Modigliani, Les Femmes

Media Exhibition

Palazzo Corvaja, from June 9th to October 21st 2018

Opening Times:
– Opening ceremony: June 9th | 5.00pm – 11.00pm
– June 10 / July 15 | 10.00am – 2.00pm and 4.00pm – 10.00pm
– July 16 / September 16 | 10.00am – 11.00pm
– September 17 / October 21 | 10.00am – 8.30pm

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Adults >> € 10,00
Over 65 / under 18 / groups of 6 or more people / students and teachers / forces / people residing in Taormina >> € 8.00
Under 8 / Disabled persons and the person accompanying them >> free entrance

For the centennial of the death of the great artist from Livorno (1920-2020), the Amedeo Modigliani Institute presents the first selection of highly valuable works never before represented or organized, on the  entire artistic production of Modigliani, entitled: “Les Femmes Multimedia Experience”, prepared entirely with the help of modern technology.
The exhibition presents 50 works of art by Amedeo Modigliani, of which the Institute owns the rights to use, reproduce in HD digital with absolute respect to the actual size and color of the originals.
To historically enrich and contextualize the exhibition, over 90 old photographs and documents, many unpublished are relative to the life of the great Italian artist.
A technological trousseau of videos, films, animations will help make the exhibition an extraordinary event of communication and cultural divulgation, reaching the general public with new methods of experimental fruition applied to cultural assets.


Amedeo Modigliani

Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (Italian pronunciation: [ameˈdɛːo modiʎˈʎaːni]; 12 July 1884 – 24 January 1920) was an Italian painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. He is known for portraits and nudes in a modern style characterized by elongation of faces and figures that were not received well during his lifetime but later found acceptance. Modigliani spent his youth in Italy, where he studied the art of antiquity and the Renaissance. In 1906 he moved to Paris, where he came into contact with such artists as Pablo Picasso and Constantin Brâncuși. By 1912 Modigliani was exhibiting highly stylized sculptures with Cubists of the Section d’Or group at the Salon d’Automne.

Modigliani’s œuvre includes paintings and drawings. From 1909 to 1914 he devoted himself mainly to sculpture. His main subject was portraits and full figures, both in the images and in the sculptures. Modigliani had little success while alive, but after his death achieved great popularity. He died at age 35 in Paris of tubercular meningitis.
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