PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTION – IMAGINE
April 23 h 8:00 - September 19 h 17:00
PEGGY GUGGENHEIM COLLECTION
Time From 10:00 to 6:00 p.m. – closed on Tuesday ‘
Famous house-museum of the American patron Peggy Guggenheim. Masterpieces by artists of the major current and historical avant-gardes. Gianni Mattioli Collection, the Nasher sculptures garden.
Ideal connection to the exhibition in 2014 by Peggy Guggenheim to Azimut / H, who was investigating the monochrome and the resetting of the sign in the avant-garde atmosphere of Milan of the late 50s early 60s, Imagine. New images in Italian Art 1960-1969 wants to draw the first perfect mapping of artistic research that characterize the ’60s and using a new idea of figuration and image. Showcasing artists like Franco Angeli, Mario Ceroli, Domenico Gnoli, Giosetta Fioroni, Tano Festa, Fabio Mauri, Francesco the Savio, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Mario Schifano, creators of an original path characterizing the Italian art of the period, of which the show offers ideas, insights, curiosity. The exhibition wants oltresì reveal the link between tradition and modernity in a generation of artists fundamental for Italy’s participation in the international avant-garde scene of the time. Imagine. New images in 1960-1969 Italian art will be accompanied by a comprehensive publication that contestualizzerà such research, showing the autonomy of maturation and evolution compared to imaginary American Pop.