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For Those Who Fly
2011 - outdoor bench and writing

Set up partially for the first time at the Biennale Internazionale della Scultura di Carrara in 2010, the work For Those Who Fly was created the following year at the Fattoria di Celle in memory of Pina Gori. The bench, placed on the edge of the Fattoria's roof, is close to the family residence as well as to the terrace from which Pina loved to admire the view at sunset. This work bears witness to the esteem and affection that the artists always had for Pina, and at the same time, it evokes her spirit as if she were present in the space.

Luigi Mainolfi

Luigi Mainolfi was born in Rotondi (Avellino) in 1948. He lives and works in Turin.

Among his one-man shows we recall here the ones held at Rimini (1992); Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan (1992/1996); Villa delle Rose, Bologna (1994); The Italian Cultural Institute, Paris (1995); Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea , Turin and la Società Promotrice delle Belle Arti, Turin (1995); Rotonda di San Pietro, Asti (1995); Fish Market, Pesaro (1998); "La Marrana" Associazione culturale, Montemarcello (1999); Sapporo Art Park, Japan (2001); Parco della Padula, Carrara (2002); Complesso di Santa Sofia, Salerno (2005); Pinacoteca Comunale, Varallo Pombia (Novara,2005); 2000 & Novecento Galleria d'Arte, Reggio Emilia (2007-8); Galleria Paola Verrengia, Salerno (2008-2009); Palazzo Madama, Turin (2011).

In 2005 he carried out the project "Al tempo delle rotonde" with the Art in Erba Association. In 2011 he installed his piece titled "For Those Who Fly" on the roof of the Fattoria building.

Events

For Those who Fly
16.06.2012

Luigi Mainolfi. For Those who Fly The inauguration, on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the opening of the Gori Collection to the public, of Luigi Mainolfi’s new permanent work, installed on the roof and façade of the Farm Building.

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