Lucio Fontana

IL SOLE - An avant-garde gallery

Inauguration: 13th of July 2018 at 7 p.m.

Exhibition period: 14th July – 21st October 2018

Summer opening hours (14th July - 31st August 2018): Tue - Sun 10 a.m. - 12 a.m. & 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Opening hours: Tue - Fri 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. & Sat - Sun 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.

The exhibition at the city museum Bruneck/Brunico presents a retrospective about the Galleria IL SOLE, a vanguard gallery that with its intense exhibition activity from 1970 until 1995 was an important centre of cultural life at Bozen/Bolzano. In the 70ies and 80ies the gallery from Marcello Bizzarri hosted works of art from the most important artists from the Italian experimental tendencies. Thereunder Enrico Castellani, Giuseppe Uncini, Piero Dorazio, Lucio Fontana, Giulio Paolini, Alberto Burri, Osvaldo Licini, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Fausto Melotti, Emilio Vedova and lots of others international well known artists.

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Christian Stecher, Body

CHRISTIAN STECHER

Inauguration: 25th of May 2018 at 7 p.m.

Exhibition period: 26th May – 1st June 2018

Opening hours: Tue - Fri 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. & Sat - Sun 10 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Christian Stecher was born in 1958 at Malles/Mals (Vinschgau Valley) and spent his youth in San Valentino alla Muta/St. Valentin auf der Haide (Vinschgau Valley). After his study at the Academy of Fine Arts, a scholarship to the Scuola di Grafica “Il Bisonte” in Florence and initial working stays in South America, Mexico, Spain and Ireland he becomes a freelance artist. From 1991 on, he works in his studio in San Valentino alla Muta/St. Valentin auf der Haide and since 2004 half of the year in his studios in Mexico City and Mérida. With the beginning of the 90ies, he started presenting his artworks in various exhibitions.

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