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Venice Opens Major Exhibition by Felice Carena at Palazzo Franchetti

Felice Carena - 'La fuga in Egitto', 1940 ca.- Oil on canvas, 90x110 cm. - Collezione Privata.

VENICE- Venice is dedicating a major exhibition to Felice Carena (Cumiana, Turin 1879 – Venice, 1966), undisputed luminary of the Italian Novecento. The show is a tribute to the artist from Piedmont who spent the last, prolific years of his career in Venice. Promoted by Regione del Veneto, Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti and Arthemisia Group, the exhibition “Felice Carena e gli anni di Venezia” (“Felice Carena and the Venice Years”) is on view through 18 July 2010, in the prestigious venue of Palazzo Franchetti.

Following the exhibition in the same venue dedicated to Zoran Music which ended on 7 March, the event continues with the commemoration of artists with Venetian links, rediscovering a great painter like Felice Carena who has long been absent from the exhibition scene.