"For the first time ever in Toronto, The 54TH International Art Exhibition – Venice Biennale 2011 Padiglione Italia In The World.
In honour of the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs promoted the Venice Biennale - Padiglione Italia in the World project, directed and curated by Italian art critic Vittorio Sgarbi. On this occasion, the 89 Italian Cultural Institutes in the world will become branches of the Venice Biennale.
This project aims at promoting artists of Italian origin living and working abroad. The director of each Institute submitted a number of local artists of Italian origin to an ad hoc Commission.
The Italian Cultural Institute is pleased to announce that the Toronto artists selected to participate in this project are Tony Calzetta, Vincenzo Pietropaolo and Francesca Vivenza."
- Italian Cultural Institute in Toronto
Venice Biennale 2011 Padiglione Italia in the World
June 4 – November 27, 2011
Istituto Italiano di Cultura (496 Huron St., Toronto)
Monday - Friday from 2:30pm - 4:30pm
For more information please visit: www.iicbelgrado.esteri.it/IIC_Toronto/webform/SchedaEvento.aspx?id=559&citta=Toronto
Vincenzo Pietropaolo Artist Page: www.bulgergallery.com/dynamic/fr_artist.asp?ArtistID=62