Category: Exhibition Space

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Spring has sprung here in Italy and we couldn’t be more excited about it. Why? Here are four of our top reasons to visit Italy at the end of March, April or May. Welcome Spring With an appropriately upbeat to do list if you visit Rome.

 

Horti Farnesiani – Il Palatino’s secret garden

Since it was completed the restoration of the Farnese birders on the Palatine, the exhibition Horti Farnesiani is starting on wednesday 21th march tells, even with multimedia supports, the comparison between the magnificence at the time of the Farnese and the transformations over time on the secret garden of Palatino’s hill. In the mid-sixteenth century, the Farnese’s family had undertooked construction for a large garden with avenues, flowerbeds, trees, fountains, buildings, paintings, statues and other works of art that etchings, prints, paintings and writers in its splendor. The set of archaeological remains, renaissance fragments and natural elements is today the main reason to visit this wonderful though lost garden that the exhibition will recount after the recent restorations.

 

Sakura Hanami – EUR Lake

Hanami, litterally this term means admire flowers, its considered a classic of trees, especially that of cherry trees, in which they are called sakura. The Sakura bloom lasts for a short time, it starts towards the end of March, usually around 20-24 march and the maximum flowering occurs a few days later and lasts until the beginning of April when the Sakura present themselves to fade and in this period Hanami is celebrated. On July 20, 1959, Japan donated 2,500 cherry trees to Italy, many of which still surround the EUR lake. You can admire from the wonderful spring show offer by the Hanami blossoming

 

Roseto Comunale

From 21th april going to open Rome garden rose, you should start to visit the garden and combining with an exploration of the Aventine and its panoramic park. The Roseto is located very close to Circo Massimo home to around 1,100 varieties of botanical roses, ancient and modern from all over the world. The cultivated specimens come from all over the world: from the Far East to South Africa, from Old Europe to New Zealand, passing through the Americas. The Roseto was the site of Rome’s Jewish cemetery for centuries, before being presented to the city in the twentieth century. The rose’s garden in Rome opens to the public for the flowering season, and there are usually guided tours and special events, also open at night Villamusical shows.

 

Villa Priorato di Malta

The villa and garden of Malta’s Priorato are located on the Aventine Hill in Rome, is one of the two institutional seats of the government of the Sovereign Order of Malta. The Magistral villa, witch granted extraterritorial status by Italy. It also hosts the Grand Priory of Rome and the embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta to Italy. The Priorato palace is not immediately apparent, but look through the keyhole into the villa’s green door and you see the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica.

 

 

 

The art’s exhibitions can be a good reason to organize a trip through city discovery tours. It will be a synonymous with beauty and knowledge.  And right now Italy is hosting a nice slice to discover art. From the shots of Kertész in Genoa to those of McCurry in Pavia, through the paintings of Picasso and De Chirico in Brescia and the drawings of Correggio and Guercino in Modena, up to the collective imagination of the 2000s on show in Catanzaro. Your journey to discovery city with art can start from here.

BRESCIA – From futurism to metaphysics, from “Return to order” to informal art in a path of surprising beauty: this is the exhibition “Picasso, De Chirico, Morandi, 100 masterpieces of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries from the private collections of Brescia, set up at Palazzo Martinengo from 20 January to 10 June, which presents a selection of works of the most beautiful and important residences of Brescia and its province.The review, curated by Davide Dotti, is an opportunity to admire the likes of Balla, Boccioni , Depero, De Chirico, Savinius, Severini, Morandi, Carrà, De Pisis, Sironi, Burri, Manzoni, Vedova and Fontana Among the works, also the fomous “Still Life with the Head of a Bull”, an oil on canvas exhibited for the first vault, painted by Picasso in 1942.

GENOVA – A seaside town, between historical events, exhibitions to discover art walks in the Ligurian capital, without forgetting a visit to the Aquarium, We need to get from the sea to understand Genoa, because it is from the water that the Ligurian capital has built its way to being and his fortune. It is set in Genoa at the Palazzo Ducale foundation from 24 February to 16 June.A ‘visual diary’ with intimate and poetic tones that reveals the expressive power of small things is what emerges in the great retrospective dedicated to André Kertész. It is curated by Denis Curti.

PAVIA – If you went in Pavia you would live symbolic journey of emotions and experiences conducted between India, Afghanistan, Burma, Japan, Cuba and Brazil that proposed by the exhibition Steve McCurry. Among the works is the portrait, now become an icon, by Sharbat Gula, the Afghan girl that McCurry has photographed in the refugee camp of Peshawar.

MODENA – The Gallery Estense in Modena hosts from February 17 to May 13 a selection of drawings by authors such as Correggio, Nicolò dell’Abate and Lelio Orsi, Ludovico, Annibale and Agostino Carracci, the Scarsellino, Guido Reni and Guercino in the large exhibition entitled ‘ From Correggio to Guercino. Masterpieces on paper from the Este dukes’ collection. The works on display, from free studies of invention to real preparatory drawings, come from the great heritage of the collections kept in the Gallery’s store.

CATANZARO – The collective exhibition curated by Luca Beatrice, set up from January 13 to March 20 at the Marca Museo delle Arti in Catanzaro, is titled ‘The Millennium is Age’, which offers a focus on the 2000s and its protagonists. Starting from obsolete objects and people, such as telephone cards, cassettes, floppy disks, Lira, but also the Twin Towers, Oasis and Gianfranco Fini, and coming to those who have now replaced them, from the smartphone to Facebook and Spotify, from the Euro to Netflix, to Justin Bieber, the Movimento 5 Stelle and Matteo Renzi, the exhibition itinerary tells the first 18 years of the new millennium through the gaze of 10 artists who were completing their studies in 2000, or moving the first steps.

The Chiostro del Bramante in Rome are cloisters from the early 16th century, now used for hosting art exhibitions, conferences and concerts. It is considered to be one of the high points of Renaissance architecture in Rome.

Emulsione su legno di Michael Lin
Emulsione su legno, di Michael Lin – Photo Credit: Raffaella De Pietro

The building is part of the complex that also includes the adjacent Santa Maria della Pace church, home to the famous fresco Sibyls by Raphael, and was designed by the architect and painter Donato Bramante, one of the most prominent artists of the Renaissance.

 

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