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Roman Ostia: Ancient Ruins, Modern Art @ Estorick Collection

Roman Ostia: Ancient Ruins, Modern Art @ Estorick Collection

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…

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Alberto Burri: Form and matter- Estorick Collection

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…

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Italian Altarpieces before 1500- The National Gallery

Devotion by Design: Italian Altarpieces before 1500 Date and time 6 July – 2 October 2011 Sainsbury Wing Exhibition Admission free As part of a programme of summer shows focusing on the National Gallery’s collection, ‘Devotion by Design’ explores the function, the original location, and the development of altarpieces in Italy during the late Middle Ages and the early Renaissance.…

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Against Mussolini- Estorick Collection

Against Mussolini (22 September- 19 December 2010)  brings together works produced in Italy and abroad throughout the Fascist era (1922- 43), but focuses particularly on the period immediately after the dictator’s fall from power following Italy’s disastrous Second World War campaign. from Estorick Collection Italian Art 39a Canonbury Square London N1 2AN Follow and like ilearnitalian.net:

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