“Feminine art”: the exhibition on women in art in Bologna

Artemisia Gentileschi, Frida Khalo, Berthe Morisot: women in art have always influenced and enriched the artistic heritage of our culture.

For some years now, public opinion has finally begun to pay due attention to female artists who for centuries have been influenced by a purely male-dominated culture, dangerously incapable of noticing and enhancing their peculiarities.

Yet, despite the growing interest, not all of them have gained the attention they deserved over time. It focuses on them, on forgotten artists, “Feminine art”, the splendid exhibition on women in art that from February, 23 to June, 11 colors the headquarters of Casa Saraceni in Bologna.

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Women in art: the forgotten female artists of 20th-century Bologna

“Feminine Art” is an exhibition dedicated to women in 20th-century Bolognese art.

Available for free from 23 February to 11 June of the current year at Casa Saraceni, Feminine Art shifts the attention towards all those figures that critics have not yet rediscovered.

The exhibition, curated by Angelo Mazza, with the collaboration of Benedetta Basevi and Mirko Nottoli, brings together about sixty works created by over twenty Bolognese female painters during the twentieth century.

It is thanks to the contribution of these artists, mostly semi-unknown, that art has found fertile ground in the Emilian soil to grow and animate its ever more vital Academies.

The exhibition on women in art wants to be the spokesperson of this evolution which, in its final part, gives space to two works created by two young students of the Academy of Fine Arts: Letizia Lucchetti and Giulia Mantasia.

From Garage Excelsior to Casa Saraceni in just twenty minutes

“Feminine Art” will fill the halls of Casa Saraceni until 11 June from 3.00pm to 6.00pm on weekdays (except Mondays) and from 10.00am to 6.00pm on Saturdays and on holidays.

Reaching Casa Saraceni, the splendid Renaissance building in Via Farini, is very simple but it is recommended to do it on foot if you don’t want to run into some restricted traffic zones.

Garage Excelsior is the simplest (and safest) solution to avoid this unpleasant inconvenience!

Once you have parked your car in our car park, a simple twenty-minute walk through the most glamorous streets of the center will be enough to reach the wonderful historic Bolognese building.

On weekdays, in case of bad weather or laziness, the C shuttle (which stops a few steps from the car park) will take you to your destination in just 8 minutes.

Happy exhibition!

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