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True Fictions. Works on the phone

A chat to keep in touch, before the end of the health emergency, with that comfort zone that only phantasy can give us now.

November 11, 2020 - December 23, 2020

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

 

Through the Works on the phone it will be possible to see the works of the exhibition "True Fictions. Visionary photography from the 70s until now" in a different way: from November 11 to December 23, 2020, every Wednesday from 3.00 to 5.00 p.m., it will be possible to listen to the story of one of the works on display.How? On the phone, like the famous character by Gianni Rodari, telling the fables every night to his distant daughter.

Just browse the catalogue on the website, choose the image that most intrigues, call the phone number 0039.0522.444446 and chat with the staff of the Palazzo Magnani Foundation about the selected photograph, the techniques used, the artist's life, the ideas that underlie each project. all the truths and fictions that these particular images hide.


 

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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.

True Fictions. Visionary photography from the 70s until now. At Palazzo Magnani, Corso Garibaldi 29.
The exhibition will be closed until December 3, 2020.

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.

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.

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.Guided tours for adults

Every Sunday at 3.00 p.m.
Price: entrance ticket + Euros 3.00.
Compulsory reservation.

Guided tours "Face to Face"
Have you ever talked to a work of art? Two Fridays the guided tours of the "True Fictions" exhibition are transformed. Accompanied in a small group in front of some works, visitors have the opportunity to take time for themselves and enter a relationship with the work of art, discover it through their own eyes and point of view.
5.30 p.m.
Price: entrance ticket + Euros 4.00.
Friday, October 23, November 6, 20, December 4, 18, 2020 and January 8, 2021.
Compulsory reservation.

Information and reservations:
Phone 0039.0522.444446-454437; e-mail: didattica@palazzomagnani.it.
Monday-Friday: 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

Opening

 

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.
Contacts

Palazzo Magnani Foundation

Corso Garibaldi, 31 42121 Reggio Emilia
Fax. 0522.444436

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