Confindustria tenth Corporate Culture Week the Bracco Foundation organized a conference entitled “Foundations and Culture: Scenarios and proposals for Tax treatment of Foundations”
One of the finest examples of Roman Baroque art has returned to the light. The Alexander VII Gallery in the Quirinale Palace has been restored to its original splendour. The President of the Republic will open the newly restored gallery on 11 October 2011.
“We wanted to organise this important seminar just a few daysbefore the closure of the exhibition ‘Venice: Canaletto and his Rivals’ organised at the>National Gallery of Art in Washington together with the National Gallery of London, and sponsored by the Bracco Foundation.”
For the first time ever, the art works in the Farnesina Collection and the installations of the Farnesina Design Collection are to be seen outside the building that has housed Italy’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs – the country’s diplomatic heart – since 1959. The works will be shown in a special exhibition, “Farnesina Palace and its Collections”, promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the General Department for the Promotion of the Country System.
On the occasion of the Celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, Giuseppe Garibaldi on March 3, 1861 to the Milanese workers.
IILA (Italo-Latin American Institute), International Organism, invited by la Biennale di Venezia since 1972, organises its own Pavilion dedicated to Latin America.
For the coming 54th International Art Exhibition IILA will present a project about the culture of the whole Latin America, through the artworks of artists from all the Continent.
One of the oldest surviving gondolas from Venice will be on view starting January 6, 2011, on the mezzanine of the East Building at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. lt will complement the exhibition Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals , on view from February 20 through May 30, 2011. The gondola dates from the mid-19th century and was once owned by American painter Thomas Moran (1837-1926). On loan from The Mariners’ Museum, Newport News, Virginia, the gondola measures 37 feet long by 5 feet wide.
The Bracco Foundation, an important new body in Italy’s cultural community, was presented today in Milan at an event attended by the Mayor of Milan, Letizia Moratti, and numerous personalities from the arts and institutional circles, including Lorin Maazel, Luigi Luca Cavalli Sforza, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Maria Benedetta Donati and Livia Pomodoro.