Collages in exile: Kurt Schwitters at Tate Britain

29 January 2013

Newspaper scraps, bus tickets, food wrappings, leaves, rope and fabric pieces, even cigarette ends. For Kurt Schwitters, no object was unworthy of attention. The task he had taken up—perhaps a playful one in the beginning, even though its repercussions on his life turned out as dramatic—was precisely this: “A complete breach of inhibitions […] creating […]

One exhibition, one question: The Pre-Raphaelites at Tate Britain

21 September 2012

Great exhibitions have a unique capacity: they can arise many more issues than they explore, engendering crucial questions not only for art, but also for society as a whole. With today, Amici della Scala starts a series of articles devoted to some of the most important international exhibitions, inviting readers to jointly reflect on the […]