Ca' Pesaro

Past exhibitions

TONY CRAGG. In 4D from flux to stability.

From August 29, 2010 to January 9, 2011

A project conceived especially for Ca’ Pesaro by one of the protagonists of sculpture today, Tony Cragg (Liverpool, 1949). With an itinerary through the three floors of Ca’ Pesaro – from the entrance hall and small room on the ground floor, to the monumental staircase, second floor and façade overlooking the Grand Canal – the exhibition offers forty works of art, in glass, bronze, steel, plastic, wood and stone, but also drawings, preparatory sketches and watercolours, spanning thirty years activity, from the 1980s to today, most of which have never been on show in Italy before. […]

FORMS OF THE MODERN. Sculpture at Ca’ Pesaro. From Medardo Rosso to Viani, and Rodin to Arturo Martini.

From March 9 to July 18, 2010

Around thirty large sculptures belonging to the famous sculpture collection of Ca’ Pesaro are arranged in a completely new itinerary that enhances formal values and novel combinations.
The exhibition winds its way through the lavish area of Longhena’s entrance hall on the ground floor and the monumental second floor – over one thousand square metres of outstanding architectural value and light quality – recently returned to their use as a museum area, finally making it possible to exhibit works that have been inaccessible to the public for ages. […]