IF ARTE POVERA WAS POP
Artists’ and Experimental Cinema in Italy 1960s–70s
On the occasion of the exhibition Imagine. New Imagery in Italian Art 1960-1969, curated by Luca Massimo Barbero, at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection until September 19, 2016, a cycle of films called If Arte Povera was Pop will be screened May 11 and May 12. Presented for the first time in a more extended version at Tate Modern in October 2015, this anthology is organized with Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Cineteca Nazionale and Archivio Nazionale Cinema Impresa, and Tate Modern, in collaboration with Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi.
The anthology is curated by Annamaria Licciardello (Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia-Cineteca Nazionale), Sergio Toffetti (Director, Archivio Nazionale Cinema d’Impresa – CSC) with Andrea Lissoni (Tate Modern) and, as part of the exhibition’s educational programs, is supported by the Fondazione Araldi Guinetti, Vaduz.
Thanks to Museo Nazionale del Cinema di Torino, Cittàdellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto and Fondazione Baruchello.
The event will be held at Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi. Free entrance.