Richard Artschwager

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Where? Mart Museum, Rovereto


An exhibition dedicated to one of the main representative of minimalism

Mart Museum welcomes the greatest exhibition presented in Europe dedicated to the American artist, painter and sculptor Richard Artschwager (1923-2013), curated by Germano Celant

Entrusted to curator Germano Celant and produced in collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, the exhibition will be staged first in Italy, then in Spain.

Focusing on understanding space, everyday objects and perception, Artschwager’s poetics imposed itself as a unique case in the art of the past century. His works deal with the representation of utilitarian tools reproduced with industrial materials such as Formica, Celotex, acrylic paint and aluminium.

Added to these founding aspects is the attention devoted to pure geometric form and painterly illusionism. The result is paintings and sculptures that suspend the categories of the image and objects in a limbo between the space they physically occupy, the utility they reference and the artistic representation.

Info and map

Mart Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto

Corso Bettini, 43
38068 Rovereto (TN)

T: +39 0464 438887
F: +39 0464 430827


Opening time

Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday from 10 am to 18 pm. Friday from 10 am to 21 pm.

Special openings 2019: 15th August, 1st November, 8th December, 26th December, 30th December from 10 am to 18 pm.

Special openings 2020: 1st January from 15 pm to 20 pm, 6th January from 10 am to 18 pm.

Closing day: Monday (except bank Holiday), 25th December.


Price list

  • adults € 11,00
  • students from 15 till 26 years, members of certain associationsgroups min. 15 – max. 30, over 65: € 7,00
  • free for under 14, “Friends of the Museum” and schools
  • family Ticket € 22,00
  • Combined ticket for the 3 seats (Mart, Futurist Gouse of Art Depero, Civic Gallery of Trento): adults 14,00€ – children € 10,00
  • Ticket included in the Museum Pass

Guided visits:  by prearrangement, call free on 800 397 760. Every Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. guided visit of the museum. Max. 30 people. Registration at the ticket office from 2 p.m. The cost of the guided visit is € 2,00 (to add to the entrance ticket).

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