In response to increasing concerns relating to the spread of Coronavirus outbreak and in order to prioritize the health and well being of staff, partners and visitors, the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art has taken the decision to temporarily close the Museum to the public from Wednesday 18 March 2020.
The forthcoming exhibition Italian Threads: MITA Textile Design 1926-1976 which was due to open in April has been postponed, with new dates to be announced.
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3 April 2020Crali was an aeropainter avant la lettre, having explored aeronautical motifs in some of his earliest Futurist works. This complex and immersive work constitutes a prototype of Crali’s most famous aeropainting of all, Nose-diving on the City. #MuseumFromHome
2 April 2020Tullio Crali struggled to comprehend Futurism’s sophisticated pictorial theories as a youngster, but was impatient to experiment. The Tempest - Crali’s first Futurist work - reflects this approach with its zigzagging lightning bolts and jagged, angular waves. #MuseumFromHome