Luigi Busi is the protagonist artist chosen for the 14th retrospective exhibition promoted by Bologna per le Arti, a cultural association that has been involved for years in a process of rediscovery and appreciation of the painting scene of Bologna between the 19th and the 20th century.
"Luigi Busi. L'eleganza del vero 1837-1884" (Luigi Busi. The elegance of the truth 1837-1884)is the first large monographic exhibition dedicated to the painter in his birthplace and it features around sixty works from both private and public collections. Moreover, the exhibition will display additional paintings by the maestros who inspired Busi's artistic education, as well as by his contemporary artists who influenced his creative process.
At Sala d'Ercole di Palazzo D'Accursio, from January 28th to March 18th, 2018 (opening on Saturday, January 27, at 5.30 pm), the exhibition is curated by Stella Ingino, and has obtained the patronage of the Emilia-Romagna Region Authority, of the Municipality of Bologna and of the Fine Arts Academy of Bologna.