Workshops, visits, events
The Teatrino presents a public talk with Julie Mehretu. Together with her fellow artists-friends Jessika Rankin, Nairy Baghramian, Tacita Dean and Robin Coste Lewis, the protagonist talks about her career and the founding themes of her research.
Palazzo Grassi presents the Italian premiere of the performance Archive of Desire, produced by Visionart. Archive of Desire was commissioned by the Onassis Foundation as part of “Archive of Desire”, a festival inspired by the poet C. P. Cavafy, and premiered at National Sawdust in New York.
In this film presented in the Foyer of the Teatrino at Palazzo Grassi, Edith Dekyndt draws the viewer’s attention to our ability to preserve memories, with some measure of dread over their recurrence.
Palazzo Grassi presents a major exhibition dedicated to the work of American artist Julie Mehretu, which also includes works by Nairy Baghramian, Huma Bhabha, Robin Coste Lewis, Tacita Dean, David Hammons, Paul Pfeiffer and Jessica Rankin.
Punta della Dogana invites Pierre Huyghe to conceive, together with curator Anne Stenne, a new exhibition featuring a large group of works, including a selection from the Pinault Collection.
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The Venini velarium at Palazzo Grassi
As part of the initiatives dedicated to an in-depth exploration of the history of its locations, Palazzo Grassi - Punta della Dogana invited glass historian Carla Sonego to reconstruct the events in the life of the Venini velarium, a vast glass artefact that was made by Paolo Venini’s glassworks.
The Embassy of Joy: Palazzo Grassi hosts HKW Berlin for the new edition of Grand Tour
Grand Tour is the annual event that since 2014 has been dedicated to the dialogue about educational practices. The 2023 edition was animated by the participation of Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) from Berlin, a 'house of cultures' conceived around the ideas of conviviality and hospitality.
"The medium is immaterial, but actuality is real" Kimsooja
"My body is a symbolic needle that weaves all the fabrics of society, geography, culture, economy, fashion, and everything around it. I wrap all the people around me, humanity, in my body and in my mind. I see video as a means of wrapping the reality of the world and nature."
The Pinault Collection gathers over 10.000 works that offer a perspective on the art from the 1960s to date.
It presents “Beyond the walls” exhibitions and supports creation through artist in residence programmes.