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Kids Creative Lab V
30 March–17 April 2017

This is the fifth edition the educational project conceived in 2012 from a collaboration between the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and OVS, dedicated to primary schools throughout Italy. This year, Kids Creative Lab is dedicated to the theme of sustainability, and its implications with both ecology and the environment on one hand, and education and development of future generations on the other. Collaborating with the fifth edition of Kids Creative Lab are Lucy + Jorge Orta, artists internationally known for having sustainability and participation as the base of their own artistic practices. Lucy + Jorge Orta designed the creative workshop that will be conducted in classrooms on the theme of water and of the fragile equilibrium of the marine ecosystem, thanks to the Artist’s Kit “SostenART”. They will also will curate the installation of the completed projects of all the participants that will be on view at the museum from March 30 through April 17, 2017.

Rita Kernn-Larsen. Surrealist Paintings
25 February–26 June 2017
Curated by Gražina Subelytė

Project Rooms, Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Rita Kernn-Larsen (1904–1998) was a prominent Danish Surrealist artist, whom Peggy Guggenheim met in Paris in 1937 and invited to exhibit at her Guggenheim Jeune gallery in London the following year. This small, focused show will be the first important presentation of Kernn-Larsen’s Surrealist period outside her native Scandinavia, after the 1938 one-woman exhibition. The show will feature seven paintings, more than half exhibited at Guggenheim Jeune, including her Self-Portrait (Know Thyself) (1937), acquired by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in 2013.

credits: Hangar Design Group