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Innovative exhibition in Florence, at Giorgio Vasari's house with video installation by Bill Viola

"500 OGGI Le Vite dell’Arte in Contemporanea" is a contemporary art project curated by Melania Lanzini and dedicated as part of the celebrations for the fifth centenary of the birth of Giorgio Vasari. Through an innovative exhibition that includes ten national and international artists, established and emerging who’s work with installation as a medium capable of embracing all other forms of art, 500 OGGI Le Vite dell’Arte in Contemporanea opens its doors to an exceptional setting in the palace that was once the former residence of Giorgio Vasari in Florence, close to Santa Croce.
The video installation Acceptance by internationally renowned and pioneering American video artist Bill Viola will be presented in the exhibition by FIRENZE ARTI VISIVE School of Fine Arts and will complement this important and prestigious event.
Credits for the image:
Bill Viola, Acceptance, 2008
Video in bianco e nero ad alta risoluzione su schermo al plasma cm 155,5 x 92,5 x 12,7
Performer: Weba Garretson
Foto: Kira Perov
8:14 minutes
During the inauguration the Sala delle Arti e degli Artisti will be open to the public. The Salon’s interior includes floor to ceiling fresco’s painted by Vasari and is considered one of Florence’s hidden treasures of the 16th century.
Installations by: Bill Viola, Melania Lanzini, Charles Loverme, Federica Gonnelli, Paolo Lauri, Marta Luppi, Fabio Chiantini, Avio Musetti, Stefano Castrucci & Piero Mazzoni.
Exhibition Hours
_Florence 22/30 October 2011
_Borgo Santa Croce, 8
_Opening: 22 October 2011 at 6:00 pm
Admittance to exhibition with invitation only. You can download and print the invitation from the website www.500oggi.org Open Monday thru Friday 4:00pm to 8:00pm by appointment only. During the gallery hours, the artists will accompany visitors along the path of the exhibition.
Contact T: 334 9029153
E: info@500oggi.org

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