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Osvaldo Licini: Let Sheer Folly Sweep Me Away

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Osvaldo Licini: Let Sheer Folly Sweep Me Away

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22 September 2018 @ 8:00 - 14 January 2019 @ 17:00 CEST

The exhibition will commemorate the 60th anniversary of Osvaldo Licini’s death (1894–1958). In 1958 Licini exhibited 53 works, dating from 1925 to 1958, at the 29th Venice Biennale, in a gallery designed by Carlo Scarpa. Supported by Peggy Guggenheim’s friend and art critic, Giuseppe Marchiori, he was awarded the Grand Prix for Painting. Licini was a major figure in the development of Italian art in the first half of the 20th century. Following his early figurative works, Licini rejected realism and painted fully abstract works. The exhibition will comprise around 80 paintings that will exemplify Licini’s art, made of colors and signs that he viewed as expressions of energy, willpower, ideas, and magic.

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Start: September 22 @ 8:00

End: 14 January 2019 @ 17:00

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Website: goo.gl/mRkYdo

Venue

Venue Name: Peggy Guggenheim Venice
Address: Dorsoduro, 701-704
Venezia, Italia
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Phone: +39 0412405411

Venue

Venue Name: Peggy Guggenheim Venice
Address: Dorsoduro, 701-704
Venezia, Italia
+ Google Map
Phone: +39 0412405411
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