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 has been Fabrizio Da Prato who has been […]
The newly opened Oxo Collection Gallery in Barga Vecchia commissioned an event based on literature, art and music all centered around one small book - Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino.
The book “Le Città Invisibili” – Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino explores imagination and the imaginable through the descriptions of cities by an explorer, Marco Polo. It is framed as a conversation between the aging and busy emperor Kublai Khan, who constantly has merchants coming to describe the state of his expanding and vast empire, […]
Il viaggio infinito
What is the role of art and artists in community life? Is it spiritual, aesthetic or intellectual ? Or is it an undefinable union of passion and thought, a complex ballet that bears no name but subtly makes the world go ‘round. These and countless other unanswerable questions were the subtext to Friday evening’s gathering […]
contemporary art gallery in barga vecchia
For many months, the sign on the door had said “opening soon” and for most of those months people had been wondering what was going to open in what was once the Gallery Marzocco and how long was actually “soon” ? Both questions were answered a few weeks ago as the OXO collection Gallery finally opened its […]
“mutande of barga” oil on canvas 2005 – 123 cm x 123 cm “mutande of barga” oil on canvas 2005 – 123 cm x 123 cm “the nuns of barga” oil on canvas 2008 – 123 cm x 105 cm * “the nuns […]