Emilia 2020+21

08/02/2020 - 26/09/2021

Emilia 2020+21

In the year of Parma Italian Capital of Culture.


The paintings of Pietro Barilla. Masterpieces from the Barilla Collection of Modern Art
Until the end of 2021
Pinacoteca Stuard
The exhibition project is curated by Giancarlo Gonizzi, wanted and organized by the Municipality of Parma and the Barilla family.
Some of the most interesting works of the Barilla Collection of Modern Art, not exhibited to the public for more than 25 years old will be showcase one painting a month.
February 2021: "The Luxembourg" by Filippo De Pisis, made in 1937.
In the next months it will be the turn of James Ensor, Alberto Savinio, Atanasio Soldati, Chaim Soutine, Max Ernst, Giorgio Morandi, Fernand Léger, Ennio Morlotti, Renato Guttuso, Jean Dubuffet, Lucio Fontana and Pablo Picasso.
For further information: parma2020.it

Design! Objects, processes and experiences - Through Time
3 February 2021 – 5 April 2021
Pigorini Palace
3 February 2021 – 30 June 2021
Abbey of Valserena
The archives of the CSAC – Study Center and Communication Archive safeguard the immense knowledge of the designers who defined the culture of Italian Design in the 20th century.
The archives will open to tell the public about the central themes of Design.
At the Abbey of Valserena there will be the central part of the exhibition while at Palazzo Pigorini there will be the section dedicated to fashion, in collaboration with GIA, Fashion industry companies.
Press kit: csacparma.it

Renato Brozzi and Italian animal-rights sculpture between the 19th and 20th centuries
11 February 2021 – 30 May 2021
Renato Brozzi Museum in Traversetolo
The exhibition focuses on the theme of animalism and the figure of Renato Brozzi (Traversetolo 1885-1963).
More than 50 animalier artists with over 100 works: many little known or completely unpublished artworks because they belong to private collections, including: Rembrandt Bugatti, Duilio Cambellotti, Guido Cacciapuoti, Antonio Ligabue, Guido Righetti, Sirio Tofanari, Felice Tosalli.
The exhibition is promoted by the Municipality of Traversetolo and the Renato Brozzi Museum.
For further information: parma2020.it

Ligabue and Vitaloni - Giving nature a voice
Until 30 May 2021
Tarasconi Palace
Antonio Ligabue Archive Foundation of Parma dedicates an exhibition to Antonio Ligabue and Michele Vitaloni, curated by Augusto Agosta Tota, Marzio Dall'Acqua and Vittorio Sgarbi: two artists who take their representative power from the instinctual and elementary part that approaches the human sphere to the animal sphere.
For further information: parma2020.it

Fornasetti. Theatrum Mundi
Until 25 July 2021
Historical Complex of Pilotta
Curated by Barnaba Fornasetti, Valeria Manzi and Simone Verde, the exhibition creates a dialogue between the classical forms of Pilotta Complex and the contemporary design of Piero Fornasetti. A production of Pilotta Historical Complex, in collaboration with the Fornasetti Cult Association.
For further information: parma2020.it

Antelami in Parma, The work of man, the time of the Earth
Until 31 August 2021
Baptistery, Cathedral and Diocesan Museum
Face to face with the great Master Benedetto Antelami for a closer view than ever of the statues of the Months and Seasons that descend from their historic location to the ground of the internal loggia of the Baptistery.
The agenda created by the Diocese for Parma 2020 + 21 with the aim of highlighting the centuries-old attention of the Parma Christian community to the deepest human values finds the focal point in this exhibition.
The statues of the Months and Seasons clear the way for a multidisciplinary cultural approach: they contain a high symbolic-religious value, they testify to a profound anthropological reflection and express a balanced relationship between man and environment, between nature and culture.
A production of: Diocese of Parma
In collaboration with: Fabbriceria of the Cathedral Basilica; Chapter of the Cathedral Basilica, Cariparma Foundation, "A. Boito" Conservatory of Music; Parma Committee 2020
Website and reservations: piazzaduomoparma.com
For further information: parma2020.it

Umberto Eco, Franco Maria Ricci. LABYRINTHS. History of a sign
17 April 2021 - 26 September 2021
Labyrinth of the Masone, Fontanellato - Parma
Franco Maria Ricci's Labyrinth becomes a Metalabyrinth: noble and wise shadows, linked to the story of Ricci - not only Umberto Eco but also Jorge Luis Borges - will accompany visitors with multimedia words and thoughts, as it was for Dante, guided by Virgil.
In the first room, dedicated to Echo, the voice and texts of the great writer will guide the audience through a labyrinth with reflective walls: a maze of mirrors animated by visions that invite us to re-read the history of the labyrinth and its symbolic and psychological meanings.
In the second room, numerous works will appear, in a surprising 360 ° projection about the History of the world's labyrinths.
In the third and last room, the idea of the labyrinth and how this symbol has participated in the history of the world will be explained by important loans from international museums and ancient volumes with illustrations of labyrinths.
A production of: Labyrinth of Masone
Curated by: Edoardo Pepino and Giovanni Mariotti
Exhibition project: Neo [Narrative Enviroments Operas]
Website: labirintodifrancomariaricci.it

Table decorations. 18th century European porcelain for the Dukes of Parma
18 April 2021 – 28 June 2021
Royal palace of Colorno
The porcelains of Meissen, Sèvres, Vincennes, Chantilly and Doccia, treasures of the Dukes of Parma, return to the Royal Palace from the Quirinale Palace and other locations.
Always belonging to the ducal heritage, other and equally precious porcelain from the manufactories of Meissen, Sèvres, Vincennes, Chantilly, Doccia and Capodimonte will return "home" from the Uffizi Galleries, from the Museum of the Medicean Villa in Poggio a Caiano, from the Royal Museums of Turin, accompanied by documents granted by the State Archives.
The high quality and the refinement of the works show how the taste at the court of the Dukes of Parma was in full agreement with the French models developed in the 18th century, when the setting up of the tables of the old continent was built on decorative richness and desire for ostentation.
Created by: Giovanni Godi
In collaboration with: Quirinale Palace, Historical Complex of Pilotta of Parma, Uffizi Galleries, Museum of the Medicean Villa in Poggio a Caiano, Royal Museums of Turin, Cariparma Foundation, State Archives of Parma and private collectors
For further information: parma2020.it

Amedeo Modigliani between drawing and painting Femme au col blanc and other portraits from the Grenoble Museum
22 April 2021 – 4 July 2021
Magnani Rocca Foundation
Thanks to the collaboration with the Grenoble Museum, the exhibition of six works by Modigliani allows visitors to analyse the relationship between graphics and painting and to understand the main cultural references as a portrait painter.
The exhibition shows the painting Femme au col blanc, oil on canvas from 1917, depicting Lunia Czechowska, wife of the childhood friend Léopold Zborowski, art dealer and patron of Modigliani, and five pencil portraits of characters living in Paris in 1910, where Modigliani was at the centre of the art scene, during the international avant-garde period.
For further information: parma2020.it

Art Itinerary - Langhirano Torrechiara 2020
20 June 2020 - end of 2021
From Langhirano to Torrechiara
This walk of beauty and contemplation was born from an idea of F.lli Galloni S.p.A. and connects the main places that characterize the area of the Municipality of Langhirano: an itinerary through fields and hills, forests and vineyards, in a natural and unchanged-in-centuries environment.
The project is curated by the Langhirano Torrechiara Odv Art Path Association, in collaboration with the Municipality of Langhirano.
For further information: parma2020.it

19 September 2021 - 13 January 2022
Governor's Palace, Parma
A journey to understand the social and cultural identity of our national history through Parma and the national relationship with the Opera thanks to photographs, correspondence, multimedia documents and historical recordings, newspaper articles, sketches, figures and costumes.
The thought is brought strongly in the present, overcoming the traditional and historical approach, in line with the Verdi Festival consideration.
A production by: Municipality of Parma – Music House, in collaboration with Regio Theatre Foundation in Parma.
Curated by: Gloria Bianchino and Giuseppe Martini
Staging: Margherita Palli
Website: parma2020.it


Klimt's "Portrait of a Lady" returns home
Ricci Oddi Gallery, Piacenza
On 28 November 2020, the painting stolen 22 years ago and found last year in the garden of the Ricci Oddi Gallery, has found its place again.
This episode is part of a series of events and collateral exhibitions called "Klimt project" that will bring the public closer to a major exhibition focused on the artist.
A four stages program is planned: the first is “Klimt and the secret masters of Ricci Oddi” and will open in spring 2021, the others will follow until 2022.
Website: riccioddi.it

New Roman Section at the Civic Museums
Civic Museums of Palazzo Farnese, Piacenza
On 16 may, the new space will be inaugurated in Palazzo Farnese and dedicated to over a thousand of Roman finds, many of which are unpublished, illustrating the millenary history of Piacenza.
A new exhibition will enhance the fruition of the rich heritage of objects that represents the history of the city, founded in 218 BC, its urban and road system, its buildings, daily life and cults.
Together with multimedia devices, environmental reconstructions and "talking finds", the path will end with the story of the crisis of the Roman Empire, through works dating back to the Lombard culture.
Website: palazzofarnese.piacenza.it - piacenza2020.it

Raphael's Sistine Madonna lives again in Piacenza
May 2021 - 31 October 2021
Monastic Complex of San Sisto, Piacenza
Visitors will discover the Benedictine monastery of San Sisto and its artistic heritage, starting with the famous painting that virtually returns to the city for which it was made.
Website: piacenza2020.it


Atlases, portraits and other stories
Until 26 March 2021, from Wednesday to Friday
Palazzo da Mosto, Reggio Emilia
Collective exhibition of the three winners of the open call launched by FOTOGRAFIA EUROPEA 2020, which are joined by three other projects selected by the jury.
The collection offers a showcase for Alessandra Baldoni, Alexia Fiasco, Francesco Merlini, Manon Lanjouère, Giaime Meloni and Denisse Ariana Pérez.
For further information: www.palazzomagnani.it

True Fictions. Visionary photography from the 1970s to today
Until 28 March 2021, from Wednesday to Friday
Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia
This is the first exhibition in Italy dedicated to the phenomenon of staged photography: since the 1980s has revolutionized the photographic language and the photography’s placement in the field of contemporary arts.
The exhibition presents the most imaginative side of photography, through the works of masters such as Cindy Sherman and Yasumasa Morimura, Erwin Olaf, David Lachapelle, Alison Jackson up to authors such as Bernard Faucon and Eileen Cowin.
For further information: www.palazzomagnani.it

Fotografia Europea 2021
21 May 2021 - 4 July 2021 (preview 14-15-16 May 2021)
New edition of the international contemporary photography festival.
This year's theme is a famous verse by Gianni Rodari "On the Moon and on Earth / make way for dreamers" and is an invitation to keep looking up, to go with the eyes towards new and necessary perspectives thanks to visual contributions, especially during these moments of disorientation.
This edition is produced and promoted by the Municipality of Reggio Emilia and Palazzo Magnani Foundation, with a new artistic direction composed by Walter Guadagnini (Director of CAMERA - Italian Centre for Photography and teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna), Diane Dufour (Founder of the Parisian space exhibition Le Bal) and Tim Clark (Editor-in-chief of 1000 Words magazine).
The calendar is full of events, with international artists, proposing for the first time five open air exhibitions, to better live with the restrictions we are having during this period.
For further information: fotografiaeuropea.it

Reconstruction - Young Italian Photography 2021
21 May 2021 - 4 July 2021
Chiostri di San Domenico, Reggio Emilia
During the European Photography Festival there will be an appointment with Young Italian Photography, a project of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia dedicated to the best under 35 talents of contemporary photography in Italy.
The collective exhibition is called Reconstruction, curated by Ilaria Campioli and Daniele De Luigi , with seven new projects by Domenico Camarda, Irene Fenara, Alisa Martynova, Francesca Pili, Vaste Program, Martina Zanin, Elena Zottola selected by an international jury.
Photography can be one of the most effective languages for reconstructing the past, creating reality in its multiple dimensions and anticipating new visions of the future.
For further information: www.gfi.comune.re.it

Caleidoscopica. The illustrated world of Olimpia Zagnoli
10 September 2021 - 28 November 2021
Chiostri di San Pietro, Reggio Emilia
The exhibition “Caleidoscopica. The illustrated world of Olimpia Zagnoli ", postponed due to health emergency, will open inside the sixteenth-century spaces of the Chiostri di San Pietro.
Olimpia Zagnoli returns to Reggio Emilia, the city of her childhood, after having conquered the world of Publishing, Fashion and Communication in just a few years.
The exhibition traces ten years of the illustrator's career showing her unique style translated into drawings, prints, neon, fabrics, ceramic sculptures, wood, Plexiglas and objects of common use.
For further information: www.palazzomagnani.it

New space of Museums Palace in Reggio Emilia
Museums Palace, Reggio Emilia
The first floor of the Museum, previously occupied by the collections of Prehistory and by the Fontanesi Gallery, will host an innovative exhibition describing the territory with a captivating and contemporary language.
The intervention was carried out by the Architect Studio Italo Rota together with Museums staff.
The restoration of the building began in 2014 with the recovery of an unused space, became Temporary Museum and venue for events exhibitions such as On The Road or Antonio Fontanesi and his legacy.
Opening in Spring 2021, the new section will review the archaeological and artistic collections through a great story of the territory, the city and the people, guided by the idea of creating a space where citizens and visitors can enjoy in everyday life.
Website: Musei.re.it

Reggionarra 2021
This spring Reggio Emilia becomes again the “city of stories” for a weekend, thanks to professional storytellers, theatre companies and storytelling parents.
The cultural project, dedicated to the art of storytelling, is back in the city known for paying attention to children and educational activities; it was born in 2006 in the field of Kindergartens and Nursery Schools of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia and Reggio Children, in collaboration with various public and private cultural institutions in the area.
Soon after Reggionarra visitors can join on 4,5,6 June 2021 the International Kids Festival, through a series of activities, meetings and presentations of children's books, all recreating the characteristics of the homonym boys and girls magazine made for telling young readers about current issues.
Website: reggionarra.it

Maramotti Collection
Fratelli Cervi Street, 66 - Reggio Emilia
The rich program of the Collection is about future projects and a new exhibition, always paying attention to the health situation: www.visitemilia.com/maramotti-collection

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