Tiziano Todi – photo credit Elena Datrino
GALLERIA VITTORIA, ROME: AN INTERVIEW WITH TIZIANO M. TODI
The Galleria Vittoria located in Via Margutta in Rome is one of those places which have livened up the Roman cultural environment since the 1970s.
The first exhibition was that of Pericle Fazzini, author of the bronze sculpture depicting the “Resurrection of Christ” (1977) which is now on display in the Sala Nervi in the Vatican, and since then the Galleria Vittoria has never stopped, making room for major Italian and foreign artists.
I interviewed Tiziano M. Todi who represents the third generation of the Galleria Vittoria and who really began moving his first steps in the artistic environment when he was a child.
Here is what he told me about the past and the future of the Galleria Vittoria.
Galleria Vittoria, Rome
WORKS BY KLIMT: WHICH THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ARE AND WHERE THEY ARE HOUSED
There are many beautiful and important works by Klimt, but do you know where are they housed?
After my post dedicated to 5 things to know about Klimt, now I’ll make a list of the most beautiful works of the father of the Vienna Secession movement and the museums where you can admire them.
This might be the occasion for you to make a journey to discover the Viennese artist 🙂
Works by Klimt: which the most beautiful are
Image source: www.vitra.com
EAMES PLASTIC CHAIR: THE FIRST PLASTIC CHAIR IN HISTORY
There’s a chair on which we’ve sat at least once. If there’s one thing that can never be missing in a doctor’s waiting room or in an office, that’s a Plastic Chair, a 1950s-style chair, with or without arms, and which can be joined laterally with another chair.
The Eames Plastic Chair is the first real plastic chair which was awarded the second prize at the “Low cost” competition organized by the MoMA in 1948, and which since 1950 has been mass-produced (at the end of the post you’ll find the link to Vitra, the current producer).
AMBROGIO LORENZETTI ON EXHIBITION IN SIENA
Ambrogio Lorenzetti, even though is considered one of the most important European artists of the 14th-century, is still less-known to the public, especially as regards his paintings.
There isn’t even a modern and reliable scientific monograph dedicated to Ambrogio Lorenzetti!
The Santa Maria della Scala Museum Complex in Siena will host, from October 22nd 2017 to January 21st 2018, an exhibition entitled Ambrogio Lorenzetti, which will offer the chance to try to retrace his artistic production.