Where? Mart Rovereto
Genius and Memories
A hundred years after the death of Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916) the Mart exhibition evokes the great exhibition of Royal Palace. After Milan, the exhibition of Rovereto tells the artistic career of Boccioni, its international reputation and his activities in the light of new documents emerged.
Umberto Boccioni. Genius and Memories is a selected project that give an exclusive path on the visual sources that have contribute to the formation and the evolution of the style of the artist.
After Milan the activity of Umberto Boccioni (1882 – 1916) will be esplored in Rovereto throught important paintings and sculpture of his contemporary artistis, most of that belonging to Mart’s collection and precious materials archive.
The exhibition of Boccioni dialog with the expositive activities, developed in the museum and in the places of Futurist House of Art Fortunato Depero and refects in the international research of the 900 archive, where you find the CISF, International Study Center about Futurism.
“The exhibition dedicated to Umberto Boccioni become for the Mart the opportunity of a prestigious collaboration with the city of Milano and his museum spaces to examine new reasons about the work of a one of the biggest protagonist of the XXI century. Such exhibition prove the vocation of the Rovereto’s museum that give importance to the research of the modernity invention with specific attention to the critical reconnaissance about futurism in the city of Fortunato Depero. From the deep rooted documentaries of the Mart emerge some elements that integrate teh extraordinary itinerary suitable for the Royal Palace exhibition.” Gianfranco Maraniello – Direttore Mart Rovereto