19 Jan 2011

Modernist film and Talk: 'Franco Albini and Museums design in Genoa in the 1950's'


'New Museum: Franco Albini and Museum Design in Genoa in the 1950s'
Tuesday 8 March 2011 at 18.45 (doors open at 18.00) at Estorick Museum, London

'New Museum' is the latest 16mm film by artists Graham Ellard and Stephen Johnstone.
Focussing on the radical, Modernist exhibition designs of Franco Albini and his collaboration with museum director Caterina Marcenaro in the early 1950s, the film features material shot in the galleries of the Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Rosso in Genoa. The screening will be accompanied by a discussion between the artists and Professor Robert Lumley of University College London. Tickets £8 or £5 for full-time students and Estorick members.

Stills from New Museum

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