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Ferrara's dream - Adelchi Riccardo Mantovani
New exhibition at Estense's Castle from 5th March to 9th October 2022
On Friday 5th March 2022, "The dream of Ferrara" exhibition by Adelchi Riccardo Mantovani will inaugurate at Estense Castle.
Organised by Ferrara Art Foundation and Art Museums Service by Ferrara's Municipality, in partnership with Mart, Trento and Rovereto Modern and Contemporary Art Museum, the exhibition wants to make the audiene know the fantastic, poetic and moving world of this Ferrara's artist, recalling for the first time his career thanks to more than a hundred works.
Born in Ro Ferrarese in 1942, he moved to Germany in 1964, where he goes to night painting schools, he takes nude classes, he studies history of art and he exhibits his works in collective exhibit. During the 80s he reached his improvemente, thanks to an author's style linked both to Italian Renaissance and De Chirico's metaphysics, to Delvaux's surrealism and to the magic realism. At these expressive wombs' corner, the painter moves with extreme freedom giving life to popular-themed, religious-themed scenes and fascinating allegorical worlds hung between myth and fable. His visions are supported by a meticolous technique that contributes in making magical his paintings' and drawings' atmosphere.
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