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The New City: Beyond Sant' Elia



Antonio Sant’Elia: <EM>Power station</EM>, 1914
Antonio Sant'Elia: Power station, 1914
The New City: Beyond Sant' Elia
ITALY
COMO  •  Villa Olmo  •  Ongoing
 
 

Curated by Marco De Michelis, lecturer at the IUAV University of Architecture in Venice, and organised by the City of Como Department of Culture, The New City: Beyond Sant' Elia features 100 works, some of which have never been shown before, including paintings, drawings, films and installations by artists, architects and film directors, including Antonio Sant'Elia, Umberto Boccioni, Fernand Léger, Mario Sironi, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Fritz Lang, Yona Friedman, Archizoom, Superstudio, Chris Burden, Carsten Hőller and others.

A section hosted in the Civic Gallery will show 50 drawings by Antonio Sant'Elia belonging to the City of Como, which have been inaccessible to the general public for many years.

The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue published by Silvana editoriale, featuring essays by the curator and by Esther da Costa Meyer, Antonello Negri, Antonio Costa, Anna Rosellini, Jean-Louis Cohen, Aya Lurie, Mark Wigley, Manuel Orazi, Simon Sadler, Roberto Gargiani, Gabriele Mastrigli, Peter Pakesch, Paola Nicolin and Joseph Grima.



The New City: Beyond Sant' Elia Website


Contact: Villa Olmo
Via Cantoni 1
22100 Como
Italy

Tel: (39) 031 57 19 79

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