Francesco Clemente Opening Event
November 12th, 2018
On November 11, 2018, Francesco Clemente’s exhibition, Works 1978-2018, opened at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center in Greenwich, CT. The exhibition will be on view through March 2019.
Works 1978-2018 brings together a concise but comprehensive selection spanning 40 years of the artist’s work including self-portraits and portraits, works on paper, frescoes, monumental oil and watercolor paintings, and one of the artist’s notable hand painted tents. Executed in Rome, New York, Taos, Varanasi, Jodhpur, Orissa, Pondicherry, and Madras, the works have traveled far and been dispersed among museum collections and art patrons. They now come together for Francesco Clemente: Works 1978–2018, each with its own story to tell. Non-chronological in nature, the exhibition interweaves threads that have been a constant in Clemente’s long-spanning oeuvre, and presents ideas and questions that persist throughout his various transformations in medium.