The sixth installment of the Carte Blanche exhibition series, Il Pittore che fuggiva il vento. Cinque artisti alla ricerca di Antonio Donghi, will open on Tuesday, January 31 and will run until Sunday, April 8 in the UniCredit STUDIO Milano exhibition space of the UniCredit Piazza Cordusio branch.
The unpublished works by five young artists, Alessandro Agudio, Helena Hladilova, Alice Mandelli, Valerio Nicolai and Namsal Siedlecki, will be on display to reflect the ideas presented in Antonio Donghi's art work. After a century, the core of Donghi's art, research and interests - seen in the UniCredit Art Collection - comes alive in the paintings, drawings, installations, sculptures and photographs of these featured young talents.
The artists, who come from countries in which UniCredit operates, were given the challenge of re-interpreting this enigmatic artist through a contemporary lens and according to their individual interests and research fields. This UniCredit STUDIO exhibition builds a bridge between the past and present, between an influential 20th-century artist and five young artists of today, and between the UniCredit Art Collection and the avant-garde work of the UniCredit STUDIO.
The UniCredit STUDIO exhibition spaces showcase young artists and curators from the 22 countries in which our Group works in order to support emerging artistic talent not yet represented by private galleries.
Art is a universal language that allows us to share our different experiences. For a leading European bank like ours, art also provides an opportunity to interact with the many communities in which we live and work. UniCredit is proud of its long-standing commitment to culture, which we believe generates the vitality and creativity essential to sustainable development.
(Image: Alice Mandelli, studies for the exhibition, Il Pittore che fuggiva il vento, 2011, marking pen on paper.)
UniCredit STUDIO Milano
Carte Blanche #6:
Il Pittore che fuggiva il vento. Cinque artisti alla ricerca di Antonio Donghi
UniCredit Piazza Cordusio branch, Milan
January 31 - April 8, 2012
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 4:15 pm