Palazzo Fortuny

Fortuny Palace

Past exhibitions

From September 4, 2010 to January 9, 2011

The exihibition presents an extraordinary series of rare Delphos, the legendary clothes in plissé (finely pleated silk), together with capes, cloaks, costumes and accessories, from American private collections. […]

Palazzo Fortuny
San Marco 3958
Venezia, IT 30124

From September 4, 2010 to January 9, 2011

Nuala Goodman (Dublin, 1962), who combines fashion, design and painting to reinterpret furniture, objects, and carpets with her flock-printed fabrics (flock-printing is a technique used to achieve a velvet effect on different surfaces with the application of other fibres, with different results and patterns), refinished by hand. […]

Palazzo Fortuny
San Marco 3958
Venezia, IT 30124

From September 4, 2010 to January 9, 2011

Eighty unique pieces by Alberto Zorzi (Padua, 1958): jewellery-sculptures (gold, silver precious stones, oil paintings, glass), as well as six large pieces of silverware that initially appear to be for decorative purposes only but actually have a function, “turning out to be” vases, fruit bowels or table centre pieces. […]

Palazzo Fortuny
San Marco 3958
Venezia, IT 30124

From September 4, 2010 to January 9, 2011

Twentyone still lifes by Giorgio Morandi (Bologna, 1890 – 1964), some of which are from private collections and are on public display for the very first time. “Silent and humble” paintings in which the colours “vibrate with a slightly subdued brilliance that seems to come from within … a style of painting that belongs perfectly in the perceptive and mental space between the visible and invisible” (Francesco Poli, from the exhibition catalogue). […]

Palazzo Fortuny
San Marco 3958
Venezia, IT 30124

From September 4, 2010 to January 9, 2011

Already anticipated by some of the artist’s works on display or “scattered” around the first floor, the exhibition covers all the vast space of the Museum’s second and shows large-sized canvases together with sculptures and other smaller sized works conceived by Marco Tirelli (Rome, 1956) especially for the museum. […]

Palazzo Fortuny
San Marco 3958
Venezia, IT 30124

From September 4, 2010 to January 9, 2011

A site-specific project developed by Giorgio Vigna (Verona, 1955) especially for the Wabi-Sabi in the middle of the third floor of Palazzo Fortuny. Once again, experimentation with the potential of materials – glass, copper and gold as well as waste materials – are at the helm of the artist’s research, in which the natural and artificial, the highly imaginative and the sublime meet and clash in works that are suspended somewhere between the possible and imaginary. […]

Palazzo Fortuny
San Marco 3958
Venezia, IT 30124

From September 4, 2010 to January 9, 2011

Forty large images by Luca Campigotto (Venice, 1962), offer a journey through nature as a path of initiation and necessity of a photographer’s work, amidst historical references and evocations of films. […]

Palazzo Fortuny
San Marco 3958
Venezia, IT 30124

From March 27 to July 18, 2010

CITY OF CITIES is a site-specific installation by Francesco Candeloro (Venice, 1974), articulated in a series of large works – sheets of plexiglass of two metres cut by laser and printed with UV rays -, in which the themes of architecture, the city and the environment are linked to photography, sculpture and signs, creating a route/labyrinth. Visitors will be able to travel between the various cities, from Seoul to New York, passing on to Europe via Lisbon, London, Kassel, Palermo and other cities, ending with Venice. […]

Palazzo Fortuny
San Marco 3958
Venezia, IT 30124

From March 27 to July 18, 2010

The exceptional nucleus of armour, helmets and accessories of the Koelliker collection in Milan. The war-garments of the Samurai – the powerful military caste that ruled Japan for seven centuries – were always considered, even in peacetime, an important sign of authority and of social condition, leading to the creation of armour of amazing beauty, enriched by superbly crafted ornaments. […]

Palazzo Fortuny
San Marco 3958
Venezia, IT 30124