Contemporary Art in Rome



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Rome isn't just about Michelangelo and Caravaggio. Some of its very best artists are alive, kicking and screaming amazing contemporary pieces to the world. Learn about the development of Italy's contemporary art scene from the very beginning of Modern.

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Day 1 - Rome


Begin with the birth of modern Italian art-- Macchiaioli and Futuristi-- at the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art.


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National Gallery of Modern Art (Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna)

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Location:

Viale delle Belle Arti 131
00196 Rome, Italy

Contact:

tel: +39 6 32 2981
fax: +39 6 322 1579


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Quadriennale Nazionale D'Arte di Roma

Location:

194 Via Nazionale
I-00184 Rome, Italy


Day 2 - Rome


Catch a contemporary exhibition at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, making sure to have a drink at OpenColonna, the top floor designer restaurant. And then head to the centro storico for photography at Gallery Valentina Moncada and contemporary pieces at Valentina Bonomo.


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Palazzo delle Esposizioni

Location:

via Nazionale 194
00184 Rome, Italy

Contact:

tel: +39 6 48 9411
fax: +39 6 6830 1087


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Valentina Bonomo Gallery

Location:

via del Portico d'Ottavia 13
00186 Rome, Italy

Contact:

tel: +39 06 683 2766


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Galleria Valentina Moncada

Location:

via Margutta 54
00187 Rome, Italy

Contact:

tel: +39 06 320 7956
fax: +39 06 320 8209


Day 3 - Rome


The recently opened MAXXI showcases Italy's very best artists of the 21st century while the MACRO's contemporary projects and installations are always thought-provoking.


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MAXXI (National Museum of Art of the XXI Century)

Location:

Via Guido Reni 10
Flaminio
00196 Rome, Italy

Contact:

tel: +39 06 3996 7350


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Museo Carlo Bilotti

Location:

viale Fiorello La Guardia
Viale Fiorello La Guardia
00100 Rome, Italy

Contact:

tel: +39 06 060 608(Tourist Information)


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MACRO (Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma)

Location:

Piazza Orazio Giustiniani 4
Rome, Italy

Contact:

tel: 06-6710-70400


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