Museums open at Easter: exhibitions not to be missed – Rome

J.M.W. Turner, Aldborough, Suffolkc, 1826, watercolor and tempera on paper, 400 x 283 mm. London, Tate: Bequeathed by Beresford Rimington Heaton 1940 – Tate: Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

Rome – This year the occasion is twofold: the extraordinary openings in view of Easter and Monday of the Angel, and free admission, in the main museums, archaeological parks, state monuments, for the initiative of Mibact, the first Sunday of the month. As stated on the website of the ministry, the admission will be free for Easter Day alone in view of which the social campaign of Italian museums dedicated to flowers in art also takes off, with the invitation to visitors to photograph and share images of works of art present in the collections, depicting the beauties of the plant kingdom.
As with any self-respecting celebration of the places of art hatch the gates, inviting – also because of the advancing spring – to spend the weekend among old and new treasures dedicated to beauty.
From north to south here are some exhibitions not to be missed .

IN MILAN BETWEEN DÜRER, IMPRESSIONISTS AND FRIDA KAHLO
At Palazzo Reale there is a double appointment with art. Impressionism and Avant-garde. Masterpieces from the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a selection of 50 masterpieces from one of the most important American museums, from the bright landscapes of Monet and Van Gogh to the portraits of Cézanne, from Rodin's sculptures in the colors of Kandinsky, Chagall, Klee.

The exhibition Dürer and the Renaissance between Germany and Italy instead welcomes visitors with about 130 masterpieces of the German Renaissance, in its moment of maximum openness to Europe.

To discover , instead, one Frida Kahlo "beyond the myth", at the center of a new interpretation, it is enough to reach Mudec .The exposition path to the Museum of Cultures brings together, in fact, a single location, for the first time in Italy and fifteen years after the last time, all the works from the Museo Dolores Olmedo in Mexico City and the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, the two most important and extensive collections of Frida Kahlo to the world.

ON LAKE GARDA, PASQUETTA AL MARTES
The Sorlini Museum of Art of Cavalgese della Riviera, in the hinterland of Lake Garda, ready to inaugurate the next 31 March, celebrates its debut with two openings stra ordinary at Easter and Easter Monday.
In the fourteen rooms spread over a surface of one thousand square meters, the collection collected over 50 years by the entrepreneur from Brescia Luciano Sorlini gives visitors the flower of Venetian art, from Giovanni Bellini to Giambattista and Giandomenico Tiepolo from Canaletto to Pietro Longhi, from Rosalba Carriera to Palma the Elder.
Do not miss the Madonna in rosso by Giovanni Bellini, once part of the prestigious Contini-Bonacossi collections and acquired in 2000.

AT VICENZA LAST DAYS TO DISCOVER VAN'S DESIGNS GOGH
There is time until April 8 to be overwhelmed, at the Palladian Basilica of Vicenza, by the fascinating universe of an unpublished Vincent
Van Gogh. Between the wheat and the sky or – the exhibition-event curated by Marco Goldin, who has welcomed around 400 thousand visitors since 7 October – reconstructs, with 43 paintings and 86 drawings, the entire biography of the artist.
It will be a precious opportunity to admire the Vangogian treasure chest which is the Kröller-Müller Museum of Otterlo in Holland, which offered the loan of most of the masterpieces.

IN SANSEPOLCRO THE RESURRECTION OF PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA JUST RESTAURED
The Monday of the Angel could be the right day for a visit to the village of Sansepolcro, where a double appointment at the Civic Museum celebrates Piero della Francesca. Thanks to a long restoration by the Opificio delle Pietre Dure of Florence and the Soprintendenza of Arezzo – financed also thanks to the patronage of Aldo Osti – the Resurrezione has returned to shine, revealing its ancient colors.
The exhibition Piero Della Francesca. The seduction of perspective articulated around De prospectiva pingendi a treatise composed by the Tuscan artist, shows, instead, the public the two souls of the master, refined painter and great mathematician.

PALAZZO STROZZI CELEBRATES THE BIRTH OF A NATION
Also on Sunday 1 and Monday 2 April Palazzo Strozzi invites visitors to take part in the journey between art, politics and society in Italy between the Fifties and the period of the dispute. Over seventy works by artists, from Renato Guttuso to Lucio Fontana, from Alberto Burri to Emilio Vedova, from Piero Manzoni to Mario Schifano are at the center of the exhibition Birth of a nation. Between Guttuso, Fontana and Schifano curated by Luca Massimo Barbero.

IN PERUGIA, ALL THE UMBRIA IN AN EXHIBITION
In celebrating the centenary of the foundation – 17 January 1918 – the National Gallery of Umbria unveils some initiatives designed to promote and enhance the art of region, with a particular focus on the collection of its historical museum, with the precious rose of the Umbrian school masters. The first appointment, in order of time, is the exhibition All the Umbria an exhibition . The exhibition of 1907 and the Umbrian art between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance which awaits the public at Easter and on Monday of the Angel with works by Niccolò di Liberatore, Arnolfo di Cambio Benozzo Gozzoli, Matteo da Gualdo, Pinturicchio, Perugino Gentile da Fabriano.

IN ROME C 'IS TURNER, THE MAGIC OF LIGHT
After 50 years of absence from the museums of the capital, one of the greatest English artists returns to Rome, to the Cloister of Bramante, with masterpieces framing a Intimate, private, at times unprecedented turner, intent on exploring and experimenting through the technique of light. Over 90 works – including watercolors, drawings, albums and a selection of oils, on loan from the Tate of London – are all set in Italy for the first time.

THE FIAMMINGHI IN PALERMO
At Palazzo dei Normanni there will be time until 12.15 on Sunday and Monday to admire the significant selection of Flemish paintings present in the public and private collections of the island and gathered in an exhibition for the first time
Oltre 50 masterpieces made between the late fifteenth and seventeenth centuries, weave the exhibition entitled Sicilië, Flemish painting promoted by the Federico II Foundation. The highlight of the route is St. Catherine of Alexandria in Egypt, depicted on an oak wood tablet, and which is revealed to the public after thirty-two years of silence. Together with the tablet of San Rocco, it belonged to a triptych of devotion.

Read also:

• Dürer's Renaissance in Milan

• The true face of Frida in Milan

• Opens the MarteS: from Bellini to Guardi, the splendor of Venetian painting

• Turner, the magician of light and color on show in Rome

• The Flemings of Sicily at the court of the Normans

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