Zotti & students. Art and life

05 September - 01 October 2008 | Rijeka, Museum of Modern Art

curated by Brigitte Brand

Begins Sept. 5 from the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rijeka (Muzej the modern suvremene umjetnosti, Rijeka, Croatia) to pay homage trilateral bestowed by his students from Croatia, Slovenia and Italy to the artist Carmelo Zotti. The initiative involves over to the Museum of the River Piran Coastal Galleries (Obalne galerije Piran, Slovenia) and the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice. Patroness is Brigitte Brand, wife of Zotti and artist, who has followed the exhibition project from its earliest stages when it was born, in 2006, from a conversation between Branko Franceschi, then director of the Museum of Rijeka, Franco Jesurun of Trieste Contemporanea and Master Zotti. Unfortunately Carmelo Zotti, in May 2007, passed away without seeing realized the idea, which was very important, to gather around him and his closest students. Now cut curator of this event responds to its directives, involving two ministries of culture, four municipalities, three institutional structures, five venues, six curators of the project and twenty artists-students. The editors of Zotti&Students – Dino Marangon for works of Zotti, Nataša IvanÄ