Near the Cultural Center of Santa Maria della Pietà of Cremona, Italy, from September 22nd to October 29th 2019, will be held the 10th International Printmaking Exhibition of Cremona. The Biennial, exclusively to invitation, curated by Vladimiro Elvieri, assisted by an International Scientific Committee, is organized by the Incisione Senza Confini
Association with the collaboration, the patronage, and the financial support of the Municipality of Cremona, with the patronage of the Ministry of Culture, the patronage and collaboration of AIE (Italian Ex-libris Association) and the contributions of private institutions.
1 RARE EDITIONS (MASTERS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY)
A historical section that presents fine artist books with original engravings printed, for the most part, at the famous Lacourière-Frélaut atelier, Paris, realized by some of the greatest exponents of the modern art : Juan Mirò, Pablo Picasso, Geoges Braque, André Masson, Zao Wou-Ki, Bernard Buffet, Olivier Debré, Jean-Luc Herman, Renzo Margonari), coming from important private collections (Mrs Denise Frélaut, Paris and Michelle Champetier Gallery, Cannes).
2 NEW LANDINGS
Reserved to the most important Italian and foreign contemporary artists who are distinguished for the quality of their art graphics research. Forty-seven works of medium and large format, that constitute a small but significant panorama of the trends and research in contemporary printmaking.
Artists: Alberto Balletti (IT) Marina Bindella (IT) Oksana Budna Kaczor (PL) - Mariela Chancari (Macan) (PE/FR) Bianca Cork (GB) Tobias Crone (DE) - Elisabetta Diamanti (IT) Olesya Dzhuraeva (UKR) Vladimiro Elvieri (IT) Calisto Gritti (IT) Magdalena Hanysz Stefanska (PL) - Jean-Luc Le Balp (FR) Shuhei Matsuyama (JP) - Guido Navaretti (IT) Nigel Oxley (GB) Enrico Pinto (IT) Irene Podgornik Badia (IT) John Read (GB) Mario Scarpati (IT) Arianna Tagliabue (IT) Fulvio Tomasi (IT) Maria Chiara Toni (IT) Rob Voerman (NL) Katarzyna Winczek (PL)
3 ITALIAN PRINTMAKING UNDER 35
The Exhibition presents forty prints created with traditional and innovative techniques of printmaking, by twenty of the most interesting young emerging artists from various Italian regions, invited by a special commission.
Artists : Laura Allegro Arianna Angelini Elisabetta Caizzi Marini Laura Cangelosi Elisa Cornacchia Pietro Desirò - Marta Di Donna - Tristan Gouhoury Fulvio Ioan Giulia Leonelli Maurizio Muolo Luis Pardo Nicholas Perra Miriana Pino Angelo Pisano Simona Saladino Giovanni Timpani Marco Trentin Cristiano Vettore Sisetta Zappone
4 EX-LIBRIS 500th Leonardo da Vinci
A significant collection of ex-libris and small graphic of Italian and foreign authors, dedicated to the figure and work of one of the greatest geniuses of the Renaissance, on the 500th anniversary of his death (1519-2019). Exhibition in collaboration with the AIE Associazione Italiana Ex libris.
Artists: Ryszard Balon (PL) - Rakesh Bani (IN) - Alessandro Berra (IT) - Maurizio Boiani (IT) Fabrizio Bombini (IT) - Margherita Bongiovanni (IT) - Silvano Bricola (IT) - Marylin C. Bronfman (CL) - Maria Rosanna Cafolla (IT) - Luigi Casalino (IT) - Mauro Casalino (IT) - Michela De Carli (IT) - Simone Del Pizzol (IT) - Vladimiro Elvieri (IT) - Gianni Favaro (IT) - Massimo Geranio (IT) - Paolo Graziani (IT) - Calisto Gritti (IT) - Olimpia Horla (PL) - Jindal Ishu (IN) - Denitsa Ivanova (BG) - Hristo Kerin (BG) - Sergey Kirnitskiy (UKR) - Irina Kozub (RU) - Tanya Krasteva (BG) - Frederic Kuhlmann (FR) - Marina Kupkina (UKR) - Vladislav Kvartalnyj (BY) - Lanfranco Lanari (IT) - Peter Lazarov (BG) - Stefano Mammoliti (IT) - Raffaello Margheri (IT) - Maurizia Marini (IT) - Silvana Martignoni (IT) - Mimma Maspoli (IT) - Anastasia Melnikova (UKR) - Valerio Mezzetti (IT) - Elena Molena (IT) - Yuri Molibozenko (RU) - Ivo Mosele (IT) - Roberta Pancera (IT) - Anna Perekhodko (UKR) - Giancarlo Pozzi (IT) - Paolo Rovegno (IT) - Giorgio Rovelli (IT) - Silvia Sala (IT) - Vanni Saltarelli (IT) - Angelo Sampietro (IT) - Ernesto Saracchi (IT) - Maurizio Sicchiero (IT) - Michele Stragliati (IT) - Marina Terauds (USA) - Anna Yordanova Tikhonova (BG) - Katarina Vasickova (SK) - Josef Werner (DE) - Marina Ziggiotti (IT)
An educational workshop will be active in the same center, and will be open to visitors and school groups (by appointment) with theoretical and practical lessons on the printmaking techniques.
A general catalog (Ital-Engl), with texts by Gianluca Galimberti and Luca Burgazzi, Renzo Margonari, Marta Anna Raczek-Karcz, Vladimro Elvieri, Donatella Migliore, Angelo Sampietro, will be published by Association INCISIONE SENZA CONFINI