Picasso Exhibition in Sorrento



Sorrento continues in the wake of the great art with the exhibition Picasso. Eclecticism of a genius to be held at Villa Fiorentino from 30 May to 12 October 2014. The exhibition devoted to the Spanish master will revolve mainly around more than 240 graphic prints , but also 25 ceramics, oils and unique works of art , to create a short trip between the techniques and styles used by the artist during his lifetime : from drawing to painting , dall'acquaforte to drypoint , from clay to ceramics.


The exhibition is supported by the scientific committee composed of Mariastella Margozzi , director of the Museo Boncompagni Ludovisi in Rome and Claudia Casali , Director of the International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza , and is characterized by the presence of 8 collections full graphic display , made between 1904 and 1968 ; works that show the stylistic evolution of Picasso, from his youth , to maturity. In the halls of Villa Fiorentino will gather in chronological order " back " a selection of " unique pieces " and graphic series "The cocu magnifique" and "Twenty Poems of Gongora ," " La Celestine ", " Sable Mouvant ", " Suite des Saltimbanques "," The Triglav "," Natural History ", " Casse de Balzac en Bas "and" Barcelona Suite " . The ceramics ( 1948-64 ) from a private collection and the International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza will follow from room to room the chronology of his works .


The arrival of Picasso confirms the commitment of the Foundation Sorrento , thanks to the great Italian and European art of the twentieth century , has set in motion a new boost for tourism that combines scenic beauty , hospitality and art . The choice of Picasso is certainly not random : the acquisition of new techniques and his ability to anticipate the times and the needs of society , have made him one of the most fascinating and popular artists of all time. Modern shapes and at the same time respectful of the classical world , always leaning towards a strong desire to experiment, to try to compete with the new continuously . A character , in short, who joins smoothly with a resort like Sorrento, classic hospitality queen , always ready , however, to evolve in the search for ways of welcoming more and more current . The catalog published by end - with editions contain critical essays by Mariastella Margozzi , Claudia Casali and Gino Fienga dell'allestimento and photographs as well as images of the exhibits.


The Foundation and the City of Sorrento continue to believe in the programming of the great art events , which began with Sassu and continued with Mimmo Palladino , Antonio Biasucci , Salvador Dali and Mario Sironi and next summer with Pablo Picasso.


The event also does not neglect the aspect 2.0. In fact , it was created the hashtag # PicassoSorrento that will bring together the various shots of the visitors on social networks. In addition to a Facebook page " Picasso. Eclecticism of a genius , " constantly updated.


Opening: Friday, May 30 at 18:00 Location : Villa Fiorentino Italy Corso , 53 - Sorrento Duration: May 30 to October 12, 2014 # PicassoSorrento


Opening hours : Monday to Friday from 10 to 13 and from 17 to 21 on Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 10 to 13 and from 17 to 22. Prices d ' input : full € 5 , € 3 reduced for groups of more than 20 people , € 2 reduced for groups of students.