Benetton Contemporary Art Exhibit: Imago Mundi

Luciano Benetton’s latest contemporary art exhibit, Imago Mundi, launched last night at Pratt in Brooklyn. The evening included a conversation with Phong Bui (Editor The Brooklyn Rail), Eleanor Heartney, and Shahzia Sikander about the ideals behind the exhibit; breaking down cultural barriers through art. With more than 17,000 pieces from 100 countries in a single format of 10x12cm, Imago Mundi, is the idea of art and world. Roughly 3,000 pieces from 14 countries are on display at Pratt until May 28th, with more information available at imagomundiart.com.

Art critic Eleanor Heartney, Brooklyn Rail editor Phong Bui and Pakistani artist Shahzia Sikander, Imago Mundi - The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Art critic Eleanor Heartney, Brooklyn Rail editor Phong Bui and Pakistani artist Shahzia Sikander, Imago Mundi – The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Guests included Debbie Dickinson, Susan Firestone, Martina Fornasaro, Brad Hasse, April Anne Johnson, Thyra Kally, Evan Lagache, Valentina Pozzoni, Jason Rosenfeld, curator Paola Vanzo and artists Keren Anavy, Tyler Johnston, Kevork Mourad, Paula Garrido Miranda, Tenzing Rigdol, and Chungpo Tsering. 
Imago Mundi - The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Imago Mundi – The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Chilean artist Paula Garrido Miranda, Imago Mundi - The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Chilean artist Paula Garrido Miranda, Imago Mundi – The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Artist Tenzing Rigdol and curator Paola Vanzo, Imago Mundi - The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Artist Tenzing Rigdol and curator Paola Vanzo, Imago Mundi – The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Tyler Johnston, Imago Mundi - The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Tyler Johnston, Imago Mundi – The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Brad Hasse and Valentina Pozzoni, Imago Mundi - The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Brad Hasse and Valentina Pozzoni, Imago Mundi – The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Eleanor Heartney, April Anne Johnson, Thyra Kally, Imago Mundi - The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Eleanor Heartney, April Anne Johnson, Thyra Kally, Imago Mundi – The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Imago Mundi - The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York
Imago Mundi – The Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute, New York

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