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Italy’s Art Exhibitions from 24 September

Sep 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Art & Culture

(ANSA) – Rome, September 24 – The following is a city-by-city guide to some of Italy’s art exhibitions:

FLORENCE – Palazzo Strozzi: ‘Bronzino, Painter and Poet at the Medici Court’; 90 works in world’s first monographic show; to January 23.

– Uffizi and Palazzo Pitti: Caravaggio and Caravaggeschi in Florence, 100 works including two recently attributed to the master; until October 10.

– Palazzo Pitti: Vinum Nostrum. The Art, Science and Myths of Wine in Civilisation; from prehistoric winegrowing to Dionysus cult, Etruscan, Roman use; show features oldest surviving wine container, on loan from Georgia; until April 30.

– Accademia and Horne Museum: Virtues of Love, 40 Florentine Renaissance paintings celebrating wedded bliss, from Italian and foreign museums; until November 1.

– Bargello: Giovanfrancesco Rustici and Leonardo, first show examining links of 15th-century sculptor with da Vinci, Verrocchio and others; until January 10.

FORLI’ – Musei Civici di San Domenico: 400 ancient Egyptian artefacts gound by great Egyptologist Ernesto Schiaparelli (1856-1928) including works from Queen Nefertari’s tomb; until January 9.

GENOA – Villa del Principe: Genoa’s most celebrated palazzo celebrates its reopening with a show gathering 80 landscapes in the Doria Pamphilij collections including Caravaggio’s Rest on the Flight into Egypt; until September 26.

LIVORNO – Gustalla Centro Arte: Marc Chagall and the Bible’s Message; until September 30.

MAMIANO DI TRAVERSETOLO (PARMA) – Fondazione Magnani Rocca: Renato Guttuso, Passion and Reality, 65 works until December 8.

MILAN – Palazzo Reale: ‘Salvador Dali’, The Dream Draws Near’; 50 works, until January 30.

PASSARIANO (UDINE) – Villa Manin: ‘Edvard Munch and the Spirit of the North’; 122 works; until March 6.

PERUGIA – Galleria Nazionale: ‘Theatre of Dreams from Chagall to Fellini’, 100 works; until January 9. ROME – Palazzo Barberini: permanent exhibition of ancient art back on show after long restoration; also at Galleria Corsini, Villa Farnesina Chigi and Orto Botanico.

– Museo di Roma (Palazzo Braschi): The Risorgimento in Colour: Patriot Painters; to January 9.

– Vittoriano: Fausto Coppi, Il Campionissimo’; bikes, shirts, helmets, fan letters, reports and footage of legendary cyclist on 50th anniversary of death; until October 31. ROVERETO – MART: American Art 1850-1960, 100 works from the Phillips Collection in Washington from 19th-century landscape artists and Impressionists to Hopper, O’Keefe, Pollock and Rothko; until September 26.

SAN SEVERINO MARCHE – Pinacoteca Civica, Palazzo Servanzi Confidati and Chiesa della Misericordia: ‘Baroque Marvels’, 90 works including Bernini, Guercino, Pomarancio, Orazio Gentileschi, Valentin de Boulogne, Baciccio: until December 12.

SIENA – Santa Maria della Scala: Life of Michelangelo; letters, poetry, working sketches; until November 14.

TIVOLI – Villa Adriana: Show charting rise and fall of Hadrian’s Villa; dozens of artefacts returned from collections around the world; until November 1.

TRENTO – Buoncastiglio Castle; The Adventure of Glass: From the Renaissance to the 20th Century between Venice and Distant Worlds; brings together over 700 masterpieces celebrating glass production on the Venetian island of Murano; until November 7.

TURIN – Fondazione Merz: Mario Merz, Pageantry of Painting; 20 works from European museums and private collections; until September 26.

UDINE – Castello: Giambattista Tiepolo, 20 engravings and 30 other works; until October 31.

VENICE – Fondazione Cini: ‘The Arts of Giambattista Piranesi – Architect, etcher, antiquarian, vedutista, designer’; 300 original prints plus 33 photos by Gabriele Basilico of Rome sites in 1960s; until November 21.

– Palazzo Grimani: three Giorgione masterpieces, La Tempesta, La Vecchia, La Nuda; until October 10.

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