John Currin At Museo Bardini Florence

The Penitent, 2004, oil on canvas, 42 × 34 inches (106.7 × 86.4 cm). Private Collection.         © John Currin. Photography by Rob McKeever.
The Penitent, 2004, oil on canvas, 42 × 34 inches (106.7 × 86.4 cm). Private Collection. © John Currin. Photography by Rob McKeever.

On Monday, June 13 “John Currin. Paintings” will open at the Museo Stefano Bardini in Florence. Curated by Antonella Nesi and Sergio Risaliti, the exhibition features fourteen paintings by Currin, displayed alongside the museum’s permanent collection that spans from antiquity to the nineteenth century.

Stefano Bardini was a leading Italian art dealer, collector, and antiquarian who amassed an important and internationally recognized collection of over two thousand works, ranging from sculptures and paintings to architectural fragments. In this exhibition, key paintings by Currin are engaged with Bardini’s collection, which includes Renaissance masterpieces by Daddi, Tiepolo, Donatello, and Pollaiolo.

“John Currin. Paintings” has been developed by the Florence City Council, sponsored by Faliero Sarti, and organised by the Mus.e Association in collaboration with Gagosian Gallery.

John Currin. Paintings
Exhibition Dates: June 13 – October 2, 2016

Museo Bardini
Via dei Renai, 37
50125 Florence
Italy

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