Exhibition

Rationalism on Set: Glamour and Modernity in 1930s Italian Cinema

18 Apr 2018 – 24 Jun 2018

Regular opening hours

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 18:00
Thursday
10:00 – 18:00
Friday
10:00 – 18:00
Saturday
10:00 – 18:00
Sunday
10:00 – 18:00

Cost of entry

£6.50, Concessions £4.50
National Art Pass £3.25
Free to school children and full time students with valid NUS ID card.
Admission to café and shop free.

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

London, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • Highbury & Islington

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This exhibition explores a little-known period of Italian cinematic history, highlighting the strong Modernist influence apparent in the set designs created for a number of romantic comedies during the inter-war years.

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This exhibition explores a little-known period of Italian cinematic history, highlighting the strong Modernist influence apparent in the set designs created for a number of romantic comedies during the inter-war years. A selection of vintage photographs will be complemented by  sketches and contemporary periodicals sourced from the Cineteca Nazionale, Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Rome), the Cineteca di Bologna, the Museo Nazionale del Cinema (Turin) and the RIBA Collections. 

Curators

Valeria Carullo

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