Art Autumn dates
Ancient and modern on display
The Galleria Nazionale di Arte Antica in Palazzo Barberini presents the exhibition Orazio Borgianni. A Restless Genius in Caravaggio’s Rome (until 1 November). Until 11 April 2021, the Chiostro del Bramante hosts the major exhibition Banksy, a Visual Protest featuring a selection of the artist’s most significant works, as well as numerous unseen pieces from private collections. The Time of Caravaggio. Masterpieces from the Roberto Longhi Collection, in the exhibition rooms of the Palazzo Caffarelli - Capitoline Museums has been extended until 10 January. The exhibition is dedicated to the Caravaggio works amassed by the great collector and art historian. Featured is the famous Caravaggio painting Boy Bitten by a Lizard. Villa Borghese opens its doors to contemporary art with Back to Nature, the first art project in a series aimed at valorising Rome’s historical parks.
The major Alberto Sordi show in his Rome villa runs until January 2021. This unprecedented exhibition winds through the different rooms of the actor’s home and garden. The Torlonia Marbles. Collecting Masterpieces at Villa Caffarelli: until June 2021, the exhibition includes more than 90 works selected from the 620 marbles of the Torlonia catalogue, the world’s most precious private collection of ancient sculpture. At the MAXXI until 24 November is Giovanni Gastel. The People I Like, curated by Uberto Frigerio and arranged by Studio Lissoni. Photographer Giovanni Gastel’s extraordinary “portraits of the soul”, taken over forty years of work, are at centre stage this autumn at the MAXXI: more than 200 portraits, a myriad of faces, poses and dreams of figures from the worlds of culture, design, art, fashion music, entertainment and politics.