Praestigium Contemporary Artists from Italy. Imago Mundi – Luciano Benetton Collection

 

From 18 Maggio 2015 to 21 Giugno 2015

Turin

Place: Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

Responsibles: Luca Beatrice

Ticket price: free entrance

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Comunicato Stampa: Imago Mundi showcases contemporary Italian art. The collection dedicated to Italy's global art project conceived by Luciano Benetton will have its world premiere in Turin at the bookshop of the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, from 18 May to 21 June 2015. The collection - curated by Luca Beatrice - includes work of 420 authors from North to South, from West to East, shared with enthusiasm the project, presenting in 10 × 12 cm their vision of Italy. Established artists and young talents of painting, but also architects, designers, photographers, publicists, musicians, actors, to create a mosaic of life, generous, democratic tradition of Imago Mundi. The exposure (as well as the two catalogs: 210 authors each, in alphabetical order, available on display) crosses transversely the country, presenting the creativity of the metropolis as the many talents of the province, with a particular openness to women's artistic sensibility . "Praestigium the pride for our cultural roots but wants to be, above all, the representation proud of our possible future, artistic, social, moral at the same time" - said Luciano Benetton. "The commitment, sensitivity, courage to look ahead, the spirit of research of our artists are of Italian positive signals sent into the world."
Under the aegis of the Benetton Foundation, Imago Mundi is now a democratic project, collective and comprehensive look at the new artistic horizons in the name of the meeting and coexistence of the diversity of expression: by 2015 the countries involved will be 100, more than 20,000 artists. Imago Mundi promotes them internationally through catalogs, the platform ww.imagomundiart.com, participation in festivals and exhibitions in partnership with private and public institutions, all over the world: from Venice (Biennale 2013) and Senegal (Dak'Art Off 2014), Rome (Museo Carlo Bilotti, 2014/2015) to New Orleans (NOMA, 2014-2015) and Vienna (Belvedere Palace & Winter, 2015).

Imago Mundi - Luciano Benetton Collection
The Project
"Only shaping the world we can give him a sense: this is what serves the art". Imago Mundi endorsed the words of the German artist Anselm Kiefer give practical expression to the idea of ​​Luciano Benetton and lead in the future to build a artistic map of the many human cultures. Imago Mundi the homogeneity of the small size (10 × 12 cm) to achieve, involving in a voluntary and non-profit, thousands of established and emerging artists from many countries, a kaleidoscope of stories, colors, and sizes almost endless interpretations . Under the aegis of the Benetton Foundation, Imago Mundi is now a democratic project, collective and comprehensive look at the new artistic horizons in the name of the meeting and coexistence of the diversity of expression: by 2015 the countries involved will be 100, more than 20,000 artists.
Imago Mundi promotes them internationally through catalogs, the platform www.imagomundiart.com, participation in festivals and exhibitions in partnership with private and public institutions, all over the world: from Venice (Biennale 2013) and Senegal (Dak'Art Off 2014), Rome (Museo Carlo Bilotti, 2014/2015) to New Orleans (NOMA, 2014-2015) and Vienna (Belvedere Palace & Winter, 2015.

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