Posts Tagged ‘ca’ corner della regina fondazione prada’

PORTABLE CLASSIC The classic. Portable and serial.

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

portable classic

Until September 13 will be visible at Cà Corner (ground and I° st floor), the exhibition, curated by Salvatore Settis and Davide Gasparotto,twin of the exhibition held in the new site of the Fondazione Prada in Milan. The exhibition consists of eighty works, cleverly arranged in an impeccable line up, which extend the theme on classicism and the formation of a collectionism primarly Italian, exploring the origins and function of the reproductions of classical sculptures. The route, which offers thumbnails in different scales of some of the masterpieces of classicism as the Farnese Hercules ,Apollo del Belvedere, Marcus Aurelius, Laocoonte , Torso del Belvedere, can be readas “a snapshot of the social ritual of the collector who shows to visitors and friends the pearls of his collection …”.

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Ca’ Corner della Regina – PRADA FOUNDATION

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

PradaCa’ Corner della Regina is considered the first architectural example to introduce non-Baroque parameters as dominant themes, even if some elements of the prior style remain.
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