Painting To See The Skies (1961) by Yoko Ono


LIVE! When Art and Rock Changed History

May 21 to September 16, 2011

The Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art
Viale della Repubblica, 277, 59100 Prato, Italy
Tel: +39 0574 5317 ‎

The exhibition, curated by Luca Beatrice and Marco Bazzini told through an evocative point of view as the history of contemporary art and the history of rock have gone hand in hand helping to build the cultural universe of the last forty years.

Visual arts and music, have intersected and overlapped over time, creating a coherent and unified view, united in the dimension of performance which in turn takes on the outlines of an exhibition or a concert.

LIVE! provides a parallel narrative of some of these great events through the exhibition of paintings, sculptures, installations, videos, artworks, LP, graphics, photographs, magazines and movies.

Accompanying is a book: Live! with texts by Luca Beatrice and Marco Bazzini, published by Rizzoli.

The show is produced with the assistance of Ceres, Fender – M. Casale Bauer and with the partnership of MTV Classic (channel 705 on SKY).

Curated by Luca Beatrice and Marco Bazzini

Admission to Exhibition Rooms
full 5 euro, reduced 4 euro

Lounge, Project Room, Exhibition Rooms/CID Visual Arts and Collection
free of charge

Bookshop: opening hours as for Centre

Café Restaurant Pecci.Eat
Tuesday 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Other days 8.30 a.m. to 11.00 p.m.
tel. 331-8026956

All parts of the Centre are accessible to disabled people

How to get here
The museum is located in Prato between Viale della Repubblica and the Leonardo Da Vinci approach road.



By A1 (Milan-Rome) Motorway: leave the A1 at the Firenze Nord exit and take the A11 (Firenze-Pisa) motorway towards Pisa. Exit at Prato Est
By A11 (Firenze-Pisa) Motorway A11: exit at Prato Est, proceed in the direction of Pistoia following the signs for the Museo d’arte contemporanea along the Leonardo Da Vinci approach road.

By bus.
From Prato: LAM bus line, N° 8 from Piazza Ciardi every 7 minutes or N° 7 from the main railway station every 30 minutes.
From Florence: LAZZI bus line from Piazza Adua or CAP bus line from Via Nazionale, by motorway, departures every 15 minutes – the Museum bus stop is approx. 500 metres from the Prato Est motorway exit.

There is extensive, unguarded, free-of-charge parking for cars and buses in Viale della Repubblica next to the Museum.

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