The exhibition examined the connections between beauty, horror, seduction, guile, femininity, erotic desire, violence and death, which have fascinated artists and audiences over the centuries.
Our warmest thank you goes to Chahan and his team for conjuring up a magical setting, to the institutions who have supported us, to the suppliers who provided us with invaluable help, and to all those in Venice and abroad who contributed their time, intellect and passion to make this project successful. Our biggest thank you goes, of course, to the city of Venice and to its ever industrious, resourceful and welcoming inhabitants. We have learned so much from you, enjoyed spending time with you, and look forward to continuing our collaborations in years to come. To all, “a presto”!
Colnaghi’s history is inextricably linked with works on paper, with some of the most prestigious drawings to have been on the market passing through the firm’s hands.