Hunting for Butterflies at the Galleria Carlo Orsi

October 7 2021

Image of Hunting for Butterflies at the Galleria Carlo Orsi

Picture: Galleria Carlo Orsi

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Galleria Carlo Orsi in Milan have recently opened a curious sounding exhibition on the reasons that people collect works of art. A caccia di Farfalle. Lo spirito del collezionista (Hunting for Butterflys - The Spirit of a Collector) features works by Pompeo Batoni (Lucca, 1708 - Roma, 1787) (pictured) Lorenzo di Credi (Firenze, 1456/1459 - 1536) and Giorgio Gandini del Grano (Parma, inizi XVI secolo - 1538) and reflects on themes such as joys, obstacles, stumbles, passions, loves and mistakes.

Although the exhibition will run only till 5th November 2021 the exhibition catalogue has been published online for free (in Italian).

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