On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of his birth, the Pinacoteca Civica di Como and the historical archive – managed by Roberta Lietti – dedicate to the Manlio Rho the exhibition Manlio Rho. Sintesi dell’astratto. Paintings of Manlio Rho and his archive.
Novembre 26th, 2021 – February 6th, 2022
Pinacoteca Civica di Como
via Diaz 84, Como, Italy
Among the Masters from whom the Icon Collection draws inspiration, Mario Rho stands out for the harmony and balance of his creations. Shapes and colors are arranged according to methodical geometric rules – found in the rugs Composition 5710 and Composition 5712 – obtained through a profound study of art history combined with the new freedom granted by European Abstractionism.
After the virtual celebrations dedicated to Manlio Rho carried out on the social networks of the Civic Museums, on display at the Pinacoteca, some unedited works of the great artist, a master of abstractionism.
“For the 120th anniversary of the birth of Manlio Rho (…) an exhibition opens at the Pinacoteca that draws attention to some lesser-known aspects of a great artist, a master of Como’s abstract art.” Livia Cioffi, Assessore alla Cultura del Comune di Como