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Italy Arts Guide and Exhibits from 1 November

Nov 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Italian News

(ANSA) – Rome, October 30 – The following is a city-by-city guide to some of Italy’s art exhibitions: BRESCIA – Museo di Santa Giulia: Inca, Origins and Mysteries of the Civilisation of Gold; 250 artefacts, December 4-June 27. CALDAROLA (MACERATA) – Palazzo dei Cardinali Pallotta: reassembled collection of 17th-century cardinal; 60 works by artists including Caravaggio, Guercino, Guido Reni, Mattia Preti, Carlo Maratta, Annibale Carracci, Ludovico Carracci and Elisabetta Sirani; until November 12. FERRARA – Palazzo dei Diamanti: Boldini In The Paris Of The Impressionists; show on Ferrara-born artist’s ‘beau monde’ portraiture years from 1871 to 1886; until January 10. FLORENCE – Medici Chapels: show on life and times of Ferdinand I de’ Medici, powerful third grand duke of Tuscany (1549-1609), marking 400th anniversary of his death; until November 1. GENOA – Palazzo Ducale: Bauhaus artist Otto Hofmann; until February 14. GRADARA – Rocca: Stolen Kisses; show in castle where Dante’s doomed lovers kissed; 18th-century paintings of Paolo and Francesca, Romeo and Juliet, Lancelot and Guinevere and first version of Francesco Hayez’s ‘The Kiss’; plus videos of Italian movie kisses; until November 2. MAMIANO DI TRAVERSETOLO (PARMA) – Fondazione Magnani Rocca: Futurism, From Boccioni To Aeropittura: 100 paintings from 1920s and ’30s as well as sculpture, Futurist books, clothes and advertising; until December 8. MANTUA – Palazzo Ducale: 15 installations by Stefano Arienti; until January 6. MATERA – Palazzo Lanfranchi: Splendours of the Hidden Baroque; 100 works by Baroque painters in southern Italy including Luca Giordano; until November 1. MILAN – Palazzo Reale: Edward Hopper, 160 works; until January 24 (then on to Fondazione Roma Museo until June 13). – same venue: 250 paintings from influential 19th-century Scapigliatura movement; until November 22. – Pinacoteca di Brera: Carlo Crivelli, San Domenico Triptych, works from Marche and loans from major world museums; until February 15. – Triennale: Frank Gehry, projects since Guggenheim in Bilbao (1997); until January 10. – Galleria di Arte Moderna: ‘Divisionist’ master Emilio Longoni (1859-1932), 16 works; until January 31. MONTECATINI TERME – Polo Espositivo Terme Tamerici: 19th century masters including Giovanni Fattori, Silvestro Lega, Telemaco Signorini and Cristiano Banti; until January 19. NAPLES – Museo Archeologico Nazionale: Newly restored Farnese Collection of ancient Roman statuary including Farnese Bull, Callipygian Venus, Tazza Farnese; permanent. – Palazzo Reale: Futurism, 100 Years, 100 Manifestos; manifestos, posters, short films by Marinetti and others ranging from painting to sculpture, architecture and music; show first seen at Rome’s MACRO earlier this year, now with Neapolitan Futurism added; until November 3. – six city museums: The Return of the Baroque, 350 works and 27 tours; December 12-April 11. PADUA – Palazzo Zabarella: Telemaco Signorini, show comparing ‘macchiaioli’ master with contemporaries like Degas, Van Gogh and Courbet; until January 31. – Palazzo della Ragione: installation by Zaha Hadid; until March 1. PASSARIANO – Villa Manin: The Age of Courbet and Monet; 134 works, until March 7. PAVIA – Castello Visconteo: From Velasquez to Murillo, 50 masterpieces from the Hermitage; until January 17. PIACENZA – Fondazione Ricci Oddi: 19th-Century Tuscan Painting, macchiaioli and beyond, 40 works including Fattori, Signorini, Boldini, De Nittis, Nomellini, Corcos; until May 2. PISA – Palazzo Blu: Chagal And The Mediterranean; some 170 works; until January 17. PRATO – Museo del Tessuto: The Style of the Czar; 130 imperial silks and paintings that went from Italy to Ancient Muscovy and later Russian courts between 14th and 18th centuries; loaned by major Italian and Russian galleries including, for the first time, the Hermitage Textile Collection; until January 10. RIMINI – Castel Sismondo: From Rembrandt to Gauguin and Picasso; 65 masterpieces from Boston Museum of Fine Arts; until March 14. ROME – Palazzo Incontro: Galileo show marking 400th anniversary of his first observations of the night sky; 250 exhibits including manuscripts, documents, reconstructions of early telescopes; seen earlier this year in Florence, Beijing, Philadelphia and Stockholm; until January 6. – Palazzo delle Esposizioni: Alexander Calder, 150 mobiles and other hanging art by US artist who inspired French Surrealists and went on to major commissions at JFK Airport and UNESCO building; until February 14. – Palazzo del Quirinale: Jordan, Crossroads of People and Cultures; 60 masterpieces from Neolithic to Ottoman Empire, some loaned for first time from Amman and Petra museums, including world’s oldest statue, believed to show a ruler from 9,500 years ago; until January 31 – Vittoriano: Dada and Surrealism: 500 works from world museums including Man Ray, Duchamp, Picabia, Wood, Moreau, Munch, Miro’, Arp, De Chirico and Picasso; until February 7. – Galleria Borghese: Caravaggio-Bacon: ten works by Italian master compared to 20 by British painter; marks 400 years since Caravaggio’s death; until January 24. – Scuderie del Quirinale: Painting in Ancient Rome, The Colours of Empire; landscapes, still lifes, stage decor, street painting, portraits and mythological subjects from 1st century AD to late antiquity; until January 17. – Colosseum: ‘Divus Vespasanius’, celebration of Emperor Vespasian, general who took throne from Nero in 69 AD and transformed Rome, founding Flavian dynasty who built Colosseum; until January 10. – Capitoline Museums: Michelangelo’s architectural works in Rome, 140 sketches, models and contemporary documents; until February 21. – Various sites including Forum, Piazza Barberini: ‘La Ruta de la Paz’, monumental bronze and marble works by Costa Rican sculptor Jorge Jimenez Deredia; exhibition outlined at Palazzo delle Esposizioni; until November 30. – MACRO modern art gallery: Latest New York trends including Street Punk, Wild Figuration and New Abstraction; until November 1. ROVERETO – MART Gallery: Major works from the Kunstmuseum in Winthertur, Switzerland; until January 10. TRENTO – Palazzo delle Albere: Hayez, Prati, Bezzi, Segantini and other 19th-century Trento painters; until November 22. TREVISO – Casa dei Carraresi: The Secrets of the Forbidden City, Matteo Ricci at the Ming Court; until May 9. VENICE – Biennale: 53th and biggest-ever edition of world’s oldest arts festival; 90 artists at 77 national pavilions, including Joan Jonas, Lygia Pape, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Xu Tan, Thomas Saraceno, Nikhil Chopra and Anawana Haloba; until November 22. VERONA – Palazzo della Gran Guardia: Corot and Modern Art, Souvenirs and Impressions; 100 works in collaboration with Louvre; November 27-March 7. VIGEVANO – Castello Visconteo: Leonardo da Vinci’s output during his time in Lombardy; ‘virtual codex’ on flying, botany, mathematics, weaponry, astronomy, engineering and architecture; until April 5. – same venue: art and artefacts showing powerful Milan Sforza dynasty, particularly Leonardo’s best-known patron, Ludovico Sforza; until January 31. ARTS GUIDE: EXHIBITIONS IN ITALY (ANSA) – Rome, October 23 – The following is a city-by-city guide to some of Italy’s art exhibitions: BOLZANO – Museo Archeologico dell’Alto Adige: Iceman joined by more than 60 mummies from Ancient Egypt, Asia, South America and Oceania; until October 25. BRESCIA – Museo di Santa Giulia: Inca, Origins and Mysteries of the Civilisation of Gold; 250 artefacts, December 4-June 27. CALDAROLA (MACERATA) – Palazzo dei Cardinali Pallotta: reassembled collection of 17th-century cardinal; 60 works by artists including Caravaggio, Guercino, Guido Reni, Mattia Preti, Carlo Maratta, Annibale Carracci, Ludovico Carracci and Elisabetta Sirani; until November 12. FERRARA – Palazzo dei Diamanti: Boldini In The Paris Of The Impressionists; show on Ferrara-born artist’s ‘beau monde’ portraiture years from 1871 to 1886; until January 10. FLORENCE – Medici Chapels: show on life and times of Ferdinand I de’ Medici, powerful third grand duke of Tuscany (1549-1609), marking 400th anniversary of his death; until November 1. GENOA – Palazzo Ducale: Bauhaus artist Otto Hofmann; until February 14. GRADARA – Rocca: Stolen Kisses; show in castle where Dante’s doomed lovers kissed; 18th-century paintings of Paolo and Francesca, Romeo and Juliet, Lancelot and Guinevere and first version of Francesco Hayez’s ‘The Kiss’; plus videos of Italian movie kisses; until November 2. MAMIANO DI TRAVERSETOLO (PARMA) – Fondazione Magnani Rocca: Futurism, From Boccioni To Aeropittura: 100 paintings from 1920s and ’30s as well as sculpture, Futurist books, clothes and advertising; until December 8. MANTUA – Palazzo Ducale: 15 installations by Stefano Arienti; until January 6. MATERA – Palazzo Lanfranchi: Splendours of the Hidden Baroque; 100 works by Baroque painters in southern Italy including Luca Giordano; until November 1. MILAN – Palazzo Reale: Edward Hopper, 160 works; until January 24 (then on to Fondazione Roma Museo until June 13). – same venue: 250 paintings from influential 19th-century Scapigliatura movement; until November 22. – Pinacoteca di Brera: Carlo Crivelli, San Domenico Triptych, works from Marche and loans from major world museums; until February 15. – Triennale: Frank Gehry, projects since Guggenheim in Bilbao (1997); until January 10. – Galleria di Arte Moderna: ‘Divisionist’ master Emilio Longoni (1859-1932), 16 works; until January 31. MONTECATINI TERME – Polo Espositivo Terme Tamerici: 19th century masters including Giovanni Fattori, Silvestro Lega, Telemaco Signorini and Cristiano Banti; until January 19. NAPLES – Museo Archeologico Nazionale: Newly restored Farnese Collection of ancient Roman statuary including Farnese Bull, Callipygian Venus, Tazza Farnese; permanent. – Palazzo Reale: Futurism, 100 Years, 100 Manifestos; manifestos, posters, short films by Marinetti and others ranging from painting to sculpture, architecture and music; show first seen at Rome’s MACRO earlier this year, now with Neapolitan Futurism added; until November 3. – six city museums: The Return of the Baroque, 350 works and 27 tours; December 12-April 11. PADUA – Palazzo Zabarella: Telemaco Signorini, show comparing ‘macchiaioli’ master with contemporaries like Degas, Van Gogh and Courbet; until January 31. – Palazzo della Ragione: installation by Zaha Hadid; October 28-March 1. PASSARIANO – Villa Manin: The Age of Courbet and Monet; 134 works, until March 7. PAVIA – Castello Visconteo: From Velasquez to Murillo, 50 masterpieces from the Hermitage; until January 17. PIACENZA – Fondazione Ricci Oddi: 19th-Century Tuscan Painting, macchiaioli and beyond, 40 works including Fattori, Signorini, Boldini, De Nittis, Nomellini, Corcos; until May 2. PISA – Palazzo Blu: Chagal And The Mediterranean; some 170 works; until January 17. PRATO – Museo del Tessuto: The Style of the Czar; 130 imperial silks and paintings that went from Italy to Ancient Muscovy and later Russian courts between 14th and 18th centuries; loaned by major Italian and Russian galleries including, for the first time, the Hermitage Textile Collection; until January 10. RIMINI – Castel Sismondo: From Rembrandt to Gauguin and Picasso; 65 masterpieces from Boston Museum of Fine Arts; until March 14.

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