Paintings in Rome

MATISSE’S ARABESQUE ON EXHIBIT UNTIL JUNE!

MATISSE’S ARABESQUE ON EXHIBIT UNTIL JUNE!

Spring in Rome marks the beginning of a few important exhibitions, that at Scuderie del Quirinale being dedicated to the French artist Henri Matisse.
“Matisse. Arabesque” focuses on a particular aspect of the painter’s production, that is the so called “arabesque” motif, a type of decorative pattern either geometric or undulating which eriches a great number of Matisse’s works. The inspiration to include this kind of element derives from Matisse interest in Oriental cultures, with which he came across during some journeys and during his staying in Paris as well, a multicultural centre since long before his time.
The exhibit will be open until June 21st: from Sunday to Thursday 10am – 8pm; Friday and Saturday 10am to 10.30pm. Monday closed. Ticktes range from € 6 to € 12.
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THE GOAT, THE FIDDLER AND THE BRIDE: CHAGALL’S “LOVE AND LIFE” ON EXHIBIT

THE GOAT, THE FIDDLER AND THE BRIDE: CHAGALL’S “LOVE AND LIFE” ON EXHIBIT

After Escher, Chiostro del Bramante museum is going to please the public with an outstanding new exhibition: that dedicated to Marc Chagall.
One-hundred-fifty works by the Russian-born Jewish artist will be offered to visitors, including paintings, drawings and prints, all coming from the Israel Museum of Jerusalem.
Much of Chagall’s artistic production faithfully reflects his intimate experiences, as the title of the exhibit clearly points out: “Marc Chagall. Love and life”. His strong relationship with Bella Rosenfeld, hiw wife and muse at one time, as well as the Jewish symbolism are basically ever-present motifs in his works: the goat, an allegory of hope and confidence; the hut, reminiscent of the celebration of the feast after the Exodus; the donkey, tied to the different moments of the Bible; the fiddler figure who uses to attend the major Jewish religious holidays.
The exhibition is open every day with the following schedule: from Monday to Friday 10am – 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday 10am – 9 pm. Tickets vary up to € 13.
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LUCIANO BENETTON’S IMAGO MUNDI

LUCIANO BENETTON’S IMAGO MUNDI

An off the tracks exhibition is hosted until 11 January 2015 in Rome. “Imago Mundi”, conceived and sponsored by Luciano Benetton, the world renowned dress designer.
The visitor is actually offered more than traditional art works on display, as “Imago Mundi” is a full developed concept, a vision. Being an art lover, Benetton commissioned and collected a great number of works of art during his travells around the world, all respondent to a couple of requirements: being 10×12 cm in size and being made with non-profit intents. The aim of such a collection is to create a visual map of humanity, based on the different artistic ways it can be expressed through. Besides, the project is thought to provide the emerging artists with a platform for visibility.
Rome’s hosts at present the works from Africa: 2000 young artists from 16 countries involved.
“Imago Mundi” is at Carlo Bilotti Museum, inside Villa Borghese (metro line A: Flaminio stop). No admission fee is requested.
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