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At Villa Bertelli's inauguration of the Arturo Dazzi exhibition

Exhibitions in Forte dei Marmi

At Villa Bertelli's inauguration of the Arturo Dazzi exhibition

After the success of critics and audiences in Rome at Villa Torlonia, where the exhibition was honored by the President of the Republic Gold Medal , and at the Carrara Plastic Arts Center, Arturo Dazzi works from May 20 to June 18 will be exhibited at Villa Bertelli in Forte dei Marmi , the city of adoption of Arturo Dazzi and the third and final stage of the long journey back to the origins Of the master of Italian sculpture. From Rome, which consecrated him as one of the greatest monumental sculptors of his time, passing through Carrara where he was born and where he taught as a professor of Sculpture at the Prestigious Academy of Fine Arts, to the chosen place to live and work for the Fort of the Marbles.

At the inauguration, also Senator Andrea Marcucci, President of the Senate Culture Committee , will participate in making a point on the huge cultural operation conducted on the master Of Carrara. A project shared and supported by a very impressive number of large public bodies. Not the point of arrival but the starting point for continuing to talk about Dazzi but above all the basis for proposing a collaborative model between organizations that has produced really important results and which has led the Foundation Villa Bertelli and the Municipality

At the inauguration, the Mayor of Forte dei Marmi, Dr. Umberto Buratti, and the Councilor for Culture of the City of Carrara, The exhibition "Arturo Dazzi 1881 - 1966, Rome - Carrara - Forte dei Marmi", curated by Anna Vittoria Laghi , tells the artist through the privileged bonds that the Master established and cultivated in the arch of his Life with three Italian cities: Carrara, hometown and formation, Rome to which the artist has popularity and success and Forte dei Marmi, the buen retiro where he worked on some of his most important monumental works and where he finally cultivated painting ("The Versilia that made me a painter," Dazzi wrote in the autobiography of the Roman Quadriennale of 1935).

Among the exhibited works - directly from the Donation Dazzi of Forte dei Marmi, Were donated in 1987 by widow Dazzi - there are numerous pieces not exposed for decades that will be visible during the exhibition, to which all citizenship is invited to participate.

Among the best known works we limit ourselves to To mention the Teenager, a sculpture exhibited at the exhibition of Italian art in 1938 in Bern, Cavallino, the famous sculpture that Dazzi exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 1928 and Curzio Malaparte, as well as an anthology of highly suggestive paintings documenting the Various subjects with whom Dazzi confronted: portrait, landscape, still life and animals. This brings together the preparatory work for Stele Marconi.

The exhibition, as the curator emphasizes, traces the stages of the artist's life through works and documents that come out of their homes for the first time. Placed and organized according to a chronological course, sculptures, patterns and plaster sketches, letters, articles, paintings and drawings unveil the 'behind the scenes' of the Dazzi universe.


When: 05/20/2017

Where: Villa Bertelli Via Giuseppe Mazzini, 200, Forte dei Marmi

Time: ore: 18:00 - 20:00

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