Exhibition

VANITAS: Traces of Beauty

7 Sep 2018 – 14 Oct 2018

Event times

Tuesday - Sunday (10AM - 6PM)

Cost of entry

Free

No 20 Arts

London
England, United Kingdom

Address

Travel Information

  • Angel, Highbury & Islington
  • Essex Road

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No 20 is delighted to announce VANITAS: Traces of Beauty, a group show featuring works by John Paul Azzopardi, Enrica Borghi, Carlotta Brunetti, Paolo Minioni and Franco Rasma.

About

Curated by Giovanna Nicoletti, the exhibition presents contemporary takes on the 17thC European tradition of representing the reality and shortness of life through memento mori - artworks designed to remind the viewer of their mortality and of the fragility of human life.

VANITAS: Traces of Beauty is an opportunity to revisit the classical motif through a contemporary lens. Like in the ancient forms of vanitas, the works of these artists also reflect on the themes of beauty and its brevity, highlighting a constant that establishes a dialogue between the past and the present.

Curators

Giovanna Nicoletti

Exhibiting artists

Enrica Borghi

Carlotta Brunetti

John Paul Azzopardi

Franco Rasma

Paolo Minioni

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