Iranian-italian artworks on view
An art exhibition ‘Memory and Object’, featuring the works of 14 Iranian and Italian artists, is underway at Italy’s Certosa of Capri. Organized by Iran’s Art Center and Italy’s Garuzzo Institute for Visual Arts, the fourth edition of the exhibition will continue until September 31, honaronline.ir reported.
Seven Iranian artists and seven Italian artists have put their artworks on display to analyze the past and the present and eventually boost cultural ties.
Head of Art Center galleries Vahid Malek said that Iran and Italy are the manifestations of Western and Eastern civilizations, adding, “Both countries have a lot of commonalities which are even illustrated in the colors of the two countries’ flags.”
Rosalba Garouzzo, founder of the Garuzzo Institute for Visual Arts stated that the exhibition is verily an instance of cooperation between two countries with different features under the name of art and culture.
Iranian artists whose works are on display at the event are Alireza Saadatmand, Firoozeh Akhlaqi, Mohammad-hadi Fadavi, Shahram Karimi, Alireza Karimpour, Sahar Salehi and Amir-bakhtiar Sanjabi.
The Italian artists include Afterall, Afilippo Centenari, Fabrizio Cotognini, Pamela Diamanter, Pierpaolo Lista, Giovannj Termini and Ciro Vitale.