Marino Marini. Visual Passion

Public Programs. On Marino Marino

In conjunction with the exhibition Marino Marini. Visual Passions, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection offers series of free collateral activities for adults and children. The educational programs of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection are supported by Fondazione Araldi Guinetti, Vaduz.

Horses and Riders: Equestrian Monuments

March 20, 6pm Auditorium Santa Margherita, University of Ca’ Foscari, Venice

Exhibition curators Barbara Cinelli and Flavio Fergonzi will discuss Horses and Riders: Equestrian Monuments with the artist Mimmo Paladino. The conversation will focus on the evolution of equestrian monuments through the ages, from Old Masters to the contemporary. Horses and riders were among Marini’s recurrent themes, while Paladino, whose Cloven Viscount (Il visconte dimezzato, 1998) is on view at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, often works around the theme of the horse, one of his favorite motifs. In collaboration with the University of Ca’ Foscari.

Exhibition Talks. Beyond Marini

March 8-22, April 5 Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

In March and April, in the exhibition galleries of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, PhD students will discuss Marini and his work. Meetings will take place twice a day. Participation is free upon purchase of the entrance ticket to the museum. Talks will be in Italian only.

March 8, 12:30 and 3pm
Duccio Nobili, Volume e superficie. Percorsi nella scultura degli anni '50

Duccio Nobili.
Following his BA in 2015 in Archeology and Art History at the Università Cattolica di Milano, with a dissertation on the sculptor Italo Antico with professor Francesco Tedeschi, Nobili was accepted in the PhD program at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, with a dissertation on Italian sculpture in the 1970s with professor Flavio Fergonzi. His areas of interest include post-WWII theory of sculpture with a focus on the relations between Europe and America.

March 2, 12:30 and 3pm
Elisa Francesconi, “C’est un poète de surfaces: tout le reste lui est inessentiel”: il valore della superficie nelle sculture di Marino Marini

Elisa Francesconi.
Research fellow with a work on photographic archives as tools for a contemporary history of art criticism at the Università degli Studi Roma Tre, where she graduated with a PhD (2012), following her studies at the Università di Udine (2008). In 2013 she received a fellowship at the Archives de la critique d’art, Rennes. Her areas of interest include monochrome painting, the Rome School of the 1960s, the history of private art galleries, photography documenting contemporary art.

April 5, 12:30 and 3pm
Gianmarco Russo, Marino 1938-1945: il lungo percorso dell’assolutezza formale

Gianmarco Russo.
Russo studied at the Università di Pisa and the Scuola Normale Superiore, where is finalizing his PhD studies in Art History with a dissertation on Alvise Vivarini. His areas of research include Venetian painting in the 15th century (with a focus on Niccolò Rondinelli and Lazzaro Bastiani—the latter was the subject of his BA dissertation and a forthcoming publication); art criticism in the 20th century (with a focus on Longhi and Cecioni); Italian sculpture in the 1930s and 1940s, especially Giacomo Manzù and Marino Marini (with an essay in the present exhibition catalog).

Drawing Marino

April 14 Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice #DrawingMarino

On Saturday, April 14, the museum will hold activities for lovers of drawing, offering visitors the opportunity to draw from life the sculptures on view. Equipped with paper and pencils, visitors will be able to unleash their creativity and take inspiration from Marini’s works and then share their images with the hashtag #DrawingMarino.

Doppio senso

April 21–22 Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Doppio Senso, the program of tactile visits and workshops offered to blind or visually impaired visitors, will focus on a work on view. On Saturday, April 21 for children, and on Sunday April 22 for adults, a tactile visit by Valeria Bottalico will be followed by a workshop with the artist Felice Tagliaferri, who will help recreate the work discussed during the visit. INFO

Guided visits

Daily, 3:30pm Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Free presentations on the exhibition upon purchase of the entrance ticket to the museum.