1111Paradise Re-Conquered. Gold and Colour Weaves in the Painting of Michele Giambono at the Accademia Galleries
The angels' face and gesturing, the way all characters move in this crowded representation other than the dramatised image make it a frenzied and blurry image, exercise of an active devotion. After four years of restoration, the Reconquered Paradise. Gold and Colour Weaves in the Painting of Michele Giambono, till 17 April 2017 at the Accademia Galleries in Venice, curated by Paola Marini, Matteo Ceriana and Valeria Poletto. Two big halls, 14 works amongst which the yet unreleased "Deposition of the Cross" which emerged from the storage spaces of the Galleries. This is the first monograph dedicated to the refined Venetian late-gothic artist who worked between 1420 an 1462. With this exhibition the Galleries close a very positive 2016 in terms of vistors affluence: 312,000 visitors, 10% more than in 2015 especially thanks to two major exhibitions during this closing year, Bosch and Manuzio.
The initatives foreseen for 2017, parallel to the Art Biennale 2017, an exhibition of a still-top-secret American artist, in October 2017 an exposition to celebrate the Galleries' 200 years. And, end of 2018, Tintoretto.