Works from the collection of Franca Maria Volpin and Valeriano D'Urbano

  • Edited by Caterina Riva
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Size 22,50 x 28,50 cm
  • Pages 80
  • Illustrations 40
  • Language Italian, English
  • Year 2023
  • ISBN 9788836653065
  • Price € 24,00  € 22,80
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The title of the book, L’esca (The bait), refers to the love affair that develops between collector, artwork and artist. Bearing witness to that feeling are the works gathered here from the private collection of Franca Maria Volpin and Valeriano D’Urbano, selected by Caterina Riva among those created by artists who emerged on the Italian scene in the 1990s. This publication reenacts the dialogue between the exhibited works and includes audio files playable via QR code that, through curious anecdotes of the two collectors, narrate their encounters with various artists and gallerists. The text by Simone Menegoi addresses the specificity of this private collection of contemporary art within the Italian context.


Caterina Riva

A matter of attitude
Simone Menegoi

Map of MACTE

Eva Marisaldi
Stefano Arienti
Mario Dellavedova
Luca Vitone
Sislej Xhafa
Maurizio Cattelan
Miltos Manetas
Alessandro Pessoli
Liliana Moro
Mario Airò
Alessandra Tesi
Paola Pivi
Amedeo Martegani
Francesco Bernardi
Lorenzo Scotto di Luzio
Monica Bonvicini
Tommaso Tozzi