The Years of La Dolce Vita  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH JUNE 2014

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Images of Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot and Elizabeth Taylor capture the glamour of the golden era of Italian cinema in a major exhibition at London's Estorick Collection this summer. The Years of La Dolce Vita displays images by photographer Marcello Geppetti and film cameraman Arturo Zavattini revealing a behind-the-scenes insight into Italian cinema and the rise of the celebrity culture during the 1950s and 1960s, predominantly during the era of films by Michelangelo Antonioni (best known for 'Blowup', a 1966 drama set in Swinging London) and Federico Fellini (whose masterpieces include 'La Strada', 'La Dolce Vita', 'Roma', 'Amarcord', '8 and a half', and 'Ginger and Fred'), and of the Roman Cinecitta studios, the gateway to Italy's Hollywood.

 

About Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of Futurist works by Balla, Boccioni, Carra, Russolo and Severini. The collection, housed here since 1994, also includes figurative art created between 1890 and 1950 by artists such as Modigliani, Marino Marini, Giorgio Morandi and Giorgio de Chirico. More about Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art


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War In The Sunshine: The British In Italy 1917-1918War In The Sunshine: The British In Italy 1917-1918War In The Sunshine: The British In Italy 1917-1918The first major exhibition following an extensive refurbishment of the north London museum, the Estorick Collection reopens with a show highlighting the often forgotten involvement of the British forces in Italy during the First World War, comprising a range of artworks by Sydney Carline and Ernest Brooks.2017-02-22T11:00:00+00002017-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a  Canonbury Square      N1 2AN
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DATES  13th January to 19th March 2017
VENUE  Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 
The first major exhibition following an extensive refurbishment of the north London museum, the Estorick Collection reopens with a show highlighting the often forgotten involvement of the British forces in Italy during the First World War, comprising a range of artworks by Sydney Carline and Ernest Brooks.... More about this event
 
Permanent CollectionPermanent CollectionPaintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, Giorgio de Chirico, Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio Morandi, Mario Sironi and Marino Marini.2017-02-22T11:00:00+00002017-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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