Rome. Beat Generation travels in Italy

On showcase photos and documents by Ginsberg, Corso, Ferlinghetti passing through Italy, at the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art.

Allen Ginsberg immortala Fernana Pivano durante il convegno alla Giudecca sulla "Natura", Venezia, 1995

A photographic and documentary exhibition on protagonists of the Beat Generation traveling in Italy. It is titled “Beat Generation. Ginsberg, Corso, Ferlinghetti. Travel to Italy”
and is curated by Enzo Eric Toccaceli. 200 photos are shown, shot by the curator. The photographs, accompanied by an apparatus of about 600 documents (first editions, vinyl, posters, invitations, posters, press cuttings), describe the trips to Italy of three of the most important exponents of the Beat Generation, who went to Italy several times during meetings and performances: Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, now almost centenary. In a period of time starting in the late seventies and ending in the most recent years, Enzo Eric Toccaceli has followed and photographed Ginsberg, Corso and Ferlinghetti in all their wanderings in the big cities and capitals of art: from Milan to Venice , Rome, Florence, to reach the Strait of Messina.

Beat Generation. Ginsberg, Corso, Ferlinghetti. Viaggio in Italia
Enzo Eric Toccaceli
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea
Opening dates:
16 febbraio 2018 – 2 aprile 2018
Viale delle Belle Arti, 131, 00197 Roma

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