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AGOSTINO BONALUMI, ENRICO CASTELLANI, PIETRO CONSAGRA, JANNIS KOUNELLIS, GIULIO PAOLINI
Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano
16 March - 22 July 2018

Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano
curated by Luca Massimo Barbero
Palazzo Strozzi, Florence
16 March – 22 July 2018

Palazzo Strozzi hosts the exhibition “Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano”: an extraordinary journey through art, politics and society in Italy between the 50s and the period of the ’68 through eighty works by artists such as Agostino Bonalumi, Enrico Castellani, Pietro Consagra, Jannis Kounellis, Giulio Paolini. The exhibition, curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, sees for the first time a collection of emblematic works of the Italian cultural ferment after World War II, the years of the so-called “economic miracle”, a moment of profound transformation of Italian society until the date of 1968.