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Charles Atlas: Ominous, Glamorous, Momentous, Ridiculous

Charles Atlas, Hail the New Puritan, 1986, 16 mm film transferred to video, sound. Duration: 84 minutes 54 seconds.

Fondazione ICA Milano presents CHARLES ATLAS. OMINOUS, GLAMOROUS, MOMENTOUS, RIDICULOUS, the first solo exhibition in an Italian institution dedicated to Charles Atlas (St. Louis, 1949), internationally renowned filmmaker and video-artist.


Curated by Alberto Salvadori and developed in close collaboration with Charles Atlas, the exhibition presents new and recent works alongside historical pieces, contextualizing the most significant periods of the artist’s oeuvre in an installation that will transform the foundation into an immersive environment. The exhibition will be open to the public for free from Saturday, February 29 to Sunday, April 19, 2020.