Pier Paolo Pasolini: Subversive Prophet at the Neuberger Museum

Jan 07, 2020 165

Pier Paolo Pasolini (Italian, 1922–1975), one of 20th century Europe's leading intellectuals, known for his prolific work as a poet, writer, and film director, and who railed against government corruption, materialism, consumerism, and political and social repression, will be the focus of Pier Paolo Pasolini: Subversive Prophet, an important exhibition showcasing the artist's wide range of work and influence that will be on view at the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, SUNY, from February 12 through May 31, 2020.

A blunt and controversial figure, Pasolini often faced harsh rebuke. His unrelenting critiques of materialist values, the bourgeoisie and its institutions, and the destruction of Italy's culture and traditions, were carried by media outlets, earning him an international reputation as a leading public intellectual. He championed the disinherited and viewed the intellectual as a savior of society.

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SOURCE: https://patch.com

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