Posts Tagged ‘exposition’

55. Biennale d’Arte 2013

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

biennale150x150The 55° Venice Biennale officially opened to the public on June 1st 2013. This year the curator is Massimiliano Gioni, a young art critic.

As usual the show takes place at the Giardini and in the Arsenale. This year the Exposition  looks like a labyrinth of ideas and emotions, a temporary Museum which investigates the ways in which the movie posters are used to organize knowledge.

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Exposition Adele Fornoni Bisacco Palazzi – Museo del Merletto, Burano

Monday, February 18th, 2013

merletto 1 A wonderful collection by Adele Fornoni Bisacco Palazzi illustrates the ancient and extraordinary art of lace.
The fascinating history of this art is well described in this exposition

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Vollard: the dealer who discovered Picasso

Friday, April 13th, 2012

picasso2This is a first time for Italy! At the Venetian Institute of Science and Art (Palazzo Franchetti) 150 operas will tell the relationship between Ambroise Vollard (an Art Dealer who discovered Picasso) and Pablo Picasso.

Vollard (1866 – 1939) was a pioneer in Europe between art dealers, he had an essential role in the development of the modern art until the first decades of the XX century. For example he organized the first personal exposition of Paul Cézanne in 1895.

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Venice and the Egypt: two millenniums of History

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

pd+v&gFrom Oct. 1st to Jan 22nd The Dogi Palace will host the exhibition “ Venice and Egypt“ : 300 rare works about the cultural and trade connection between Venice and the mysterious land of the Pharaohs.
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Punta della Dogana – A new François Pinault’s collection

Monday, April 18th, 2011

fda9493c9bTheir common denominator is art. Their distinguishing factor is belonging to Venice’s most famous European collection. If the Biennial, which upholds the Lagoon City as the capital of contemporary art, is in a full vortex of preparations, at the Pinault Foundation, too, people are working round the clock.
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Lee Yong-baek for Korea at the 54th Venice Arts Biennale

Friday, November 26th, 2010

Lee Yong-baekArtist Lee Yong-Baek has been chosen to hold a solo presentation in the Korean Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale next year, announced by the Arts Council Korea.
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BBCC Expo of Venice

Friday, November 26th, 2010

e2422646_venezia_bbcc_expoWith 14 years of dedication to culture, the bbcc Expo of Venice is an ideal and prominent showcase for presenting excellence in the valorisation of the great legacy of cultural estate and activities in Italy and worldwide. For 14 years, the Expo’s showroom has hosted exchanges with some of the most dynamic contributors, helping to  encourage collaboration for the development of distinguished excellence.
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Tony Cragg at Ca’ Pesaro

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

tony-cragg-450x359With an itinerary through the three floors of Ca’ Pesaro – from the entrance hall and small room on the ground floor, to the monumental staircase, second floor and façade overlooking the Grand Canal – the exhibition offers forty works of art, in glass, bronze, steel, plastic, wood and stone, but also drawings, preparatory sketches and watercolours, spanning thirty years activity, from the 80s to nowadays, most of which have never been on show in Italy before.
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Marco Tirelli at Fortuny’s Palace

Friday, November 5th, 2010

N6T4X2V5W2B7V1A9E9W2X8U6V0G0Z4Already anticipated by some of the artist’s works on display or “scattered” around the first floor, the exhibition covers all the vast space of the Museum’s second and shows large-sized canvases together with sculptures and other smaller sized works conceived by Marco Tirelli (Rome, 1956) especially for the museum.
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GIORGIO MORANDI Silence

Friday, November 5th, 2010

rev95272(1)Twentyone still lifes by Giorgio Morandi (Bologna, 1890 – 1964), some of which are from private collections and are on public display for the very first time. “Silent and humble” paintings in which the colours “vibrate with a slightly subdued brilliance that seems to come from within … a style of painting that belongs perfectly in the perceptive and mental space between the visible and invisible” (Francesco Poli, from the exhibition catalogue).
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