Giorgio Morandi (London) Reviews
Description:22 May ? 12 August 2001. Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG. tel = Main information: +44 20 7887 8000.
Newest Review: ... wooden boards. In each room of the exhibition, text on the walls explain what is on display in that room, often accompanied by quotes about Morandi's art from other artists. The first room of the exhibition has just a few paintings, giving a brief chronology of Morandi's still lifes. His earlier work seemed more surreal, with abstract objects depicted floating in space, where his ... more
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by - written on 25/06/01, updated on 25/06/01 (Very useful, 1481 readings)
The Tate Modern seems to be having something of a Mediterranean season at the moment. Spanish artist, Jean Muñoz, has provided the new exhibit in the gallery's Turbine Hall, and there are two exhibitions of modern Italian art – a display of pieces from the Arte Povera movement, and an exhibition of paintings by Giorgio Morandi. THE ARTIST Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964) was a subtle and contemplative painter, concentrating on a 'metaphysical' depiction of objects. Working in his Bologna studio, Morandi very much limited himself to painting similar scenes over and over – still life paintings of bottles and boxes, and the view from his ... Read the complete review
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