30 Mar 2016

Marco Bagnoli: Spiritual ultimate? 

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30March 2016



Museo Novecento

Free admission subject to availability

The artist in conversation with David Palterer and Marco Tonelli. 

In collaboration with the exhibition Materia Prima of Montelupo Fiorentino, will introduce Valentina Gensini. 

Present in the Museo Novecento with the installation Two in One, Marco Bagnoli since the seventies has developed an artistic practice that is divided between different materials and media, such as painting, sculpture, drawing and installation. His works start from deep mathematical, spiritual and philosophical knowledge ranging from the West to the East and lead him to seek a possible synthesis between aesthetic data, scientific enunciation and spiritual tension. The basic paradox from which he moves and aims his research consists in finding, through pseudo-scientific demonstrations, the great themes of the revealed philosophies, especially those of the East.

The artist, in conversation with David Palterer and Marco Tonelli, will retrace his work starting from the works made in ceramics.

Marco Bagnoli

was born in Florence and works in Montelupo. After his studies in Chemistry at the University of Pisa, in the mid-seventies he exhibited for the first time in Milan and is among the founders of the magazine “Spazio x Tempo”, whose name will baptize since then most of his publications and his works. He has held monographic exhibitions in numerous Italian and international museums, including the Castello di Rivoli-Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Rivoli-Torino (2000, 1992), the IVAM of Valencia (2000), the Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci of Prato (1995)the Magasin-Centre National d’Art Contemporain in Grenoble (1991), the Museum of Contemporary Art in Lyon (1987), the Centre d’Art Contemporain in Geneva (1985), the De Appel in Amsterdam (1984, 1980). In 1976 he participated in the X Biennale de Paris, in 1982, 1993 and 1997 at the Venice Biennale, in 1982 and in 1992 at Documenta, Kassel. He has created site-specific works inside, among others, the Pazzi Chapel, the Octagonal Hall of the Fortezza da Basso, the Church of San Miniato al Monte and the Boboli Garden in Florence, and the halls of the Palazzo Pubblico in Siena.

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