Fortuny and Wagner

Fortuny Museum hosts an exhibition on the influences of Wagner in the visual arts

To mark the bicentenary of the birth of Richard Wagner occurring in 2013, Fortuny Museum presents a major exhibition, the result of a long process of research around the influence, both iconographic and aesthetic, the German composer and the phenomenon of Wagnerism exerted on the visual arts in Italy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Wagnerism was an authentic cultural fashion, which, in its various expressions, enjoyed a wide circulation and penetrating. A role of the protagonist, in this context, it is up to Mariano Fortuny author of a cycle wagneriamo including 46 paintings and numerous engravings, for the first time set forth herein in full. The show is hosted at the Palazzo Fortuny until 8 April (closed on Tuesdays).