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(Italiano) Poggio a Caiano: Ardengo Soffici e non solo in mostra


After the exhibition “Soffici from 1907 to 2007. One hundred years after his return to Italy “and the public opening of the” Museum Soffici and 900 Italian “opens in Poggio a Caiano a new exhibition entitled” Soffici. Europe in Tuscany. “

Curated by Luigi Cavallo, scholar and artist of the twentieth century as well as curator of the Museum, the exhibition focuses his gaze on the period 1900 – 1918 and illustrates with works and original documents, the contributions from Europe arrived in our country with the mediation Soffici, giving rise to an important chapter of our culture.
Exhibited 111 works, including paintings, drawings and sculptures – from public and private collections of half Europe – and exceptional original as first editions of books and magazines.

You can enjoy not only the works of those great masters such as Soffici: Picasso, Apollinaire, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Sisley, Dufy, Leger, Lipchitz, Max Jacob, Henry Rousseau The Customs officer, Soutine, Alexandra Exter, Archipenko, Larionov, Goncharova, and among the Italians Medardo Rosso, Modigliani, Balla, Boccioni, Carrà, de Chirico, Savinio, Primo Conti, John Costetti, Achilles League, Magnelli, Marinetti, Roses, Severini, Viani.

Worthy of note among other shows, three cards Picasso including: Glass goblet, a drawing of 1913 (published the same year, the journal Lacerba) Composition of 1909, donated design probably Soffici during the period who was in Paris for the preparation of the exhibition on the Impressionists, organized in Florence by the magazine The Voice in 1910.

Instead of three drawings by Amedeo Modigliani: Portrait of Moise Kisling (1916), Female nude seated (1916-1917) and the beautiful nude woman sitting, always the same years.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir two landscape paintings: Les Arbres, automne (1910) and Bord de mer. Fernand Léger exhibition in Composition à la feuille of 1931, the great Lithuanian sculptor Jacques Lipchitz Arlequin et mandoline 1920,
Marinetti’s an extraordinary composition of 1916 words in freedom, that the founder of Futurism published on the front page of the magazine Italy Futurist.  Balla number of works, including a remarkable painting of 1915-1916 Lightness of roses. Witness the intense relationship between Soft and de Chirico two paintings of the latter: Figure of a woman on the beach (1925) and Fight of cavalry and infantry (1928) belonged to Fluffy.

Among the works of Soffici on display, as well as valuable paintings as cards funeral Transport (1910), with strong influences impressionist; Daisies and the route of the famous Bathers 1911 and 1911.

Scuderie Medicee of Caiano – Museum Soffici and 900 Italian, from 13 October 2012 to 27 January 2013


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