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Artist Talk: Luigi Ontani on Modigliani



Artist Talk: Luigi Ontani on Modigliani

Explore the connections between Amadeo Modigliani and contemporary artist Luigi Ontani on the theme of portraiture

The aesthetic language of the these two artists presents similar characteristics including the mix of different cultural elements, the theme of the tribal mask, union of sacred and profane, history and myth, sensuality and indifference as well as the symbolic and subjective style of representation and self-representation.

For this event Luigi Ontani is joined by curator and critic Bartolomeo Pietromarchi.

Please note that this event will be in Italian and English language with consecutive interpretation.

Biographies ​

Luigi Ontani (Grizzana Morandi, 1943) is an Italian multifaceted artist working across various artistic forms including painting and sculpture.

Bartolomeo Pietromarchi (Rome, 1968), is a critic and curator of contemporary art. In 2016, He has been appointed Director of MAXXI Art, National Museum of the 21st Century Arts, Rome. From 2011 to 2013 He has been the Director of MACRO – Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome. He curated the Italian Pavilion of the 55th Venice Biennale (2013). In addition to his intensive curatorial research, Bartolomeo Pietromarchi has been lecturing in several Italian and international Universities for many years. He is the author of several essays and publications that have a particular focus on Italian artists of different generations.​

This event has been provided by Tate Gallery on behalf of Tate Enterprises LTD​​



Date: Monday, March 26, 2018

Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:00 pm

Organized by : ICI London

In collaboration with : Tate Modern

Entrance : With fee


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