Marin MOCA Exhibit Opening 50 Faces
Contemporary Mosaic Artwork from Italy
- Date: 09/21/2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
- Location: Marin MOCA
500 Palm Drive
Novato, California 94949
The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) invites you to experience an an exciting new exhibit in collaboration with Associazione Naonis and the Italian Film Festival, MOCA presents 50 FACES. Experience this stunning exhibit of contemporary mosaic artwork from the Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli in Italy, where talented young artists redefine the ancient tradition of mosaic art with innovative methods and materials.
The 50 FACES Collection includes Northern California luminaries Robin Williams, Carlos Santana, Sean Penn and Steve Jobs. There are icons of art, culture and music including Frida Kahlo, Yayoi Kusama, J.M. Basquiat and Jimi Hendrix. Viewers will marvel at celebrity super-heros like Angelina Jolie and Robert Downey Jr. and actors like Johnny Depp and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Curator Guglielmo Zanette explains: "50 FACES is a unique blend of art, technique, tradition and culture. It is an exquisite innovation in the contemporary art scene." These compelling artworks use a variety of media including bone, shells, metal and fiber, which are artfully combined with the traditional mosaic material of marble and smalto, to create an iconic set of celebrity portraits
Reception: Saturday, September 21, 5pm-8pm
Exhibit: September 21 - November 10, 2019
Enjoy live music on the lawn, food, libations and kids chalk-painting activities in the courtyard.
Exhibit admission: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors 70+/students, free for members