Monday, February 24, 2014

Venice: Ca Pesaro – Giuseppe Panza di Biumo - American Dialogues exhibition

Venice: Ca Pesaro – Giuseppe Panza di Biumo - American Dialogues exhibition.  At CaPesaro, until May 4, the exhibition, American Dialogues edited by Gabriella Belli and Elizabeth Barisoni with the exhibition project by Daniela Ferretti, is a tribute to Giuseppe Panza di Biumo one of the most important Italian collectors.  A man who with his passion and insight in Contemporary art, created one of the most interesting collections. The exhibition includes a selection of masterpieces collected in the early years of his activity, from Abstract Expressionism to Pop art, from Conceptual art to Minimal art.
Above: On back wall:  Allan Graham – Mudra, 1988, oil wax linen, one of two pieces. On the right side: Max Cole - Delta III, 1982, acrylic on canvas.

 Photo by Filippo Formenti, Milano – courtesy Ca Pesaro

Giuseppe and Giovanna Panza di Biumo at the Leo Castelli Gallery - New York, 1975.

Giuseppe Panza di Biumo - American Dialogues. Forty works by 27 artists are on loan from the Guggenheim in New York and MOCA in Los Angeles, the two American museums which preserve the most important nuclei of the Panza di Biumo collection with works by Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Franz Kline, Donald Judd, Mark Rothko, Dan Flavin, Hanne Darboven, Jan Dibbets, Joseph Kosuth, Richard Serra and many other members of the modern American art scene.
Above: In the foreground: Lawrence Carroll - Untitled, 1999-2000, oil, wax, canvas on wood.  On the back wall: Robert Rauschenberg - Kickback, 1959, Oil, enamel, wood, fabric, clothing, paper, photos on canvas.

 Joseph Kosuth – Nine Paintings with Word as Art – 1966
Oil on canvas, nine grey canvases with white words

Lawrence Weiner – Beside Itself cat. No. 229, 1970, typological characters (silks-screened onto wall), in English, installation.

Giuseppe Panza di Biumo - American Dialogues. Works by Jonathan Seliger, 1993-1995, various materials. In the foreground: Late Edition, 1995.


Giuseppe Panza di Biumo - American Dialogues. Richard Long - Untitled 1967, 420 wooden twigs.
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