Lo stile italiano, attraverso cento anni di capolavori ispirati alla metafora della casa.Read more
This publication tells the story of one hundred years of Italian style, from the most sophisticated piece of furniture to modern design, and for the purpose makes use of one hundred years of Italian masterpieces inspired by the metaphor of the home.The catalogue traces the philosophy of the exhibition at the Palazzo Reale in Milan, which reconstructs true-to-life rooms with great attention to the smallest detail, so much so that on bedside and consol tables there are photographs of important events in Italian history. In these rooms works by the following significant artists are on show: Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carrà, Antonio Donghi, Filippo de Pisis, Renato Guttuso, Enrico Prampolini, Lucio Fontana, Gastone Novelli, Alberto Burri, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Maurizio Cattelan, and Jannis Kounellis. The world of fashion is also highlighted: the reader/visitor can admire garments by Emilio Pucci, Giorgio Armani, Minuccia Prada, and Dolce & Gabbana.
Luigi Settembrini is an art expert and curator of large events. In 2005 he was director of the third edition of the Biennale of Valencia and conceived and curated the Biennale of Fashion in Florence.
Claudia Gian Ferrari is an expert in twentieth century Italian art, and has owned the Ferrari gallery since 1974, a business founded in 1936.
Milan, Palazzo Reale
18 April - 1 July 2007