Museo Fortuny

Past exhibitions

TECH-TILE Stephen Bottomley

From December 15, 2007 to March 2, 2008

After Artempo, Palazzo Fortuny re-opens. At the first floor, the collection of paintings, precious fabrics and lamps evoke the work of the artist who lived and worked here.
From 14 December to 2 March, the space will also house Tech-Tile, with twenty or so extraordinary works by the English artist Stephen Bottomley, whose creations are an original form of homage to Mariano Fortuny himself. […]

Maria Grazia Rosin - GELATINE LUX

From December 15, 2007 to March 3, 2008

Laid out on the ground floor of Palazzo Fortuny, these thirty-five site specific works by master glass-blowers from Murano are organised within a fluctuating system of sounds to form a large installation that explores the themes of light and water.
Suspended luminescence, they bring synthetic materials and silicones together with light, LED and fibre optics. They are introduced by Ganxi, a large, illuminated curtain in hand-crafted boro-silicate glass. […]

ARTEMPO - Where Times Becomes Art

From June 9 to November 5, 2007

It examines the relationship between art, time and the power of display, representing a breadth of cultures and periods and featuring over 300 objects ranging from rare archaeological materials to contemporary installations.

The work of over 80 artists will include Francis Bacon, Alberto Burri, Lucio Fontana, Alberto Giacometti, James Turell, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol. […]