In the beginning was the image

Peter Greenaway2015

Italy - Biennale Arte 2015

Italy - Biennale Arte 2015

A journey through the history of art: this is Peter Greenaway’s tribute to
Italy. An abacus of images that “travel” through the centuries. Fragments
of Italian masterpieces – unrecognizable here – compose a panel
marked by similarities and correspondences. A video installation made up
of similar elements and extracts of works painted by different artists. Tapestries
of identical yet different subjects accompanied by writings that
meet the viewer's gaze and create countless echoes. The artful blending
of the history of painting, cinema, video art, graphics and music, the British
filmmaker invites us on a journey that intends to “reactivate memory”.

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  • Title: In the beginning was the image
  • Creator: Peter Greenaway
  • Date Created: 2015
  • Medium: Architectural video projection, sound