FROM 1st JUNE TILL 16th OCTOBER 2011
THE NUOVA SCUOLA GRANDE DI SANTA MARIA DELLA MISERICORDIA
HOSTS THE EXHIBITION
PIETAS / JAN FABRE
Organised to coincide with the 54th edition of the Venice Biennale, the exhibition will feature five large marble sculptures by the Flemish artist, including an unprecedented reinterpretation of Michelangelo's Pietà.
From 1st June till 16th October 2011, during the 54th edition of the Venice Biennale, the Nuova Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Misericordia (Sestiere Cannaregio 3599) will host the latest exhibition of the works of Jan Fabre (Antwerp, 1958), entitled PIETAS. Curated by Giacinto Di Pietrantonio and by Katerina Koshina and promoted by the GAMeC - Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bergamo, by the State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, and by the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna, the exhibition will present five large sculptures in pure marble and Carrara statue marble by the Flemish artist.