Contemporary Artists
Contemporary Artists

Free from canvases, paintbrushes, and all the restrictions of the art of the past, during the second half of the twentieth century artists drastically changed their pictorial language to directly involve the viewer. This artistic revolution, seen in the work of Anselm Kiefer, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Francesco Vezzoli and many others, led artists to ground their compositions on specific images as reassuring cardinal tenets.


Icons, Symbols and Signs

Online course with art historian Alessandra Montalbetti.
January–February 2024

Can an image range across the entire history of art? How does its depiction change over time? The new art history course organized by art historian Alessandra Montalbetti analyzes certain images and symbols recurring in the artistic production of painters and sculptors over the centuries, and how they have changed and been reinterpreted.

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