|January 10, 2013 6:00 pm||to||February 3, 2013 6:00 pm|
Palermo – city of art – hosts a prestigious art event, the 1st International Art Biennial The exhibit under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage of the Region of Sicily, the Province and Municipality of Palermo, aims promoting the city as a cultural protagonist of the Mediterranean area.
The event supported by Sandro Serradifalco has the collaboration of personalities of the world of art and culture such as as Vittorio Sgarbi, renowned art critic.
The committee under the direction of Paolo Levi – another art critic and writer – selected 814 works of art of some of the finest international and Italian artists. The selection offers a wide view of the modern and contemporary art scene.
The Palermo Biennial puts art at the center of attention and brings out innovative forms of artistic expression. The exhibition wants to represent the connection between past and present and dedicates a special section to the most influential artists of XIX century.
The Biennial takes place in four different locations: the Politeama Theater, the Loggiato San Bartolomeo and Villa Malfitano Whitaker are within Palermo. In Monreale, the Museo Civico d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea “Giuseppe Sciortino” host the fourth site of the exhibit dedicated to international artists as well as the 19th century collection.
Visitors will experience the magnificence of Norman monuments, baroque and Liberty style architecture, Arab gardens through artistic creativity.
The Biennial Exhibition will be inaugurated on January 10 and will remain open through February 3.
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