Art in Verona, between avant-garde and tradition
The exhibition “Aart in Verona between avant-garde and tradition – The nineteenth and early twentieth century from Hayez to Casorati ” will be on display until February 28, 2019, at the Achille Forti Modern Art Gallery in Cortile Mercato Vecchio, just a few minutes walk from our Hotel.
The exhibition, which is hosted in the first three rooms on the main floor of the museum and is directed my Mrs Francesca Rossi, aims to represent our Verona between the ’30s of the nineteenth century and the’ 20s of the last century through more than 90 artworks – some of which had never been exposed to the public before – including paintings, works on paper, sculptures that illustrate different stories of the Veronese and Italian tradition.
The exhibition, emphasizes the director, “aims to highlight a constant feature of the artistic culture of Verona, through the centuries, that is the ability to measure itself with crossroads of different cultures, while establishing itself as an autonomous and original production center.”
The first two rooms of the exhibition host the works of nineteenth-century art between realist painting and sculpture, with particular attention to the Academy of Fine Arts in Verona – by Giuseppe Canella, Carlo Ferrari, Alessandro Puttinati , Ugo Zannoni, Francesco Hayez, Pompeo Maria Molmenti, Domenico Induno, Silvestro Lega, Antonio Mancini, Angelo Morbelli, Medardo Rosso, Mosè Bianchi, Napoleone Nani, Giacomo Favretto, Luigi Nono, Angelo Dall’Oca Bianca, Vincenzo De Stefani, Giuseppe Romeo Cristani.The third room, instead, the “Picta”, hostes Veronese twentieth century art, the subject of a particularly positive season thanks to the stimulating presence of Felice Casorati, painter and engraver, and the influence exerted on the Veronese by the Venetian Bienniale group gathered around Nino Barbantini in Cà Pesaro. Here you can admire the masterpieces of Alfredo Savini, Ugo Valeri, Umberto Moggioli, Pio Semeghini, Umberto Boccioni, Guido Trentini, Angelo Zamboni, Giuseppe Zancolli, Ettore Beraldini, Eugenio Prati, Baldassarre Longoni, Antonio Nardi and Casorati himself.
Closed on Mondays, the exhibition is open from Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 6 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 7pm. Full admission € 4, reduced for groups, seniors (over 60) and students € 2.50.
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