April 24, 2014

Rome, exhibition of Soviet painting, 1920 – 1970

‘Realismi socialisti. Grande pittura sovietica 1920-1970′ Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, 11th October 2011 – 8th January 2012 An exhibition on one of the most distinctive forms of 20th century art, the state-supported ‘Soviet Realism’ painting style, the anchored antidote to sweeping European Modernism. The exhibition tracks the development of Socialist Realism painting from the dying […]

Tintoretto exhibition, Rome 2012

Very advance notice of a Tintoretto exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome, 2012 (the official teaser page says February – June 2012). *** Update, January 2012 – there is now an official site for this exhibition and the dates have been confirmed as 25 February – 10 June 2012. This exhibition, focusing on […]

Rome exhibition – Lippi and Botticelli in 15th century Florence

‘Filippino Lippi e Sandro Botticelli nella Firenze del ’400′ Rome, Scuderie del Quirinale, 16 Via XXIV Maggio 5th October 2011 – 15th January 2012 A major exhibition with perhaps a slightly misleading title as this is largely a showing of works by Filippino Lippi … there are indeed some works by Sandro Botticelli but they […]

Italian fashion exhibition 2011, Turin, Venaria Reale

‘Moda in Italia. 150 anni di eleganza.’ Turin – Venaria Reale, Reggia di Venaria, Sale delle Arti 17th September 2011 – 8th January 2012 Part of the continuing celebrations of 150 years of Italian unification, this exhibition (‘Fashion in Italy, 150 years of elegance’) is a journey through Italian style from 1861 to the present […]