EXHIBITION: On the threshold

On the threshold
Museo Guggenheim
This exhibition reexamines the career of Lucio Fontana (b. 1899, Rosario, Argentina; d. 1968, Varese, Italy), one of the most innovative artists of the 20th century. Featuring a wide selection of Fontana’s celebrated slashed paintings or Cuts (tagli) created in the last two decades of his production, the exhibition also presents extraordinary examples of other major bodies of work since the artist’s beginnings as a figurative sculptor. Alongside important works on canvas, Lucio Fontana. On the Threshold includes exquisitely crafted works in ceramic—a material Fontana used during his entire career—as well as his pioneering environments (ambienti). These visually immersive constructions powerfully contextualize Fontana’s radical search to integrate the space of art and the space of the viewer in one continuous field of experience.
Opening: 17/05/2019
From: 17/05/2019
Until: 29/09/2019
Schedule: 10:00 - 20:00h
Location: Avenida Abandoibarra, 2 48009 Bilbao


17/05/2019 - 29/09/2019


10:00 - 20:00


Guggenheim Bilbao Musseum
Abandoibarra Etorb., 2, 48009 Bilbo, Bizkaia
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