Giovanni Boldini. The look into the soul.
anthological exhibition: Palazzo Albergati, Bologna
29 /09/ 2021 - 13/03/2022
audioguides in Italian and English available.
On the occasion of the ninetieth anniversary of Giovanni Boldini’s death (in Paris in 1931) the setting of Palazzo Albergati in Bologna, from the 29th of October 2021 to the 13th of March 2022, hosts the exhibition “Giovanni Boldini. The look into the soul “.
The Giovanni Boldini anthological exhibition with over ninety works is developed on a chronological and thematic narrative register at the same time, presents a rich selection of works that best expresses Boldini’s way, his ability to exalt female beauty with uniqueness and reveal the most intimate and mysterious soul of the noble protagonists of the time. A review that through some important works of comparison, also presents works by contemporary artists such as Vittorio Matteo Corcos, Federico Zandomeneghi, Gustave Leonard De Jonghe, Raimundo de Madrazo, Pompeo Massani, Gaetano Esposito, Salvatore Postiglione, José Villegas I Cordero, Alessandro Rontini, Ettore Tito, Cesare Saccaggi, Paul Cesar Helleu and Giuseppe Giani.
The works are the result of loans from the Museoarchives Giovanni Boldini Macchiaioli in Pistoia, which deals with the cataloging of the artist’s works, at the Giovanni Boldini Museum in Ferrara, at the Nervi Museums, at the Gallery of Modern Art – GAM in Genoa, at many other public and private collections. Curated by Tiziano Panconi, the artist’s greatest expert, the exhibition, created with the Study Committee for the celebrations of the ninetieth anniversary of Boldini’s death, chaired by Vittorio Sgarbi, produced by Arthemisia con Poema.