Monday, October 28, 2013

An exhibition of artworks and objects of design, surveying Ten decades of Art Collecting.


"The Collector" 
Josef Albers, 1960-65, Homage to the square, oil on cardboard, cm 29,3x29,3

An exhibition of artworks and objects of design, surveying Ten decades of Art Collecting.

Friday, November 15 - Sunday, December 1, 2013
Opening Reception on November 15th 2013 at 6pm.

215 Bowery (at Rivington St.)
New York, NY 10002

Plaia & Bardi - Art and Design - New York and Il Castello Modern and Contemporary Art - Milan are pleased to announce an exhibition of artworks and historical objects of design, surveying ten decades of art collecting.

Presenting artworks by Josef Albers, Giacomo Balla, Agostino Bonalumi, Victor Brauner, Giuseppe Capogrossi, Tamara De Lempicka, Jean Dubuffet, Alfred Dunhill, Lucio Fontana, Piero Fornasetti, Damien Hirst, Florence Knoll, Rene' Lalique, Robert Mapplethorpe, Ernesto Neto, Walter Nichols, Patek Philippe, Enoc Perez, Rolex, Edmund Spence, Victor Vasarely, Andy Warhol and Tom Wesselmann.

The Collector is a compulsive creature that never rests its quest.
Naturally compassionate toward the complexities of the world, The Collector feeds off curiosities, indiscriminate love and uncompromising passions. Knowledge and acumen complement and enhance a natural talent toward a deep understanding of beauty. The collector has no time for the unknown but a lifetime to unveil wonders through the arts.
The Collector may be chasing a concept, a dream, a mystery, a rush or a victory, but the ultimate prize is always, in a way or the other, the accomplishment of the higher self. In fact, The Collector is indulgent but never mundane; frivolous but never shallow.

No matter how, where, and to whom a passion unveils, here we pay homage and celebrate relentless, unreasonable and sometimes incongruent Art Collecting.

PLAIA & BARDI Art and Design
is a dealership devoted to the Arts of the XX Century.Plaia & Bardi focuses on interdisciplinary proposals of works of art and objects of design, through dedicated exhibitions and projects, in New York and worldwide.

Il Castello - Modern and Contemporary Art - Milan
Galleria Il Castello was founded in 1964 in Milan by Guido Conte.
Since the very beginning, the gallery focused on the avant-garde of the 60s.
At the end of the 80s Adriano and Marcello Conte, the founder's sons, took over the family business and are now Il Castello Modern and Contemporary Art .
In the years to follow the Gallery hosted a series of important monographic exhibitions of great masters like, among others, Piero Dorazio (2003), Joan Miró (2006), Lucio Fontana (2007), Giuseppe Capogrossi (2008 ), Victor Vasarely (2009) , Andy Warhol (2011), Keith Haring (2011) and Damien Hirst (2013).

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