The Years of La Dolce Vita

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH JUNE 2014

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Dates:
30th April 2014 until 29th June 2014
 
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Wed to Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 12noon-5pm
 
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£5, National Art Pass £2.50, NUS free, concs £3.50
 
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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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Aperitivo Evenings: TalkAperitivo Evenings: TalkTalk of the Estorick Collection.4th September 2014Thursday 4th September 2014 Where:
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a  Canonbury Square      N1 2AN
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Thursday 4th September 2014 - 7pm-9pm
VENUE  Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 
Talk of the Estorick Collection.
Ostia AnticaOstia AnticaThis fascinating exhibition brings together the art of two very different eras: stunning fragments of ancient statuary and mosaic from Ostia Antica - a large archaeological site located close to Rome - and the dynamic, abstract sculpture and painting of Umberto Mastroianni (1910-1998), an artist whose work has been described as 'pulsing with the hi24th September 2014Sunday 21st December 2014 Where:
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a  Canonbury Square      N1 2AN
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Ostia Antica
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture
DATES  24th September to 21st December 2014
VENUE  Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 
This fascinating exhibition brings together the art of two very different eras: stunning fragments of ancient statuary and mosaic from Ostia Antica - a large archaeological site located close to Rome - and the dynamic, abstract sculpture and painting of Umberto Mastroianni (1910-1998), an artist whose work has been described as 'pulsing with the hi
 

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