The MetaFormismo©
New historical-artistic concept
formulated by Giulia Sillato

National Museum of Montenegro
5 April – 5 May 2019

Niegoševa Biljarda Conference Room
5 April,
Visiting hours
winter: 9am – 4pm
Monday to Saturday (Sunday closed)
tourist season: 9am – 5pm
every day, from Monday to Sunday

New concept historical – artistic formulated by Giulia Sillato,
Art Historian of Longhiana School
The real voyage of discovery consists, not in seeking new landscapes,
but in having new eyes. (Marcel Proust)
Njegoševa Biljarda
National Museum of Montenegro
from 5 April to 5 May, 2019
The Ministry of Culture of Montenegro is pleased to welcome in Cetinje at Njegoševa Biljarda the
Review of MetaFormismo©, new concept historical-artistic in the form of an exhibition by Professor Giulia
Sillato. The exhibition received the patronage of the following institutions: State of Montenegro,
Municipality of Cetinje, Embassy of Montenegro to the Holy See in Rome, Sovereign Militar Order of
Malta, Ministry of Culture of Montenegro, National Museum of Montenegro, Royal House Petrović-Njegoš.
The visiting hours are:
in the winter season, 9am – 4pm from monday to saturday (sunday closed)
in the turist season, 9am – 5pm from monday to sunday every day
The contents of the exhibition are illustrated below:
Art is over and with it the long life of Art History:
the MetaFormismo© writes its last chapter
It is not a current, it is not a movement and it is not even a group of artists, because the current
historical moment tends to be refractory to group realities, such as those that have dotted the whole of the
Twentieth Century.

The MetaFormismo© is the last historical possibility to acquire the meaning of non-figurative artworks by
reading them with the optics of the shape (form). Non-figurative expressions, in fact, appear totally devoid of
figures but rich in forms.
It is stated by Professor Giulia Sillato, Art Historian of Longhiana School, after twenty years of research and
studies. Thanks to her long experience in the field of classical arts – which also includes a profitable discipleship
with Federico Zeri, famous italian art historian – she clearly sees the expressive dynamics of art from its origins to
To identify new ways of reading non-figurative arts, means closing the historical circle of Art – because
everything comes to be understood, even those art forms that from Abstractionism were intended by their fathers,
Frantisek Kupka and Vasilij Kandinsky, as perception and not reason. Nothing more, therefore, can lend itself to
20 exclusive artists – chosen with two basic criteria: a) compatibility with MetaFormismo©; b) artistic
quality – lined up to support their latest Art History.
Dino Aresca, Renzo Barbazza, Pietra Barrasso, Emilio Belotti, Natalia Berselli, Jole Caleffi, Giulio
Cavanna, Adriana Collovati, Angelo De Boni, Sebastjan Degli Innocenti, Enzo Devastato, Massimo Fumanti,
Cristiana Grandolfo, Aldo Palma, Renato Parzianello, Michele Pinto, Osvalda Pucci, Tiberio Rilli, Giuseppe
Tedeschi, Francesco Terelle, Roberto Tigelli.
Giulia Sillato Foundation was created with the only purpose of spreading and protecting the latest Art