YTALIA: June 2 – October 1, 2017

Florence, June 2 – October 1, 2017

“Ytalia. Energy Thought Beauty” is the title of the great art contemporary exhibition promoted by the Municipality of Florence and organized by MUS.E. The exhibition will be held at the Forte Belvedere as main location, and it will involve other important museums in Florence such as Uffizi Galleries, Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, Boboli Gardens, Basilica di Santa Croce, Museo Novecento, Museo Marino Marini.

The artists that will be presented are Giovanni Anselmo, Marco Bagnoli, Domenico Bianchi, Alighiero Boetti, Gino De Dominicis, Luciano Fabro, Jannis Kounellis, Mario Merz, Nunzio, Mimmo Paladino, Giulio Paolini and Remo Salvadori.

“Ytalia” is a great and ambitious project that experiences Florence as a unique and common system of contemporary art in order to propose a dialogue between its historical and artistic heritage of recognized beauty and its XX century and contemporary art signs and forms: daily and metaphysical reality, natural elements and new mythologies are all topics that can be found in the poetics and artworks of the selected artists. An “invasion” of the Renaissance city that aims at reintroducing to the audience attention the Italian contemporary art. The exhibition is organized by Sergio Risaliti (artistic director of the solo exhibits of Giuseppe Penone, Antony Gormley, Jan Fabre and Alighiero Boetti) and curated by Marco Bazzini e Sergio Risaliti.