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venerdì 14 aprile 2017
Damien Hirst at Palazzo Grassi :: Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable
TREASURES FROM THE WRECK OF THE UNBELIEVABLE Palazzo Grassi – Campo San Samuele 3231, Venice Punta della Dogana – Dorsoduro 2, Venice
From Sunday 9 April to Sunday 3 December 2017, Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana – Pinault Collection presents “Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable”. It is the first major solo exhibition dedicated to Damien Hirst in Italy since the 2004 retrospective at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples (“The Agony and Ecstasy”) and is curated by Elena Geuna, curator of the monographic shows dedicated to Rudolf Stingel (2013) and Sigmar Polke (2016) presented at Palazzo Grassi.
The exhibition is displayed across 5,000 square meters of museum space and marks the first time that Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana, the two Venetian venues of the Pinault Collection, are both dedicated to a single artist.