MACI - Museo Arte Contemporanea di Imperia

Villa Faravelli

Situated in an intermediate position between the’ town of Porto Maurizio and the  Oneglia, Villa Faravelli is set in a’ residential area overlooking the sea. In 1938, l’ industrial Voltrese Umberto Faravelli , active for some time in realityà Imperia started with the oil business, buy a lot of propertyà with the’ initial idea to build a building on one floor, not to alter the privileged points of view of the environment and landscape preesistente.Progettista and construction manager in charge was l’ Ing. Francesco Muratorio , whose name Imperiaè linked to the definition of very important projects, such as the’ Costarainera Hospital and that of Imperia. The construction work on the first floor of the residences ending in 1940 .&Nbsp; They are the successive interventions to give us back the’ current image of the Villa, from’ elegant and simple architecture , due to a unique feature neorinascimentalrazionalizzante.Sei years of painstaking restoration work directed by’ architect Marco Calvi have unearthed the ancient glories of Villa destined to use a presentation and representation. The space organization has complied with the layout of the original residence, così as the elements which upholsteries and architectural furnishings, restored with philological spirit. The villaè It opened to the public in 2005 on the occasion of the exhibition dedicated to George Baselitz. Villa Faravelli è seat since 2016  MACI - Museum of Contemporary Art in Imperia   and hosts the  Modern Art collection of’ Architect Genovese Lino Invernizzi , bequest to the cityà Widow Maria Teresa Danè .The donation includes seventy works of  the protagonists of Italian and international art scene of the second halfà the‘ 900  Among the authors exposed Victor Vasarely , Mario root , Robert and Sonia Delaunay Enzo Morlotti , Josef Albers , Marino Marini , Frantisek Kupka , Lucio Fontana Piero Dorazio , Vittorio Tavernari , Carlo Nangeroni , Renato Birolli .


Permanent Collection ''ARCHITECT LINO INVERNIZZI''

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Viale Matteotti, 151
18100 Imperia


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