasion of the centenary of the death of Amedeo MODIGLIANI, which took place in Paris in January 1920, they will exceptionally be brought together in the halls of the City Museum of LIVORNO (the city where the Artist was born on 12 July 1884) 26 of his works, as well as to more than a hundred other masterpieces of the Ecole de Paris, which belonged to the two most important collectors who accompanied and supported “DEDO” in his life.

The first is Jonas NETTER, a brilliant collector who collected the most beautiful masterpieces of the young man from Livorno, but also some of the most significant works of the Ecole de Paris.
Among the 14 works by Modigliani from the Netter collection, the portrait Fillette en Bleu from 1918 will be on display; the portrait of Chaïm Soutine from 1916; the portrait Elvire au col blanc (Elvire à la collerette) painted between 18 and 19; the portrait Jeune fille rousse (Jeanne Hébuterne) of 1919, which portrays the beautiful Jeanne Hébuterne in three quarters while she turns to the viewer in an attitude full of naturalness and elegance and capable of capturing attention with her deep blue eyes.

The second is Paul ALEXANDRE, who supported him on his arrival in Paris and helped him in the sculptural project of the Caryatids as well as during his returns to Livorno in 1909 and 1913. Of the 12 drawings, coming from the Alexandre collection, you can admire some Caryatids including the Caryatid (bleue) of 1913.

The MODIGLIANI section begins with 17 works on paper, which document the transition from the first naturalistic nudes to the more geometric phase, inspired by black art, to get to Cariatide (bleue) (1913) which opens the way for women with excessive curves. In his last years of life, Dedo leaves the writer Beatrice Hastings (remembered here with an oil on canvas from 1915) and joins the young artist Jeanne Hébuterne, present in Livorno with a double-sided work: Intérieur au piano (1918) and Adam et Eve (1919). Modì’s nine paintings are portrayed: one more intense than the other and all linked to his daily life, from the bearded face Constant Lepoutre (1919) to the same bearded Leopold Zborowski (1916) with the red beard, up to his colleague Chaïm Soutine ( 1916) with a suffering gaze and a tender and thoughtful Fillette en bleu (1918). But above all the two portraits of the beloved attracted attention: Jeune fille rousse (Jeanne Hébuterne) (1918) with a sensual and disheveled face, and Jeanne Hébuterne (Jeanne Hébuterne au henné) (1918).
“Jeanne was very dark, she had a very sweet air and a regular face with oriental eyes and something dreamy, absent”, thus describes Modì. His works have been much loved by Netter, who bought several, despite being bitterly criticized and almost unsaleable. During his first solo exhibition in 1918 at the Berthe Weill gallery his showcase nudes caused a scandal and the police were called. Friends asked Netter why he bought “all those junk”, but the collector remained convinced of his choice, also supported by Zborowski, who defended his artists like a lion. It is thanks to them that after a hundred years Dedo has returned to his Livorno, with an exhibition that accurately recounts the last years of his life in Montparnasse.

Together with the works of MODIGLIANI, more than a hundred other masterpieces will also be exhibited, also collected by Jonas Netter since 1915. These are representative works of the great Ecole de Paris.
Among these you can admire paintings by Chaïm Soutine such as L’Escalier rouge à Cagnes, La Folle, L’Homme au chapeau and Autoportrait au rideau, painted from 1917 to 1920; works by Maurice Utrillo such as Place de l’église à Montmagny, Rue Marcadet à Paris, Paysage de Corse; works by Suzanne Valadon such as Le Trois nus à la campagne, Andrè Derain with Le Grand Bagneuses, St. Tropez and Portrait d’homme (Jonas Netter) by Moïse Kisling, a Polish artist who left us one of the most emblematic portraits of the collector Jonas Netter.

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“Opere su carta”

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“Cariatide (bleue)”, 1913 circa – Matita blu su carta / Dettaglio

COLLEZIONE ALEXANDRE

image4Amedeo Modigliani
A sinistra : “Jeune fille rousse” (Jeanne Hébuterne), 1918 – Olio su tela
Al centro : “Fillette en bleu”, 1918 – Olio su tela
A destra. : “Leopold Zborowski”, 1916 – Olio su tela

image5Amedeo Modigliani
“Fillette en bleu”, 1918 – Olio su tela

image6Amedeo Modigliani
“Fillette en robe jaune” (Portrait de jeune femme à la collerette), 1917 – Olio su tela

image7Amedeo Modigliani
“Jeanne Hébuterne” (Jeanne Hébuterne au henné), 1918 – Olio su tela

image8Amedeo Modigliani
“Elvire au col blanc” (Elvire à la collerette), 1917 o 1918 – Olio su tela

COLLEZIONE NETTER

image9Moïse Kinsling
“St. Tropez, Septembre”, 1918 – Olio su tela

image10Moïse Kinsling
A sinistra : “Nature morte aux deux tables”, 1916 – Olio su tela
A destra. : “Nu couché sur un divan”, 1919 – Olio su tela

image11Moïse Kinsling
“La femme au pull-over rouge”, 1917 – Olio su tela

image12Maurice Utrillo
“Place de l’Église à Montmagny”, 1907 circa – Olio su tela

image13Maurice Utrillo
“L’École des garçons, place Carnot à l’Argenteuil”, 1915 – Olio su cartone

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“Rue Marcadet à Paris”, 1911 – Olio su tela

image15André Derain
“Nu debout”, 1910 circa – Olio su tela

image16André Derain
“Les grandes baigneuses”, 1908 – Olio su tela

NATALIA GONCHAROVA

By / 15th January, 2020 / Eventi / No Comments

NATALIA GONCHAROVA

NATALIA GONCHAROVA
A woman and the avant-garde between Gauguin, Matisse and Picasso
Exhibition from 28 September 2019 to 12 January 2020
Palazzo Strozzi – Florence
www.palazzostrozzi.org

 

Natalia Goncharova (Governorate of Tula 1881 – Paris 1962) artist of Russian origins but of international vocation, was one of the first women to establish herself in the avant-garde panorama of the early twentieth century, as evidenced by the 130 works set up in rooms designed for sections that lead us, crossing them, in the heterogeneity of his gaze and his influences. She is active as a painter, costume designer, illustrator, graphic designer, set designer, decorator, stylist, but also as a film actress, dancer and performing artist ante litteram.

The layout of Palazzo Strozzi clearly highlights this aspect, as it creates a passageway between the various rooms, articulating it through the use of wall colors: gray for the artists who have had influence on his art and colored for the various seasons of its production.

For this formidable versatility and non-conformism you never get bored during the show. His paintings, his works are fascinating, colorful, intense, able to excite each of us in a different way.

He has exhibited in the most important European avant-garde exhibitions, in Munich, Berlin, Paris and London, while in Moscow he has participated in performances in which he has paraded in the most elegant area of ​​the city with his face and body painted with images and phrases intended for scandalize right-thinking people.
Defying public morality was the first woman to have exhibited paintings depicting female nudes, and for this she was accused and tried.
For over fifty years he lived and worked together with the artist Mikhail Larionov in a free and open way, coming to marriage only in the last years of his life and only to protect the common work. Hero of the Russian avant-garde, she lived as an exile in Paris to continue working without constraints.

We can also say that Natalia Goncharova has lived for art in a total and unconventional way, as we can well see in the works exhibited in the single rooms of Palazzo Strozzi, which have been prepared according to very specific themes: Looking to the West, Natalia’s Russia, 1913: female monograph, Religion, The Great War, Theater, Modernism, Goncharova and Italy and finally After Russia, highlighted by a brightly colored installation, also using a graphic reworking of decorative motifs derived from his book illustrations.

The exhibition can be visited every day from 10.00 to 20.00, on Thursdays from 10.00 to 23.00 and will remain open to the public until 20 January 2020.

His famous phrases:

“You must believe more in yourself, in your efforts and in your rights before mankind and God; believe that everyone, including women, has an intellect in the shape and image of God “

“I am not afraid of the vulgarity of life, which I transform into artistic forms”

“The art of my country is incomparably deeper than anything the West knows”

 

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Mikhail Larionov
Portrait of Natalia Goncharova, 1907

 

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Natalia Goncharova
Circus, 1907

 

Pavone Goncharova
Natalia Goncharova
Peacock (in the style of russian embroidery), 1910

 

pappagalli
Natalia Goncharova
Parrots, 1910

 

autunno un parco
Natalia Goncharova
Autumn: a park, 1909

 

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Goncharova’s Works at the Tretyakov State Gallery

 

Trittico
Natalia Goncharova
Triptych – Mother of God, 1911

 

Donna
Natalia Goncharova
“Spanish Woman with Green Shawl”
Costume design for the ballet Triana, 1916

 

Foresta
Natalia Goncharova
The Forest, 1913

 

Lettera
Natalia Goncharova
Letter, 1913

 

Biancheria
Natalia Goncharova
Linen, 1913

 

Vuoto
Natalia Goncharova
Void, 1913

 

Donne
Natalia Goncharova
Three Young Women, 1920

 

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Thanks Natalia.
 

 

Exhibition Catalogue available for Guests of B.& B. DE AMICIS

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EXPLORE – TO THE MOON AND BEYOND

By / 28th April, 2019 / Eventi / No Comments

Locandina - Sulla Luna e oltre

 

EXPLORE – TO THE MOON AND BEYOND

Until 21 July 2019

BLUE PALACE – Pisa
Palace of Art and Culture
Lungarno Gambacorti, 9
www.palazzoblu.it

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For the 50th anniversary of the first man on the Moon, Palazzo Blu and National Geographic present  “On the moon and beyond“.
From the incredible adventure that brought the man to the Moon (50th anniversary celebrated this year), up to the fantastic images of the boundaries of the Universe. “On the moon and beyond” is the heart of the cultural itinerary, the new exhibition that arrives at Palazzo Blu from March 2019 curated by National Geographic and with the special collaboration of the Italian Space Agency.

A captivating journey across the wonders and mysteries of the universe through a collection of symbolic photos, models, videos and immersive and interactive experiences that offers you the opportunity of retracing the main stages of man’s journey through space. A journey marked by visionary ideas, successes, failures and characters who have written our history. From Yuri Gagarin to Neil Armstrong, the first woman in space Valentina Tereškova up to Laika the dog.

More than 500 men and women have ‘touched’ Space, including the Italians Luca Parmitano who will return on board the International Space Station in 2019, and Samantha Cristoforetti. The history of space expeditions includes missions to discover the secrets of the Sun – the uncontested protagonist located in the center of the Solar System, but also to know the icy gas giants like Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus, and the rocky and hot planets like Venus and Mercury. Without omitting Mars, the planet that most of all has challenged the human imagination, a red desert that could have hosted life in its distant past and today still preserves lakes of liquid water in the subsoil. Earth’s ‘younger brother’ touched between successes and failures, from the Viking probes to the latest Curiosity and the European ExoMars with its unfortunate Schiaparelli lander.

Palazzo Blu exhibition leads to the discovery of the International Space Station that represents the human outpost in Space: a zero-gravity environment orbiting the Earth, which in about two decades has hosted on board more than 200 astronauts from 18 Countries. It is also a unique scientific laboratory and a symbol of international cooperation. And finally, the Earth seen from the Space and defined as The Blue Marble in one of the rare photos that sketches our entire and completely illuminated planet. There is a unique point of observation in Space, from which you can understand the fragility and complexity of our planet.

The exhibition “On the moon and beyond” is also an invitation to question what the future of explorations will reserve, since today the project of the first human colonies on Mars and on Moon is very demanding. The exhibition was designed for all ages, from adults to children, with educational paths for the classes built to integrate with the school programs and, thanks to the guidance of the educational staff, young people are also involved in order to understand the important scientific phenomena.

 

GagarinYURI GAGARIN was the first Man in the space.
He was launched on board the Vostok 1 space capsule on 12 APRIL 1961 at 9:07am Moscow time and bis flight ended at 10:55am

 

CollageCollage of images of the Sun in different wavelengths by the Solar Dynamics Observatory

 

Disco oro Disco oroFront and back of the Golden Record installed on the Voyager spacecrafts, a gesture which astronomer Carl Sagan compared to “launching a bottle into the cosmico ocean” to provide proof of the existence of human civilisation on Earth.

 

GlennJohn Glenn in 1962 while shaving a few hours before the mission that will make him the first American to orbit the earth and then to the record age of 77 when he returns to space with a mission aboard the Shuttle Discovery.

 

ShuttleThe complex control panel of the first Space Shuttles.

 

VostokThe uncluttered control panel of the Vostok 1 capsule which flow Yuri Gagarin to space in 1961.

 

Hubble ultra deep fieldHubble Ultra Deep Field is the deepest image of the Universe, enabling us to see up to 13 billion years back in time.
Realised with an exposure of one million seconds, it shows about 10000 galaxies.

 

James Webb TelescopeIn the picture, the main mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope (scheduled to launch in 2021 aboard a European Ariane 5 launcher). Is made up of 18 hexagonal mirrors arranged in a honeycomb pattern measuring 6,5 metres in diameter overall.

 

Astronauti

Space exploration continues…..
Have a nice trip

VERROCCHIO, MASTER OF LEONARDO

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VERROCCHIO, MASTER OF LEONARDO
Exhibition from 9 Mars 2019 to 14 July 2019
Palazzo Strozzi – Florence
www.palazzostrozzi.org

Palazzo Strozzi celebrates Andrea del Verrocchio, an emblematic artist of the Florentine Renaissance, in a major exhibition showcasing over 120 paintings, sculptures and drawings from the world’s leading museums and collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of New York, the Musée du Louvre in Paris, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Gallerie degli Uffizi in Florence.

The exhibition, with a special section at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello, brings together for the first time Verrocchio’s celebrated masterpieces and capital works by the best-known artists associated with his workshop in the second half of the 15th century, such as Domenico Ghirlandaio, Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino and Leonardo da Vinci, his most famous pupil, also reconstructing Leonardo’s early artistic career and interaction with his master thanks to outstanding loans and unprecedented juxtapositions.

The exhibition, curated by two leading experts in the art of the Quattrocento, Francesco Caglioti and Andrea De Marchi, is one of the flagship events in the programme of celebrations marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death and is the first retrospective ever devoted to Verrocchio, while also exploring the early years of Leonardo di Vinci’s career and providing an overview of artistic output in Florence from roughly 1460 to 1490, the age of Lorenzo the Magnificent.

Opening Hours:

  • Daily 10.00 – 20.00
  • Thursdays 10.00 – 23.00
  • Exhibition also open on public holidays

Exhibition Catalogue available for Guests of B&B De Amicis

 

VerrocchioGIOVANE GENTILDONNA (1465-1466 circa)
Andrea Del Verrocchio
Marmo bianco – New York, The Frick Collection

 

VerrocchioDAMA DEL MAZZOLINO (1475 circa)
Andrea Del Verrocchio
Marmo – Firenze, Museo Nazionale del Bargello

 

VerrocchioTRE BUSTI FEMMINILI visti di spalle
Desiderio Da Settignano e Andrea Del Verrocchio (dal 1455 al 1475 circa)

 

VerrocchioTESTA DI ANGELO (1472 – 1476)
Andrea Del Verrocchio
Carboncino o Matita nera poi rilavorati dall’artista a penna e inchiostro bruno scuro
Firenze, Gallerie degli Uffizi

 

VerrocchioSPIRITELLO CON PESCE (Putto col Delfino) 1470 – 1475 circa
Andrea Del Verrocchio
Bronzo
Firenze, Museo di Palazzo Vecchio

 

VerrocchioDAVID VITTORIOSO (1468 – 1470 circa)
Andrea Del Verrocchio
Bronzo con tracce di dorature
Firenze, Museo Nazionale del Bargello

 

VerrocchioAmazing terracotta that is supposed to be attributed to a young Leonardo Da Vinci, at the time a pupil in the Andrea Del Verrocchio workshop.

MADONNA COL BAMBINO (1472 circa)
Leonardo Da Vinci
Londra, Victoria and Albert Museum

EXHIBITION AT BLUE PALACE – Pisa

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“From MAGRITTE to DUCHAMP. 1929: the Great Surrealism from the Centre Pompidou“

Until 17/02/2019
www.surrealismopisa.it

Catalog offers our Guest in B.& B.

 

BLUE Palace – Pisa
Palace of Art and Culture
Lungarno Gambacorti, 9
www.palazzoblu.it

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The Foundation BLUE Palace, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and MondoMostre are presenting “From MAGRITTE to DUCHAMP. 1929: The Great Surrealism from the Centre Pompidou“.
For the first Time ever, the French museum is lending to Italy its jealously guarded masterpieces for this exhibition staged in the magnificent setting of Palazzo Blu in Pisa and curated by Didier Ottinger, Deputy Director of the Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris.

Around 150 works, including collages by Max Ernst, wire masks by Alexander Calder, sculptures by Alberto Giacometti, photographs by Man Ray and a variety of objects, drawwings, paintings and documents map the extraordinary journey of the Surrealist avant-garde during its most exuberant period: the years around 1929.

 

JOAN MIRÓ
Untitled – Summer 1929
Paris, Centre Pompidou

 

RENÉ MAGRITTE
The Double Secret (1927)
Paris, Centre Pompidou

 

PABLO PICASSO
Woman in an armchair (Summer 1927)

 

MAX ERNST
Chimera (1928)

 

ARTISTS
(Tzara, Éluard, Breton, Arp, Dalì, Tanguy, Ernst, Crevel, Ray)

MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ – The Cleaner

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MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ – The Cleaner
From 21 September 2018 to 20 January 2019
Palazzo Strozzi – Firenze
www.palazzostrozzi.org

Florence and Palazzo Strozzi joined this autumn / winter 2018/2019 to host a major exhibition dedicated to the international Serbian artist MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ, one of the most famous and controversial figures in contemporary art, whose works have revolutionized the idea of performance, testing her body and expressive potential to the limit.
The event is a unique retrospective bringing together more than a hundred works, providing a comprehensive survey of her most famous creations from a career ranging from the 1960s to the 2000s, including videos, photographs, paintings, objects, installations, and live recreations of her most famous performances by a group of performers specially chosen and trained for this show.

Exhibition Catalogue available for Guests of B&B De Amicis.

OPENING HOURS
Daily : 10.00-20.00
Thursdays : 10.00-23.00
Exhibition also open on public holidays

 

Ulay/Marina Abramović
“Imponderabilia” 1977
Performance
Durata: 90 minuti
Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna
Bologna, giugno 1977

 

 

Re-Performance “Imponderabilia”
Piano Nobile – Palazzo Strozzi
Firenze, settembre 2018/gennaio 2019

 

Stromboli, 2002

 

Marina Abramović
“The House with the Ocean View”, 2002
Performance
Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, 15-26 novembre 2002

 

 

Tiina Pauliina Lehtimäki
“The House with the Ocean View”
Re-Performance
Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze, 4-16 dicembre 2018

 

BANKSY – THIS IS NOT AT PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

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BANKSY – THIS IS NOT AT PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Exhibition from 10/19/2018 to 24/02/2019
Palazzo Medici Riccardi – Florence
www.palazzomediciriccardi.it

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BANKSY
“Flying Copper”, 2003

Nobody knows who he is, yet he is perhaps the most popular artist of the 21st century. Here they come, so this fall, even in Florence the works of Banksy, the father of contemporary street art.
His early works appear in the early nineties on the streets of Bristol, a city in the south-west of England that in those years broke a season of intense artistic ferments. Provocative, ironic, unpredictable, Banksy talks about war, pollution, repression, homologation and manipulation in Western society, with images of powerful evocative impact that simply appear from day to day on the street, in any place, on the walls of buildings visible to anyone passing by. Always remaining anonymous: its identity has never been revealed and the hypotheses about who is behind the signature of those graffiti, which over the years have appeared on the walls of the world, have fueled the myth of Banksy.

“Banksy. This is not a photo opportunity” is the exhibition scheduled at Palazzo Medici Riccardi from October 19th 2018 to February 24th 2019, where a selection of his most famous images, those that have gained high popularity even through sharing on social media, will be exhibited.
Just a few days ago he came back to talk about himself for one of his works that, at the very moment when it was sold at the Sotheby’s London auction, self-destructed by slipping through a shredder hidden in its frame.

To complete the exhibition, the public will have an infographic on the chronology of the artist, extensive historical cards on the works with photographic documentation, the original “black books”, original posters of his exhibitions, counterfeit banknotes, balloons “I am an imbecile “used at Dismaland and a selection of videos.

OPENING HOURS
Daily : 09.00-19.00
Wednesday : closed
Holidays : always open

 

BANKSY - “Pulp Fiction” 2004

BANKSY
“Pulp Fiction”, 2004

 

BANKSY - “Love Rat” 2004

BANKSY
“Love Rat”, 2004

 

BANKSY - “Get out while you Can” 2004

BANKSY
“Get out while you Can”, 2004

 

BANKSY - “Napalm” 2004

BANKSY
“Napalm”, 2004

PROJECT – “THE WALL”

By / 30th April, 2018 / Eventi / No Comments

PROJECT: “THE WALL” The Dark – At the edge of vision From 21.04.2018 to 21.06.2018 – Museo del Novecento

A truly exciting exhibition that was signed by MARCO BAZZINI inside the Museo del Novecento in Piazza Santa Maria Novella in Florence. IL BUIO is the first graphic exhibition of the project “THE WALL”, the original exhibition format conceived by the new director of the Museum, Sergio Risaliti. An easily understandable graphic model, information concepts and data on the works collected by the curator so as to suggest to the visitor new stimuli and new traces of reading. Bazzini has chosen the theme of darkness and that of art. The darkness not to be understood as absence, but rather as a common line to tell the story of art under a new point of view, to understand how artists have used or lived or depicted the darkness from the contemporaries to go back in the centuries.

THE WALL

Defining darkness is difficult. Is it a character, a dimension, a metaphor? A condition or rather an environment? The darkness is, however, it is declining, something certainly ambivalent. It presents itself and retracts at the same time. There is no darkness without light, darkness without clarity. Precisely because it is unattainable in its entirety, in this exhibition the darkness has been sought in works of art. A visual journey in the history of art that shows how the darkness in its constant presence – it is too often believed that only art is light – muted according to culture and time.

THE WALL

If the more recent artists invite to stay in the darkness, other protagonists of the twentieth century are referring to the darkness as a material for the pictorial expression or for the introspective investigation. A journey of more than 60 WORKS which, proceeding to the contrary, arrives at the nocturnal representation, a pictorial genre whose first episode is present in FLORENCE in the BARONCELLI CHAPEL of SANTA CROCE with the “ANNOUNCEMENT OF PADS OF TADDEO GADDI.

THE WALL

MUSEUM OF THE NOVECENTO

By / 30th April, 2018 / Eventi / No Comments

Saturday 21.04.2018 – Starting from this date the historic site of the Museo del 900, dedicated to Italian Modern and Contemporary Art, is reborn with a new image strongly desired by the new artistic director Sergio Risaliti. The interventions will be multiple and on several levels:

  • enhancement of exhibition planning, with alternating exhibitions and temporary projects
  • recovery of new spaces
  • better use of the museum heritage
  • future multitasking institution

Museo del Novecento

Immediately admire the colorful installation of the writing M U S E O in front of the external gate, designed by the artist Paolo Parisi in collaboration with the students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. A choice, that of the word “Museum” to indicate the desire to modernize the term to give back to the House of the Muses a contemporary vitality reminding that art is the daughter of memory (Mnemosyne).

Museo del Novecento

To be reported for the next months:

  • The video installation “The body is a sacred garment” by Beatrice Bulgari for In Between Art Film
    From 21.04.18 to 20.09.18
  • The “The Wall” Project, the original exhibition format conceived by the new director Risaliti who, for his debut, has the signature of Marco Bazzini entitled Il Buio. At the edge of vision
    From 21.04.18 to 21.06.18
  • the Exhibition “The sculptor’s drawings” with graphic works signed by A.Wildt, J.Lipchitz, D.Smith, Louise Bourgeois, L.Fabro, Rebecca Horn and R. Whiteread.
    From 21.04.18 to 12.07.18
  • the first Italian exhibition of the German artist Ulla Von Brandenburg “Of a golden sun”
    From 21.04.18 to 21.06.18

Museo del Novecento