Andy Warhol Traveling Exhibition, Italy
October 24th, 2013
Palazzo Reale, Milan, 24 October 2013 – 9 March 2014
Andy Warhol, the father of American Pop Art, returns to Milan with a major monographic show due to open at Palazzo Reale as part of what is being called Milan’s “American Autumn,” starting on 24 September with the “Pollock e gli Irascibili” exhibition. Produced by the Assessorato alla Cultura del Comune di Milano, Palazzo Reale, 24 ORE Cultura – Gruppo 24 ORE and Arthemisia Group, the exhibition, with the contribution of Francesco Bonami, is curated by Peter Brant. An avid collector, whose interest in art was first sparked when he was still a child, Peter Brant has amassed a collection of the works of contemporary American artists, making them available for scholarly study and promoting the appreciation of contemporary art through the Brant Foundation Art Study Center.
Fondazione Roma Museo, Palazzo Cipolla, Rome 18 April – 28 September
The first major monographic exhibition devoted to Andy Warhol, the father of Pop Art, is coming to Rome after its highly successful period at the Palazzo Reale in Milan, where it attracted more than 225,000 visitors and was highly acclaimed by the critics. Tickets for the exhibition can be booked by calling +39 06 98373328 or online at www.ticket.it/warholroma.From 18 April to 28 September 2014, one hundred and fifty works by the American artist will be on display at the Museo Fondazione Roma, Palazzo Cipolla. These works have been loaned by the Brant Foundation, whose founder and chairman Peter Brant – a personal friend of Warhol and a well-known collector – is also the curator of the exhibition, with contributions from Francesco Bonami. Sponsored by the Fondazione Roma, the Special Department for the Historic, Artistic, Ethnographic and Anthropological Heritage and the Museums of Rome, the Municipality of Milan-Culture, the exhibition has been planned and organized by Arthemisia Group and by 24 ORE Cultura – Gruppo 24 ORE.