Pablo Echaurren: Dadaist and Surrealist artist

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Pablo Echaurren: Dadaist and Surrealist artist

The son of Chilean artist Sebastian Matta shows for the first time at the National Gallery.

This is a major exhibition devoted to Pablo Echaurren at the National Gallery of Modern Art. Having started painting at the age of 18, the young Italian (he was born in Rome, his father having left Chile after World War II) was immediately discovered by the Dada gallerist Arturo Schwarz.

His art is a subtle mix of Dadaism and Surrealism. He has worked in every imaginable medium: painting, collage, book covers, comic books, ceramics, tapestry, jewellery, video, and writing. The exhibition is an excellent opportunity to discover his often-startling works. It pays beautiful tribute to an artist deserving of wider recognition.

Pablo Echaurren – Contropittura
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna
Viale delle Belle Arti, 131
00197 Roma

Until 3 April 2016

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8 EUR / 4.50 EUR (with reduction)

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday (closed Mondays and most holidays)