LLOYD: TUSCANY LANDSCAPES OF TWENTIETH CENTURY From July 14, 2017 to January 7, 2018FLORENCEVilla BardiniOFFICIAL WEBSITE:
On Friday, July 14, at Villa Bardini (Costa S. Giorgio, 2) will inaugurate "Lloyd: Tuscan Landscapes of the Twentieth Century", the exhibition curated by Lucia Mannini and promoted by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Florence.
Landscape is an ever-present theme in the pictorial work of Lloyd, a well-liked artist, both for his performances on the island of Elba and for Florentine views.
The exhibition contains 62 works by the artist, coming from 27 different private collections of all Italy (especially from Florence and Livorno, but also from Rome, Milan, Viareggio and Reggio Emilia) and from public collections such as the Gallery of Modern Art ( Rome), the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art (Rome), the Civic Art Gallery of the Town of Forlì at Palazzo del Merenda, the Foresiana Civic Art Gallery (Portoferraio, Elba Island), the Cassa di Risparmio Foundation in Florence , The Galleries of the Uffizi Modern Art Gallery of Palazzo Pitti and the Livorno Foundation.
Following his formation in Livorno, following the artistic and moral ideals of Giovanni Fattori, Lloyd, of Welsh origin, but livornese of birth, arrives in Florence at the threshold of the twentieth century, becoming a Florentine native of adoption. In the exhibition, whose catalog is published by Polistampa, the painter's artistic journey dates back to the beginning of the twentieth century, which corresponds to the divisionist season, to full maturity in the twenties, with a small section devoted to Florentine views of the 1930s.