Italian Government Tourist Board - North America

 NEWSLETTER # 126 - September  24th, 2010

 Vincent Van Gogh: Campaign timeless and modern city 

Roma - October 8th, 2010 - January 30th, 2011



Rome will be protagonist of one of the huge exhibition at the Vittoriano in Rome; it will run a prestigious exhibition devoted to Vincent Van Gogh. The exhibition will be curate by Cornelia Homburg, among the most experienced critics of Van Gogh and will be supported by an international scientific committee of very commendable prestige. More than 110 painting will show for the audience pleasure.

 The nineteenth century face. From Canova to Modigliani 

Padova - October 2nd, 2010 - February 27th, 2011


Palazzo Zabarella will host an exhibition which celebrates the portrait. The theme of the portrait will be analyzed in the broadest sense, image of face, the full length, Group, family and, officers in situations, intimate or mundane. Canova and Modigliani were symbolically placed in a witness to the great classical, the second and the eruption of new. To say that the artists of this century have, perhaps more than any other, had to compete with the identification of original art of portrait mode, given enough: entry into the scene of a new medium, competitive and challenging, photography.



 Festival Verdi- Parma 

Parma - October 1st - October 28th, 2010



Every year, in October, the Verdi Festival celebrates the Maestro born in Roncole of Busseto, in the province of Parma, at the Regio Theatre of Parma and in Verdi's lands. The Trovatore, the Vespri siciliani and Attila are the operas in calendar for the next edition of the Verdi Festival with three new stage settings.


Lucas Cranach: The Other Renaissance 

Roma - October 15th, 2010 - February 13th, 2011




The works of the great German painter Lucas Cranach will be shown for the first time in Italy. The Borghese Gallery will host the works of Lucas Cranach the Elder, who, along with Albrecht Dürer, is the greatest representative of the renaissance of German painting in the sixteenth century. The Gallery will host about 45 of Cranach’s most significant works, which come from the leading public collections in Europe and the United States.



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