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ARTAPES #2. CHANTAL AKERMAN. FROM THE OTHER SIDE – MAXXI

28 June 2017 - 23 July 2017 video gallery – admittance free a project curated by Giulia Ferracci In the 1970s the New York Times was already defining her film Jeanne Dielman (1975) as “the first female masterpiece in the history of film”: Chantal Akerman is recognised by the critics as one of the most revolutionary artists on the international scene, a...

From Duchamp to Cattelan. Contemporary Art at the Palatine in Rome

Another intriguing exhibition centred around the theme of contemporary art and archaeology, with over 100 masterpieces, including installations, sculptures, paintings, photographs and drawings, from 25 different countries. Works by well-known names from Contemporary art’s pantheon of fame, such as Marina Abramović, Gino De Dominicis, Marcel Duchamp, Gilbert & George, Joseph Kosuth, Barbara Kruger, Richard Long, Allan McCollum, Vettor Pisani, Michelangelo...

Casa Del Jazz Summertime 2017

The Casa del Jazz will bring a diverse selection of jazz musicians to Rome to play through the month of July in the venue’s garden, adding an edgier side to the city’s summer music scene. The series has a little bit of everything, from the innovative and multicultural to classical instrumentals and improvisations. PROGRAMME Sunday, July 2nd MIDO & Piano City Milano Free entrance   Monday,...

Yona Friedman. Mobile Architecture, People’s Architecture

3 June 2017 - 29 October 2017 The exhibition, born out of the collaboration with the Power Station of Art in Shanghai presents the intense and conflictual relationship between the Utopian dimension of design and its realization through the work of Yona Friedman. The theory of mobile architecture, conceived by Friedman in 1950s, called into question the Modernist vision whereby the...

Luglio Suona Bene 2017 in The Rome Auditorium Park of Music

The Rome Auditorium is a multi-functional complex dedicated to music, contributing to enrich the already immense patrimony of the Eternal City. The project is dominated by three “harmonic cases” that seem to fly above a sea of vegetation. A structure of this kind could not have been built in Rome's densely-packed historic centre. The site chosen for the construction of...

Bizhan Bassiri – Specchio Solare

In the outside area of Carlo Bilotti Museum The light, Noor in Persian language, is the principal element of Bizhan Bassiri’s work. The sculpture Specchio Solare is back in Italy after its success in the exhibition dedicated to Bassiri at the AUN Gallery in Tehran. In Rome, in the Carlo Bilotti Museum the work will get in touch with the green...

L’isola del Cinema Festival

from 17 June to 3 September 2017 - Tiber Island Reaching its XXIII edition, L’isola del Cinema consolidates as a festival of peculiar cultural interest capable of accommodating an increasing number of spectators on the wonderful Tiber Island, festival’s location since forever. For 2017’s edition, L’isola del Cinema will be named Roma, Città Creativa, right and proper tribute to the recognition gave...

Literatures – Festival Internazionale di Roma (16th edition)

Back once more with its 16th edition (20 June-21 July) the Festival Internazionale delle Letterature di Roma! LITERATURES International Festival of Rome, devised and organised by Maria Ida Gaeta under the direction of Fabrizio Arcuri, will comprise eight evenings featuring leading Italian and international guests. from 8-6-2017 to 21-7-2017 See Basilica di Massenzio See Casa delle Letterature Web site: www.festivaldelleletterature.it events program Aggiornare e organizzare l’offerta documentaria...

Trastevere Film Festival 2017

Hosted in the Trastevere neighborhood’s Piazza San Cosimato and organized by Piccolo Cinema America, the festival’s third edition features everything from Disney and Pixar family favorites like WALL-E (June 10), Finding Nemo (June 24) and Aladdin (July 23), to films by cinema greats Michelangelo Antonioni, David Lynch, Stanley Kubrick, Asghar Farhadi (presenting his Oscar-winning film  The Salesman on June 30),...

HOLLYWOOD ICONS. PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE JOHN KOBAL FOUNDATION

June 24  – September 17, 2017, Palazzo delle Esposizioni Rome Hollywood Icons. Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation is a rich survey of the great stars of the classic era of Hollywood movies highlighting the work of the photographers responsible for creating their glittering images.  The exhibition presents 161 portraits from the biggest names in motion picture history beginning with silent legends...

Botero At Complesso Del Vittoriano

Until August 27th, Complesso del Vittoriano is housing the world famous Colombian artist Fernando Botero’s first major Italian retrospective. In honor of the artist’s 85th birthday, the show highlights fifty of masterpieces that trace his masterful career, from 1958 to 2016. Botero’s fantastic and voluptuous style is represented in the exhibition in eight sections: sculptures, representations of old masters,...

Cross the Streets, exhibition at Macro Museum

This multimedia retrospective, made up of an impressive 200 works from street artists hailing from the Capital itself and around the world, sets to historicize the 40 year long phenomenon that we call street art. From the Andy-Warhol-esque pop sculptures of Chicago to the immense site-specific spray pieces by Roman artists Diamond and Lucamaleonte, the section of the exhibition entitled...

ROMAEUROPA FESTIVAL 2017

21 locations, 524 artists, including 524 artists, including 34 companies attending the REf for the first time, 160 days of activities including the summer preview of the festival, 46 events dedicated to contemporary creative arts, 24 of which on show in Italy for the first time ever, for a total of more than 40,000 tickets on sale: these are the stats for the...

YOKO ONO & CLAIRE TABOURET – ONE DAY I BROKE A MIRROR

The Académie de France à Rome – Villa Medici is opening its doors to Yoko Ono and Claire Tabouret with One day I broke a mirror, from 5 May to 2 July 2017. Featuring artist-icon Yoko Ono and Claire Tabouret, that astonishing revelation of the latest generation, One day I broke a mirror is going to be a must on...

ZAHA HADID AND ITALY AT MAXXI MUSEUM

23 June 2017 – 28 January 2018 She redefined the architecture of the 21st century, capturing the imagination of the whole world Considered to be one of the most influential and visionary architects our time, MAXXI is hosting an exhibition devoted to Zaha Hadid and her work, with reference to the projects built in Italy, including the recently inaugurated Terminal Marittimo...

Pens to paper: autograph letters from the Keats-Shelley House

"Our latest temporary exhibition focuses on the material production of manuscripts from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries, a period of profound change in the art of letter-writing..." It will include a series of autograph letters by famous figures from British, American, Italian and other European literature and politics, set against a backdrop of the changing industrial manufacture...

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