It was inaugurated Saturday, November 7, at 18, at the museum Correale, Sorrento, the exhibition "The Young Salvator Rosa. The beginnings of a great master of the 'European 600 ", which will be open to the public until 31 January 2016.
The event, sponsored by the museum Correale and with-end art and culture, sponsored by the City of Sorrento, Salvator Rosa celebrates four hundred years after the birth.
The museum space arises as an ideal frame of a precious selection of about twenty oil paintings on canvas, from private collections and museum collections by five Italian: Capodimonte Museum, the Museum of San Martino, Correale Museum, Filangieri Museum and Galleria Corsini, some never exposed to the public.
An innovative section drawings will document, in parallel, the graphic style of Rose, one of the great designers of the Italian Baroque, illustrating the heritage and dialectical exchange with those masters contemporary critical to understand its language: Ribera, Falcone, the two brothers Fracanzano, Domenico Gargiulo called Micco Spadaro.
Famous painter and poet, the exhibition offers the public, to mention in particular the beginning, it took place in the thirties of the seventeenth century between the original Naples and Rome. Majoring in landscape paintings and marine accords well with the celebration of the young Salvator Rosa, thanks to this artistic genre, stated his name even in Sorrento, host city of the exhibition.
The event, curated by Viviana Farina, an expert in painting and drawing from Naples, makes use of scientific advice by Stefan Albl, the Hertzian Library of Rome, Catherine Loisel, the Musée du Louvre in Paris, Nicholas Turner, the British Museum in London and the Getty Museum in Los Angeles and Filippo Merola, director of the Museum Correale.
The exhibition is funded through a crowdfunding campaign, involving all art lovers who with their donations online and with their participation will make this event possible.
Great attention is paid to social media, with the hashtag #iostoconRosa, in order to create a stream of posts and various shots of visitors through the Facebook page - www.facebook.com/mostrediarteasorrento - Boards of Pinterest, Twitter profile and the event website - www.con-fine.com/salvatorrosa - which will act as the nerve center of all communication. A real cross-media narrative that recounts the initiative day by day through images, videos and contributions.