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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).

The relics of Saint Pio and Saint Leopold in Rome

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On Ash Wednesday, the Holy Father will officially commission the Missionaries of Mercy (M.V. 18) with their mandate. For this occasion the mortal remains of Saint Pio da Pietralcina and Saint Leopoldo Mandic will be brought to Rome. These are two great saints known by everyone as examples of Mercy. The urns containing the relics of the saints will be in Rome from 3 to 11 February; below is the schedule of the main events planned: 3 February Basilica of Saint Lawrence Outside the Walls (San Lorenzo fuori le Mura) 13:00: Liturgy welcoming the relics of Saint Pio and Saint Leopoldo, presided by Fr. Gianfranco Palmisani, Provincial Minister of the Friars Minor Cappuchin of the Province of Rome 18:00: Celebration of the Eucharist presided by S. Em. Card. Agostino Vallini, Vicar General of Rome 21:00: Prayer Vigil presided by Fr. Mauro Jöhri, Minister General of the Friars Minor Cappuchin 4 February Basilica of Saint Lawrence Outside the Walls (San Lorenzo fuori le Mura) 7:30: Celebration of the Eucharist 11:30: Celebration of the Eucharist 18:00: Celebration of the Eucharist 20:30: Interobbediential Penitential Liturgy presided by S.E.R. Mons. Rino Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization Jubilee Church San Salvatore in Lauro 22:00: Celebration of the Eucharist presided by S.E.R. Mons. Rino Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization Followed by: nighttime prayer vigil 5 February Jubilee Church San Salvatore in Lauro 14:00: Celebration of the Eucharist presided by S.E. Mons. Michele Castoro, Archbishop of Manfredonia, Vieste, San Giovanni Rotondo 16:00: Procession with the relics of the two saints to Saint Peter's Basilica Reception of the relics by S. Em. Card. Angelo Comastri, Archpriest of Saint Peter's Basilica 6 February Saint Peter's Square 12:00: Jubilee Audience with the Holy Father for Padre Pio prayer groups 14:00: Exposition of the relics for veneration by the faithful in Saint Peter's Basilica 7 – 8 - 9 February Saint Peter's Basilica Exposition of the relics for veneration by the faithful 10 February Saint Peter's Basilica 17:00: Solemn Eucharistic Celebration of Ash Wednesday with Pope Francis, and the commissioning of the Missionaries of Mercy 11 February Saint Peter's Basilica 7:30: Celebration of the Eucharist presided by S.E.R. Rino Fisichella Departure of the relics of the two saints

Toulouse-Lautrec in Rome

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Rome ARA PACIS from 04/12/2015 till 08/05/2016 Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition in Rome Ara Pacis from 12/04/2015 At 05/08/2016 "Toulouse-Lautrec at the Ara Pacis - With about 170 works from the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, arrives at the Ara Pacis Museum Rome a major exhibition of Toulouse-Lautrec, the painter of bohemian Paris of the late nineteenth century, tracing the artist's life from 1891 to 1900, shortly before his death at only 36 years. "Through this exhibition will be able to know everything round the graphic work of Toulouse-Lautrec posters, illustrations, sheet music covers and posters, some of which are rarities because printed in limited editions, signed and numbered and accompanied by the dedication of the artist.

Impressionisti e moderni. Capolavori dalla Phillips Collection di Washington 1

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Rome Palazzo delle Esposizioni from 16 October 2015 till 14 February 2016 Impressionist and Modern. Masterworks from The Phillips Collection presents sixty-two paintings from America’s first museum of modern art. A treasured Washington, D.C. institution opened to the public in 1921, The Phillips Collection was conceived by its founder, Duncan Phillips, as “an intimate museum combined with an experiment station” in the nation’s capital where the art of one’s time would be exhibited in the company of well-known masterpieces. The Phillips Collection is recognized around the world today for its premiere collection of modern and contemporary art. As it approaches its centenary, the Phillips has organized a landmark traveling exhibition from its rich holdings to be presented for the first time in the Italian capital. This oustanding exhibition of European and American painting is arranged chronologically, its macro-sections reflecting all of the major cultural trends that crossed the 19th and the 20th centuries up to World War II. The exhibition begins with the works of the major early 19th century artists who revolutionised European painting, from Goya and Ingres to Delacroix, Courbet and Manet, in close dialogue with the great French impressionist masters as Van Gogh Cézanne, Degas, Monet and Sisley. Central to the exhibition are modern masters who have shaped the artistic vision of the 20th century, including Bonnard, Braque, Gris, Kandinsky, Kokoschka, Matisse, Modigliani, Picasso, Soutine, and Vuillard, along with the Americans Arthur Dove and Georgia O’Keeffe. Seminal works from the postwar period in the mid-20th century by American and European artists such as de Staël, Diebenkorn, Gottlieb, Guston, and Rothko, create an entirely new and robust experience for the visitor. The Phillips Collection is substantially different from other institutions that were established between the wars in the last century as its founder was interested in the connections between works of art of the past and the present. Willing to support young artists of diverse aesthetic temperament, Phillips acquired works based on their merits, not because they illustrated schools of thoughts, were faddish, or were by famous names. As Phillips wrote in 1954 for a new generation: “Centuries and nationalities are mixed in our Gallery so that old and modern paintings can be brought together to be relevant and significant in some new context, some new contrast or analogy.” Impressionist and Modern. Masterworks from The Phillips Collection not only brings together the work of modernism’s greatest masters, but demonstrates “that art is a universal language” meant to be shared and enjoyed by audiences everywhere.

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