Museo di Capodimonte

Timothy’s latest museum exhibition opened on October 6, 2006 in Naples, Italy at the Museo di Capodimonte. Tramontano Spa, Italy’s legendary leathergoods company helped sponsor the exhibition. Tramontano’s owner, Davide deBlasio, hosted over 350 people at the opening. The exhibition is titled “Faces and Names”, in homage to the Lou Reed song from the Songs for Drella album. There are 30 images in the show, all at least 30×40 inches in size. “Faces and Names” presents a wide range of Timothy’s work; a selection of diptychs from XXX, portraits of Al Gore and George Bush, artists Francesco Clemente, Cindy Sherman, Keith Haring and Mimmo Paladino, writers Toni Morrison and Susan Sontag as well as Timothy’s classic 1979 image of Orson Welles among others. Gianni Mercurio curated the exhibition and wrote for the catalogue as well. Others essayists include Robert Rosenblum, Simon Dumenco, Gore Vidal, Angela Tecce, Nicola Spinosa, Francesco Clemente, Mimmo Paladino and Davide de Blasio. Museo di Capodimonte entrance XXX room including Heather Hunter, Jenna Jameson, Tera Patrick and Tawny Roberts Middle room including Gerhard Richter, Mimmo Paladino, Jil Sander (in back), Francesco Clemente and Susan Sontag

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