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True Fictions. Visionary photography from the seventies until now

First retrospective exhibition ever held in Italy dedicated to "staged photography", a genre that has revolutionized the language of photography since the eighties and its place among the contemporary arts. At Palazzo Magnani, Corso Garibaldi 29.

November 11, 2020 - July 4, 2021

First retrospective exhibition ever held in Italy of staged photography, a genre that has revolutionised the language of photography since the 1980s and its place among the contemporary arts.
The photographers in the exhibition range from precursors of the genre and great masters such as Jeff Wall, Cindy Sherman, James Casebere, Sandy Skoglund, Yasumasa Morimura, Laurie Simmons, David Lachapelle, to the earliest exponents, rarely seen in Italy, among them Bernard Faucon, Eileen Cowin and Bruce Charlesworth, and, finally, young, but already established figures, including Paolo Ventura, Lori Nix, Miwa Yanagi, Alison Jackson, Alekasandr Petlura, Jung Yeondoo and Jiang Pengyi.
Timetable

On display are over one hundred big works.

Works by Emily Allchurch, James Casebere, Bruce Charlesworth, Eileen Cowin, Thomas Demand, Bernard Faucon, Joan Fontcuberta, Samuel Fosso, Julia Fullerton Batten, Teun Hocks, Chan-Hyo Bae, Alison Jackson, Yeondoo Jung, David Lachapelle, David Levinthal, Hiroyuki Masuyama, Tracey Moffatt, Yasumasa Morimura, Nic Nicosia, Lori Nix, Erwin Olaf, Jiang Pengyi, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, Sandy Skoglund, Hannah Starkey, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Paolo Ventura, Jeff Wall, Gillian Wearing, Miwa Yanagi.

True Fictions. Visionary photography from the 70s until now
Collective exhibition dedicated to “staged photography”. On display are over fifty big-size works made by the following artists: Jeff Wall, Cindy Sherman, James Casebere, Sandy Skoglund, Yasumasa Morimura, Laurie Simmons, David Lachapelle, Bernard Faucon, Eileen Cowin, Bruce Charlesworth, David Levinthal, Paolo Ventura, Lori Nix, Miwa Yanagi, Alison Jackson, Alekasandr Petlura, Jung Yeondoo, Jiang Pengyi. At Palazzo Magnani, corso Garibaldi 29. As from Friday, November 6, 2020, the exhibition will be suspended until December 3, 2020.
First retrospective exhibition ever held in Italy dedicated to "staged photography", a genre that has revolutionized the language of photography since the eighties and its place among the contemporary arts.
Palazzo Magnani will be invaded by goldfish, icefalls in deserts, invented cities, Marilyn Monroe and Lady D. shopping together.
The photographers range from precursors of the genre and great masters such as Jeff Wall, Cindy Sherman, James Casebere, Sandy Skoglund, Yasumasa Morimura, Laurie Simmons, David Lachapelle, to the earliest exponents, rarely seen in Italy, as Bernard Faucon, Eileen Cowin and Bruce Charlesworth, and young, though already established figures, including Paolo Ventura, Lori Nix, Miwa Yanagi, Alison Jackson, Alekasandr Petlura, Jung Yeondoo and Jiang Pengyi.
Opening times from December 4, 2020 to January 10, 2021:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. Extraordinary openings: November 24, December 8, January 1 (3.00-7.00 p.m.), January 6. Closed December 25.
Friday-Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.; extraordinary openings: November 24, December 8, January 1 (3.00-7.00 p.m.), January 6; closed December 25.
Prices
Euros 10.00; Euros 8.00 (reduced); Euros 5.00 (people aged 6-18).
Reduced entrance: groups composed of at least 15 people, people over 65, YoungER card holders, disabled, ticket holders of exhibitions at Fondazione Magnani Rocca - Traversetolo, Iren employees.
Reduced entrance: groups composed of at least 15 people, people over 65, YoungER card holders, disabled, ticket holders of exhibitions at Fondazione Magnani Rocca - Traversetolo, Iren employees.
Free entrance: Friends of Fondazione Palazzo Magnani, children under 6, helpers of disabled, journalists, members of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.
Opening

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m. Friday: without reservation; Saturday, Sunday and holidays: compulsory reservation at least one day in advance at this link.

Extraordinary openings:
May 21: 4.00 - 8.00 p.m.; June 2: 10.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Price

Euros 8.00; Euros 6.00 (reduced); Euros 5.00 (university students aged 19-26); Euros 4.00 (people aged 6-18); from Euros 9.00 to Euros 19.00 (family card).

Reduced entrance: people over 65, YoungER card holders, disabled, Iren employees, Max Mara employees, Touring Club members, Coop Alleanza 3.0 members.

Free entrance: Friends of Fondazione Palazzo Magnani, children under 6, helpers of disabled, journalists, members of Peggy Guggenhem Collection.

Contacts

Palazzo Magnani Foundation

Corso Garibaldi, 31 42121 Reggio Emilia
Fax. 0522.444436

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