Exhibitions 2016: exhibitions you can’t miss in May

exhibitions | may 2016

Exhibitions 2016: exhibitions you can’t miss in May

A list of exhibitions you can’t miss in May 2016.

I’m curious to read in the comments to see which exhibitions you have already seen, what you liked, what you are going to see and also what you did not like 😉

Venice Biennale

15th International Architecture Exhibition. REPORTING FROM THE FRONT – An exhibition that sharing with a broader audience, the work of people that are scrutinizing the horizon looking for new fields of action, facing issues like segregation, inequalities, peripheries, access to sanitation, natural disasters, housing shortage, migration, informality, crime, traffic, waste, pollution and participation of communities.
And simultaneously will be about presenting examples where different dimensions are synthesized, integrating the pragmatic with the existential, pertinence and boldness, creativity and common sense.

28th May – 27th November 2016
Giardini e Arsenale, Venice Biennale

Bocconi | mostre Milano

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 ALSOMy visit to the exhibition dedicated to Boccioni in Milan.

mostra scapigliatura

Tranquillo Cremona e la Scapigliatura – The halls of the Scuderie of Pavia will held an exhibition about Scapigliati (i.e. Bohemians). This exhibition presents a selection of about 50 works of art, that are the most representative of Scapiglitura movement.

February 26 – June 5, 2016
Scuderie of Pavia

guggenheim Venice

Imagine. New Imagery in Italian Art 1960-1969. For the first time an ideal mapping of artistic research in Italy in the 1960s that deployed new ideas of figuration and of the image. The exhibition presents works by artists such as Franco Angeli, Mario Ceroli, Domenico Gnoli, Giosetta Fioroni, Tano Festa, Fabio Mauri, Francesco lo Savio, Michelangelo Pistoletto, and Mario Schifano.

23 April – 19 September 2016
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

READ ALSO: My post Imagine. New imagery in Italian art at the Guggenheim.

Venice exhibitions

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 ALSOAldus Manutius and the Renaissance in Venice.

palazzo strozzi | firenze

From Kandinsky to Pollock. The Art of the Guggenheim Collections – A major exhibition bringing to Florence over one hundred masterpieces of European and American art from the 1920s to the 1960s, in a narrative that reconstructs the relationship and the ties between the two sides of the Atlantic through the lives of two leading American collectors, Peggy and Solomon Guggenheim.

March 19 – July 2, 2016 
Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze


I Macchiaioli. Le collezioni svelate”( The Macchiaioli. The disclosed collections) – For the first time important paintings by the Macchiaioli, and not only, are on exhibition. They are displayed in the background of ancient collections which originally hosted them. The exhibition is divided into 9 sections that allow visitors to discover the Macchiaioli, the most important Italian artistic movement in the 19th century, and the cultural climate which was the background of the events happened to those artists.

16 March– 4 September 2016
Chiostro del Bramante (Cloister of Bramante), Rome

READ ALSO: The Macchiaioli. The collections revealed in my post.

Correggio | Parmigianino | mostre scuderie quirinale

Correggio e Parmigianino. Arte a Parma nel Cinquecento – The exhibition aims to allow visitors to avail themselves of a selection of masterpieces from some of the world’s leading museums to compare and contrast the artistic careers of two of the greatest luminaries of the Italian Renaissance – Antonio Allegri known as Correggio (1489-1534) and Francesco Mazzola known as Parmigianino (1503-40).

Until 26 june 2016
Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome

Simbolismo | mostre Milano

Symbolism. Art in Europe from the Belle Époque to the Great War– 150 pieces of art from private collections, from both Italian and European museums are exhibited in order to represent both the artistic features and the protagonists of Symbolism.

3 February – 5 June 2016
Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace), Milan

READ ALSO: Symbolism on exhibition in Milan my own review of the exhibition.

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