Must-See Art Guide: Rome
This week's guide includes Camille Henrot, Frank Gehry, Superstudio, and more.
Hopefully, the peak of the heat dome is behind us. While everyone was busy trying to avoid the sun, we found the perfect solution to stay cool: Remember La Dolce Vita (1960) by Federico Fellini? Well, we don’t particularly recommend trying to cavort in the Trevi fountain like Anita Ekberg, but how about a fresh gelato in Roma? Or a nice Vespa tour to enjoy sightseeing and the fresh Italian air? Above all, treat yourself with some quality art time: La Bella Roma will make your day with an exhibition of Frank Gehry’s animated and dynamic light sculptures at Gagosian Gallery. If you have ever wondered what it was like to live in the capital of Italy in the early 1960s, get an immersive experience at the Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma which currently explores one of the most exciting periods of the city through works by Jannis Kounellis, Gianfranco Baruchello, or Mario Schifano. At another venue, artworks by major artists such as Martin Creed, Anselm Kiefer, and Richard Long, among others, are displayed at Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma. Good news, you have until September to enjoy one of the most exciting exhibitions of the summer.
Grab some European vibes, try some local delicacies, chill out and relax under the Italian cypresses, and you’ll understand the true meaning of la vita è bella!
Exhibition: “Fabio Marco Pirovino & Sam Porritt: Hidden in Plain Sight”
When: April 21–July 29, 2016
Where: Frutta, Via Giovanni Pascoli, 21, Rome, Italy
Exhibition: “Alessandro Scarabello: The Garden of Phersu”
When: May 12–July 31, 2016
Where: The Gallery Apart, Via Francesco Negri, 43, Rome, Italy
Exhibition: “Monday—Camille Henrot”
When: May 12–November 6, 2016
Where: Fondazione Memmo-Arte Contemporanea, Via Fontanella Borghese, 56b, Rome, Italy
Exhibition: “RAIN COME DOWN! Domesticated environments – The Hungarian attitudes”
When: June 15–July 30, 2016
Where: Z20 Sara Zanin Gallery, Via della Vetrina, 21, Rome, Italy
Exhibition: “Like a Bird, Not a Feather: Martin Creed, Giorgi Griffa, Anselm Kiefer, Richard Long, Luigi Ontani”
When: June 20–September 10, 2016
Where: Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma, 3 Vicolo Dei Catinari, Rome, Italy
Exhibition: “Roma Pop City 60-67”
When: July 13–November 27, 2016
Where: Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Via Nizza 138, Rome, Italy
Exhibition: “Frank Gehry: Fish Lamps”
When: July 18–September 16, 2016
Where: Gagosian Gallery, Via Francesco Crispi, 16, Rome, Italy
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