The invention of modernity. Invasion of modernity

Exhibition June 1 − December 30, 2020
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto (MART) hosts an exhibition“The invention of modernity. Invasion of modernity ".

The exposition is a selection of paintings and graphics from the second half of the 19th century to the present day.

The project is divided into two sections: Invention of Modernity and Invasion of Modernity. The birth and development of the Art Nouveau style can be seen in the works of Luigi Bonazza, Benvenuto Desertori, Paolo Valorzi and other authors.

The birth of "modernity" is explored, from figurative to abstract art, through the main characters of Italian art of the first half of the 20th century: from Umberto Boccioni to Felice Casorati, from Gino Severini to Giorgio de Chirico, from Carlo Carr to Giacomo Balla in Fortunato Depero ...

The invasion of modernity is presented from the 1950s to the present day. Among the main characters are Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Lucio Fontana, Ilya Kabakov, Sol Levitt, Michelangelo Pistoletto.

Based on site materialsMuseum of Contemporary Art Trento and Rovereto.