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EXHIBITIONS

Doublefold dream of art - 2RC between artist and artificer - Milan

On April 18, 2007, the exhibition “Double Dream of Art - 2RC between artist and creator, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, was inaugurated at the Arnaldo Pomodoro Foundation in Milan.

Three hundred graphic works, thirty master plates, video documentaries, will reconstruct the history of the Stamperia 2RC in Rome and their relationships with many of the protagonists of art from the second half of the twentieth century to today.

Doublefold dream of art - 2RC between artist and artificer - Tirana, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Belgrade

The exhibition, which crosses the history of Italian and world art from the 60s to today, celebrates the past and present activity, with an eye to the future, of 2RC, one of the major Italian and international art print shops through of the great names who from all over the world have decided to take advantage of his professionalism, and better we could say of his mastery, using an ancient term that allows us to remember how, in Italy, contemporary excellence always has fabric of tradition and, in this case, in that relationship between great art and great craftsmanship that from the Renaissance onwards has been behind the creation of very high masterpieces.

Doublefold dream of art - 2RC between artist and artificer - Beijing

The Italian Cultural Institute of Beijing presents, from January 18 to February 22, 2009, at the CAFA Museum, designed by the architect Arata Isozaki, the exhibition Double dream of art. 2RC - between artist and creator, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, collects about 200 large works by the artists who worked for 2RC, presenting a large collection that crosses the history of art from the sixties to today and offering the public a very rich panorama.

Doublefold dream of art - 2RC between artist and artificer - Shenyang

After the great success at the Museum of the Central Academy in Beijing, with which 2RC began a technical-artistic collaboration in the field of engraving research, donating the great Decebalus Calcographic Press (designed by Valter Rossi in 1969), the exhibition itinerant “Double Dream of Art. 2RC - between artist and craftsman ”will be hosted at the Luxun Academy of Fine Arts in Shenyang from 7 to 21 April 2009, with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute in Beijing.

Doublefold dream of art - 2RC between artist and artificer - Chongching

The exhibition "Double dream of art: 2RC - between artist and craftsman", which will be hosted at the Museum of the Sichuan Institute of Fine Arts, will be a unique opportunity to admire the graphic works of important Italian and international artists. 

We could also draw lessons from the event. Valter and Eleonora Rossi, founders of 2RC Stamperia d'Arte, proved to be indispensable for artists and their creativity. This type of active collaboration that artists and master engravers have managed to establish will be a good lesson for those who work in China in the institutions of studies and teaching of fine arts.

Doublefold dream of art - 2RC between artist and artificer - Seoul

After having circulated through the main museums of the Chinese Academies, the traveling exhibition “Doppio Sogno dell'Arte. 2RC - between artist and craftsman "will be inaugurated on 15 September 2009 at the Museum of Art of the Seoul National University, on the occasion of the visit of the President Giorgio Napolitano, with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute of Seoul and ICE (Institute for Foreign Trade).

Doublefold dream of art - 2RC between artist and artificer - Indonesia

Video of the traveling exhibition "Double dream of art - 2RC between artist and craftsman" by Achille Bonito Oliva, presented in Bandung, Jakarta, Bali and Yogyakarta, Indonesia

The Great Celestial Abstraction - Macro Testaccio - Rome

Lei Hong (1972), Li Huasheng (1944), Li Xiangyang (1957), Lian Quan (1948), Liu Gang (1965), Liu Xuguang (1958), Ma Kelu (1954), Meng Luding (1962), Tan Ping (1960), Xu Hongming (1971), Yu Youhan (1943), Zhang Hao (1962), Zhang Jian Jun (1955), Zhang Yu (1959), Zhou Yangming (1971) are the 15 artists exhibiting in Rome at the Macro Testaccio from November 16, 2011 to January 15, 2012 for the exhibition curated by Achille Bonito Oliva “The great celestial abstraction. Chinese art of the XXI century ”, the first of the contemporary art exhibitions within the International Biennial of Culture Vie della Seta. 

On November 16, 2011, a selection of 32 works from the first exhibition that an Italian critic, Achille Bonito Oliva, ever curated at the NAMOC - National Art Museum of China in Beijing, in 2010, was presented at the Macro Testaccio.

Curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and organization and coordination by Simona Rossi.

Unforbidden City - Macro Testaccio - Rome

A glimpse of the new trends that animate the Chinese contemporary art scene: “(Un) Forbidden City. The post-revolution of the new Chinese art ”is the exhibition presented by Gao Zhen and Gao Qiang, aka the Gao Brothers, curated by Simona Rossi and Dominique Lora, from 25 January to 4 March 2012 at MACRO Testaccio.

The exhibition is conceived as a place where traditions and identities are added to a transnational creative path, towards a reality that Achille Bonito Oliva would define Glocal.

Gao Bro Performance - The Utopia of Hugging for XNUMX minutes - Piazza del Popolo - Rome

The Gao Brothers - exceptionally present in Italy for this circumstance - launch an invitation to the collective performance “The Utopia of Hugging for 20 Minutes”, Saturday 28 January 2012 at 14.00 pm in Piazza del Popolo in Rome.

Their series of "The Utopia of Hugging for 20 Minutes" begins in 2000 on the beach of Jinan, China, a desert place where the Gao Brothers gather a hundred strangers and friends in the act of hugging for 15 minutes.  

Later, moving to various places on the planet, the series develops progressively taking the form of a tableau vivant, an intimate diary of collective encounters, where the exchange of a natural gesture such as a hug suddenly becomes artificial when exchanged with a stranger.

Zhang Xiaogang Temple hotel - Beijing

On October 20, 2013, Zhang Xiaogang's exhibition "Lost Dreams Series and Speechless Series 2012-2013" was presented at the Temple Hotel in Beijing.

This is the title of the two etching suites produced by the artist with the 2RC

On this occasion they were presented to the public for the first time.

The Great Celestial Abstraction - Beijing

Lei Hong (1972), Li Huasheng (1944), Li Xiangyang (1957), Lian Quan (1948), Liu Gang (1965), Liu Xuguang (1958), Ma Kelu (1954), Meng Luding (1962), Tan Ping (1960), Xu Hongming (1971), Yu Youhan (1943), Zhang Hao (1962), Zhang Jian Jun (1955), Zhang Yu (1959), Zhou Yangming (1971)

2RC - Viareggio

Thanks to the strong support of Senator Giovanni Pieracini, on 21 June 2013 the Municipality of Viareggio inaugurates the 2RCGAMC International Center for Art Graphics, where the First Level Master in Art Printing techniques will be held, in collaboration with the 2RC and the 'Academy of Fine Arts of Florence, which will start next January.

The International Center of Graphic Art 2RCGAMC is realized thanks to the regional contribution PIUSS and the fundamental financial support of Arcus SpA which has welcomed the project, unique of its kind, within the national territory and aimed, in particular, at new generations.