Share
spinner-caricamento

GAM - Modern Art Gallery of Turin verified

Turin, Piedmont, Italy closed Visit museumarrow_right_alt

closed What a bèeèello!

The show

Appointment on Sunday 18 September 2022, at 5 pm for the inauguration of the original choral work composed of hundreds of sheep designed by illustrators and creatives, gathered in a single installation capable of enhancing the stylistic and conceptual uniqueness of each artist. In short, a single large flock of sheep in which each sheep is the black sheep! 

Eight hundred small original works, an incredible result of the social call opened in June by the communication studio Imperfect in Turin .

The call was as simple as it was captivating, to all participants only one request: please draw me a sheep? so as to gather a huge flock and create an exhibition aimed at a charity auction.

Enthusiastically, illustrators, painters, draftsmen, scribblers and dreamers with no limits of age, nation, technique or ideas responded.

The sheep were made with the most disparate techniques: by hand from pencil drawing to collage, embroidery, Japanese printing, woodcut, digital painting or photo retouching techniques: black sheep, tall sheep, soft sheep, very bad sheep and tender sheep, lonely sheep and sheep in groups ...

The works - count 801 sheep! - they came not only from Italy, but also from 17 other foreign countries : Argentina, Mexico, Egypt, Taiwan, Cuba, Chile, Iraq, Turkey, Ukraine, Serbia, Slovakia, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, England, France .

An exhibition in progress, aimed at a charity auction that will take place on December 4, 2022. At the end of the exhibition, all the sheep of which the installation is composed will be auctioned and the proceeds donated to the Mosaico Refugees association, body that carries out projects aimed at supporting, orienting and integrating refugees, as well as raising awareness of the entire citizenry.

The installation, due to its nature as an open work and its vocation for inclusiveness, will be enriched and supported by constant laboratory activities and courses for children, teenagers, families and schools by the Education Department of the GAM.

The first thematic workshop will take place on Sunday 18 September, at 3 pm. The path will start from the GAM collection of the '900 where together with families we will explore different techniques and artistic movements, from figurative to abstract art, from informal to installations to find original ideas that guide us in the creation of a colorful, original and imaginative flock of sheep. Parents and children will have the opportunity to express their creativity without limits or rules, using different materials and tools, moving within the Educational Area of the GAM.

Gallery

Works on display

Timetable and tickets

Address

Via Magenta, 31,
10100 Turin

Contacts

More on the program

date_range undefined undefined

HERE ARE THE DRAGONS

Until 12 March 2023

date_range undefined undefined

NINETEENTH CENTURY

Until 11 April 2023


Other exhibitions in Torino

date_range undefined

Every food is a landscape

Until 18 December 2022

date_range undefined

Ettore Fico

Until 18 December 2022

date_range undefined

Patricia Mussa

Until 18 December 2022

date_range undefined

Eclectic!

Until 18 December 2022

Related searches

last days date_range undefined

Eternal struggle of my desire

Until 11 December 2022

date_range undefined

The beginning of time.

Until 18 December 2022

date_range undefined

Small Fixations

Until 23 December 2022

date_range undefined

Polys Peslikas

Until 23 December 2022

What you can find on Artsupp

Artsupp is the museums’ portal through which it’s easy to discover art, exhibitions and artworks. Now museums in France, the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain can also share their activities with users

About us