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MACRO Testaccio Presents Plus Ultra Works from The Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection

MACRO and Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo are proud to present PLUS ULTRA, a selection of major works from the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection, curated by Francesco Bonami, at MACRO Testaccio, Rome until 20 March 2011.

This is the first time a group exhibition featuring works from Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo’s contemporary art collection, first started in the early nineties, has been shown in Rome, presenting an important selection of highly acclaimed Italian and International contemporary artists.

Piotr UKLANSKI, “Untitled (Monster),” 2009. Juta, linen, plant fiber, aluminium.

PLUS ULTRA, which takes its name from a work featured in the exhibition by Polish artist Goshka Macuka (previewed at the 2009 edition of the Venice Biennale) presents the work of thirty-eight artists utilizing painting, sculpture, video, photography and installation, offering an in depth insight into today’s art.

Among the artists featured in the show are: John Bock, Damien Hirst, Pawel Althamer, Carsten Höller, Sarah Lucas, Tobias Rehberger, Piotr Uklanski, Cerith Wyn Evans, Maurizio Cattelan, Giuseppe Gabellone, Diego Perrone, Paola Pivi and Patrick Tuttofuoco.

The Collection has been built up over the years by acquiring works by artists prior to them making it big on the international contemporary art scene, many who have gone on to have solo exhibitions in some of the world’s top museums and with works featured in major collections.

The exhibition reflects Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo’s story as a collector and merges works that have been part of the Collection for many years with some of the latest acquisition, including works by Tauba Auerbach, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Jon Kessler, Robert Kusmirowski, Goshka Macuga, Hugo Markl, João Onofre, Bojan Sarcevic and Piotr Uklanski.

MACRO Testaccio
Piazza Orazio Giustiniani 4
Rome, Italy
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