ITALY: Teatro Colosseo Exhibition – Streetart in Blu 3 – BANKSY, BLU & ROBERT DEL NAJA

In June 2021 the fantastic exhibition “Streetart in Blu 3” opened its doors in the Teatro Colosseo with artworks from the famous leading urban artists BANKSY, BLU and ROBERT DEL NAJA aka 3D. The show rooms of the contemporary and alternative art museum at Via Madame Cristina 71 in Turin were peppered with magnificent creations made by those three masterminds. On information boards or on digital and audiovisual info screens, visitors were able to find out about the backgrounds of the works and makers. Additionally they showed an exciting interview with gallerist Steve Lazarides made by Andrea Olcese for the famous magazine Artibune. The exhibition was curated by Xora, Lacryma Lisnic and Serena Aisto with awesome lighting designs by Riccardo Bonis and Francesco Dell’Elba.

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ITALY: Borgo Campidoglio – The district of Turin that has become an open air museum

The Turin district Borgo Vecchio Campidoglio is the seat of the MAU – Museum of Urban Art which is, the first open-air contemporary art museum in an urban center of Italy. An incredible urban museum which houses over 170 works created by numerous artists who have left their creations and imprints on the walls. Here, strolling through the cobbled streets you will come across whales giants, mountain landscapes, portraits, trompe-l’oeil, flower growers, and even benches inspired by great artists.

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ITALY: Torino Cittá del Cinema 2020 – Art Installations – I volti del cinema

In 2020 on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the opening of the National Cinema Museum at the Mole Antonelliana and the birth of the Turin Piedmont Film Commission, the Piedmontese capital was the ‘City of Cinema’. At 20 installations throughout Turin you could admire the remarkable and famous movies created between 1914 and 2020 with their filmsets in the local streets. Check out the article and the huge gallery with subpages for each artwork.

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ITALY: Toward 2030 – What are you doing? – Turin Urban Museum Project

Turin became a large open-air museum with 18 works of urban art inspired by the United Nations 2030 agenda. This is “Toward 2030, What are you doing?”. The initiative involved 18 international street artists who have created in 2018 and 2019 altogether 18 various places in the city with fantastic murals. 18 urban artworks corresponding to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals plus one by Lavazza (Goal Zero) designed to amplify and disseminate the United Nations 2030 Agenda more effectively. The artists of three Turin collectives have collaborated for this project: Il Cerchio e le Gocce, Monkeys Evolution and Truly Urban Artists.

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ITALY: Parco Dora Graffiti Space – Biggest Hall of Fame in Turin

Parco Dora is an huge inner-city park in Turin in the Piedmont region in Northern Italy. Until the 1990s the park was an industrial area of ​​450,000 square meters and centrally located on the Dora Riparia River. The meanwhile cleared parts were partially greened or rededicated to event areas, which has now 90,000 square meters and is also called the Area Vitali. The entire space is a spray hot spot and great graffiti and streetart get painted every day. It is Turin’s biggest Hall of Fame. Here is a gallery of the fantastic artworks sorted by numerous artist.

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