Felice Casorati. The engrossed thought

Felice Casorati. Il pensiero assorto, GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino


From 31 Ottobre 2014 to 01 Febbraio 2015


Place: GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea

Address: via Magenta 31

Times: Tuesday to Sunday 10 am - 6 pm

Ticket price: full € 10, reduced € 8

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After a pause that allowed accommodate two important institutional events, the cycle returns Wunderkammer exhibition from October 31, with a proposal of great charm of which will be featured Felice Casorati, a leading figure in the panorama of Italian art of the twentieth century.
As you know, the GAM is the establishment of reference for this artist which preserves not only some of the most famous works, but also an important collection of drawings and graphics. At the center of the Wunderkammer will be some beautiful sheets of large format not seen for some time, that testify to the sensitivity and the peculiarities of graphic choices - charcoal and soft volumes created by the simple definition of figures in black pencil - along with sketches faster capable of revealing so charming his modus operandi.
Born in harmony and close cooperation with the major exhibition that will be inaugurated at Dawn, October 25, Felice Casorati Collections and exhibitions in Europe and the Americas, the proposal in Wunderkammer enriches the prospect with a chance of discovery and reflection on the themes of casoratiano design, which will be placed in dialogue with some of the rare sculptures created by the artist.
The cycle Wunderkammer is curated by Virginia Bertone who invited for the occasion Passoni Riccardo, who has repeatedly contributed to the study of the work of Felice Casorati, to order their construction.