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ITALY NEWS # 77 - February 27th, 2009

   BIRTH CENTENNIAL OF THE FUTURISTIC MOVEMENT     FUTURISM

Scuderie del Quirinale – Roma – February 20th, 2008 / May 24th, 2009

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On the centennial of Marinetti’s Manifesto, published on February 20, 1909 on “Le Figaro”, the Scuderie del Quirinale, in collaboration with the Musée Nationale d’Art Moderne/Centre Georges Pompidou of Paris and the Tate Modern of London hosts a Futurism art exhibition featuring a large number of  works from the movement’s early period.

 FUTURISM  CROSSES BRESCIA

Brescia - April-November 2009

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Futurism an art movement originated in Italy and it influenced Europe as a whole. On the centennial of the publication of Marinetti’s  Manifesto, Brescia dedicates an art exhibition on the concept of “new beauty” as conceived and exalted by Marinetti and his followers.

 

   GALILEO. IMAGES OF THE UNIVERSE FROM ANCIENT TIMES UNTIL THE TELESCOPE

Florence – Palazzo Strozzi March 13th / August 30th, 2009

 

 

 

On the occasion of the celebrations of the International Year of Astronomy, Palazzo Strozzi hosts an exhibition entirely dedicated to Galileo and his telescope-driven astronomic discoveries. Four hundred years after the first observation of the Universe,  the International Astronomical Union is organizing worldwide exhibitions and events to celebrate a science that deeply impacts our culture and our knowledge of life and its evolution.

 

 CALDER    

Palazzo delle Esposizioni – Roma February 3 / May 10

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Comprehensive review of the work of Alexander Calder. More than a hundred works from important public collections and partly by the Calder Foundation. From the famous "Mobile" to "wire sculpture" and beyond. They are also presented paintings on canvas and paper.

 

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