Mario Sironi. La poetica del Novecento

Curated by Fabio Benzi
March 12-April 4, 2022

Works from Margherita Sarfatti and Ada Catenacci collections

Piero Gilardi. Art enters life . Curated by Laura Cherubini , the exhibition presents the production of the 2000s of those colorful fragments of nature in foam rubber that the artist himself defines his business card and a selection of historical works conceived as a memorandum of the highlights of a long career. A focus that, starting from a wearablThe intense focus on Mario Sironi opened in Milan, on the occasion of the sixty years since the artist’s death, from an in-depth retrospective of the Museo del Novecento, closes at the Russo Gallery in Rome with the exhibition “Mario Sironi. The poetics of the twentieth century. Works from the collections of Margherita Sarfatti and Ada Catenacci ”. Curated by Fabio Benzi, the exhibition is characterized by an extremely interesting cut: the over seventy works on display come largely from only two very important collections, one assembled by Margherita Sarfatti and the other by Ada Catenacci Balzarotti. There are therefore two women at the origin of two of the most significant collections of Italian art of the twentieth century in memory.