Posts Tagged ‘Palazzo Franchetti’

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.


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