he “Languages and Experimentations” exhibition is part of a cycle of exhibitions the Mart is dedicating to the promotion of private collections of particular worth, new or long-standing, they share an important role in the history of Italian collecting. About 80 works – paintings, photographs, sculptures, installations and video – from the AGI Verona Collection, which has always dedicated itself to seeking out new talent. The young artists and new hopes have represented a continuous challenge, matching a collecting sensitivity that has always sought to capture the new and topical, in order to register the changes and transformations under way in the history of art.
Through the lens of the AGI Verona collection, the exhibition enables the visitor to focus on the current complex international artistic scene in Europe, America and Asia as regards young emerging talent. Many of these are now gaining an international reputation but were still ‘emerging’ when acquired by the AGI Verona. Among the artists present are Mircea Cantor, Jeremy Deller, Cyprien Gaillard, Carlos Garaicoa, Django Hernandez, Gabriel Kuri, Jonathan Monk, Anri Sala, Simon Starling, Tomas Saraceno, Tino Sehgal; and from Italy: Francesco Vezzoli, Nico Vascellari, Luca Trevisani, Piero Golia, Anna Galtarossa, Lara Favaretto, Gianni Caravaggio, Luca Pozzi, Emanuele Becheri, Alberto Tadiello and Andrea Galvani.
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Curated by Giorgio Verzotti