LOCATION: Punta della Dogana
Melancholy and vanity, the ironic game of identity and the politics of autobiography, the existencial reflection and the body as a sculpture, effigy or fragment and its symbolic representation: it opens on sunday April 8 at Punta della Dogana "Dancing with myself" a collective exhibition that inspects the primordial importance of the self representation in the artistic production from the 70ies until now and the role of the artist as protagonist or object itself of the work. Photography, video, painting, sculpture, installations, which narrate culture and origin, generations and experiences of artists with different art inclinations. The exhibition, curated by Martin Bethenod and Florian Ebner it was born from the collaboration between the Pinault collection and the Folkwang museum of Essen, and it was presented in its first representation in Essen in 2016. It was deeply rethink for the Punta della Dogana spaces, with more than 56 works that didn't appear in the German museum. The exhibition gather around 100 works of the Pinault Collection - from Claude Cahun to LaToya Ruby Fazier, from Gilbert and George to Cindy Sherman, from Alighiero Boetti to Maurizio Cattelan - dialoguing with a selection of works coming from Volkwang Museum.