Art exhibitions during Christmas holidays
The Italian calendar of art exhibitions is always very vast and interesting, due both to the important presence of works of art in this country and to a eradicated culture and love for art in general, and finally to the large amount of tourists coming from all around the world to see our artistic beauties.
People planning to come to Italy during Christmas holidays have the chance to visit many important temporary exhibition of art taking place in all regions of Italy. Here are just the major ones. Starting from the North, at Peggy Guggenheim Collection Gallery in Venice, there is Capolavori Futuristi, homage to the avant-garde movement called Futurismo on the occasion of its centenary. Always in Veneto, but in Verona at Palazzo della Gran Guardia, there is Corot and The Modern Art. Souvenirs and Impressions, exhibition dedicated to this French master of XIX century painting from naturalism to impressionism and to the art of its period. Similar extraordinary exhibition in Udine: The Age of Coubert and Monet, 120 paintings coming from all around the world to state the importance of the French lesson and the Barbizon school for the European art of XIX century; a comparison between Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Van Gogh and the most important painters of the rest of Europe.
Descending to Emilia Romagna, and precisely to Rimini, there is possibly the most important exhibition taking place in Italy at present, i.e. From Rembrandt to Picasso, Masterpieces from the Museum of Fine Arts of Boston. At Castello Visconteo-Musei Civici in Pavia (Lombardy), you can visit From Velasquez to Murillo. The Golden Age of Spanish Painting in the Ermitage's Collections, with pieces never exposed in Italy. In Pisa, Chagall and the Mediterranean Sea, an exhibition about this modern Russian painter and its relationship with the bright Mediterranean environment. Still in Tuscany, at Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, there is De Chirico, Max Ernst,Magritte, Balthus. A Glance to the Invisible, an exhibition about the affinities among these important modern painters. Finally, in Naples, Museo di Capodimonte, Back to Baroque: From Caravaggio To Vanvitelli, about the artists of this period.
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