Canova: Innocence and Sin

Exhibition - from sunday 19 dec 2021 | to monday 18 apr 2022

Antonio Canova, "Endimione dormiente" (dettaglio), 1819, gesso, Possagno, Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova

Antonio Canova, "Endimione dormiente" (dettaglio), 1819, gesso, Possagno, Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova

When
from sunday 19 dec 2021 | to monday 18 apr 2022
Cost
General admission €11, discount admission €7 (ticket valid for all current exhibitions)
Credits
From an idea by Vittorio Sgarbi. Curated by Beatrice Avanzi and Denis Isaia. In conjunction with Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno
Where
Mart Rovereto
Type
Exhibition

On the occasion of the second centenary of the artist's death, Mart is celebrating the legacy of one of the most important sculptors of all time - Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822). This large exhibition explores the modern relevance of his work in contemporary languages, from photography to more recent sculptural work, highlighting links, dialogues, continuity and juxtapositions. 
There are 150 works on show ranging from the 19th century to our own day including masterpieces by Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Costantin Brancusi, Mimmo Jodice, Robert Mapplethorpe, Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, Edward Weston, Joel-Peter Witkin.

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