Maria Lai’s MAXXI retrospective, Rome

“On Art’s thread with Sardinia in her heart”: Check out Lara Leovino’ s review of Maria Lai’s MAXXI retrospective, in Rome, published on Fmagazine by Cairo Editore. The exhibition announces itself as a story, not conditioned by a chronology, characterized instead by intuitions and speeches that favor a peculiar biographical and artistic path. “Maria Lai is a special woman, she’s been special since she was a little girl. In rural mid-20th century Sardinia she grows up in harmony with nature: imaginative, spontaneous, almost wild […]”.

Tenendo per mano il sole is the title of the exhibition, and of the first stitched fairytale made, open until January 12th 2020.

All of Maria Lai’s weaves

Published today yet another amazing article, this time by Il Sole 24 Ore and Marinella Venanzi on Maria Lai’s great retrospective exhibition at MAXXI Museum in Rome open through January 2020.
“A kaleidoscope of sewn bedsheets, embroidered fabrics and books, animated fables and photographs of performative pieces. It is her voice captured in the videos and interviews: all of Maria Lai’s weaves.”