Praestigium Italia I - Imago Mundi
Contemporary Artists from Italy
Imago Mundi - Luciano Benetton Collection
Texts by Luciano Benetton and Luca Beatrice
Imago Mundi showcases contemporary Italian art. The works of 420 artists - maestros and talented young painters, but also architects, designers, photographers, publicists, musicians, actors – brought together in the two volumes of the collection curated by Luca Beatrice to compose a vibrant and generous mosaic that criss-crosses the Bel Paese from north to south and from east to west. Commitment, sensitivity, spirit of discovery and the courage to look ahead: with pride in an unrepeatable tradition its starting point, Praestigium is above all the extraordinary representation of a future. A new artistic, social and moral vision that Italy can and must show to the world.
Praestigium Italia I compose the Italian collection of Imago Mundi, a cultural, democratic, global, non-profit project, promoted by Luciano Benetton with the aim of creating the widest possible mapping of the different contemporary artistic experiences of our world. In Imago Mundi, each country is represented by the works of established artists and new talents, commissioned with the maximum freedom of expression, whose only constraint is the 10x12 cm format.
www.imagomundiart.com is the web platform of the entire project