CQ for ” Maria Lai , sew the World “
Caterina Quartana pleased to have collaborated in the exhibition curated by Antonio Marras and Claudia Losi “How Small Worker Bees” for the exhibition of artist Maria Lai in Cagliari
On the occasion of the exhibition on Maria Lai,”Mending the World” along with Caterina Quartana Tecnodesign and Interattiva marketing Culturale, Cagliari, has made the construction of the hall dedicated to the installation of the designer Antonio Marras and artist Claudia Losi. One installation stage that exceeds all expectations, along over 10 km of thread that unites the work of the artist Maria Lai, to the palace, to the rooms, to the outside. Caterina Quartana supported in setting the room, thread by thread, meters of meters, mile on mile, supporting Antonio Marras and his staff. CQ with great happiness and honor is pleased to have participated in this event in honor of a great artist, weaver and Sardinian woman, Maria Lai.
Claudia Losi & Antonio Marras – How little worker bees
A special project, a collaboration between the artist Claudia Losi and the designer Antonio Marras, friend and collaborator of Maria Lai, ideally combines the offices of Cagliari and Nuoro.
In Cagliari intervention connects the front of the museum and the surrounding streets with the interior of a room on the ground floor, where a work of Lai will be visible even at night.
In Nuoro, a weaving of wire will start from the outside of the Nuoro Museum MAN (Museum Arts Nuoro) he cross walls and windows, to ” bind” the walls a galaxy of small items greeting cards, graphics, jewelry, fabrics, embroidery), made by Maria Lai in the course of their lives and given to friends and family, reconstructing the role of artist active in their communities, who generously shares and “scatters” his work.
Maria Lai and its wires, unpredictable as the sense of a city that designs and is open to the world, have inspired our application process and will be the common thread that will accompany us until 2019. The red wire from now joins Cagliari, Nuoro and Ulassai to pay tribute and to tell the story and the work of this artist unique and unrepeatable, for art and for our land. * With a special project of Claudia Losi and Antonio Marras “Mending the world” is an exhibition of the Civic Museums of Cagliari and the MAN in Nuoro Museum dedicated to Maria Lai (1919-2013), one of the most important and fascinating female figures in the history of Italian art of the second half of the twentieth century. The exhibition, realized with the support of Fondazione Banco di Sardegna, offers a chronological and thematic structured in three different locations: the City Palace of Cagliari, the Museum MAN in Nuoro, the country of Ulassai. With more than three hundred works from collections both public and private, as well as from the family collection, Mending the world is the first complete retrospective dedicated to the artist. Cagliari – City Palace (Opening Thursday, July 10 at 19) From the forties to the eighties 10:07 – 11/02/2014