Proportio, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice / Maurizio Donzelli

May, 09 - November, 22 2015


Maurizio Donzelli

from May 9 to November 22, 2015
Venice, Palazzo Fortuny

PROPORTIO, an exhibition organised by the Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia opens this May to coincide with the 56th International Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.
Curated by Axel Vervoordt and Daniela Ferretti and located in the imposing Palazzo Fortuny, the exhibition explores the omnipresence of universal proportions in art, science, music and architecture. PROPORTIO follows on from the highly acclaimed exhibitions: Artempo (2007), In-finitum (2009) TRA (2011) and more recently Tàpies. Lo Sguardo dell'artista (2013).

PROPORTIO features specially commissioned works by leading artists such as Marina Abramovic, Bae Bien-U, Michael Borremans, Maurizio Donzelli, Riccardo De Marchi Arthur Duff, Anish Kapoor and Izhar Patkin, which are exhibited alongside major works by Berlinde de Bruyckere, Luciano Fabro, Antony Gormley, Anselm Kiefer, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol Lewitt,  Agnes Martin, Fausto Melotti, Mario Merz, Ad Ryman and Bill Viola, as well as a stunning selection of Egyptian artefacts, a series of Dutch Old Master architectural paintings, a splendid portrait by Botticelli and a monumental plaster model by Antonio Canova.

Link to the exhibition Proportio, Palazzo Fortuny Venice

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