MACRO Roma presents Anish Kapoor’s first solo exhibition in Italy after 10 years

Intimate, imposing and dialectic, Kapoor’s work presented at the exhibition confronts and explores the conditions of matter, the dynamics of perception and the power of metaphor.

 

Anish Kapoor at MACRO - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma © MACRO

Anish Kapoor at MACRO – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma © MACRO

 

Anish Kapoor is back at long last for his first exhibition in an Italian museum in 10 years. From 17 December 2016 to 17 April 2017, an extraordinary show comes to the spaces of the MACRO – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, curated by Mario Codognato.

The exhibition is a testimony to Kapoor’s unflagging research in the formal and conceptual spheres, which has informed his artistic practice from the start, contrasting the highly engineered and more organic processes of his work. (more…)

“Francesco Cellini. Drawings and tools of the architectural project ” at MACRO Testaccio

The exhibition presents a selection of Francesco Cellini’s architectural works since the early 70s to present day, approached via two different points of view.

 

Francesco Cellini, Ponte Accademia © Francesco Cellini

Francesco Cellini, Ponte Accademia © Francesco Cellini

 

From November 16 2016 to January 8 2017, the 9B Pavilion  at MACRO Testaccio is hosting the exhibition “Francesco Cellini. Drawings and tools of the architectural project “curated by María Margarita Segarra Lagunes and promoted by Roma Capitale, Department of Cultural Growth – Superintendent of Cultural Heritage, in collaboration with the Department of Architecture of the University of Roma Tre. (more…)

“Roma Pop City 60-67” exhibition at MACRO Rome

The exhibition displays over 100 works, including paintings, sculptures, photographs, installations and even art and documentary films, found and restored thanks to the collaboration of the Experimental Centre of Cinematography – Italian National Film Archive.

 

Luca Maria Patella, Sciarpa e Colosseo, 1966 © MACRO

Luca Maria Patella, Sciarpa e Colosseo, 1966 © MACRO

 

These works portray the city of Rome in the early ’60s, transformed and revisited through the visual imagery of the artists of the so-called School of Piazza del Popolo – although  many of the artists involved in this period have denied the existence of a single trend, this name is still used nowadays to refer to this era and the stylistic choices of the artists involved, despite the diversity in the works. (more…)