Curated by Sonia D’Alto, organized by the BTS Como Arte Foundation.
The exhibition is dedicated to the figure of Pliny the Elder, a source of inspiration for many contemporary artists, 2000 years after his birth.
Alongside works by international artists there will be finds from the Paolo Giovio Civic Archaeological Museum in Como, the Natural History Museum of Milan and the Museum of Roman Civilizations as well as precious prints from the Bertarelli Civic Collection of Castello Sforzesco.
Mirella Bentivoglio is included in this singular journey between contemporary art and natural history with 3 works: Le Tavole del Sapere, book-object from 1992, Book with Egg, from 1990, and From Egg to Zero, from 1984.