18/Jan/2022 - 22/Apr/2022
A history in art
The Marchini between commitment and passion
Fabio Benzi, Arnaldo Colasanti, Flavia Matitti, Italo Tomassoni
The Accademia Nazionale di San Luca presents from 18 January to 22 April 2022 the exhibition Una storia nell'arte. I Marchini between commitment and passion, curated by Fabio Benzi, Arnaldo Colasanti, Flavia Matitti and Italo Tomassoni, coordinated by Gianni Dessì and mounted by Francesco Cellini and Gianni Dessì.
An authoritative group of scholars, an ambitious project that brings together, thanks to the contribution of numerous lenders, more than one hundred and thirty works selected from those that have accompanied the historical and human story of Alvaro Marchini and his family. A story marked by entrepreneurial and political commitment (Marchini was a partisan commander, a silver medal winner of the Resistance, co-founder of the company that published "l'Unità", the organ of the Communist Party) and a passion for art, which led him to collect and open a gallery in 1959: La Nuova Pesa, located first in Via Frattina and from autumn 1961 in Via del Vantaggio...