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The gaze of Ivan Glazunov

From: 15-10-2014 To: 11-01-2015
Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venezia,

  • LOCATION: Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venezia,

The Gaze of Ivan Glazunov at Querini Stampalia in Venice, Italy. 

From the 15th of October until the 11th of January 2015 the Querini Stampalia Foundation in Venice will host the exhibition of the painter Ivan Glazunov; this display was born thanks to the personal collections of the painter itself and to all its researches. The painter was often associated with the traditions of the European schools of Painting, and the aim of this particular exhibition is to make people aware of the serious loss of traditions that has its roots in the Russian and European culture. A particularity of “The Gaze of Ivan Glazunov” is the location: Querini Stampalia Foundation of Venice had been chosen for its familiar stamp, which perfectly fits to a project based on memories. The exhibition is composed of different pieces of art, all belonging to different branches of art: paintings, old Russian costumes of exceptional workmanship, precious objects of popular art belonging to the private collection of the artist and antiquities. To the peculiarity of the objects exhibited is added a unique expository style, attended by Silvia Burini and Giuseppe Barbieri responsible of the Centre for Russian Arts Studies of the University of Venice, which involves not only the use of art pieces but also of multimedia devices. The exposure counts also on a video installation displaying shootings of the North part of Russia (the region of Archangel'sk) made from the artist and its wife and director Julija Glazunova; the suggestive soundtrack of the video was realized with the collaboration of Andrej Kotov, choirmaster of the ensemble “Sirin” ( The inauguration will be characterized by this famous ensemble making live concerts in the rooms in which the exposition is taking place.   Informations: Open to the public: Tuesday to Sunday from 10-18. Closed on Mondays Admission: Free Catalogue: Terra Ferma.


The gaze of Ivan Glazunov
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The gaze of Ivan Glazunov