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Piazza di Siena 2016 84°

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ROME Piazza di Siena from May 25, 2016 al May 29, 2016 Piazza di Siena takes its name from the city of origin of one of the most ancient and noble families of Rome: the Borghese princes. Was conceived and enthusiastically promoted Prince Marcantonio, at the end of the eighteenth century, he commissioned the architects Mario and Antonio Asprucci a new space, able to recall the memory of the places dear to him. His great desire, in fact, was to revive, in the city of Rome, the atmosphere of traditional folk festivals and horse races that took place, since the Middle Ages, in Siena. The prince, however, died before he could see accomplished his purpose. Piazza di Siena's debut in equestrian competitions in 1922. In 1926, the EIF included the Roman competition in the international agenda and has since the official numeration of the CSIO of Rome. After two editions hosted Hippodrome of Villa Glori and a third in those of Parioli, with 1929 horse show returns to Piazza di Siena where tutto'ora takes place. In what is considered one of the greatest and most celebrated public parks in the capital, extraordinary events were held for the Italian horse riding, unforgettable challenges in exceptional protagonists. Just think of Alessandro Bettoni Cazzago or brothers Piero and Raimondo d'Inzeo or Graziano Mancinelli and numerous other pioneers of this noble sport. The appointment with the horse show was only interrupted from 1941 to 1946, during World War II. In 1960, when Piazza di Siena hosted the routine tests of the Olympic Games in Rome, the CSIO has been moved to Turin. In 1998, however, the Official International Competition has given way to the World Equestrian Games and also Piazza di Siena has given the scepter at the Flaminio stadium. In 2000, however, has had his revenge by hosting two CSIO, in May and October, when he witnessed the final of the Samsung Nations Cup circuit. In 2003 the Horse Show at Piazza di Siena was included in the Top League, EIF circuit which combined the eight best official international competitions for jumping obstacles, the elite world of riding, and then confirmed in Division 1 of Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup ™

The Macchiaioli. The Collections Revealed

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ROME Chiostro del bramante from 16/03/2016 to 4/09/2016 The exhibition 'I Macchiaioli. Le collezioni svelate' (The Macchiaioli. The Collections Revealed) opens at the Chiostro del Bramante in Rome on 16 March and for the first time offers the public the chance to see important paintings by the Macchiaioli and others, within the context of the collections that originally held them. The works that belonged to great collections of the past – for example those of Cristiano Banti, Diego Martelli, Rinaldo Carnielo, Edoardo Bruno, Gustavo Sforni, Mario Galli, Enrico Checcucci, Camillo Giussani and Mario Borgiotti – are now mostly in private collections and represent the core of the most important 19th-century Italian movement in painting. The over 110 works on display are the gems of the rich collections of great art patrons of the period. They were extremely interesting personalities who shared a great passion for painting, entrepreneurs and businessmen in love with beauty, without whom we could never admire these masterpieces today. Sometimes personally donated by the artists themselves, but more often purchased to support painter friends going through hard times, these works – that give aesthetic pleasure and enrich major collections – have become masterpieces sought after by the great art connoisseurs of our day.

Experience with Caravaggio

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Rome 24 March - 3 July 2016 Plazzo delle Esposizioni Caravaggio Experience, a powerful and totally original video installation, adopts a contemporary approach to the work of art to explore Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio's artistic career. The use of a sophisticated multi-projection system on a massive scale, combined with an original musical score and permeated with fragrances, takes visitors on a unique sensoral journey based on total immersion in the art of this 17th century master. The aim is to allow visitors to observe and to explore Caravaggio's work in true depth through a flow of emotions triggered by pure sensoral enjoyment, thus helping to draw a broader audience of experts and non-experts alike to appreciate his work in an absolutely novel fashion.

The Glory of Parma

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Rome Scuderie del Quirinale from 12 March 2016 till 26 June 2016 Every major project at the Scuderie del Quirinale is designed to familiarise the public with artistic masterpieces not just by visiting the exhibition but also through a rich and varied cycle of encounters and lectures held in the auditorium at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni. The curator, art historians and university lecturers take us by the hand on an exciting journey to Parma to explore the school of painting that made the city one of the capitals of the Italian Renaissance – on a par with Rome, Florence and Venice – and a crucial focal point for European taste and painting not only of its own era but also on into the following centuries. Thanks to the fascinating stories and viewpoints expounded by these illustrious scholars, we can once again experience the wonder of the first travellers who began from the 16th Century on to voice their enchantment when confronted with "the marvellous abyss of the great Correggio's painting" and the spectacular talent of Parmigianino, whom even the highly sophisticated papal court saw as a reincarnation of the genius of Raphael.

The Sultan and the West

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The Sultan and the West. Until February 14 at the headquarters of the National Museum of Oriental Art 'Giuseppe Tucci', directed by Maximilian Alexander Marine worms, the exhibition "The Sultan and the West. Understanding Muhammad II "organized in collaboration with the Institute Yunus Emre Turkish Cultural Center at the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Rome. The exhibition presents archival materials consulted and costumes used during the filming of the movie / documentary Fatih: the man who changed the destiny of Europe (2013), as well as paintings and photographs designed to describe the historical period of Mohammed II (1432 to 1481).

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