Venice, Italy – Franchetti Palace, Fabrizio Plessi and Bill Viola – ‘The Spirit of Water’ Exhibition


From the Franchetti Palace at Venice, the past 6th June, began the special exhibition ‘The spirit of Water – Contemporary Art’, a travel within the modern painting with unfamiliar artworks from Fabrizio Plessi and evocative video-installations by Bill Viola.

The exposition is merely about modern art anima-acqua-franchetti improved with unidentified installations of this Venetian performer Plessi in addition to the terrific video-installations by Bill Viola.

In support of the two of these, water is an essential element of someone’s artistic and private livelihood, being a metaphor of decontamination, life, death, resurrection.

Water isn’t merely a quote by an end in itself, but it’s a component filled with significance solely for the reason it may signify varied characteristics of the human being ailments. As a matter of fact that the topics that have been confronted are liquid, Thirst, Maternity, Thought, Femininity, , Oblivion, Transformation, Purification, Voyage and Rebirth Soulcycle video.

Anyhow, the exposition joins excellent art to poetry due to the participation of selected modern antiques (Pontiggia,Mussapi, Copioli, Cenni, Conte, Rondoni, Cera Cosco, Brullo) who, using their functions, represent the themes of this exhibition, providing a comprehensive notion of this evocative nature by which water reflects humanity in its distinctive and universal facets.

The display holds special contemporary artists also, (Aikman, Andersen, Arrivabene, Buccella, Coltro, Costa, Damiani, Demetz, Ghibaudo, Gilardi, Inferrera, Papetti, Raffaelli, Robusti, Stoisa) who, at the course of their artistic professions, have coped with the water motif embracing the scientific element of the exhibit itself.

Since 6th June Palazzo Fortuny continues to be holding In-Finitum, that’s the exhibition that finishes and shuts the outstanding displaying cycle made by Axel Vervoordt and began at Venice in 2007 with Artempo:wherever time becomes artwork and transported in 2008 in Paris together with Qui es-tu? , dependent on the transmission of consciousness and wisdom in addition to on the eternal requirement of individual in-finitum-palazzo-fortuny condition of placing questions to looking for answers. In-finitum sense Cosmic and pristine, such as modern art works frequently target at, but not just that. Many are the artists that have confronted the endless motif, by copying it based on notions and representations belonging to the particular civilization.

The curator enjoys placing them side by side based on the whim of this minute, with the anti-chronological strategy. In the exhibition will occur functions by Giovanni Anselmo, Natvar Bhavsar, Pierre Bonnard, Berlinde de Bruyckere, Michael Borremans, Alberto Burri, Alexander Calder, Paul Cézanne, Antonio Canova, Eugène Delacroix, Ray & Charles Eames, Lucio Fontana, Adam Fuss, Giuseppe Gabellone, Francesco Hayez, Ann-Veronica Janssens, Anish Kapoor, Anselm Kiefer, Kimsooja, Yves Klein, Piero Manzoni, Brice Marden, Fausto Melotti, Mario Merz, Joan Mirò, Tatsuo Miyajima, Vic Muniz, Renato Nicolodi, Roman Opalka, Palagio Pelagi, Pablo Picasso, Otto Piene, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Guido Reni, Gerhard Richter, George Romney, Thomas Ruff, Kazuo Shiraga, Ettore Spaletti, Vassilikis Takis, Diana Thater, Dirk Van De Len, Jef Verheyen, Rik Wouters, Gilberto Zorio.