November 21, 2017 - January 8, 2018
Opening November 21, 6:00 pm
This exhibition consists of 15 architecture collages by Cherubino Gambardella. It explores the Villa Malaparte, a house on Punta Massullo, on the Eastern side of the Isle of Capri, one of the best examples of Italian modern architecture. Casa Malaparte sits on a dangerous cliff 32 meters above the sea overlooking the Gulf of Salerno. Its interior and exterior (particularly the rooftop patio) are prominently featured in Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 film, Contempt (Le Mépris).
Cherubino Gambardella is an architect and full professor of Architectural Design at the Vanvitelli University of Naples. His designs have been displayed at several museums and European, American and Asian foundations, and have been featured by the world's most influential architecture magazines. Gambardella’s collages were part of the exhibition Cut ’n’ Paste: From Architectural Assemblage to Collage City at MoMA (New York, July 10, 2013–January 5, 2014). He designed the Bio-Mediterranean Cluster for the Milan Expo 2015 (recognized as one of the best international pavilions). He was awarded the prize for the Mixed Tenure Buildings category at the ArchMarathon for Mediterranean Countries held in Beirut in 2015.
The exhibition opening is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Please RSVP at malaparte.eventbrite.com