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Stefano Arienti
dal 28/6/2007 al 13/10/2007

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Katherine Armstrong


Stefano Arienti

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Stefano Arienti

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

The Asian Shore

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The Asian Shore

Stefano Arienti: The Asian Shore is a contemporary installation by the Artist-in-Residence that brings together drawings, photocopies, a range of rugs, and a rarely viewed set of XVII-century Japanese sliding doors from the Gardner Museum's collection. These objects and drawings are positioned in a way to involve the viewer in an intimate and sensual encounter with art. The exhibition is a result of an autonomous investigation by the artist into the museum's Asian collection and archives.

The Asian Shore is also the title of a new book by Stefano Arienti devoted to drawing and the artist's abiding relationship with the material of images, documented by works from his career dating back to 1987. It will be released in the Fall and is published by Edizioni Charta on the occasion of the
Gardner exhibition.

Stefano Arienti (b.1961), a leading mid-career Italian artist, was an Artist-in-Residence at the Gardner Museum in 2004. He has exhibited widely since his first solo show at Studio Corrado Levi in 1986 and currently shows with Studio Guenzani, Milan and the Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York. Arienti lives and works in Milan.

Friday, June 29, 1:30pm: A conversation with the Artist Stefano Arienti and Pieranna Cavalchini, Curator of Contemporary Art, Gardner Museum

Thursday, September 27, 6:30pm: Tourist and Collector: Isabella Stewart Gardner's Passion For Asia. Nuriko Murai, Professor at Temple University, Tokyo and Gardner Museum Curator of the Collection Alan Chong discuss Isabella's Asian collection and travels.

Exhibition Media Sponsors: WBUR 90.9FM and Boston's Weekly Dig

The 2007 Artist-in-Residence program is made possible, in part, by the Nimoy Foundation and generous individuals. The Gardner Museum receives support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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