National Gallery Of Modern Art In Rome

Posted 04.08.17 by Leigh

National Gallery Of Modern Art In Rome

Date(s): N.A. Venue: Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Viale delle Belle Arti 131, 00197 Rome, Italy.

The National Gallery Of Modern Art in Rome was established in 1883 and originally located in the Palazzo delle Esposizioni until 1915; it was founded a few years after the unification of Italy, when Rome became the capital Kingdom of Italy. The 'Galleria nazionale d'arte moderna e contemporanea' (its full name in Italian) was conceived in order to house the newly unified Italian state’s most important contemporary works of art. It has been at it its current location, the Palazzo delle Belle Arti (Palace Of Fine Arts) since 1915 and was expanded in 1934 and again in 2000. The gallery's collection is enormous and displays about 1100 paintings and sculptures of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, of which it has the largest collection in the whole of Italy. Italian artists represented include Umberto Boccioni, Alberto Burri, Antonio Canova, Giorgio de Chirico, Amedeo Modigliani and Giacomo Manzù. You can also find works of art from non-Italians, including Cézanne, Duchamp, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Monet, Pollock, Rodin and Van Gogh.


Opening hours: Tuesdays to Sundays from 8:30am to 7:30pm (closed on Mondays). Tickets: 10 Euros (reduced: 5 Euros). Last admission is 45 minutes before closing.


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