Fino al 4 ottobre è in corso a Mantova, alle Fruttiere di Palazzo Te, la mostra GUARDANDO ALL’URSS. Realismo socialista in Italia dal mito al mercato, nata da una idea di Arturo Calzona e curata da Vanja Strukelj con Ilaria Bignotti e Francesca Zanella. All’interno del progetto espositivo, che indaga le relazioni, gli scambi, gli sguardi e i “fuochi incrociati” tra arte italiana del secondo dopoguerra e arte sovietica del realismo socialista, riflettendo su affinità elettive…
An exhibition space that
proposes to offer to the public
an emblematic essay
of the the Archive's collections.
54 CSAC photos for MAR
CSAC has lent 54 photographs for the exhibition ll Bel Paese: dal Risorgimento alla Grande Guerra, dai Macchiaioli ai Futuristi, curated by Claudio Spadoni for MAR Ravenna (February 22, 2015 – June 14, 2015). The photographic section of the exhibition, composed entirely of CSAC photos, includes nineteenth century large format albumin, monuments and urban views of some Italian cities included in the Grand Tour, images of Studio Orlandini in Modena and much more else….
Ross & Thomson Edinburgh, Mark Napier [1855-60]
A carte de visite, a particular model of small-size portrait – 6×9 cm – which in the mid nineteenth century established itslef all around the world, absorbed the tradition of the miniature portrait paintings and became a mass image. This one comes from an album acquired in 1979 by the CSAC – after a suggestion by Luigi Ghirri – which contains 185 other portraits of the same type. Inside this album there are portaits of…
Exhibition: ” Fuoco nero: materia e struttura attorno e dopo Burri” (Black Fire: matter and structure around and after Burri). The exhibition is curated by Arturo Carlo Quintavalle. It will show more than seventy paintings and many photographs and even a group of graphic works for a total of 172 works all reproduced in a catalog published by Skira. Where: Salone delle Scuderie in Pilotta (Parma). The exhibition will be open from December 13, 2014…
From 18 October until 25 January 2015, “Infinito” by Luigi Ghirri (1973) is exposed in Pino Pascali Museum of Polignano a Mare (BA).
Enrico Baj, Nixon Parade (Watergate) 1974
On the nine-metre long panel covered in floral fabric, a throng of haughty decorated notables parade from right to left, above a parterre of plastic leaves and flowers. Restless, they walk solemnly gesticulating all the while: six Mafiosi, Golda Meir and then Kissinger and Nixon – on the canvas hung over the work in 1974 could be read – “At the Columbus Day Parade” (made official by none other than the American president in 1971)….