EXHIBITIONS: MUST TO SEE IN JULY IN ITALY
I never thought that a vacation is just the sea or mountains, but a short period or long which gives me the opportunity to see and do new things.
The monthly list of the exhibits that you must not miss in July in Italy.
The ability to plan the vacation that you had not imagined.
I pittori della luce. Dal Divisionismo al Futurismo (Painters of light. From Divisionism to Futurism) – From June 25th to October 9th 2016 at the Mart Museum (the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto) masterpieces by Segantini, Pelizza da Volpedo, Boccioni, Balla, Carrà, and several artists who made a revolution in art world will be on exhibition.
On view 80 works of art divided into 6 sections, retracing the origins and the development of Divisionism, which will pave the way to Futurism.
25 June – 9 october 2016
Escher – The exhibition Escher in Milan will feature 200 works and an itinerary which will be an ideal journey within Escher’s artistic development, starting from his training as an engraver and a fellow of Art Noveau.
24 June – 22 January, 2017
Palazzo Reale, Milan
The 15. International Architecture exhibition – The Architecture Biennale 2016 is entitled REPORTIG FROM THE FRONT and will shows some examples of construction which, instead of expressing resignation to what we don’t have anymore, will illustrate and create something from what we have at our disposal, with the aim of improving the quality of life of cities and their inhabitants.
28 may – 27 november, 2016
Venice (Arsenale e Giardini)
A Family Affair. The Marinoni and the Polyptych of St. John the Baptist – The Polyptych of St. John the Baptist returns home after being in restoration for a year. Its return is being celebrated by the Bagatti Valsecchi Museum with a compact exhibit, curated by Chiara Paratico, who analyzed this work as intense as it remains partly a mystery.
June 16 – October 2, 2016
Museo Bagatti Valsecchi, Milano
READ ALSO: The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum: a house museum in the centre of Milan.
I Vivarini. Lo splendore della pittura tra Gotico e Rinascimento – The first exhibition devoted to the Vivarini family, who lived in Murano, an island in the Venetian lagoon, in the 15th century, and was in competition with the famous workshop of the very well-known Bellini family.
20 febbraio – 5 giugno, 2016 (La mostra è stata prorogata fino al 17 luglio!)
Palazzo Sarcinelli, Conegliano
War, Capitalism & Liberty – War, Capitalism & Liberty are the contemporary issues explored in this museum exhibition through the artworks of the infamous international street artist known as Banksy. This thought-provoking exhibition is to be held at Palazzo Cipolla, in Rome, Italy from 24 May to 4 September, 2016.
Curated exclusively from private collections, the exhibition brings together original paintings, limited edition prints, sculptures and rare objects from all over the world to be exhibited jointly for the first time, many artworks of which have never been shown previously.
24 May – 4 September 2016
Palazzo Cipolla – Via del Corso, 320 – Rome
Venice, the Jews and Europe, 1516 -2016 – Organised on the occasion of the fifth centenary of the creation of Venice’s Ghetto, curated by Donatella Calabi with the scientific coordination of Gabriella Belli and the contribution of a large pool of scholars, the “Venice, the Jews and Europe 1516 – 2016” exhibition aims to describe the processes that led to the creation, implementation and transformation of the first “fence” for Jews in the world.
June 19 – November 13, 2016
Venice, Palazzo Ducale, Doge’s Apartment
Maria Callas. The Exhibition – retraces the story, life, art and legend of the artistic genius of La Divina, from her education in Greece to her Paris exile, exploring the triumphs, scandals and private life of an artist who became a genuine icon of the 20th century.
Through a chronological and thematic sequence, the exhibition itinerary traces a Callas Route across stage objects, costumes and jewellery, private dresses, videos, documents, letters and photographs from the archives of Italian, French, British and American theatres, as well as international private collections. The exhibition, which includes items loaned for the first time ever, focuses in particular on the cities in which Maria Callas performed and, in certain cases, lived – from Verona to Paris.
11 marzo – 18 settembre 2016
Verona, AMO Arena Museo Opera, Palazzo Forti
Aldo Manuzio. Il Rinascimento di Venezia – At the Gallerie dell’Accademia an exhibition retraces a unique and unrepeatable period in the history of European and Western art, during which books were able to change the world.
19 March – 19 June 2016
Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice
READ ALSO: Aldus Manutius and the Renaissance in Venice.
Umberto Boccioni: genius and memory – On the centenary of the death of Boccioni the Palazzo Reale in Milan (the Royal Palace of Milan) celebrates the great artist of Futurism with an exhibition, focusing on his work in Milan.
March 23,- July 10, 2016
Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace), Milan
READ ALSO: My visit to the exhibition dedicated to Boccioni in Milan.