Max Klinger: The Exhibition
Palazzo dei Diamanti
Corso Ercole I d'Este 21 - Ferrara (Italy)
March 17 - June 16, 1996
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This is the announcement of an exhibition that will be held in
Palazzo dei Diamanti (Diamond Palace) from
March 17 to June 16, 1996.
Ferrara Arte in collaboration with the Leipzig Museum of Fine Arts
organizes the most important exhibition ever in Italy about Max Klinger, a
founder of the Simbolism.
The interest of Ferrara for the work of the famous German artist, born on 1857
and dead in 1920, is not by chance. Indeed Klinger was, together with Arnold
Böcklin, one of the maestros who led Giorgio de Chirico toward the
Metaphysics, which had an important center in Ferrara in the second half of
Paintings and sculptures, drawings and engravings: more than 400
works for reconstructing the whole path of this father of the symbolic art,
considered the "the most important engraver of the XX century".
From the Museum of Fine Art of Leipzig arrives the entire engraving opus, a wide
selection of drawings, paintings and sculptures that, for the first time, leave
the Germany. Other masterworks come from other German museums while from
Florence (the Villa Romana that Klinger bought and in which he lived
during his often stays in Italy) comes the beautiful
Mermaid, chosen as
logo for the exhibition.
Max Klinger loved very much music and musicians: he played piano and was friend
of Max Reger and Brahms, for whom he made the Brahmsphantasie
etchings. This is why Ferrara Musica has organized a series of
concerts dedicated to the relationship between Klinger and music, two of which
will be led by Claudio Abbado with the Berlinen Philarmoniker and the Chamber
Orchestra of Europe.
Please note that 1996 will be a very important year for Ferrara Arte. Other
four major exhibitions are scheduled! Come and visit!!!
- Renato Guttuso
Palazzo Massari. July 20 - September 8, 1996 (9:30-13:00/15:30-19:00)
- Pompei. Life below Vesuvio
Palazzo Diamanti. September 29, 1996 - January 19, 1997 (9:00-19:00)
- Filippo de Pisis
Palazzo Massari. September 29, 1996 - January 19, 1997
- Gulp! 100 years of comics
Estese Castle. April - June 1996 (9:30-18:30)
- Schedule: The show will be open every day from 9 to 19
- Tickets: The show entrance costs 10,000 lit. The discount ticket is
8,000 lit. For groups greater than 20 people, one ticket is free every 20
people. For student groups the ticket costs 7,000 lit.
- Discounts: For groups there are special discounts showing train
or hotel tickets.
- Catalog: It costs 55,000 lit, available at the museum shop.
- Two floor bus: For all the duration of the show, a two floor bus
will go through Ferrara, showing the most important monuments of the
Mediaeval town. It will run on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
It costs 2,500 lit.
- Card-Mostre: (Shows-Card) Sold at ticket counters of Palazzo
Diamanti and Palazzo Massari. It costs 28,000 lit and allows 1
entrance to the Max Klinger, Renato Guttuso, Pompei, and Filippo de Pisis
- Card-Musei: (Museums-Card) Sold at ticket counters of Palazzo
Diamanti, Palazzo Massari, and all civic Museums. It costs 18,000 lit and is
valid 1 year. It allows the free entrance to all the civic museums and
a discount ticket to the Max Klinger, Renato Guttuso, Pompei, and Filippo de
Palazzo dei Diamanti: +39 (0)532 20 99 88 / +39 (0)532 20 48 28
Fax: +39 (0)532 20 30 64
- Tourist Information: +39 (0)532 20 93 70
Fax: +39 (0)532 21 22 66
- From the Railway Station:
Take bus n.3 passing every 20 minutes.
On foot in about 20 minutes. You can walk through Viale Costituzione,
Corso Porta Po (straigh but no sighting), or Viale Costituzione,
Viale Cavour (walk to the Caste) and Corso Ercole D'este.
- By Car:
HighWay A13, exit Ferrara Sud. Go straigh to the (toll) parking lot
in Piazzale Kennedy.
HighWay A13, exit Ferrara Nord After passing below a train bridge, at
the second traffic light on the left.
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Wednesday, 17-Apr-1996 11:09:29 CEST
by Mauro Orlandini
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