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Exhibition "Abbi cura di te sei un'opera d'arte"

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Exhibition "Abbi cura di te sei un'opera d'arte"

Dates
from 11 April 2024 to 14 April 2024, from 18 April 2024 to 21 April 2024, from 25 April 2024 to 28 April 2024

Description
"Abbi cura di te" and "Sei un opera d'arte" put together form the name of the project in which the great masterpieces of art are cloaked in the elegance of personal protection devices (PPE) to raise awareness on safety.

The idea, conceived by Unigum and realized thanks to the artist Marco Rindori, is simple: iconic works, timeless widely recognizable masterpieces, have been skillfully reproduced "contaminating" them with personal protection equipment. The angels of the Sistine Madonna by Raffaello wear eyeglasses to protect themselves from fine dust and from the dazzling light of Paradise, the characters in Giovanni Stradano' s laboratory are wearing gloves and equipment to protect themselves from the smoke of alchemic experiments, and masks and self-contained breathing apparatuses appear in the metaphysical space of The Disquieting Muses by De
Chirco.


THE EXHIBITION

The exhibition ABBI CURA DI TE SEI UN'OPERA D'ARTE retraces the continuous search to transform safety into a unique artistic experience and transmit a message without negative, educational and cultural connotations, where each individual becomes a work of art to preserve and enhance.

The works take the visitors on a journey through art, punctuated by the objects of safety, that ranges from the Renaissance beauty of Botticelli to the seductive modernity of Tamara de Lempicka.

Organised by the municipality of Alessandria and ASM Costruire Insieme in association with Unigum with the sponsorship of Confindustria Alessandria and Fondazione VIVA and the support of Bulgari, the exhibition meanders between Palazzo Cuttica and Museo Borsalino.


Duration of the exhibition:

1 March - 1 May 2024


Location:

PALAZZO CUTTICA | Via Parma 1, Alessandria

MUSEO BORSALINO | Via Cento Cannoni 21, Alessandria


Opening times:

PALAZZO CUTTICA: Thursday to Sunday, 3 pm to 7 pm
Info: serviziomusei@asmcostruireinsieme.it

MUSEO BORSALINO: Thursday to Sunday, from 10 am to 7 pm.
Info: biglietteria.borsalino@rearonline.it
The Museum will be regularly open on Thursday 25 April 2024 from 10 am to 7 pm.
The Museum will remain closed on 1 May 2024.











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Palazzo Cuttica e Museo Borsalino - Alessandria