Posts Tagged ‘piazza san marco’

JENNY HOLZER War Paintings

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

warpainting150

Until 22nd November 2015 Venice, Museo Correr – Sala delle Quattro Porte

In collaboration with the Written Art Foundation in Frankfurt, the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia promotes an exhibition, curated by Thomas Kellein , with the scientific direction of Gabriella Belli , of the American conceptual artist Jenny Holzer , a collateral event of 56. Venice Biennale .

The exhibition is a selection of paintings on a war theme by the artist, who lives and works in New York, over the course of ten years: this is a significant change compared to light LED for which she is best known. The twenty works that make up War Paintings - paintings of war- inspired infact by some State documents relating to military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq that followed the events of September 11, 2001. Many of these documents have been made public thanks to the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) , a law that requires U.S. Government agencies to allow the free and public access to their archives, an invaluable resource for researchers, journalists and groups to protect the collective interest.

(more…)

Poetry in Venice: Rotelli and the vivid energy of creating

Monday, March 14th, 2011

rotelli2Poetry as the raw material of his artistic language: words spoken, written, played musically, designed by the great interpreters of the 20th century, form the alphabet of his works. Marco Nereo Rotelli gives a voice to the interpreters of written lyrics, by means of a succession of works ranging from painting to sculpture, installations and video.
(more…)

The Treasures of Montenegro

Monday, December 20th, 2010

tesori-del-montenegro-veneziaUntil January 06th 2011, in the monumental rooms of the Marciana Library and some rooms of the Archeological Museum, Piero Pazzi proposes you a wonderful exposition about the Montenegro’s Antique Art, when the country was part of the Venetian Empire.
(more…)