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Green Trails Be Free Go Green - City Art: Shunk-Kender

City Art: Shunk-Kender "Art through the eye of the camera (1957-1983)"

An experience that comes from close collaboration with Kromya Art Gallery.
Our Green Guide, Tecla Riva, is a young and charming gallery owner. She firmly believes that art is a tool through which we can break down all barriers of gender bringing us into a world where visual communication knows no limits and distances.


Let's start with a quick introduction from a unique place, inside a historic building adjacent to Villa Saroli, where you can breathe the history and magic that emanates from the historic walls, the high ceilings with rose windows and the traditional wooden floor. After a short walk we will reach Palazzo Reali, which after more than three years of closure due to renovation works, reopens to the public the historical building in Via Canova 10, in Lugano. We will visit an exhibition dedicated to the German photographer Harry Shunk and the Hungarian photographer János Kender, who arrives in Ticino after being presented at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Shunk-Kender's images are an important example of the art scene of the second half of the 20th century. In tune with the art of the time, Shunk and Kender left the photographic studio to be present in the places where the works were created.
Photography, instead of the "humble servant of the arts", according to Baudelaire's well-known definition, became an indispensable companion for artists in an era marked by deliberately ephemeral creations, extemporary actions, performances and happenings.


Your curiosity, an open heart, love for nature and art... and a camera to take wonderful pictures.


Kromya Art Gallery, Via Franscini 11, 6900 Lugano



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  1. Contact

    Be Free Go Green
    Arianna Fabbri
    Via Nocc 5
    6925 Gentilino

  2. Notes

    We speak i-d-e-f
    the activity will take place with any weather conditions

  3. Opening

    11.06.2020 16:30 - 19:30
    25.06.2020 16:30 - 19:30
    and upon request

  4. Prices

    Price: CHF 55.- ( light breakfast, 3h guide, Palazzo Reali entrance)

  5. How to arrive

    Kromya Art Gallery, Via Franscini 11, 6900 Lugano