Posts Tagged ‘Paintings’

Roy Lichtenstein at “Magazzini del Sale”

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Roy LichtensteinThe “Magazzini del Sale” (Fondazione Vedova site), will host the exhibition dedicated to Roy Lichtenstein, opened until Nov. 23rd 2013
The exhibition will display 45 works amongst them sculptures, drawings, collages and models. This is the first time that Italy hosts such amount of works from this American Pop Art genius!
The exhibition is focused on the Artist’s sculptures. That’s one of the reasons why this show is so important, as you know very well that this Artist is known more for its paintings than everything else. The masterpieces come from “The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation”,  “The Roy Lichtenstein Estate of New York” and from various Museums and private collections.


Sant’Apollonia Cloister : URBIS painting and architecture in modern times.

Monday, March 21st, 2011

art_2776_XLThe ex Benedictine Monastery of Sant’Appollonia, which was built between the 12th and 13th centuries, became the domicile to the head of the clergy of the Cappella Ducale of Saint Marks Cathedral, the primicerio, in 1473.


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).

Giacomo Favretto at Museo Correr in Venice

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Giacomo Favretto - Museo CorrerThe opearas of the venetian painter Giacomo Favretto (1849 – 1887) are finally back in town, after more than 100 year from the last exposition. With more than 80 operas the exibithion explain his artistical life and the relation with the oter artists of the ‘800.

Madonnina con Bambino di Ca’ Foscari

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

ca'-foscariThe “Madonna con Bambino” (”Holy Mary with Child”) is a mural painting discovered, or better discovered again, during the renovating works of Ca’ Foscari finished in 2005 and situated in the main hall of Palazzo Giustinian dei vescovi, set in a niche over a wooden door.

Felice Carena and the Venetian Years

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Felice Carena (Cumiana, Turin 1879 – Venice, 1966) is an indiscussed lumirary or the italian art of the Twentieth century. This exhibition can be admired until the 18th July 2010 at the wonderfull venue of Palazzo Franchetti in Venice.

This tribute is a great opportunity to rediscover the Carena’s operas in a new perspective, thank to the new assessment completely different from the one of the show held in Turin in 1996. There will be more than 90 artworks coming from many Italian Museums and from private collections. The paintings are exposed in chronoligical order.

All the information about the exhibition can be found in the official site of Felice Carena’s .

Felica Carena at Palazzo Franchetti in Venice

Aldo Bovo – Of Waters, Skies and Mirages

Friday, March 19th, 2010

This is a great anthological exhibition about the painter Aldo Bovo (1923 – 1995). Many of its artworks are exposed at the Civic Tower of Mestre (the first city you will find in the mainland when you leave Venice), in Ferretto Square.

The entrance is free of charge and the exposition will be open from the 27th March until the 18th of April from 15:00pm until 19:00pm.

Aldo Bovo