Copertina: The Cerruti Collection. Catalogue
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The Cerruti Collection

Catalogue

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  • Edited by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
  • Size 24 x 33,5 cm
  • Binding Due volumi in cofanetto
  • Pages 1248
  • Illustrations 1567
  • Language English
  • Year 2021
  • ISBN 9788842224853
  • Price € 350,00
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Synopsis

The astonishing, legendary collection of Federico Cerruti

The Cerruti Collection is a prestigious private collection consisting of approximately three hundred sculptures and paintings from the Middle Ages to today. It includes ancient books, bindings, icons painted on a gold background, and more than three hundred pieces of furniture and fittings, such as carpets and writing desks by renowned cabinetmakers. Masterpieces ranging from works by Sergio di Bonaventura, Bernardo Daddi and Pontormo to those by Renoir, Modigliani, Kandinsky, Klee, Boccioni, Balla and Magritte, as well as artists like Bacon, Burri, Warhol, De Dominicis and Paolini.The collection, begun in the mid-60s, is the result of the discreet and reserved life of Francesco Federico Cerruti (Genoa, 1922 - Turin, 2015), entrepreneur and collector, who passed away in 2015 at the age of 93.Thanks to an agreement with the Cerruti Foundation, the Rivoli Castle Museum of Contemporary Art is the first museum of contemporary art to include among its collections a comprehensive exhibition of the past, which will open to the public in spring 2019.In collaboration with Castello di Rivoli - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea and Fondazione Cerruti