Ca' Pesaro

Past exhibitions

KUNIAKI KUROKI. The Rimpa and Hiroshige. Expression of Japanese aesthetics through glass.

From November 29, 2008 to January 25, 2009

Involving the collaboration of both Ca’ Pesaro museums – the International Gallery of Modern Art and the Museum of Oriental Art – the exhibition comprises some eighty works by the Japanese artist Kuniaki Kurioki (Suki, province of Miyazaki, 1945). […]

MARCELLO MORANDINI. Art, Architecture, Design.

From September 12 to November 16, 2008

Forty years after his first major show in Venice – a room dedicated to his work at the 1968 Venice Biennale – Morandini returns to Venice with an important exhibition at Ca’ Pesaro, to be held in concomitance with the Biennale Architecture – 11th International Architecture Exhibition.
Comprising more than 60 pieces, the show will include 34 wall sculptures and ‘structures’ in white- or black-lacquered wood that were produced over the period 1978-2008. […]

CESARE LAURENTI. The Rialto Fish Market.

From September 11 to November 9, 2008

The Rialto Fish market, the Pescheria, is one of the distinguishing marks of neo-historical and urban architecture of the early Twentieth century in Venice. It was designed by the versatile artist Cesare Laurenti (1854-1936) with the technical collaboration of the architect Domenico Rupolo (1861-1945) […]

ABDURRAHMAN ÖZTOPRAK. The Sublime Figures of the Leaping Heart from the Elgiz Collection, Istanbul.

From May 31 to August 24, 2008

One of the most significant living Turkish Modern Painters, Abdurrahman Öztoprak (Istanbul, 1927) seizes his cosmic power of harmony from love, exaltations of the heart, and passion. The paintings compiled from Elgiz Collection of the artist mature period, must be evaluated primarily as the result of the dialogue between the artist and the collector. […]


From May 17 to July 27, 2008

Exit-Entry is an installation that Angelo Zennaro designed specifically for Ca’ Pesaro.
Entirely hand-made using the technique of ‘glass fusion’, the work is unique of its kind, both for its size and for the way in which it is adapted to its architectural setting. It comprises a total of 24 leaves of polychrome glass covering an overall area of 24 square metres. […]