• “Terrae Motus”

    Villa Campolieto

    “Terrae. Motus” commemorated the earthquake that devastated the city of Naples and its surroundings in November 1980. The disaster inflicted social wounds that have not yet healed, and the show pointed these out in vivid fashion. Its selection of works by 25 artists is to become the nucleus for a museum of contemporary art in Naples; the exhibition was born through the unbounded enthusiasm of dealer Lucio Amelio, and in the summer of 1985 a second group of work will be presented to the public under the same title.

    Harsh, painful, and altogether obvious contrasts exist between “Terrae Motus”—an

    Read more