The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Saturday, October 1, 2016


"The sea is my land. Artisti dal Mediterraneo" on view at Milan's Triennale Museum
Stéphane Couturier, Melting Point Toyota n° 6 - Valenciennes, 2005. Stampa cromogenica montata su diasec, 182 x 241 x 5 cm © Stéphane Couturier Courtesy l’artista, Galerie Polaris, Parigi.
MILAN.- The exhibition “the sea is my land. Artisti dal Mediterraneo”, designed and produced by BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas, curated by Francesco Bonami and Emanuela Mazzonis, reaches Milan.

The exhibition can be visited free of charge until Sunday 24 August, at Milan’s Triennale.

«“the sea is my land. Artisti dal Mediterraneo” is a project of which we are particularly proud,» said Fabio Gallia, CEO of BNL and Director of BNP Paribas Group for Italy. «Bringing this exhibition to Milan is, for us, a confirmation of the Bank’s commitment to the support of art and culture, in the conviction that this heritage represents a form of energy, the energy of emotion, capable of contributing to economic growth, above all in a country as rich in culture as ours. With the show at the Triennale, we also wish to reinforce our close ties to the city of Milan, our customers, and the 3,500-strong staff of BNL and BNP Paribas Group companies who live and work in this city».

Using the media of photography and video art, the exhibition explores the Mediterranean area. “the sea is my land. Artisti dal Mediterraneo” comprises 140 works by 23 artists, all from countries bordering the Mediterranean. It represents a review of art from an area comprising 46,000 kilometres of coastline, touching three continents (Europe, Asia and Africa) and two cultural hemispheres, the west and the east.

From Syria to Israel, from Spain to Algeria, from Egypt to Albania, the objective of “the sea is my land” is to highlight, using the universal language of images, the incessant metamorphosis of the Mediterranean, an area of constant interchange where art, a language on a higher plane, is capable of overcoming social and cultural barriers, religious diversities and ethnic conflict, encouraging a multi-faceted, articulate form of communication amongst all the peoples involved.

The Mediterranean, as suggested by its etymological root “at the centre of many lands,” has always been a crucial point of focus for complex social and cultural mechanisms, multiple ideologies, unusual affinities and unexpected harmonies, making it a constant source of inspiration for art.

On the website bnl.it, with the page theseaismyland.bnl.it, and on the Bank’s social media channels, there are images of the works, photos of the artists and of the opening, and all information regarding the exhibition.

With the show “the sea is my land”. Artisti dal Mediterraneo”, BNL provides yet further confirmation of its attention and sensitivity to the development of culture, a factor that promotes growth and development for both individuals and society as a whole.






Today's News

June 25, 2014

Whitney concludes Uptown exhibition programming with Jeff Koons: A Retrospective

Chilean architect Smiljan Radić presents the 2014 Serpentine Pavillion in London

Bob Dylan lyrics for the 1965 epic Like A Rolling Stone fetch $2 million in New York auction

World's most advanced android robots at The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

"Alma-Tadema and Victorian Painting in the Pérez Simón Collection" opens at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

First major United Kingdom museum show of Max Weber's work opens at Ben Uri

German artist wins BP Portrait Award after chance encounter with homeless man

Conservation treatment, research and touristic-education program surrounding the Ghent Altarpiece

"I am a Sender: Multiples by Joseph Beuys" opens at Pinakothek der Moderne

Letters from celebrated 20th century American novelist shed light on 'Gone with the Wind'

Darwin's HMS Beagle chronometer to be sold by Bonhams in London next month

Exhibition of black-and-white images by Louise Lawler on view at Metro Pictures

Powerful lineup of pop culture memorabilia and Americana in Hake's July 15-17 auction

Samuel Betts clock rings in strong results at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates antiques auction

Pens for the collector at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Katia Meir appointed Director General of Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal

Exhibition of paintings by Nikos Aslanidis opens at Beck & Eggeling

Bartholomew Beal is youngest ever artist to stage a solo show at The Fine Art Society

"The sea is my land. Artisti dal Mediterraneo" on view at Milan's Triennale Museum

Painting with scissors: Matisse's rare Jazz print series offered at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

Unique Tibet Victoria Cross Medal group expected to realise £200,000-250,000 at Morton & Eden

Exhibition of recent work by Prabhavathi Meppayil opens at Pace London

"Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from the British Museum" on view at Ferens Art Gallery

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Stone Age mummy Oetzi still revealing secrets, 25 years on

2.- Tunisian remains found by British researchers prove 100,000-year human presence

3.- Rembrandt's four earliest paintings reunited for the first time at the Ashmolean

4.- Baltimore Museum of Art is one of only two major U.S. museums to feature an installation by transgender artists

5.- Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old human skeleton at Mediterranean shipwreck

6.- Digitally unwrapped scroll reveals earliest Old Testament scripture

7.- Rich London residents angry over Tate Modern voyeurs

8.- V&A Museum chief quits to fight nationalism post-Brexit

9.- Exhibition in Turin celebrates the most important family of Flemish artists

10.- Pointillism is now the focus of a high-calibre exhibition at the Albertina in Vienna



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful