Gabriele Basilico: ascolta il tuo cuore, città


18.12.2015 - 31.01.2016


Pavillion Unicredit Milan

“Gabriele Basilico – Ascolto il tuo cuore, città” is the first large anthological exhibition of the work of Gabriele Basilico to be held in Milan, the city where he was born in 1944 and lived and worked until 2013, the year of his premature death. It is also one of the first large historic exhibition organized and curated entirely by Unicredit Pavilion, confirming its vocation as a venue for the production and dissemination of culture in its various manifestations.

Curator Walter Guadagnini
in collaboration with Giovanna Calvenzi.

Photo exhibition Gianni Nigro

The photographs on display bear witness to both the coherence of Basilico’s inspiration and to his extraordinary ability to discover the links between various metropolises, constructing, as he put it, “a global location that is the sum of different places.” The exhibition permits the visitor to retrace the artist’s career by means of a series of videos, interviews, documentaries from the 1980s onwards, which act as a sort of guide to the fascinating photographs on display.

Curator Walter Guadagnini
in collaboration with Giovanna Calvenzi.

Photo exhibition Gianni Nigro

Published: December 10, 2015

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