Tuscan art: Ardengo Soffici’s exhibition in Poggio a Caiano
After the exhibition “Soffici 1907 – 207. 100 years after the return in Italy” and the opening of the museum dedicated to him, the Cultural Department of Poggio a Caiano (Prato) presents “Ardengo Soffici, Europe in Italy”. This exhibition, set up by Luigi Cavallo, is centred on the period between 1900 and 1918, and shows, with artworks and original documents, the contribution arrived in Italy thanks to Soffici.
These masterpieces will be on display until 27th January 2013 in Scuderie Medicee of Poggio a Caiano.
There will be 111 artworks, paintings, drawings, sculptures (from public and private collections), original documents and first editions of books and magazines. The artists of the exhibition are several: Picasso, Apollinaire, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Sisley, Dufy, Léger, Lipchitz, Max Jacob, Henry Rousseau Il Doganiere, Soutine, Alexandra Exter, Archipenko, Larionov, Gončarova, e fra gli italiani Medardo Rosso, Modigliani, Balla, Boccioni, Carrà, de Chirico, Savinio, Primo Conti, Giovanni Costetti, Achille Lega, Magnelli, Marinetti, Rosai, Severini, Viani.
Moreover will be released a catalogue composed by essays exclusively for this occasion.
Poggio a Caiano is only 30 minutes away from Florence and you can reach it easily by bus or train; if you want spend a weekend dedicated to art you can attend the exhibition and then come back to Florence, spending a night with Ars Hotels chain and discover the beauties of Tuscany.