?War is over - Art and Conflicts between myth and contemporaneity
MAR - Ravenna Art Museum - Via di Roma, 13
Dates: from 06/10/2018 to 13/01/2019 (on Monday), except on 25/12/2018 and on 01/01/2019
Closing day: Monday
Hours: 9am - 6pm (from Tuesday to Saturday); 10am - 6pm (Sunday). Last admission 1h before closing time
From 6th October until 13th January, the MAR - Ravenna Art museum celebrates and ideally connects with the centennial of the end of World War I through the exhibition ?War is over - ART AND CONFLICTS between myth and contemporaneity, offering an itinerary that reflects on conflicts, not at a strictly historical level, but in a wider sense - artistic and poetic, personal and collective, aesthetic and ethic.
As a matter of fact, it is not a simple historic-documentary exhibition, but rather an itinerary that is able to suggest multiple readings about the war. After all, Art has always dealt with the theme of conflict and the works that have been selected intend to show the eternal tension that has always existed between individual creativity and the urgency of dealing with a so pervasive and present theme.
The setting, which has been designed and created with the co-working of the Studio Azzurro (Milano) direction, helps to make the exhibition itinerary even more suggestive and articulate, developing it through artworks and pictures of great impact: from the monumental tombstone of Guidarello Guidarelli, which is the symbol of the MAR collections, to Picasso and Rubens and artists like Abramovic, Beuys, Boetti, Burri, Christo, De Chirico, Fabre, Kiefer, Kentridge, Kounellis, Rauschenberg, Warhol - just to mention a few.
It is a project curated by Angela Tecce - historian and art critic, director of Castel Sant’Elmo and then of the Museum Centre of Calabria and the new urban peripheries director of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage Directorate-general for Art and Architecture - and Maurizio Tarantino, the MAR director.
Pricing (including audio tour)
Admission 10€; concession 8€; 6€ for students of the Fine Arts Academy and University students, teachers; free for children until 10 years old and other eligible subjects (eg. disabled people).
Kindergarten and elementary school: 5€ per child, including guided tour and workshop *
Middle and High School students: 6€ per child, including the guided tour *
Adult groups with guided tour (min 10 max 25): 14€ per person *
Adult groups without guided tour (min 10 max 25): 7€ per person *
* By reservation only
Guided tour: on Saturday and Sunday, 4.30pm | Admission and guided tour: 14€ **
Genitori e Figli Workshops: workshop for families with children, Saturday, 4pm | Admission, guided tour and workshop: 5€ per child; 7€ adults **
Evening aperitif / Critic for a night: 17th and 31st October, 14th and 21st November, 5th and 12th December, 9th January, 6pm | Admission, aperitif and guided tour: 17€ **
Evening with the artist: 25th October, 22nd November, 13th December, 6pm | Admission and guided tour: 14€ **
Guernica @MAR - Installation for ?War is over: from 21 December to 6 January, from 6pm to 10pm, as a part of the festival Ravenna in Luce, the very well-known work by Pablo Picasso will be projected on the façade of the museum
"Cosmic" Befana - event dedicated to Star Wars: Sunday, 6 January, from 2pm to 9pm- Free admission in collaboration with Empira Star Wars Fan Club Ravenna, Ludosport Ravenna.
** By reservation only. In case the minimum number of participants is not reached, the guided tour will not take place
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Last modified date: 07/02/2019