La Tendenza. Italian Architectures 1965-1985. Centre Georges Pompidou Paris
June 20, 2012 at 6:00 PM - September 10, 2012 at 9:00 PM
Curated by Frederic Migayrou
The Centre Pompidou is devoting an exhibition to La Tendenza, a pioneering international architectural movement, led by Aldo Rossi, that came out of Italy in the post-war period. Architecture Collection, along with more than 250 drawings, historical models, photographs, paintings, films, and a wide variety of documentary material. Tendenza means ‘trend’, a form of progress that criticized the very idea of the avant-garde as both idealistic and unrealistic. The movement rejected utopia in favour of a political and critical architecture with a firm grip on reality. Visitors will discover the works of the most famous architects around this movement dealing in a new way with History the Tendenza, such as Aldo Rossi, Mario Ridolfi, Alessandro Anselmi, Carlo Aymonino, Paolo Portoghesi, Ernesto N. Rogers, Massimo Scolari – and of other members of the movement who had a particularly strong influence on the Italian scene: Salvatore Bisogni, Gianni Braghieri, Arduino Cantafora, the G.R.A.U (Groupe Romain d’Architectes Urbanistes), Edoardo Guazzoni, Antonio Monestiroli, Dario Passi, Franz Prati, Franco Purini, Uberto Siola, Franco Stella, Daniele Vitale, Giangiacomo D’Ardia et al.
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