Client:

IGT

ART IS OPEN 2

Challenge:

Celebrate art through the language of entertainment

Supporting art with the aim of sharing the beauty of our common cultural heritage.

Neri Marcorè meets Self-Portrait of Back by Michelangelo Pistoletto

The second season of Art is Open, conceived by Epik Johannes, produced by Indiana Production, and directed by Tobia Passigato for IGT Italia, aims to democratize art.

Neri Marcorè meets Self-Portrait of Back by Michelangelo Pistoletto

Neri Marcorè meets On the corner where we stand of Patrick Tuttofuoco

Episodi seconda stagione

Episodi seconda stagione

Art is Open 2

After the first season of Art is Open, which saw 4 comedians analyse one masterpiece each from Rome’s National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art permanent collection,  the second season moves to MAXXI (XXI century National Arts Museum), which partnered with IGT since its opening in 2010.

Marcorè is the protagonist of two of the new episodes, in collaboration with MAXXI (XXI century National Arts Museum). In these two episodes, Marcorè interacts with two of the most noticeable masterpieces of the permanent collection, from Michelangelo Pistoletto and Patrick Tuttofuoco.

In the first episode, we see the Autoritratto di schiena (2021) by Michelangelo Pistoletto, a piece of work in which the artist’s point of view coincides with the one of the observers -only his back is visible- and both become spectators of the reflected surroundings. Neri Marcorè interprets the different reactions of the public, constantly changing viewpoints.

In the second episode, the main hero is On the corner where we stand (2006) by Patrick Tuttofuoco. A misunderstanding between Marcorè and the museum’s guard (interpreted by Marco Presta), turns into an excuse to discover 4 big sculptures that represent 4 megalopolis in rapid development: Delhi, Pechino, Bombai and Shanghai. This work of art invites viewers to reflect on the uncontrolled urban development of these areas.

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