Glenn Brown: Piaceri Sconosciuti
Museo Stefano Bardini, Florence
10 June - 26 October 2017
The Stefano Bardini Museum is thrilled to announce a major exhibition by Glenn Brown, from 12th June to 26th October, 2017. Mining art history and popular culture, Glenn Brown has created an artistic language that transcends time and pictorial conventions.
The presence of the work of Glenn Brown in Florence confirms the leading position of the city in promoting contemporary art. Placing Brown’s work alongside the renowned collection of Stefano Bardini, the hugely influential art dealer and collector of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, will allow the public to view significant visual art being produced today by a leading artist, alongside works of the past creating a captivating juxtaposition and renewed discourse. The Bardini Museum houses several medieval and renaissance masterpieces, including Charity by Tino da Camaino, and the Madonna of the Cordai by Donatello, as well as monumental paintings such as the Crucifix by Bernardo Daddi, St. Michael the Archangel by Pollaiolo, Atlas by Guercino and a series of breath-taking drawings by Tiepolo and Piazzetta. Glenn Brown will be installing over twenty works, including paintings, drawings and sculptures – some of which are shown for the first time and that were made specifically on occasion of this exhibition.