LOCARNO. “Manolo Valdés” 13 april – 6 october 2019. Pinacoteca Comunale Casa Rusca.

Manolo Valdés exhibition, the first in Switzerland, will be curated by Rudy Chiappini and will host over 50 of the most significant works of the great master’s long career, made from the mid-eighties up to the present day.

The suggestive rooms and the court of Casa Rusca will be animated by paintings and sculptures of elegant figures of ladies, majestic heads with female features, equestrian statues of noblewomen and knights.

Throughout his long career, Valdés has never stopped investigating and reinventing Art, with an insatiable appetite for conceptual and plastic experimentation. The result is unanimous critical acclaim and recognition from a growing public for his works that can be found in the great museums of the world. Manolo Valdés’s works is included in numerous public and private collections including, but not limited to the de Young Museum of San Francisco; Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy; Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany; Menil Foundation, Houston, Texas; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Modern Museet Art, Stockholm, Sweden; Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Museo Nacional Centre de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. Manolo’s iconic sculptures are exhibited outdoors in the parks and gardens of major cities such as the New York Botanical Gardens, Hofgarten, Dusseldorf and Chatsworth House, UK.

Pinacoteca Comunale Casa Rusca. Piazza S. Antonio 1. 6600 Locarno. Switzerland


Image: Manolo Valdés