UNFORGETTABLE UMBRIA – ART AT CENTER, BETWEEN VOCATION AND COMMISSIONING

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The exhibition, organized by the CariPerugia Arte Foundation, retraces art history of the second half of the 20th century in Umbria through the works of great artists who have chosen to live and work in this territory for the space of a season or for their entire life. Curated by Alessandro Migliorati, Paola Nardon and Stefania Petrillo, it presents works by Boetti, Burri, Calder, Capogrossi, Dorazio, Yves Klein, Leoncillo, LeWitt, Pepper, Theimer, Uncini. Somaini is present with two works: Obliqua. The gesture (horizontal) of 1959, first prize purchase at the Biennial of Art of Metal of Gubbio of 1961 (photo), and with a sketch of the Stele spaccata of the Campo del Sole of Tuoro, the spectacular sculpture park set up on the shore of Lake Trasimeno, with the coordination of the art critic Enrico Crispolti. In fact, the exhibition presents all the original sketches made by 27 artists.

Palazzo Baldeschi, Corso Vannucci 66, Perugia, 13 April-3 November 2019

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