In 1986 a posthumous exhibition of Aicardi’s paintings was held in his native Finalborgo at the “Chiostri di Santa Caterina” (81 exhibits) sponsored by C.R.S (Cassa di Risparmio di Savona), Carige Bank.Among the various private art collectors in Genoa, Turin, Milan, Florence, Rome, Naples, Monte Carlo, etc. Mitchell Wolfson Jr. purchased one outstanding portrait by *G.M.Aicardi Autoritratto del pittore con la sua famiglia 1939 - oil on canvas, for his private “Mitchell Wolfson Jr. Collection” - Miami; since 1997 the Wolfsonian became a department of Florida International University, a respected research centre and museum.
The City of Genoa has opened the Wolfsonian Museum and a research centre in their Palazzo Ducale.
Mitchell Wolfson Jr. acquired many of Aicardi’s artwork and showed them in numerous exhibitions.
2002 “Under Mussolini” Decorative and Propaganda Arts of the Twenties and Thirties at the “Estorick Collection" – London, reinforcing the historical links that binds Liguria and Great Britain and revealed to the British public the richness of the region’s cultural patrimony. Nowadays Aicardi’s art can be found in museums, palaces, churches and private collections all over the world.
1986 - “Chiostri di Santa Caterina” - Finalborgo (Savona) Aicardi posthumous (an Exhibition not a sale) (81 paintings) - art critic, Giuseppe Marcenaro. (sponsored by the C.R.S (Cassa di Risparmio di Savona - Carige Bank)
1986 - “Galleria Arte Casa” - Genoa - “Mostra Maestri Liguri fra Ottocento e Novecento” by: Giovanni Paganelli & Tito Pelizza.- Coll. Exhibitions
1994 - “Liguria & Arte”- at Palazzo Ducale - Genoa - Exhibition
1996 - “Aspetti dell’Arte Italiana tra le due guerre” - at Palazzo Ducale - Genoa – Exhibition (28th June-8th September)
1997 - “Arte Casa” - Genoa “XXVII Mostra Maestri Liguri fra Ottocento e Novecento” G. M. Aicardi Posthumous Exhibition (1st February) by G. Paganelli & T. Pelizza (40 paintings)
1999 - “La Visione del Prisma” la collezione Wolfson Exhibition in Parma (Reggio Emilia)
2001 - “Galleria Traversaro” (VI Edition) - “I Pittori e il Mare” - Genoa - Sestri Levante Coll. Ex.
2001 - “Parole e Immagini Futuriste” dalla collezione Wolfson exhibited in: New York (20 Feb - 15 March), San Francisco (10 May - 8 July), Genoa (23 Nov - 22 Dec)
2002 - “Galleria Traversaro” (VII Edition) - “I Pittori e il Mare” - Genoa - Sestri Levante Coll. Ex.
2002 - “Estorick Collection” - London (2nd October – 22nd December) Exhibition“Under Mussolini” Decorative and Propaganda Arts of the Twenties and Thirties – from the Wolfson Collection – Fondazione Regionale Cristoforo Colombo – Genoa. (See: photo 12)
2003 - “Arte a Palazzo” la Collezione Wolfson - Palazzo della Regione - Genoa; “Liguria Spazio Aperto” - Palazzo Ducale - Genoa - exhibition
2005 - “Galleria Arte Casa” - Genoa “Mostra Maestri Liguri fra Ottocento e Novecento” by G. Paganelli & T. Pelizza – (1st October) Exhibition.
2006 - “Donne Incantatrici all’Incanto” La figura femminile nelle Arti Decorative del XIX e XX secolo by M. Gandullia & R Nobilitato Sartori Auction held at “Rubinacci” – Genoa (Wed 22 Nov 2006) ref:Artprice
GIORGIO MATTEO AICARDI (1891-1984) The Man, The Painter, The Artist
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