Five Art Exhibitions Not to Miss This Autumn in Italy

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 04:45
fall exhibitions in Italy

[Photo: "Il Cinquecento a Firenze." Palazzo Strozzi, Florence.]

Autumn is usually a good season for art lovers as many great exhibitions open in museums throughout Italy.

Here are five that stand out.  

“Dentro Caravaggio” (Inside Caravaggio) – Milan

Eighteen paintings by Caravaggio will be on display at the Palazzo Reale in Milan until January 28, 2018. The paintings, on loan from several international museums, will be paired with radiographic images aimed at illustrating the artist’s creative process.

More info on the exhibition’s website

“Monet” - Rome

The Vittoriano Museum Complex in Rome will host an exhibition on the founder of French Impressionist painting, Claude Monet. 60 of Monet’s works from the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris will be on display until February 11, 2018.

More info on the Vittoriano’s website

“Il Cinquecento a Firenze” (The 16th century in Florence) - Florence

The subject of this exhibition presented at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence is a time of extraordinary cultural creativity, the 16th century. On display until 21 January 2018  are 70 works by 41 different artists, including Michelangelo, Bronzino, Giorgio Vasari, Rosso Fiorentino, Pontormo, and Giambologna.

More info on the Palazzo Strozzi’s website

“Van Gogh. Tra il grano e il cielo” (Van Gogh. Between wheat and sky) – Vicenza

One of the most anticipated fall exhibitions in all of Italy, “Van Gogh. Tra il grano e il cielo,” on display at the Basilica Palladiana in Vicenza until April 8, 2018, features 43 paintings and 86 drawings that trace the life of the Dutch artist.  

More info on the exhibition’s website

“Picasso” - Genoa

The exhibition opening on November 10 at the Palazzo Ducale in Genoa is dedicated to Picasso, with a selection of the artist’s works from the Musèe Picasso in Paris, divided into thematic sections, to retrace the personal and artistic aspects of Picasso’s life. Open until May 6, 2018.

More info on the Palazzo Ducale’s website