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Osvaldo Licini. Let Sheer Folly Sweep Me Away

OSVALDO LICINI. Let Sheer Folly Sweep Me Away
September 22, 2018 – January 14, 2019
Eleven exhibition galleries and over one hundred works retrace the disruptive and tormented artistic path of Osvaldo Licini (1894 – 1958), a major protagonist of Italian and international modernism, as confirmed by the award conferred a few months before his death at the Venice Biennale in 1958. Sixty years after that important recognition the museum commemorates Licini with the long-awaited retrospective curated by Luca Massimo Barbero. INFO

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Discover all the free collateral activities to the public in conjunction with the exhibition Osvaldo Licini: Let Sheer Folly Sweep Me Away. INFO

1948: The Biennale of Peggy Guggenheim
May 25 2018–January 14, 2019
(Project Rooms)
The museum commemorates the 70th anniversary of the exhibition of the collection of Peggy Guggenheim in the Greek Pavilion at the 24th Venice Biennale—a milestone event in the history of 20th-century art—with an homage exhibition that partially recreates the setting of the pavilion where the collector exhibited her masterpieces. INFO

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Time and Styles: the Course of Osvaldo Licini’s Art
with Mattia Patti.
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