Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Accademia di Belle Arti Venezia: – Magazzino del Sale 3 – Giacomo Quarenghi

“Tanto sono sublimi e maestosi che nulla più”
La didattica dell’architettura all’Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia ai tempi di Giacomo Quarenghi
In the Magazzino del Sale 3 venue, the exhibition - Tanto sono sublimi e maestosi che nulla più. La didattica dell’architettura all’Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia ai tempi di Giacomo QuarenghiSo much are sublime and majestic and nothing more. The teaching of architecture at the at L’Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia at the time of Giacomo Quarenghi, is on show until February 28 and curated by Alberto Giorgio Cassani.
 Francesco Pirona (da Giacomo Quarenghi)
Arco di Trionfo

curator  Alberto Giorgio Cassani

Some precious drawings of Quarenghi, famous teachers and pupils are on display, some for the first time, along with tables and treatises that testify the teachings and cultural life of the Scuola d’Architettura dell’Accademia in the late eighteenth century, early nineteenth century, influenced by the work of the famous architect from Bergamo.
Filippo Antolini - Collegium Mercatorum e Faro

“Tanto sono sublimi e maestosi che nulla più”
La didattica dell’architettura all’Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia ai tempi di Giacomo Quarenghi

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Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Milan - Palazzo Fagnani: The Pool NYC - Constante Colore Exhibition

Palazzo Fagnani

The Pool NYC - Constante Colore

Our name is taken from the place of our first exhibition in an old swimming hall in New York City. But, our name has much wider implications. It implies a gathering – a pooling – of artists of diverse backgrounds from different cultures into an entity dedicated to the pursuit of art.”
Luigi Franchin and Viola Romoli

Luigi Franchin and Viola Romoli, founders in 2009, of The Pool NYC, previously a touring gallery, they celebrated the opening of their new permanent exhibition space in Milan at Palazzo Fagnani, with a group show focused on colour and entitled Colore Costante, until February 16.

Giuseppe Stampone - Tierra - 2017
Always Colour, from the dawn of art till today…

In Costante Colore (Constant: Colour) the works on display are an ode to colour, the pictorial substance that is declined according to the expression of each artist.  We focus on the way of using the colour in order to highlight the importance and the constancy in the world of art regardless the subject or the medium of the work on exhibit.

  Aldo Mondino - Pois Pois Poivrons - 1964

Andrea Salvatori

Colour on glass, on ceramics, crayon, neon light, in pen and wash drawings, in acrylics, in oil paintings and videos. Bright, soft, metallic, primary, artificial, natural, complementary colour.

Andrea Salvatori

Colour is life

Claudio Ciani Bassetti, Bepi and Dodo Franchin and Anna Ciani Bassetti

 Stefania Fersini -  Playboy n49 dic-gen 2014 pag. 38 - 2017

Colour is matter, scent, space

Colour arouses strong emotions such as tension, obsession, eroticism, action, joy, euphoria, rupture, movement, pain, desire, passion, surprise, chance, option, balance, entropy, physicality, transfiguration, proportion, coherence.

Bianca Sforni
James Case-Leal - Invisible light 3 - 2015

Black and white gain significance in Art History

 Colour becomes clarity with Impressionism, does not stop with DaDa, shines in Secessionism, triumphs with Pop-Art, degenerates with Expressionism, erupts with Abstractism, subsides with Minimalism, suffers in the Arte Povera, stabilizes with Transavanguardia. The artistic movements evolve, the centuries pass by, the colour keeps burning.

Patrick Jacobs - Living Room with Radiator - 2014

Angelo and Silvia Calmarini, German Frers

Francesco Mori

Colour evolves, changes, becomes warmer, becomes fluorescent, becomes neon light, becomes non-colour.

Audio installation
Matteo Vinti

Roberto and Wally Romoli

The Music
 Salzedo - Andes - Inglefield - McDonald
Ada Oggioni

Bertozzi and Casoni

Federico Corra and Marco Bonaldo

Vinicio Vianello

Olivier Lexa

L-R: Vinicio Vianello – Fulvio Bianconi – Vittorio Zecchin

Federica Toledo and Marzio Rusconi Clerici

Andrea Salvatori – Untitled - 2017

The Wine

Prosecco - Castello di Roncade

 Photo and copyright Manfredi Bellati

Federico Solmi - The Gentle Barbarians

Colour is exhaustion, impression, redundancy, exasperation, suffering, discomfort, madness, exaggeration, sensitivity, extenuation, tradition, appearance, substance, interiority, expression, mania, immediacy, reflection, spontaneity, gesture, rhythm, fire, warmth, cold, intolerance, magic, dream, recurrence, spasm, puff, sexuality, intransigence, zeal, alacrity, energy, assiduity, annoyance, beauty. 
naturally creativity - genius

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