Annette Messager: Messaggera

10 February – 25 April 2017This exhibition is now closed
Tuesday to Sunday: 10am–7pm
Opening: 9 February, 7pm
Single ticket for both exhibition and guided tour of Villa Medici and gardens: €12, €6 concessions.
Free admission on thursdays from 5–7
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The French Academy in Rome—Villa Medici hosts the first solo exhibition in Italy of French artist Annette Messager, one of the most radical and unconventional figures of the contemporary art scene.

The exhibition presents some of the most significant works of Messanger’s long career, some of which have been especially produced for the Villa Medici. These works testify to the eclecticism of the artist and demonstrate how she has been mediating both art historical references and elements of popular culture within her work.

Image Credits 1–7 Courtesy: the artist. All photography by Giorgio Benni; 4–Annette Messager, Le Pinocchio aux crayons de couleur 2016. Gants, crayons de couleur, tissus, métal / guanti, pastelli, stoffa, metallo / gloves, pastels, fabric, metal 170×105×10 cm;
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