The sculptures of the Revoltella Museum in Trieste

Canova | Napoleone

Canova, Napoleone come Marte pacificatore. Museo Revoltella, Trieste.

THE SCULPTURES IN TRIESTE’S REVOLTELLA MUSEUM

Anyone visiting Trieste is fascinated by the works housed in this city and cannot remain indifferent to the quantity of masterpieces and sculptures in the Revoltella Museum.

Founded in 1872 by Baron Pasquale Revoltella, the Revoltella Museum in Trieste is the first modern art gallery established in Italy.
Its founder was one of the most representative figures of imperial Trieste. In his will, he bequeathed his palace and his enormous art collection to the city.

The sculptures in the Revoltella Museum

 

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The Painters of Reality. Truth and illusion between the 17th and 20th centuries

pittori realtà | mostre nelle Marche

THE PAINTERS OF REALITY. TRUTH AND ILLUSION BETWEEN THE 17TH AND 20TH CENTURIES

There was a time when a group of artists, called the reality painters, raged against the outcomes of modernism to defend and recover the great pictorial tradition between truth and illusion, from Caravaggio to Spanish and Flemish painting.

The group of artists debuted in 1947 and brought together some of the most important artistic personalities of the time: Gregorio Sciltian, Pietro Annigoni, Xavier, Antonio Bueno, who were later joined by Alfredo Serri, Giovanni Accie Carlo Guarnieri and Giorgio de Chirico, the father of Metaphysics, who consolidated relationships of esteem with the entire group.

The Reality Painters

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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

jago banksy tvboy | mostre Bologna

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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