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Imperia, Italy

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MACI - Museo Arte Contemporanea di Imperia

Imperia, Italy

Villa Faravelli

Built between the two areas of Porto Maurizio and Oneglia, Villa Faravelli rises in a residential spot by the sea. In 1938 the business man Umberto Faravelli, well known in Imperia due to his oil trade company, buy a lot of the property with the starting idea of building here a one floor house, to respect the environmental former context.
The designer and director of the construction is Ing. Francesco Muratorio, already known in the city to have realized important projects, such us the main Hospital of the city. By 1940 the first floor of the Villa is completed. Following interventions give us the actual image of the Villa, with his sober and elegant architecture, example of a unique neorinascimental and rational desing.
After six years of careful renovation under the direction of architect Marco Calvi the Villa has been brought to his ancient splendor, ready to host events and meetings. The organization of the interiors has followed the original plan, as well as the details such as tapestries and architectural elements, renovated with philological spirit. Villa Faravelli has been reopened to the public in 2005 with a personal exhibition of George Baselitz.
Villa Faravelli hosts since2016 the MACI - Imperia Contemporary Art Museum and the Collection of modern art by the Architect Lino Invernizzi, donated to the city by the widow Maria Teresa Danè.
The bequest include more or less seventy artworks from the main artists, both italian and international, of the second half of the Nineteenth Century. Among the authors Victor Vasarely, Mario Radice, Robert e Sonia Delunay, Enzo Morlotti, Josef Albers, Marino Marini, Frantisek Kupka, Lucio Fontana, Piero Dorazio, Vittorio Tavernari, Carlo Nangeroni Renato Birolli.
 

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MACI - Museo Arte Contemporanea di Imperia

Viale Matteotti, 151
18100, Imperia

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