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Ciao ragazzi,

On Friday 7th November join us for an amazing evening at the biggest Italian Art collection in Britain.

You will have a guided tour in Italian in the Estorick museum in Islington of their amazing collection of Modern Italian Art ( Giorgio de Chirico, Guttuso, Modigliani, Morandi and more) and the temporary exhibition of Roman Ostia ruins.
The tour will be followed by an aperitivo accompanied by delicious Italian finger food.

Opening: 7pm on Friday 7th November

– first guided tour at 7,30pm
– second guided tour at 8,30pm

Where: Estorick Collection of Modern
Italian Art
39a Canonbury Square
London N1 2AN

Tube: Highbury and Islington / Angel

Admission: £ 10 entrance, tour and aperitivo

Antonio – antonio.lucicesare@gmail.com
Giuseppe – gamoroso77@gmail.com

Booking higly recommended to avoid disappointment

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Roman Ostia:
Ancient Ruins, Modern Art
Ettore de Conciliis and Umberto Mastroianni
24 September – 21 December 2014

This stimulating exhibition, spanning two millennia, juxtaposes antiquities from the important archaeological site of Ostia Antica, near Rome, with the work of two modern Italian artists: Umberto Mastroianni (1910-1998) and Ettore de Conciliis (b. 1941).

Founded in the 7th century BC, the ancient harbour city of Ostia was an essential link to the capital of the Roman Empire. At the mouth of the river Tiber, southwest of Rome, the city was a commercial hub and cultural melting pot, equipped with a theatre, baths, bakeries, warehouses, bars and shops. The exhibition includes ancient statuary portraying gods, emperors and evocative scenes of chariot races at the Roman Circus, while a selection of intricate mosaics and two wall paintings from nearby Isola Sacra – Ostia’s cemetery – are among the finest examples from the site.

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Estorick Collection presents Bruno Munari,  one of the most complex, creative and multi-faceted figures of twentieth-century Italian art.

This exhibition traces his career from its early years up to the post-war period when he became a point of reference for a new generation of artists and designers.

For more information on the exhibition, please visit: www.munariestorick.org.

19 September- 23 December 2012

Estorick Collection of Modern
Italian Art
39a Canonbury Square
London N1 2AN

Bruno Munari exhibition

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Alberto Burri (1915-1995) revolutionised the artistic vocabulary of the post-war art world. During the 1950s his celebration of humble materials such as sacking and tar created a new aesthetic, rich in expressive power, that was later to prove decisive for artists associated with the Arte Povera movement.

Despite his importance, this exhibition is the first major retrospective of the artist’s work to be held in the United Kingdom. It offers a comprehensive overview of Burri’s achievement through works spanning four decades: from rare, figurative pieces of the late 1940s to the ground-breaking abstract works for which he is best known.

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13 January- 7 April 2012 > Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

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