Category Archives: Modern art

From Viennese Style to International Style, Vienna 1900, Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna

This third and final section differs from the two previous ones in that the objects shown are both later-dated and far more heterogeneous. This simultaneously serves to address a phenomenon that, unlike today, was new in interwar Austria: heterogeneity of taste can arise once there exists widespread acceptance of a…

Pompei@Madre. Archaeological Matter: The Collections, Madre – Donnaregina Contemporary Art Museum

The exhibition “Pompei@Madre. Materia Archeologica: Le Collezioni”, organized by the Madre museum in collaboration with the Archaeological Park of Pompeii, explores the potential multiple relationships between archaeological heritage and modern and contemporary artistic research, creating a dialogue between extraordinary but rarely displayed material from Pompeii and the artworks of Madre…

Per_forming a collection. An Art Archive of Campania, Madre – Donnaregina Contemporary Art Museum

Per_formare una collezione (“Per_forming a collection”) is the project (2013-in progress) devoted by the Madre to the gradual formation of its permanent collection, meant as a “per_formative” organism that explores in real time the identity and the functions of the museum. From 2016 Per un archivio dell’arte in Campania is…

Do you Work or Design? New Visual Communication 1980-2003, Design Museum of Barcelona

The Museu del Disseny de Barcelona is presenting an exhibition from 9 June entitled”Do you work or design? A new collection from the Museu del Disseny, Barcelona’s new cultural heritage New visual communication. 1980-2003″. A panoramic exhibition: from the graphic design «boom» to audiovisual graphics. Curated by Raquel Pelta, the…