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18 May 2022
Rai Cultura airs documentary on Farnesina Collection​

On 18 May, International Museum Day, Rai Cultura organised a special programme dedicated to museums: episodes dedicated to 40 different museums will be broadcast from the studio of “Art Night”, the programme hosted by Neri Marcorè, to tell the history of culture, from the earliest Etruscan artefacts to the most recent works of contemporary art. […]

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17 May 2022
Farnesina Collection: “Le tre chiese” by Silvia Camporesi

The Farnesina Collection welcomes a new work, Le tre chiese (2011) by Silvia Camporesi (Forlì, 1973). The triptych is part of the photographer and artist’s La Terza Venezia (2011) series, in which she alternates glimpses of the real with scale miniatures of Italy’s lagoon city. Camporesi chose one of the winter months to portray the city, empty of […]

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13 May 2022
Farnesina Collection open to the public with Open House

Open House Roma is an annual event that enables members of the public to visit buildings in the Italian capital that are of notable artistic or architectural interest. During the weekend of 21-22 May 2022 about 274 buildings will be open to the public, with free guided tours. As part of this initiative, now in […]

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4 May 2022
Farnesina Collection now includes ​Raffaella Mariniello’s “Grand-Bassam”

The Farnesina Collection welcomes the piece of work “Grand-Bassam” (2019) by Raffaela Mariniello (Naples 1961). The photograph was taken in 2019 during the artist’s stay in Côte d’Ivoire, at the Italian Embassy in Abidjan, for the project “Under The Spell Of Africa” curated by Adriana Rispoli and sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and […]

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13 April 2022
“Vivo d’Arte” Award 2022

Online the call for entries for the 2022 edition of the prize reserved for young Italian artists living abroad. The fourth edition of ‘Vivo d’arte’, the competition promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with Fondazione Romaeuropa dedicated to young Italian artists under 36 years of age, permanently living abroad, is launched. Entries to the competition take the form of original […]

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11 April 2022
Farnesina Collection: “Quattro Stagioni” by Franco Fontana

The Farnesina Collection welcomes the work “Quattro stagioni” [Four Seasons] (1974) by Franco Fontana (Modena, 1933). The photography series consists of four rural landscapes, characterized by the original use of colour – bright and vivid – which combines with the interpretation of the natural environments through geometric shapes and essential lines. Among the great masters […]

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29 March 2022
New addition to Farnesina Collection: Biasucci’s “Ex voto”

The Farnesina Collection welcomes a new work, “Ex voto” (2007) by Antonio Biasiucci (Dragoni, 1961). The work consists of 12 photographs depicting different forms of votive offering, taken by the artist during a visit to the chapel of St Giuseppe Moscati, a doctor, in the Chiesa del Gesù Nuovo in Naples. In this work Biasiucci […]

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28 March 2022
Giving voice to youths: “Inventa il titolo della SLIM 2022” competition

Deadline for participation extended to May 25, 2022 In the European Year of Youth, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation gives voice to Italian school students in the world, the cornerstone of the Italian Educational System worldwide. They will be the key players at the 22nd Italian Language Week in the World, envisaged to be focused on the theme “Italian and Youths” and […]

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25 March 2022
​The Farnesina Collection welcomes the photographs of Paola Agosti

The Farnesina Collection welcomes a selection of works – “Vallemosso (Biella), Lanificio Giuseppe Botto” (1983) and “Torino, Fiat Mirafiori”(1983) – by photographer Paola Agosti (Turin 1947). The images are from the 1980s series “La donna è la macchina”, dedicated to women’s work in Italian factories such as Olivetti, Indesit, Solex or Fiat. From the early days of […]

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10 March 2022
Italy and Morocco. De Amicis at the Court of the Sultan

The Diplomatic Historical Archive of the Farnesina collaborated on an episode of Paolo Mieli’s show “Passato e Presente” [Past and Present]. The episode, called “Italia Marocco. De Amicis alla corte del Sultano” [Italy and Morocco. De Amicis at the Court of the Sultan], will be broadcast on Friday, 11 March, at 1.15 p.m. on Rai […]

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