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The Museum of the absurd, Castelvetro: photos, description (Museo Dell Assurdo)

The Museum of the absurd, whose collection is growing from year to year, is devoted to the absurd in all its manifestations. Located in the town of Castelvetro near Modena.

The Museum was inaugurated in June 2002, the year during the event "Mercudo" - or "the Market of the absurd". The latter is held in Castelvetro for several years. The main goal of the event is to talk about absurd phenomena in our lives. The initial task of the Museum is to kristallisierte" experience "Mercudo", to extend the life of the "market" projects. In addition, the Museum is a kind of cultural center that develops contemporary art in all its forms.

Among the exhibits of the Museum of the absurd - works by Rossella Tauro, Lucas Diaz Godina, Sara Mantovani, Alessandro Neretti and other artists. Many of these works were created in collaboration with the State Institute of ceramics them. Gaetano official team in Faenza.

After opening in 2002, the year of the exhibition hall under the open sky, and two years later followed the opening of the exhibition venues in the area. They were designed specifically to showcase the permanent collections of the Museum, as well as for impromptu exhibitions. Since each part of the interior of the Museum is done in only "absurd" style, as, for example, library sign Sarah Balzani, fencing around the exhibition space ("La Lisca" Marco Bellotti) or signs of Antonio Sorrentino. And a huge female bust authorship To ja Chan arrived at the Museum thanks to the collaboration with the Symposium, Fanano.

The indoor section of the Museum, created in 2004 year, holds small and medium size works dedicated to the absurd, as well as exhibits created specifically for the Museum. Here is the work of Danilo Busia, Andrea Capucci, Silvia Levenson, bows Lumaca, Alex Pinna, etc. Only covered three sections: the first is called "the Absurd as a metaphor of Life", the second one is called "Absurd as the game in the style of neo-Baroque", and the third is devoted to improvised exhibitions.