Art journey to Italy
Vita gazette – Would you like to do on a very special art journey while visiting the cities of Italy, each of which is a jewel? It’s all here!
We are starting life again after the Corona epidemic, which has closed us in our homes for a long time. Of course we have to be very careful. If Italy is in your holiday program this year, there are exhibitions worth seeing in 2022 and not to be missed. You will be amazed by the works such as paintings, photographs and sculptures on display while visiting the small and big cities that you have not yet discovered. In addition to the important cultural capitals Milan, Rome and Florence, Padua, Turin, Bologna and Naples were added to the list in 2022.
Rome – The capital is the privileged home of art and an open-air museum itself. Among the appointments not to be missed in 2022, we point out, at Palazzo Braschi, the exhibition “Klimt. Secession and Italy”, which offers 200 works from the Belvedere Museum in Vienna and the Klimt Foundation. (until March 27).
Chiostro del Bramante is hosting the “Crazy” exhibition. “Madness in Contemporary Art” with works by 21 internationally renowned artists and 11 unpublished site-specific installations. (February 18, 2022 – January 8, 2023)
Pier Paolo Pasolini, whose hundredth anniversary of his birth is celebrated, is the protagonist of the review “Everything is Holy”: an appointment from March in the three locations of Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, Palazzo Barberini and the MAXXI Museum to tell the story of life and work. Pasolini was an Italian poet, screenwriter, actor, director, writer and playwright. Culturally versatile, he distinguished himself in numerous fields, also making contributions as a painter, novelist, linguist, translator and essayist.
Finally, at the Galleria Borghese, it hosts the exhibition “Guido Reni in Rome. The Sacred and the Nature ”, the first of a series of international exhibitions dedicated to the Italian seventeenth-century Master.
Milan – The most important event of the year is the grand exhibition “Titian and the image of a woman: beauty, love, poetry” at the Palazzo Reale, which analyzes the image of women that gained prominence in Venice in the sixteenth century. Tiziano Vecellio, known as Tiziano, was an Italian painter, a citizen of the Republic of Venice, an important representative of the Venetian school (from February 23 to June 5, 2022),
Venice – The lagoon city hosts the 59th International Art Exhibition from 23 April to 27 November 2022 (with pre-opening on 20, 21 and 22 April), directed by Cecilia Alemani. The Biennale is entitled “The milk of dreams” a book by Leonora Carrington, as usual proposes the National Participations with their own exhibitions in the Pavilions, the Gardens, the Arsenale and in the historic center with some collateral events. In addition, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, from 9 April to 26 September, presents the exhibition “Surrealism and magic. Enchanted modernity”.
Florence – One of the most important masters of Italian art joins Florence. The exhibition titled “Donatello, Renaissance” will be presented to visitors at Palazzo Strozzi. (March 19 – July 31, 2022)
Padua – Centro San Gaetano hosts from 29 January to 5 June the exhibition “From romantics to Segantini. Stories of moons and then of gazes and mountains”, a hymn to nature that the curator Marco Goldin dedicates to painting between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries with about 80 works from the prestigious Swiss collection of Oskar Reinhart.
Turin – From February 9th to June 26th, the Chiablese Rooms of the Turin Royal Museums are the seat of the “Vivian Maier Inedita” exhibition, dedicated to one of the greatest exponents of street photography. The exhibition arrives in Italy after a first stop at the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris and aims to tell unknown aspects of Vivian Maier’s human and artistic life. On display over 250 shots of the artist, known on the international scene since 2007, when his photographic corpus dedicated above all to the street and the life that takes place there was discovered a few years after his death.
Genoa – Palazzo Ducale, in the city of the Lantern, hosts a retrospective dedicated to Pieter Paul Rubens from 6 October 2022 to 22 January 2023, on the occasion of the anniversary of the publication of the famous volume “Palazzi di Genova”, in which the Flemish artist collected the most beautiful houses of the “Superba”.