Museo Fortuny

Past exhibitions


From June 4 to November 27, 2011

“TRA. Edge of Becoming” took place during the Biennale of Venice of 2011 and was again a huge success. TRA brought together the rich legacy of Mariano Fortuny, the wabi inspirations of Axel Vervoordt, the reflexions of the economic thinker Bernard Lietaer, the scientist Eddi de Wolf and the architect Tatsuro „Taro‟ Miki, and aimed to create an aesthetic, intellectual and enlightening experience which encouraged the visitor to read the world through art.


From March 5 to May 8, 2011

An unpublished visual-narrative journey set in Venice during the Second World War, created by photographer Paolo Ventura (Milan, 1968), who lives and works in New York. […]

ROBERTA DI CAMERINO, The Revolution of Colour

From March 5 to May 8, 2011

The Revolution of Color) that is, the “total look” of clothes, but above all of accessories, through which the great Venetian stylist Giuliana Coen (1920) – married name Camerino, and in art Roberta (after the film that included the song “Smoke gets in your eyes”, which always stirred deep feelings for her) – is recognized for having effected a genuine revolution in the 1950s: the celebrated “revolution of colour”. […]


From March 5 to May 8, 2011

Genetic Circuit. RSBP Is the title of the exhibition by the Venetian artist Michelangelo Penso (1964): a series of works created between 2009 and 2011 developing the research, based on scientific observation of the universe, which characterises his most recent work. […]