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|Location||via Nazionale, 194 |
00184 Rome, Italy
|Director||Mario De Simoni|
The Palazzo delle Esposizioni is a neoclassical exhibition hall, cultural center and museum on Via Nazionale in Rome, Italy.
Neoclassicism is the name given to Western movements in the decorative and visual arts, literature, theatre, music, and architecture that draw inspiration from the "classical" art and culture of classical antiquity. Neoclassicism was born largely thanks to the writings of Johann Joachim Winckelmann, at the time of the rediscovery of Pompeii and Herculaneum, but its popularity spread all over Europe as a generation of European art students finished their Grand Tour and returned from Italy to their home countries with newly rediscovered Greco-Roman ideals. The main Neoclassical movement coincided with the 18th-century Age of Enlightenment, and continued into the early 19th century, laterally competing with Romanticism. In architecture, the style continued throughout the 19th, 20th and up to the 21st century.
A cultural center or cultural centre is an organization, building or complex that promotes culture and arts. Cultural centers can be neighborhood community arts organizations, private facilities, government-sponsored, or activist-run.
A museum is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance. Many public museums make these items available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. The largest museums are located in major cities throughout the world, while thousands of local museums exist in smaller cities, towns and rural areas. Museums have varying aims, ranging from serving researchers and specialists to serving the general public. The goal of serving researchers is increasingly shifting to serving the general public.
Designed by Pio Piacentini, it opened in 1883. It has housed several exhibitions (e.g. Mostra della Rivoluzione Fascista, Mostra Augustea della Romanità), but was temporarily modified during the Fascist era due to its style being thought to be out of step with the times.
Pio Piacentini was an Italian architect, the father of Marcello Piacentini. He is best known for his Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome.
The building is owned by the City of Rome and the gallery is administered by Azienda Speciale Palaexpo, an agency run by the City's Office for Education and Culture.
Rome is the capital city and a special comune of Italy. Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With 2,872,800 residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi), it is also the country's most populated comune. It is the fourth most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. It is the centre of the Metropolitan City of Rome, which has a population of 4,355,725 residents, thus making it the most populous metropolitan city in Italy. Rome is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, within Lazio (Latium), along the shores of the Tiber. The Vatican City is an independent country inside the city boundaries of Rome, the only existing example of a country within a city: for this reason Rome has been often defined as capital of two states.
It incorporates a 139-seat cinema, a 90-seat auditorium, a café, a large, 240-place restaurant, a library and a multi-functional room known as the Forum.
The 15th Rome Quadriennale or XV Rome Quadriennale is an Italian art exhibition held between 19 June and 14 September 2008 at its historical site, the Palazzo delle Esposizioni of Rome, Italy.
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Giuseppe Bottai was an Italian journalist, and member of the National Fascist Party of Benito Mussolini.
Play, The Videogame World was the first European exhibition on videogames. It was held at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, one of the main contemporary art museums in Rome - Italy, from 24 April to 10 July 2002. The exhibition was visited by over 50,000 people.
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The Exhibition of the Fascist Revolution was a show held in Rome at the Palazzo delle Esposizioni from 1932 to 1934. Opened by Benito Mussolini on 28 October 1932, it had 4 million visitors.
Enrico Del Debbio was an Italian architect and university professor.
Sheila McKinnon is a Canadian born photographer and journalist who has lived most of her life in Italy. She has worked in Africa, Asia and Europe for The New York Times, Newsweek, Die Welt, Condé Nast, the International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the Carnegie Foundation, the Knight Foundation, Saveur magazine, The Globe and Mail and other international and Italian publications including la Repubblica, il Messaggero, Corriere della Sera, l’Espresso, Panorama, Gente, Oggi, Artribune.com, Arte.it, Skytg 24, La Sapienza, Quotidiano di Sicilia, photographers.it, Kyotoclub.it, Mywhere.it.
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Benedetta Cappa was an Italian futurist artist who has had retrospectives at the Walker Art Center and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Her work fits within the second phase of Italian Futurism.
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Enrico Crispolti was an Italian art critic, curator and art historian. From 1984 to 2005 he was professor of history of contemporary art at the Università degli Studi di Siena, and director of the school of specialisation in art history. He previously taught at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome (1966–1973) and at the Università degli Studi di Salerno (1973–1984). He was author of the catalogues raisonnés of the works of Enrico Baj, Lucio Fontana and Renato Guttuso. He died in Rome on 8 December 2018.
Vincenzo Monaco was an Italian architect who collaborated with Amedeo Luccichenti from 1933 to 1963. During this period, Monaco designed more than 450 projects, of which approximately 100 were built. His work can be seen in buildings in Rome, Pisa, Naples, and Taranto, as well as in Dalmatia, Iran, France, and Tunisia.
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