2006.12.10 - 2007.2.18
Hakone Open Air Museum
Cecco Bonanotte Exhibition


From 10th December 2006 to 18th February 2007, Cecco Bonanotte Exhibition was held at the Hakone Open-Air Museum sponsored by the museum and Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical.


In the exhibition, a total of 150 pieces including 90 sculptures, paintings and dessins were exhibited. They were borrowed from the domestic major museums and Italy, such as the Vatican Museums. The artist himself conducted the selection of the works, the arrangement of the venue and the display. So the exhibition was constructed by the value of the artist consistently on large scale.


Cecco Bonanotte is a leading modern sculptor in Italy. He has made many important works worldwide such as the new portal for the Vatican Museums in 2000 and the bronze portal of the Musee de Luxembourg in Paris in 2006. In Japan, His sculpture represented contemporary Italian art in the Italian Pavilion in the Ocean Expo in Okinawa, 1975 and a traveling exhibition was held at 4 museums in 1990.


To the artist’s page


Surrounded by the nature and light, Bonanotte’s sculptures had great presence. Thank you very much for coming.


Venue: The Hakone Open-Air Museum

Term: 10th Dec. 2006 - 18th Feb. 2007