L’emozione dei COLORI nell’arte. GAM, Turin. March 14 – July 23, 2017

Hilma af Klint is represented at the Group Exhibition L’emozione dei COLORI nell’arte at GAM

Address : Gallerie Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea | Via Agenta 1 | 101 28 Turin | Italy
Dates : March 14 – July 23, 2017
Curators : Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Marcella Beccaria, Elena Volpato, Elif Kamisli
Link to the exhibition :  http://www.gamtorino.it/en/eventi-e-mostre/lemozione-dei-colori-nellarte

Quote from the website of GAM Torino :

The exhibition investigates the use of color in art through artistic movements and research that stand apart from canonical histories on color and abstraction, with multiple accounts relating to memory, politics, spirituality, storytelling, psychology and synesthesia. (…)

By analyzing the different color theories that gradually took shape in the turbulent socio-political context that characterized the 20th century, L’emozione dei COLORI nell’arte reflects on a perspective that considers light, its vibrations and the world of emotions, while challenging the standardization of the use of color in the modern age (synthetic colors) and the digital era (RGB colors offered by various online palettes), a leveling that considerably reduces our ability to distinguish colors in the real world.

The group exhibition covers the history, inventions, experience and use of color in modern and contemporary Western art and non-Western cultures present in today’s world. Through a multitude of accounts and presentations of important works of art, the use of color from various points of view is explored, including philosophical, biological, anthropological and neuroscientific perspectives.

Exposed works :

No 1
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
38 x 27 cm
HaK 497

No 2a
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
38 x 27 cm
HaK 498

No 2b
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
38 x 27 cm
HaK 499

No 3a
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
40 x 29 cm
HaK 500

No 3b
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
40 x 29 cm
HaK 501

No 3c
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
40 x 29 cm
HaK 502

No 3d
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
40 x 29 cm
HaK 503

No 4
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
39 x 28 cm
HaK 504

No 5
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
38 x 29 cm
HaK 505

No 6
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
39 x 29 cm
HaK 506

No 7
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
39 x 28 cm
HaK 507

No 3c
Series V. 1920
Oil on canvas
40 x 29 cm
HaK 50