The exhibition of “Guggenheim” in Rome

Guggenheim in RomeThe exhibition of “Guggenheim” documents the great artistic moments lived in the United States of America after the Second World War.

The exhibition represents the American avant-garde that existed between 1945 and 1980, which was the period of the great transformations in the history of the United States.
In those years the history of the United States of America was characterized by economic prosperity and international conflicts, as well as important cultural advances.
The American art was an extraordinary development of the aesthetic practices such as Pop Art and meditations on the meaning of the image, the conceptual art of the sixties, the aesthetics of Minimalism, Photorealism of the iconography of the seventies .
The exhibition highlights the crucial era in American art, revealing the role played by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in shaping these developments due to the continued support offered to emerging artists.

The first section is devoted to abstract expressionism, with the names of Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Clyfford Still, Jackson Pollock (with six paintings rarely seen in international exhibitions), Frank Stella, Ellsworth Kelly and Kenneth Noland.
Among all these there is strong evidence in de Kooning with his broken and strong colors.

The second section is devoted to Pop Art with works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Alaes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist and Mel Ramos, a particular emphasis is given to the gods Rauschenberg’s monumental painting “Barge” of 1962-63

The third section is devoted to Minimalism, Conceptual and post-minimalism with the work of Robert Morris, Dan Flavin, Carl Andre, Donald Judd, Lawrence Weiner many of whom come from the prestigious collection of Italian Panza di Biumo.

The last section is devoted to the “Photojournalism” grouping of hyper painters representing a cultural continuity with pop artists.

The exhibition of “Guggenheim” in Rome
Exhibition Palace – Via Nazionale, 194 Rome

From February 7 to May 6, 2012

Full price € 12.50

Reduced € 10.00

Schools € 4.00 per student from Tuesday to Friday (excluding holidays)
Minimum 10 maximum 25 students

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Exhibition in Rome: Salvador Dali, the artist

Dalì has been a genius of art,a painter,a sculptor,a filmmaker, but also one of the most intriguing artists of Surrealism.
The exhibition organized in collaboration with the Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation, offers a unique approach to the figure of the artist which is considered in his many different facets: artist, designer, thinker, writer, passionate about science, illustrator, goldsmith, designer and filmmaker.
Besides, will be highlighted one aspect still neglected in studies and exhibitions daliniane: the Spanish artist’s relationship with Italy.
Through documents, photographs, drawings, letters, projects, objects it’s possible to follow Dalì during his travels to Italy, and relive the meetings to devise artistic collaborations, such as the one with Anna Magnani and Luchino Visconti.
Italy will, in fact, the element that held together all the works on display.
The purpose of the exhibition is to draw a parallel between the artist and the man to bring out the genius Salvador has created by his bizarre character and biographical universe fascinating and evocative images of plastic and literary.

Salvador Dali: the man, the artist
Vittoriano Complex in Rome from 10/03/2012 to 30/06/2012


– All buses to the city center: 81, 85, 87, 186, 571, 810, 850, get off at Piazza Venezia
– Metro B to Colosseo


Open every day

Monday – Thursday 9:30 to 18:30

Friday – Saturday 9:30 to 22:30

Sunday 9:30 to 19:30

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