Director: Federico Fellini
Cast: Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Sandra Milo, Claudia Cardinale, Rossella Falk, Barbara Steele
Italy, France, 1963, 138’, black & white, Italian with Turkish subtitles
8 1/2 is a 1963 film written and directed by Federico Fellini. The world-famous Italian director Guido Anselmi is smack in the middle of a creative and personal crisis. He is working on a number of new film projects, but his childhood memories and sexual fantasies won’t leave him alone. The director has a hard time finding meaning in life and cannot begin working on his new film. He inevitably turns inward to reassess the key events in his life: his childhood, the church, his relations with his family, the women, and a myriad of nightmares accompanying each one of these... Maybe his new film should be based on this material. Guido begins to contemplate the absurdity of his profession, his relation with art and the opposite sex, and the meaning of human existence. The film moves through the tunnels of existence and human nature, addressing with great aesthetical grace the fundamental areas of interest for cinema in terms of the relation between society and the inner world of the individual.
Between 1963 and 1966 Andy Warhol worked at making film portraits of all sorts of characters linked to New York art circles. Famous people and anonymous people were filmed by Andy Warhol’s 16 mm camera, for almost four minutes, without any instructions other than ‘to get in front of the camera’.
The second part of exhibition illustrates Alberto Giacometti’s relations with Post-Cubist artists and the Surrealist movement between 1922 and 1935, one of the important sculptures series he created during his first years in Paris, and the critical role he played in the art scene of the period.
A firm believer in the idea that a collection needs to be upheld at least by four generations and comparing this continuity to a relay race, Nahit Kabakcı began creating the Huma Kabakcı Collection from the 1980s onwards. Today, the collection can be considered one of the most important and outstanding examples among the rare, consciously created, and long-lasting ones of its kind in Turkey.
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