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Center for contemporary art Luigi Pecci: photos, description (Centro per l'arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci)

Center for contemporary art Luigi Pecci is one of the tourist attractions of Prato in Tuscany. The center was founded in 1988, the year in memory of the son of the industrialist Enrico Pecci. In its opening was attended by the municipal administration Prato, various companies, representatives of the business community and private individuals. The building, which was built by the project of the Florentine architect Italo Gamberini rationalist, includes exhibition halls, various facilities for the organization of simultaneous exhibitions, didactic workshops, information centre and a special library. There is also an auditorium, a conference room, a bar, a theatre stage, outdoor sculpture garden and an exhibition hall for the permanent collection.

Center for contemporary art Luigi Pecci works at the international level there were held solo exhibitions of such prominent contemporary artists as Enzo Cookie, Julian Schnabel, Mario Merz, Vito Acconci, Gilberto, Soria, Marco Bagnoli, Remo Salvadori, Mimmo Paladino and others. in Addition, the centre assists in the promotion of young artists from Italy and other countries of the world. There is a regular art meetings, lectures on the history of contemporary art, workshops on photography, design, history of costume and fashion, and organises training courses, conferences, workshops and laboratories for children and adults. No stranger to the walls of the centre and various theatrical performances and concerts.

A permanent exhibition Centre for contemporary art Luigi Pecci was opened in 1998, is a collection of works by the most prominent artists of the past 30 years, reflecting great diversity of artistic styles and techniques. The library dedicated to the history of modern art, houses more than 40 thousand volumes.