Opening this Thursday evening at Antica Libreria Cascianelli in Rome – Evan Gorga: A Collection Reimagined, works on paper by Peter Hristoff

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 in Events, Exhibitions, Faculty | No Comments

VCS faculty member Peter Hristoff is presenting an exhibition of works on paper at Antica Libreria Cascianelli in Rome, opening this Thursday evening and on display through April 1st. Here’s a brief description of the show from the Italian-language site exibart, followed by a Google translation (lightly edited for clarity):


Peter Hristoff – La Vita e l’Epoca di Evan Gorga: Una Collezione Reimmaginata

Si presentano in Libreria una serie diprove di lavoro o di stampa delle immagini che vengono poi impresse sui quadri, interrogandosi sul concetto di autenticità e la complessità’ degli istinti umani. Questi lavori celebrano l’amore della cultura classica cosi come l’atteggiamento nevrotico.


Peter Hristoff – The Life and Times of Evan Gorga: A Collection Reimagined

A series of works or print proofs of the images are presented in the Library and then impressed on the paintings, questioning the concept of authenticity and the complexity of human instincts. These works celebrate the love of classical culture as well as the neurotic attitude.


For more information and a few images from the show, visit the event listing on the Antica Libreria Cascianelli Facebook page (also in Italian).

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