Italian Arts guide: exhibits around the World – updated on September 18

CHINA/CINA – HONG KONG – MACAO

Renaissance in Florence: Masterpieces and Protagonists

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Date:July 6, 2012 – April 30, 2013 Venue:Gallery N16 The cultural ministers of China and Italy signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Promoting Cooperation on Cultural Heritage Protection in Rome in October 2010, in which an important issue is to … Continua a leggere →

DEUTSCHLAND / GERMANIA

Otto der Grosse und das Römische Reich.

Kaisertum von der Antike zum Mittelalter

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In occasione di tale evento saranno esposte opere bibliografiche custodite presso la Biblioteca nazionale “Vittorio Emanuele III” di Napoli.   http://www.khm-magdeburg.de/geplante.html http://www.otto2012.de/ Data Inizio:27 agosto 2012 Data Fine: 09 dicembre 2012 Luogo: Germania – Magdeburg, Kulturhistorisches

FRANCE / FRANCIA

Canaletto al Musée Maillol di Parigi

Per la prima volta il Museo Maillol di Parigi rende omaggio a Venezia con  una mostra dedicata esclusivamente alle opere di Canaletto per commemorare il trecentesimo anniversario della la nascita dell’artista. La mostra, “Canaletto à Venise“, inizierà il 19 settembre e continuerà … Continua a leggere →

Canaletto-Guardi. Les deux maîtres de Venise

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In occasione di tale evento saranno esposte opere bibliografiche custodite presso la Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma. Venezia e il suo fascino senza tempo nel XVIII secolo divenne il soggetto preferito di pittori chiamati védutistes. Loro vedute di Venezia si … Continua a leggere →

GREECE / GRECIA

Il dono di Dioniso.

Mitologia del vino nell’Italia centrale e nella Grecia del Nord (Macedonia) fino al 30/9/12

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La Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Molise, in stretta collaborazione con l’Istituto italiano di Cultura di Salonicco e l’Ambasciata d’Italia in Grecia, il Museo Archeologico di Salonicco e la Regione Molise, presenta a Salonicco nella prestigiosa sede del Museo …Continua a leggere →

 

 

SWITZERLAND/SVIZZERA

In the 1960s, a new movement emerges in Italian art. Many of the artists associated with it, such as Giovanni Anselmo, Alighiero Boetti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Luciano Fabro, Jannis Kounellis, Mario Merz, Giulio Paolini, Pino Pascali, Giuseppe Penone, Michelangelo Pistoletto, … Continua a leggere→

9 September 2012 – 3 February 2013 | Kunstmuseum

UNITED KINGDOM/REGNO UNITO

Bruno Munari: My Futurist Past

Bruno Munari in his studio, 1949

Bruno Munari: My Futurist Past 19 September – 23 December 2012 Bruno Munari (1907-1998) played a pioneering role in the evolution of twentieth-century art and design, his work exerting an influence that stretched far beyond the borders of Italy. Munari … Continua a leggere→

 

Venus and Adonis Unveiled – Titian 10 july 2012 – 13 january 2013

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This display will celebrate the conservation of Venus and Adonis, a painting produced by Titian’s workshop after the celebrated prototype painted by Titian for Philip II, King of Spain in 1554. The painting has been in storage since the early … Continua a leggere →

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

October 2, 2012, through January 27, 2013

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In keeping with its tradition of exhibiting masterworks from collections outside of New York, the Frick will present fifty-eight drawings from The Courtauld Gallery, London. This exhibition marks the first time that so many of the principal drawings in The … Continua a leggere →

UNITED STATES of AMERICA / U.S.A.

BERNINI Sculpting in Clay – until April 14 2013

Gian Lorenzo Bernini was the most important sculptor of the 17th century—the Michelangelo of his age. During a lifetime that spanned over 80 years, he transformed the face of Rome with his spectacular fountains, wonders of marble carving such as … Continua a leggere →

 

Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan – until October 1

This retrospective, organized in collaboration with the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid and the Tate Modern in London, will be the largest presentation outside of Italy of works by Italian artist Alighiero Boetti (1940–1994) to date. Working in his hometown … Continua a leggere →

Fantasy and Invention: Rosso Fiorentino and Sixteenth-Century Florentine Drawing November 16, 2012 thorugh February 3, 2013

The Morgan will present Fantasy and Invention: Rosso Fiorentino and Sixteenth-Century Florentine Drawing on the occasion of an important loan from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore: Rosso Fiorentino’s Holy Family with the Young Saint John the Baptist. Executed around 1520 and one …Continua a leggere →

Renaissance Venice: Drawings from the Morgan

May 18 through September 23, 2012

Featuring some seventy masterpieces of drawings, books, maps, and letters from the Morgan’s rich holdings, the exhibition Renaissance Venice: Drawings from the Morgan chronicles the artistic production of the city of Venice and its territories during the republic’s Golden Age, … Continua a leggere →

Art exhibits guide in Italy – updated on September 15

The following is a city-by-city guide to some of Italy’s art exhibitions:

AOSTA – Centro Saint-Benin: Giorgio De Chirico. The Labyrinth of Dreams and Ideas; 65 works including 40 oil paintings; until September 30.

The exhibition at the Centre Saint-Bénin Aosta illustrates the way in the name of Metaphysics – understood by the teacher elected as a quality of painting and not as a feature of the subject – that runs through the various stylistic phases of his work: recovery … Continue reading →

ASSISI – William Congdon. An American in Assisi

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In the first centenary of the birth of William Congdon, the exhibition presents the works of the great artist of abstract expressionism born following his meeting with Assisi and the Pro Civitate Christiana, in his twenty years of presence in the city, woven … Continue reading →

BERGAMO – Palazzo della Regione – Bergamo Alta: Sandro Botticelli’s “sophisticated person”.News and restoration works of the Accademia Carrara in Bergamo; until Novembre 4

 

Sandro Botticelli "Persona sofistica". Novità e restauri delle opere dell’Accademia Carrara di Bergamo

This is the presentation of findings have emerged from recent restorations carried out on a set of three paintings, all late works, which summarize the work of art by Botticelli, in the political and artistic climate that motivated the Florence of the Medici, the Pazzi Conspiracy … Continue reading →

BORDIGHERA (Imperia) – From Bordighera looks the twentieth century

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Bordighera (Imperia). The many and beautiful trails of private collectors and the vitality of the market for galleries Italian (with particular reference to Charles Cardazzo, animator of three famous exhibition in Venice, Milan and Rome) are intertwined, for the exhibition “Views of the twentieth century “, with the wealth of multifaceted art collection of family Terruzzi. The exhibition will give us, until 30 September, at the rooms of the Villa Regina Margherita , a prestigious exhibition center opened in Bordighera in June last year with a permanent exhibition of the collections edited byAnnalisa Scarpa,… Continue reading →

FLORENCE – Galleria dell’Accademia: Art Returns Art; contemporary masters including Bacon, Klein, Burri, Kounellis, Picasso and Warhol; until November 4.

– Palazzo Pitti: FLORENCE IN THE ARTIST EYE Signorini in Rosai, until October 28.

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Florence, Gallery of Modern Art Palace Pitti17 July – October 28, 2012 Press preview Monday, July 16 12:00 “Florence, Florence, Florence yet.Loved and still unavoidable. Apparently the same as itself in monumental landmarks: and yet, how many transformations through … Continue reading →

– Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale in Florence: Pinocchio in the First Vision – Florence, until 27 October

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Pinocchio turns 131 years: Saturday 7 July at 11.00 the exhibition opens in Pinocchio First Vision: with joints in the National Library. Exhibition of original drawings of the illustrators of Pinocchio, owned by the Historical joints. The Galileo Hall and the corridors in front of …Continue reading →

– Andito degli Angiolini e Galleria del Costume di Palazzo Pitti: The new frontier history and culture of Native Americans from the collections of the Gilcrease Museum, until 9 December
La nuova frontiera Storia e cultura dei nativi d’America dalle collezioni del Gilcrease Museum

In 2012, marks the fifth centenary of the death, in Seville, Amerigo Vespucci. In Florence, his birth on March 18, 1454, the Superintendence for State Museums of Florence has decided to devote a major exhibition on the uses … Continue reading →

 

LUCCA – Lucca Center of Contemporary Art: David LaChapelle, 53 photos of celebrities including Angelina Jolie, Elton John and Naomi Campbell; until November 4.

National Museum of Villa Guinigi: Painters in Lucca at the time of Paul Guinigi. Baptist Gerio in San Quirico all’Olivo; until January 6, 2013

The National Museum of Villa Guinigi Lucca will host from 6 July 2012-6 January 2013, the exhibition “Painters in Lucca at the time of Paul Guinigi. Baptist Gerio in San Quirico all’Olivo “.
The event is of international interest, is organized by the Superintendence of Lucca and Massa Carrara BAPSAE in collaboration with the Musée du Petit Palais in Avignon and CICRP (Interregional Center for Conservation and Restoration of Property) of Marseille.

Centerpiece of the exhibition is the reconstruction of the triptych created in 1417 by Baptist Gerio for the Church of San Quirico Olivo, now privately owned and closed to the cult, whose parts were scattered between Lucca, Avignon and Philadelphia. —>

MILAN – Castello Sforzesco: Bramantino; until September 25.

OTRANTOCastello Aragonese: Andy Warhol, I Want To Be A Machine; 50 works, until September 30.

Approximately fifty works from private collections on display at the Italian Castello Aragonese until September 30. The Aragonese Castle of Otranto, after having received within its massive walls over one hundred and fifty thousand visitors to the exhibition of Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, from 27 May to 30 September 2012 contains the works of Andy Warhol, Prince of American pop art.
“Andy Warhol – I want to be a machine”, curated by Gianni Mercurio, opens new artistic season of the Castle of Otranto, which, thanks to the determination of —>

PADOVATitian and Paul III. The painter and his model, until 30 September

Tiziano e Paolo III. Il pittore e il suo modello

Display at the exhibition in Padua, for the first time to the public and scholars, two new works of the great Cadore, from the United Kingdom is astonishing for its innovative way of treating the color from the early works, with … Continue reading →

RIETI “Francesco, the saint”, masterpieces by Cimabue and Paladino; until November 4

Opens in Rieti, from 16 June to 4 November, in three venues – Museum, Museum of Ecclesiastical Heritage Foundation and Varro – the exhibition “Francis, the saint. Masterpieces over the centuries and the Rieti area “, designed by Gianfranco Formichetti Imposing and Anna, born from the collaboration between the Superintendence for the Artistic and Historical Heritage of Lazio and ethno-anthropological city of Rieti.—>

ROME – Castel Sant’Angelo: The Popes Of Memory, seven centuries of papal life through 130 masterpieces; until December 8.

– Macro: Neon, The Luminous Material of Art, 70 works by 50 artists over 80 years including Dan Flavin, Maurizio Cattelan, Mario Merz, Alfredo Jarre, Pascale Marthine Tayou; until November 4.

– Musei Capitolini: ‘Portraits, The Many Faces Of Power’, 150 Roman heads, busts, statues ranging from early terracotta works to deified images of imperial rulers; until September 25.

– Colosseum: Nero; until September 18.

ROVERETO – MART: Fausto Melotti, Geometrical Angelical, also works by de Chirico, Carra’, others; until September 30.

An exhibition focusing on a revival of the work by Melotti since the sixties, aims to interpret the coexistence of lightness and rigor in the artist, with a path that will bring to light a very strong consistency of purpose —>

Santo Stefano in Sessanio (L’Aquila)Countries, shepherds and travelers. Visions of ancient marbles and paintings from the Uffizi in Santo Stefano di Sessanio; until September 30

The Exhibition will be staged in the village in the province of L’Aquila in Abruzzo from 7th July to 30th September. A great event that renews and strengthens the partnership between Santo Stefano di Sessanio and the city of Florence, after the extraordinary success of last year under “Sharing of Affection”, which has known how to attract thousands of Italian and foreign tourists, art lovers and culture, journalists and students (over 14,000 paying visitors), demonstrating how we can make recovery of tourism and the economies of inland areas with initiatives of real quality. —>

 

 

STRAVilla Pisani: Nobility of work. Arts and crafts in the Venetian painting of the nineteenth; until November 4

Continuing in the footsteps of a long-range reconnaissance on the Venetian painting of the nineteenth century, featuring the exhibition offer years of the National Museum of Villa Pisani in Stra – Venice, shows the nobility of labor.—>

TIVOLI Villa Adriana: Antinous. The beauty and charm of the strong ties that bound the Emperor Hadrian to young Bithynia; November 4

For the first time the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Lazio Villa Adriana Antiquarium opens an exhibition dedicated to Antinous. From April 5 to November 4, the strong ties that bound the Emperor Hadrian to young Bithynia will be told for more than 50 works including sculptures, reliefs, gems and coins. —>

TRIESTE – Gabriele Bonato Icons

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LipanjePuntin artecontemporanea is pleased to present Icons, an exhibition of Gabriel Bonato (1980, Palmanova). The pictorial reflection of Gabriele Bonato focuses on the characteristics of the image and its formal perfection. If in the past the images that our retina were impressed … Continue reading →

TURIN – Museo Nazionale del Cinema – Mole Antonelliana: Off the Set – Photos by Chiara Samugheo for cinema; until September 23

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The exhibition, curated by Mauro Raffini says more than forty years of career Samugheo Clare, the first female Italian photographer who, from the mid-50s, he photographed the stars around the world for) covers … Continua a leggere

URBANIAOur Lady of the Snow by Federico Barocci; until October 31

Urbania, the ancient Casteldurante is preparing to host a valuable new shows to continue also in 2012 its tradition more than a decade of exhibitions and studios housed in the prestigious Palazzo Ducale.

E ‘on the occasion of the fourth centenary of the death of Federico Barocci (1535 – 1612) that the town of Urbania, Department of Culture, in collaboration with the Cabinet of Drawings and Prints of the Uffizi in Florence and the contribution of the Fondazione Cassa di Pesaro, organized the exhibition “The Madonna of the Snow by Federico Barocci. The tradition, the critical “and dedicated to the genius of one of the masters whose fame was equal, during the sixteenth century, to that of Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian and Correggio.—>

VENICE – Punto della Dogana, Francois Pinault Foundation: ‘Praise of Doubt’, 60 works by 20 contemporary giants including Maurizio Cattelan, Jeff Koons, Jeff Bauman, Adel Abdessemed, Marcel Broodthaers, Dan Flavin, Thomas Schutte and Charles Ray; until December 31, 2012.

Accademia Gallery – The Titian ever seen. The flight into Egypt and the great Venetian painting

Il Tiziano mai visto. La fuga in Egitto e la grande pittura veneta

 

12 years of restoration work at the Hermitage museum and the first masterpiece of Titian, imposing in size, shines again. After 250 years, appearing for the first and only time in Russia and came to Venice in a major exhibition.

It took 12 years of restoration accurate by the Hermitage to resurface the colors, the light, the details, the revolutionary force of the work with which Titian in 1507 “discover” the nature in painting and needed to be an agreement international between… Continue reading 

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Compass for Tourists – Italian Arts guide: exhibits around the World

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Art Exhibition Featuring Italian Photorealists STATE OF THE ARTS GALLERY 36 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong In the framework of the “Italy 2012: Quality & Lifestyle” festival, “Stillness” will feature some of the most talented Italian photorealists’ artworks. Thanks to …Continua a leggere →

RASSEGNA D’ARTE ITALIANA

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La Galleria Web Art di Treviso e la Galleria “Forme d’Arte” Venezia in collaborazione con l’Associazione Culturale “TANTARTE” di Treviso (organizzatore dell’evento) e con la galleria “FYR” Firenze e Shanghai, come ha già fatto nel 2005 con la mostra Shapes … Continua a leggere →

Venetian feelings

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23-30 agosto 2012 Venetian feelings Italian contemporary art Presso FYR GALLERY Art Bund 111, Shanghai – Cina In collaborazione con: FYR Gallery (Firenze – Shanghai), Galleria Forme d’Arte (Venezia) e Galleria Web Art (Treviso)

Renaissance in Florence: Masterpieces and Protagonists

untill 04/30 2013

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Date:July 6, 2012 – April 30, 2013 Venue:Gallery N16 The cultural ministers of China and Italy signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Promoting Cooperation on Cultural Heritage Protection in Rome in October 2010, in which an important issue is to … Continua a leggere →

 

GREECE / GRECIA

Il dono di Dioniso.

Mitologia del vino nell’Italia centrale (Molise) e nella Grecia del Nord (Macedonia)

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La Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici del Molise, in stretta collaborazione con l’Istituto italiano di Cultura di Salonicco e l’Ambasciata d’Italia in Grecia, il Museo Archeologico di Salonicco e la Regione Molise, presenta a Salonicco nella prestigiosa sede del Museo …Continua a leggere →

 

IRELAND / IRLANDA

PhotoIreland Festival 2012:

Italian Identity Exhibition – 3rd – 31st July

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Opening: 3rd July at 6pm | Migrations | Italian Institute of Culture, Dublin 2. A visual art exhibition of portraits that reflect the diversity of Italian identity in contemporary Ireland. Curated by Angela Tangianu, Director of the Italian Institute of … Continua a leggere →

UNITED KINGDOM/REGNO UNITO

Bruno Munari: My Futurist Past

Bruno Munari in his studio, 1949

Bruno Munari: My Futurist Past 19 September – 23 December 2012 Bruno Munari (1907-1998) played a pioneering role in the evolution of twentieth-century art and design, his work exerting an influence that stretched far beyond the borders of Italy. Munari … Continua a leggere→

In Astratto – Abstraction in Italy 1930-1980

Images, clockwise from above: Virginio (Gino) Ghiringhelli, Composition No. 5, 1934, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa (detail); Franco Grignani, Structural, 1965, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa; Mauro Reggiani, Composition No. 5, 1952, CAMeC – Centro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, La Spezia; Raccolta Premio del Golfo; Agostino Bonalumi, White, 1967, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa.

In Astratto explores fifty years of innovation in Italian abstraction, and presents a comprehensive survey of the myriad approaches to the subject that emerged during the key period from 1930 to 1980. Abstraction developed in Italy out of the pioneering experiments … Continua a leggere →

 

Venus and Adonis Unveiled – Titian

10 july 2012 – 13 january 2013

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This display will celebrate the conservation of Venus and Adonis, a painting produced by Titian’s workshop after the celebrated prototype painted by Titian for Philip II, King of Spain in 1554. The painting has been in storage since the early … Continua a leggere →

Mantegna to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Courtauld Gallery

October 2, 2012, through January 27, 2013

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In keeping with its tradition of exhibiting masterworks from collections outside of New York, the Frick will present fifty-eight drawings from The Courtauld Gallery, London. This exhibition marks the first time that so many of the principal drawings in The … Continua a leggere →

 

Tiziano in Gran Bretagna

Fino al 19 agosto 2012 alla National Gallery, è possibile vedere il primo capolavoro del Tiziano: La fuga in Egitto. L’opera, che si ritiene essere uno dei suoi primi dipinti, è un lavoro ambizioso e innovativo. La scelta del soggetto ha permesso a Tiziano di mostrare le sue abilità nella … Continua a leggere →

 

UNITED STATES of AMERICA / U.S.A.

 

Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance Bronzes

May 1, 2012, through July 29, 2012

Pier Jacopo Alari de Bonacolsi, called Antico (c. 1460–1528), Apollo Belvedere, c. 1490, copper with partial fire gilding and silvering; base of bronze, 16 1/4 inches without base, Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, Frankfurt

The sculptor Pier Jacopo Alari de Bonacolsi (c. 1455–1528) acquired the nickname Antico (the antique one) for his knowledge of ancient art. Born in or near Mantua, he probably trained as a goldsmith. In his youth Antico traveled to Rome, … Continua a leggere →

 

The Classical Body

Schiaparelli e Prada: Conversazioni Impossibili, esplora le affinità sorprendenti tra Elsa Schiaparelli e Miuccia Prada, due stiliste italiane di epoche diverse. Ispirato da Miguel Covarrubias di “Interviste impossibili” per Vanity Fair nel 1930, la mostra presenta diverse conversazioni tra queste … Continua a leggere →

SLOVAKIA / SLOVACCHIA

Mec-art, retrospettiva su Gianni Bertini a Zilina

Mec-art retrospective

Il 7 giugno si è aperta presso la Galleria Civica di Zilina (Slovacchia) la retrospettiva su Gianni Bertini, organizzata dall’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Bratislava, in occasione della ricorrenza dei 90 anni della nascita di Bertini e dei 40 anni … Continua a leggere →

 

POLAND / POLONIA

Compass for Tourists: Art exhibits guide in Italy

The following is a city-by-city guide to some of Italy’s art exhibitions:

AOSTA – Centro Saint-Benin: Giorgio de Chirico, The Labyrinth of Dreams and Ideas; 65 works including 40 oil paintings; until September 30.

COMO – Villa Olmo: Boldini and the Belle Epoque, 60 works, until July 24.

FLORENCE – Galleria dell’Accademia: Art Returns Art; contemporary masters including Bacon, Klein, Burri, Kounellis, Picasso and Warhol; until November 4.

– Palazzo Strozzi: Picasso, Miro’, Dali’, Young and Angry: The Birth of Modernity; until July 17.

LUCCA – Lucca Center of Contemporary Art: David LaChapelle, 53 photos of celebrities including Angelina Jolie, Elton John and Naomi Campbell; until November 4.

National Museum of Villa Guinigi: Painters in Lucca at the time of Paul Guinigi. Baptist Gerio in San Quirico all’Olivo; until January 6, 2013

The National Museum of Villa Guinigi Lucca will host from 6 July 2012-6 January 2013, the exhibition “Painters in Lucca at the time of Paul Guinigi. Baptist Gerio in San Quirico all’Olivo “.
The event is of international interest, is organized by the Superintendence of Lucca and Massa Carrara BAPSAE in collaboration with the Musée du Petit Palais in Avignon and CICRP (Interregional Center for Conservation and Restoration of Property) of Marseille.

Centerpiece of the exhibition is the reconstruction of the triptych created in 1417 by Baptist Gerio for the Church of San Quirico Olivo, now privately owned and closed to the cult, whose parts were scattered between Lucca, Avignon and Philadelphia. —>

MILAN – TriennaleDorfles. Kitsch, until August 26

The exhibition presents authors who use quotations or kitsch items that fit into their work related to the culture of “bad taste”. In addition to an interactive carpet with kitsch images of everyday life, the last room is a carousel of objects made by anonymous artists. —>

OTRANTOCastello Aragonese: Andy Warhol, I Want To Be A Machine; 50 works, until September 30.

Approximately fifty works from private collections on display at the Italian Castello Aragonese until September 30. The Aragonese Castle of Otranto, after having received within its massive walls over one hundred and fifty thousand visitors to the exhibition of Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, from 27 May to 30 September 2012 contains the works of Andy Warhol, Prince of American pop art.
“Andy Warhol – I want to be a machine”, curated by Gianni Mercurio, opens new artistic season of the Castle of Otranto, which, thanks to the determination of  —>

PAVIA – Castello: Leonardeschi, From Foppa to Giampietrino, 22 works loaned from Hermitage, many of them believed to be by Leonardo until end of 19th century; until July 10.

PERUGIAGalleria Nazionale dell’Umbria: Luca Signorelli, 66 works in biggest show ever on Tuscan Renaissance master, featuring loans from Italy and abroad; until August 26.

Exhibition dedicated to Luca Signorelli (Cortona 1450-1523), one of the most important artists of the Renaissance, long active in Central Italy from 1472 to 1519, which was not dedicated a solo exhibition since 1953.
The exhibition is divided into three venues: the National Gallery of Umbria in Perugia, in the Cathedral at Orvieto, and in the Museum of Church of Holy Apostles, in Citta di Castello in the Municipal Gallery.—>

REGGIO EMILIA Guttuso, the evolution of a master, until July 14

It will be a tribute to the great painter Renato Guttuso that May 26 will open the new exhibition space in the Galleria de ‘Bonis in Reggio Emilia, which will leave the old headquarters of Via Emilia San Pietro and moved on Viale dei Mille, number 44 / B. The exhibition dedicated to Guttuso, which will be open until 14 July, is organized on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of the artist, a prelude to the great national celebrations of the fall. Outlining the profile of one of the most significant artists of the Italian Novecento, the exhibition will emphasize the link with the tradition of the gallery. —>

RIETI “Francesco, the saint”, masterpieces by Cimabue and Paladino; until November 4

Opens in Rieti, from 16 June to 4 November, in three venues – Museum, Museum of Ecclesiastical Heritage Foundation and Varro – the exhibition “Francis, the saint. Masterpieces over the centuries and the Rieti area “, designed by Gianfranco Formichetti Imposing and Anna, born from the collaboration between the Superintendence for the Artistic and Historical Heritage of Lazio and ethno-anthropological city of Rieti.—>

ROME – Castel Sant’Angelo: The Popes Of Memory, seven centuries of papal life through 130 masterpieces; until December 8.

– Macro: Neon, The Luminous Material of Art, 70 works by 50 artists over 80 years including Dan Flavin, Maurizio Cattelan, Mario Merz, Alfredo Jarre, Pascale Marthine Tayou; until November 4.

– Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna (GNAM): Andy Warhol Headlines; until September 9.

– Palazzo delle Esposizioni: 100 works from Stadel Museum in Frankfurt including Tischbein, Corot, Monet, Degas, Renoir, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Redon, Munch, Ernst, Klee, Picasso; until July 17.

– Musei Capitolini: ‘Portraits, The Many Faces Of Power’, 150 Roman heads, busts, statues ranging from early terracotta works to deified images of imperial rulers; until September 25.

– Vittoriano: Tamara de Lempincka, The Queen Of The Modern, 120 works by Art Deco icon; until July 3.

– Colosseum: Nero; until September 18.

– MAXXI: Michelangelo Pistoletto, From One To Many, 100 works, 1956-1974; until August 15.

ROVERETO – MART: Fausto Melotti, Geometrical Angelical, also works by de Chirico, Carra’, others; until September 30.

An exhibition focusing on a revival of the work by Melotti since the sixties, aims to interpret the coexistence of lightness and rigor in the artist, with a path that will bring to light a very strong consistency of purpose —>

Santo Stefano in Sessanio (L’Aquila) – Countries, shepherds and travelers. Visions of ancient marbles and paintings from the Uffizi in Santo Stefano di Sessanio; until September 30

The Exhibition will be staged in the village in the province of L’Aquila in Abruzzo from 7th July to 30th September. A great event that renews and strengthens the partnership between Santo Stefano di Sessanio and the city of Florence, after the extraordinary success of last year under “Sharing of Affection”, which has known how to attract thousands of Italian and foreign tourists, art lovers and culture, journalists and students (over 14,000 paying visitors), demonstrating how we can make recovery of tourism and the economies of inland areas with initiatives of real quality. —>

STRAVilla Pisani: Nobility of work. Arts and crafts in the Venetian painting of the nineteenth; until November 4

Continuing in the footsteps of a long-range reconnaissance on the Venetian painting of the nineteenth century, featuring the exhibition offer years of the National Museum of Villa Pisani in Stra – Venice, shows the nobility of labor.—>

TIVOLI Villa Adriana: Antinous. The beauty and charm of the strong ties that bound the Emperor Hadrian to young Bithynia; November 4

For the first time the Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Lazio Villa Adriana Antiquarium opens an exhibition dedicated to Antinous. From April 5 to November 4, the strong ties that bound the Emperor Hadrian to young Bithynia will be told for more than 50 works including sculptures, reliefs, gems and coins. —>

TURIN – Reggia di Venaria: La Bella Italia, celebrating 150th anniversary of Italian unity; 350 works tracing various ex-capital cities including Florence, Turin, Milan, Genoa and Naples as well as Rome; plus art giants like Giotto, Donatello, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Titian, Tiepolo, Canova, Bernini; until September 11.

URBANIAOur Lady of the Snow by Federico Barocci; until October 31

Urbania, Casteldurante old, is preparing to host a new and valuable exhibition also continue its tradition in 2012 over a decade of studies and exhibitions hosted in the prestigious Palazzo Ducale.

And ‘to mark the fourth centenary of the death of Federico Barocci (1535 – 1612) that the town of Urbania, Department of Culture, in colla —>

VENICE – Ca’ Foscari: ‘William Congdon in Venice (1948-1960): An American View’; until July 8.

– Punto della Dogana, Francois Pinault Foundation: ‘Praise of Doubt’, 60 works by 20 contemporary giants including Maurizio Cattelan, Jeff Koons, Jeff Bauman, Adel Abdessemed, Marcel Broodthaers, Dan Flavin, Thomas Schutte and Charles Ray; until December 31, 2012.

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Compass for Tourists – Italian Arts guide: exhibits around the World- up to July 8, 2012

The following is a country-by-ccountry guide to some of Italy’s art exhibitions abroad. Posts in different languages, you can use Google service translator:

Brasil – AMEDEO MODIGLIANI MODIGLIANI – IMAGENS DE UMA VIDA fino al 15 luglio 2012

United States of America – Bellini, Tiziano e Lotto al Metropolitan Museum of ART fino al 3 settembre

The Baroque Genius of Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione – January 29–July 8, 2012

Schiaparelli e Prada: conversazioni impossibili al METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART fino al 19 agosto 2012

Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance Bronzes May 1, 2012, through July 29, 2012

Typically associated with love, beauty and sex, the Greek goddess Aphrodite was a much more complex figure.

The Mona Lisa - Gioconda

The Mona Lisa – Gioconda

England – In Astratto – Abstraction in Italy 1930-1980

Tiziano in Gran Bretagna

Bruno Munari: My Futurist Past

China – ” Stillness ” 25 giugno 2012 – 31 luglio 2012 ITALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN HONG KONG AND MACAO

Ireland – PhotoIreland Festival 2012: Italian Identity Exhibition – 3rd – 31st July

Scotland – The essence of Beauty: 500 Years of Italian Art – until 12 August

Poland – Tiziano, Veronese e Tiepolo a Poznań dal 2 giugno al 5 agosto

SlovakiaMec-art, retrospettiva su Gianni Bertini a Zilina

Greece – Il dono di Dioniso. Mitologia del vino nell’Italia centrale (Molise) e nella Grecia del Nord (Macedonia)

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