Exhibition dedicated to Marino Marini (1901 - 1980). The Guggenheim Venice is now exhibiting his works with "Passioni Visive", the first retrospective ever realized dedicated to the artist, that aims to physically situate the artist from Pistoia in the history of sculpture.
Born in Pistoia in Tuscany Marino Marini made the traditions of this ancient land, so rich in history, his own. He was so deeply attached to his origins that he was convinced that he was somehow a descendent of the ancient civilisation of the Etruscans. In fact he said "Here the artistic past of Italy still penetrates our whole existence, because we live in the middle of works of art… my archaism, my Etruscans… there is no need to offer much of an explanation.