ONGOING EXHIBITIONS IN ROME
Chagall. The World Upside - down.
When: 22nd December 2010 – 27th March 2011
Where: Ara Pacis Museum, Lungotevere in Augusta (corner of Via Tomacelli)
What: One of the most playful and poetic painters of the 20th century, Chagall has an immediatly recognizable style that strikes for its joy and singularity. The first important cultural event to take place this year in Rome, the exhibition displays some of the later work of the artist along with his etchings for a biblical cycle and some of his illustration for his own poems.
How to get there: From the Station Termini take the red subway line and get off at the Flaminio Station.
Tamara de Lempicka. The Queen of Modernity.
When: 11th March 2011 - 3rd July 2011
Where: Complesso del Vittoriano, Via Di San Pietro in Carcere
What: Sophisticated and heavily influenced by Art Déco, no other visual artist sums up the spirit of the 20's and 30's as Polish painter Tamara de Lempicka. Rome will be rendering homage to this exceptional artist with an exhibition of her paintings at the Complesso Del Vitoriano Museum. A not-to-be-missed opportunity to discover more about her work and times.
How to get there: From the Termini Station take the bus 40 and get off at Piazza Venezia.
Impressionism, Espressionism, Avant-guard. 100 masterworks from the Städel Museum of Frankfurt
When: 1st April 2011 - 17th July 2011
Where: Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, Via Nazionale, 194
What: This exhibition brings together a selection of paintings from the Stadel Museum in Frankfurt offering a panoramic view of the development of visual arts in Europe during the 19th and 20th centuries. You will have the chance to admire works by Degas, Munch, Picasso and other of the artists who took part on the great artistic revolution of the past century and defined painting as we know it today.
How to get there: Within walking distance from Hotel Des Artistes (15 min. - 1,5 km). Otherwise from the Termini Station take the bus 64 and get off at the front of the Palazzo Delle Esposizioni.
Michelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, 1956-1974
When: 3rd March 2011 – till 26th June 2011
Where: MAXXI Museum, Via Guido Reni, 4 A
What: Pistoletto is one of the most famous Italian contemporary artists and the MAXXI museum, in a parternship with the Philadelphia Museum of Contemporary art, will exhibit a rich selection of the artist's work following him in almost two decades of adventurous aestetic research.
Some of the most representative works by the artist will be on display. A section of the exhibition will be dedicated to "Città del Arte" (City of Art) the project through wich Pistoletto has been trying to democratize art.
How to get there: From Termini Station take the red subway line and get off at Flaminio station, then take the tram 2 and get off at the station "Apollodoro".