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Giorgio Morandi

Exhibition April 25 − September 10, 2017
After more than 40 years after the exhibition of works Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964) held in The Pushkin Museum. A. S. Pushkin in 1973, the Pushkin Museum plans to show a large-scale anthology of the artist one of the most important artists in the history of Italian art of the first half of the twentieth century and major figures of modern European painting.

The work of Morandi has long received worldwide recognition, and today his works are in demand both a wider audience and the artists for whom they do not lose their relevance.
The aim of the exhibition is to show the scale of the art of Giorgio Morandi. Selected to be exhibited in Moscow works reflect the entire career of the artist fruitfully worked for half a century.

The exhibition will be shown about 70 paintings and watercolours from world renowned museums and private collections. These works with sufficient completeness to characterize the stages of creative development of masters – from the avant-garde and traditional Italian metaphysical works to the later emotional, characterized by rigor and imaginative depth. Will feature 20 prints and a few original copper plates from the collection of the National Calcografia (Rome), as well as exhibits from the Museum Morandi in Bologna – the official institution representing the artist's works in prestigious private collections and in the collections, in particular, the Magnani Rocca Foundation (Traversetolo, Parma) and Roberto Longhi Foundation (Florence). In addition, viewers will be able to see some items from the workshop of Giorgio Morandi, provided by the Association of Museums of Bologna.