The revolutionaries of the Twentieth Century, 2017


Exhibition at Palazzo Albergati, Bologna


Oscar Tusquets Blanca with Gianni Rugiero

Commissioner: Adina Kamien-Kazhdan


From the October 16 of 2017 until February 11 of 2018, Palazzo Albergati, in Bologna, hosts an extraordinary exhibition dedicated to artists who revolutionized the 20th century. More than two hundred works from the Israeli Museum in Jerusalem.

    Duchamp, Magritte, Dalí, Ernst, Tanguy, Man Ray, Calder, Picabia and many others all together to show a period of brilliant and unique creativity.

    The exhibition, curated by Adina Kamien-Kazhdan, curator of modern art at the Museum of Israel, presents many masterpieces to the public, including: Le Chateau de Pyrenees (1959) by Magritte, Surrealist Essay (1934) by Dalí, L.H.O.O.Q. (1919/1964) by Duchamp and Main Ray (1935) by Man Ray.

    The design and assembly of the exhibition has been realized by Oscar Tusquets Blanca, in collaboration with Gianni Ruggiero. The replica of the Mae West room (a three-dimensional translation of Salvador Dalí's painting with the same name) and the installation of 1200 sacks of coal made by Duchamp for the International Exhibition of Surrealism in 1938.

    Sponsored by the City of Bologna and the Israeli Embassy, ​​the exhibition has been produced and organized by the Arthemisia Group in collaboration with the Israel Museum of Jerusalem.

    In the images: Above, Magritte's work on the poster of the exhibition. Below, Oscar Tusquets and Gianni Ruggiero in the Mae West Room in Bologna.