Exhibition VASCO BENDINI. Works 2000-2013

Antonella Lavorgna- Accademia Nazionale di San Luca | 27-Jun-2016
Vasco Bendini, one of the greatest Italian artists of the second half of the twentieth century, is commemorated by an exhibition - staged in the exhibition spaces of the ground floor in the historical site of the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, which the exhibition has promoted and ordered in collaboration with the Bendini Archive of Rome - that retraces his latest work, a year after his death, through approximately 40 large pieces.
Venue: Accademia Nazionale di San Luca
Address: Rome, Piazza dell'Accademia di San Luca 77
Date: 30th May "“ 1 st October 2016
Time: Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm
Ticket: Free entry
Web: http://www.accademiasanluca.eu/it/mostre/archive/cat_id/1713/id/2794/vasco-bendini-opere-2000-2013
EMail: comunicazione@accademiasanluca.it
Vasco Bendini, Necessità di un respiro, 2002
A work that, on the one hand, bears witness to Bendini's faithfulness to the themes of the sign and the light, on which he founded his painting at the beginning of the fifties - when all the most attentive critics, including Arcangeli, Calvesi, Emiliani, Barilli, Tassi and Argan, could perceive his "candid, lonely primogeniture" in a story that was moving beyond the informal art of the Po valley, towards a more abstract art. On the other hand, though he remained faithful to his fundamental vocation, towards the end of his career Bendini was more involved in his research, discovering a light that became increasingly more immediate, pacey, and dramatic.

The exhibition gives an account of his latest work, never exhibited before so extensively, after receiving a positive response from the public and critics in New York, at the RH Contemporary Art Gallery, in one of its very recent openings.

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