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1900 – 1961. COLLECTIONS ITALIAN ART IN THE GUGGENHEIM
Ausstellung21.10.2011 - 08.01.2012
Works from the Guggenheim collections in New York and Venice return to Vercelli for the fourth time with a temporary exhibition dedicated to 20th century Italian art. The show will feature paintings, sculptures and works on paper, including masterpieces, depicting the birth, maturation and development of the avant- garde in Italy from the early 1900s until the 1960s. The exhibition proceeds chronologically and ideologically opening with works by Medardo Rosso and Gaetano Previati. Then follows the explosive entry on the Italian scene of Futurism, with masterpieces by Umberto Boccioni, Giacomo Balla and Carlo Carrà. From Giorgio de Chirico’s pittura metafisica the exhibition continues with post-war paintings by Mario Sironi and Filippo de Pisis and then the great abstract period with works by Afro, Bice Lazzari, Giuseppe Capogrossi, Emilio Vedova, Alberto Burri, Lucio Fontana, Mirko, Pietro Consagra, Arnaldo Pomodoro.