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March 24 - June 5, undefinedART & NATURE undefinedWalking with Senses


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Werner Gasser - TO BE CONTINUED_2

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Location: Kunst Meran

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ITALOMODERN 1 + 2: Architecture in Upper Italy 1946 – 1976

Aldo Bernardis, Terrazza a Mare, Lignano Sabbiadoro, 1969 - 72. Photo: Werner Feiersinger

Exhibition period:    April 23 – June 26, 2016

A Stocktaking of the Postwar Architecture in the Region of Upper Italy

An exhibition by Martin and Werner Feiersinger as well as aut. - Innsbruck

In 2011, Martin and Werner Feiersinger offered the first comprehensive stocktaking of the postwar architecture in the region of Upper Italy by means of the exhibition and book entitled "ITALOMODERN", thus introducing the wide range of different trends and their representatives - some of which were unknown - , from Neo-Realists and Rationalists, Brutalists and Organic Architects down to architectural "freaks".
The success and the great attention that "ITALOMODERN 1" received encouraged Martin and Werner Feiersinger to continue their research and traveling activities and present the results in "ITALOMODERN 2".
For the first time, "ITALOMODERN 1" and "ITALOMODERN 2" will be shown together, from April to June 2016 at Merano Arte.
This comprehensive presentation of the Italian postwar era is a great synopsis of familiar and unfamiliar architecture.


Markus Vallazza - The World Illustrator
An Exhibition on Occasion of his 80th Birthday

Opening reception: Friday, July 8, 2016
Exhibition period: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - Sunday, September 04, 2016

Curator: GĂĽnther Oberhollenzer

Markus Vallazza. Illustrator, etcher, poet, rebel, cosmopolitan. The South Tyrolean artist has drawn and passionately interpreted - never simply illustrated - innumerable works of world literature. Markus Vallazza will turn eighty in 2016. Merano Arte is honoring this exceptional artist with the exhibition curated by GĂĽnther Oberhollenzer, underlining his great importance for the art in South Tyrol over the past fifty years. Yet, Vallazza is also admired and appreciated far beyond the borders of his home country. He is an undisputed master of his trade and can be referred to as one of Europe's most significant etchers and illustrators. undefinedmore..

Frida Parmeggiani - Costume Abstractions

On occasion of the 70th birthday of the Merano costume designer Frida Parmeggiani, the Salzburger Mozarteum and Merano Arte will present a comprehensive Frida Parmeggiani exhibition.


Salzburg:   July 21 – September 3, former Barockmuseum, Galerie im Mirabellgarten, Holzpavillon Mirabell

Merano:    September 16 – December 4
Merano Arte and Palais Mamming  

Over the four decades from 1978 to 2008, Frida Parmeggiani was Europe's most sought-after costume designer. She worked with such legendary producers as Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Samuel Beckett, AndrĂ© Heller, and others, and as early as 1979, she did the designs for Wagner's "Lohengrin" at the Bayreuth Festival. For the Salzburg Festival, she designed the striking and fantastic costumes for "Erwartung/Herzog Blaubarts Burg" ["Expectations/Bluebeard's Castle"]“, "PellĂ©as et Melisande", "Mitridate", and "Dantons Tod" ["Danton's Death"]. The Parmeggiani exhibitions entitled "Costume Abstractions" in Salzburg and Merano this summer span nine new costumes, some of which comprise several parts. Elfriede Jelinek calls them "Stoff-Geschöpfe" ["textile artifacts"]. In these artifacts, Frida Parmeggiani fathoms the tension between space, form, and fabric.  For the first time, Parmeggiani works without a dramatic composition, singers, or actors, so she can apply her minimalist design vocabulary in a static-sculptural manner. undefinedmore..

is the new art director of Merano Arte.

The Swiss curator is taking over the art direction post from Valerio Dehò, who had held it for 15 years.