The OXO collection gallery in Barga Vecchia is it not just simply a series of wall spaces for completed work but is also promoting new work which will be exhibited outside of the gallery.
Part of the gallery space has now been turned over to a series of artist in residence who can experiment and produce work firmly in the public eye thanks to the position of the gallery in the main piazza in Barga Vecchia. The first artist in residence was Fabrizio Da Prato who prepared work which […]
a new start for Barga Vecchia with a contemporary art gallery
For many months now, the sign on the door has said “opening soon” and for most of those months people have been wondering what was going to open in what was once the Gallery Marzocco and how long was actually “soon” ? Both questions were answered this weekend as the OXO collection Gallery opened its doors and […]
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the gallery opens its doors without fuss, ribbons being cut or speeches - the paintings inside speak for themselves
A new gallery opened in Barga this month dedicated entirely to the work of the painter Cesare Puccinelli (1935-1989). Born in Pontedera in 1935, Cesare Puccinelli moved to Barga in 1969 after marrying Maria Maiolani. He worked here in the city until his death in 1989 producing hundreds of paintings in those years. The gallery is now […]
Sementa 014 featuring the work of seven local artists Candida Abbondio, Keane, Paola Marchi, Sandra Rigali, Nicola Salotti, Caterina Salvi and Stefano Tommasi.
L’associazione culturale Venti d’Arte opened this afternoon the Galleria Comunale di Barga with an exhibition called Sementa 014 featuring the work of seven local artists Candida Abbondio, Keane, Paola Marchi, Sandra Rigali, Nicola Salotti, Caterina Salvi and Stefano Tommasi. listen to ‘Nicola Salotti – Barga Art Gallery under new management’ on Audioboo L’associazione culturale Venti […]
Fabio puts down his guitar for a moment and instead picks up his paint brushes
A new addition to the Barga cultural scene opened to the public this afternoon as Fabio Guazzelli started a new venture – an art gallery featuring his canvases painted during the winter season. listen to ‘Gallery Guazzelli opens in Barga Vecchia’ on Audioboo As you can hear in the short interview above, Fabio is full […]
Barga is of course known as Barga art city due to its bustling cultural and artistic life. It has to be said that the bustling cultural life generally takes place when the warm weather is here. During the winter the city wears a slightly different face but for the moment the sun is out, the […]
Dal Maghreb a Barga. Questo il titolo dell’interessante mostra di dipinti che l’artista Salvatore Magazzini inaugurerà a Barga martedì 5 luglio (ore 21.00). L’appuntamento è presso il Museo Le Stanze della Memoria (Via di Mezzo, 70 – Barga) che ospiterà la mostra fino al 20 luglio. Prologo all’inaugurazione, la proiezione di un breve video sulla […]
The planetary financial crisis is still making itself felt not just in financial institutions but also in a trickle-down effect bringing tumbling advertising revenue, sponsorship deals becoming harder to find and even the buoyant art market starting to falter but going against all the odds, two artists in Barga have decided to pool their resources […]