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Peter Norton Family Art Projects at MoMA Store

Posted: March 6th, 2010 | Author: editor | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Art collector and software entrepreneur Peter Norton is known as an active participant of the Christmas season and holidays who have sent and gifted thousands of art editions to personal friends since 1998. Created by artists and represented in the Norton’s vast collections these art objects are designed as interactive and playful gifts that were available only for lucky luminaries on Peter’s list and have been restlessly waited every December for twenty years. Peter Norton, the author of the idea has generously donated the remaining supply of these art objects to MoMA (Museum of Modern Art). The Peter Norton family Christmas art projects are avialble now in limited quantities and a ’’complete MoMA set’’ of 21 art editions includes works not available individually. Now, MoMA store  offers it’s members to save 20% on the Peter Family Christmas Art Projects. If you are not a member you can still have chances to save your money joining them online. For more information you can click here.


Past Present Feature

Posted: March 3rd, 2010 | Author: editor | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

The exhibition PastPresentFeature consisted of collections Cariverona Foundation and UniCredit Group: art for the city, is held at the Pellazo della Ragione, Verona, from 27th February until 3rd June. The UniCredit Group will present some 80 works of art meanwhile Fondazione Cariverona owns eight masterpieces.  The exhibition brings some of the masterpieces of 20th century Italian sculpture including the “donna che nuota sott’acqua” (“woman swimming underwater”), a marble work produced by Arturo Martini in 1941-42, and purchased by the Fondazione in 2005. The Past Present Feature exhibition will also be proud presenting two famous works by Alberto Savinio and Giorgio Morandi, as well as the imposing “Varsavia” (1960) by Emilio Vedova.

Like the many museum or gallery exhibitions, this one will also be attended by an educational project home borne out of the collaboration between the Councillorships of Culture and Youth Policy of Verona City Council and the Education Department of Rivoli Castle, Contemporary Art Museum. Happily, these two companies were able to present various attractive sections for the exhibition; including

  • ‘’On classic’’- Candida Höfer, Olivo Barbieri , Giulio Paolini, Bambocciante Van Bloemen, the pictor classicus De Chirico, his brother Alberto Savinio and the decadent Makart.
  • ‘’Objects of Desire’’- Tony Cragg, Andy Warhol with his ‘’Flowers’’ and Morandi with ‘’Natura morta’’
  • ‘’On Geometry’’- works by Imi Knoebel, Gerwald Rockenschaub, Ghada Amer and several others.
  • ‘’Submile and Picturesque’’-works by 17th-century painter Paul Bril, Charles Daubigny – key exponent of the “Barbizon School” – and the contemporary artists Georg Baselitz, Gerhard Richter, Andreas Gursky and Hans Op de Beeck.
  • ‘’Metropolis’’ section- Andreas Gursky, Massimo Vitali, Gabriele Basilico, Fischli & Weiss, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Wolfgang Tillmans, Vincenzo Castella and Francesco Jodice
  • And also ‘’Body Talk’’ and ‘’Face to Face’’ sections

The PastPresentFeature exhibition, curetted by Walter Gaudaganini and Stefano Gris, highlights the connectedness between past, the present and the feature through four centuries of European art and may be presented at  http://www.artcollection.unicreditgroup.eu/. Now some about the presenting companies. The Fondazione Cariverona (with Fondazione Domus) is one of the famous 20th-centruty Italian art collectors in the country, owning more than 600 art works.Speaking about UniCredit Group, it is one of the main European groups offering banking and financial services through around 10,000 branches in 22 countries as well as possessing one of the greatest art collections in the whole of Europe (with 60,000 works from the banks that merged to form the Group in Italy as well as those of the HypoVereinsbank in Germany and the Bank Austria in Austria).