The Max Ernst exhibition in Milan

Max Ernst | angelo del focolare

Max Ernst, L’angelo del focolare, 1937
Olio su tela, 114 x 146 cm
Collezione privata, Svizzera Classicpaintings / Alamy Stock Photo © Max Ernst by SIAE 2022

THE MAX ERNST EXHIBITION IN MILAN

The breadth of themes and experimentation in Max Ernst’s work spans seventy years of 20th century history, between Europe and the United States, eluding any definition.
The Max Ernst exhibition in Milan is the first major Italian retrospective dedicated to an artist who was a visionary interpreter of art history, philosophy, science and alchemy.

Max Ernst was to all intents and purposes a humanist in the neo-Renaissance sense, and in this exhibition his works allow us to delve into every aspect of his life and work.

The Max Ernst exhibition in Milan

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The countercultural stories of Jago, Banksy, TvBoy on show

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THE COUNTERCURRENT STORIES OF JAGO, BANKSY, TVBOY ON SHOW

The works of Jago, Banksy and TvBoy on display in Bologna to create a ‘virtual’ dialogue between the mysterious British artist and two of Italy’s most influential artists.

What do these three artists have in common to justify an exhibition that, with 60 works on display, presents itself as one of the most important on the contemporary art scene?
What they have in common is the fact that they have subverted the rules of art, refusing to become part of a system that squeezes artists rather than enhancing them, excludes the best to make room for those who are better at fitting into an economic system.

Jago, Banksy, TvBoy

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Photography as information technology

Fotografo sconosciuto, pubblicità della Recordak con etichetta "Tutti questi assegni in 30 metri di rullino. Un bel risparmio", 1955 c. Università di Rochester, Libri Rari, Collezioni Speciali e Conservazione (RBSCP), Kodak Historical Collection / Photographer unknown, photo for a Recordak ad, labelled "All those checks in a 100-foot roll. That's economy", ca. 1955. University of Rochester, Rare Books,

Fotografo sconosciuto, pubblicità della Recordak con etichetta “Tutti questi assegni in 30 metri di rullino. Un bel risparmio”, 1955 c. Università di Rochester, Libri Rari, Collezioni Speciali e Conservazione (RBSCP), Kodak Historical Collection / Photographer unknown, photo for a Recordak ad, labelled “All those checks in a 100-foot roll. That’s economy”, ca. 1955. University of Rochester, Rare Books.

PHOTOGRAPHY AS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

How many photographs have you taken with your smartphone in the last seven days? How many images have you received and left stored on your phone?

Photography is an integral part of our lives.
From its inception to the present day, it has had the ability to insert itself into every area of society, from science to art, from politics to information, from industry to the personal lives of each of us.

An exhibition in Bologna tells a different story of photography, one that goes beyond the fact that photography is an art, but considers this tool in its countless practical uses and communicative power.

Photography as information technology

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PASSION FOR THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Works from Paul Klee to Damien Hirst on show

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PASSION FOR THE 20TH CENTURY. FROM PAUL KLEE TO DAMIEN HIRST

From Paul Klee to Damien Hirst, works that tell the story of collecting are on display at Palazzo Medici, in Florence, for an exhibition that tells the story of love for art and culture.

From 24 September 2022 to 8 January 2023 in the palace where modern collecting was born at the time of Cosimo the Elder and Lorenzo The Magnificent, a prestigious selection of works by 20th-century masters from Florentine and Tuscan private collections will be on public display.

From Paul Klee to Damien Hirst

 

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The Chaos Within. An exhibition on Frida Kahlo in Turin

Frida Kahlo | Leo Matiz

CHAOS WITHIN. AN EXHIBITION ON FRIDA KAHLO IN TURIN

To understand Frida Kahlo it is necessary to enter her world, and an exhibition in Turin allows us to get to know the kaleidoscope of cultural and political fragments, of family roots (her mother of Spanish and Amerindian origins and her German father, the photographer Guillermo Kahlo Kaufmann, who was naturalised Mexican), of sufferings from illness and then from the serious accident that immobilised her when she was 18 in bed and from miscarriages, but also of love and passion, such as that for the Mexican artist and unfaithful husband Diego Rivera, as well as for other charismatic men, such as the Bolshevik revolutionary Lev Trockij.

Frida Kahlo exhibition in Turin

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