Scuderie del Quirinale
Via 24 maggio, 16 - Roma
FROM 15/10/2021 TO 09/01/2022
In the sections of the exhibition the fall of the rebel angels, the universal judgment, the door of Hell, Charon and the inhabitants of Hell, the journey of Dante and Virgil, temptations and sin, Dante poet and politician in exile, the Hell on earth and finally the room where the gaze will rise towards the sky to "see the stars again".
The 10 rooms of the Stables will illustrate Dante's journey in the representations that have taken place over the centuries, from the horrifying structuring of medieval iconographies to the Renaissance, the Baroque, the torments of romantic canvases, psychoanalytic visions of the twentieth century.
There will be two rooms dedicated to the transliteration of Hell on earth with madness, war, totalitarianisms. The exhibition closes with the evocation of the idea of salvation that Dante entrusts to the last verse of the canticle.
With its international contributions, the exhibition aims to recall Dante's universal echo and his importance for Europe.
It is the first time that a major art exhibition faces the world of Hell and it will do so by recounting its iconographic fortune from the Middle Ages to the present day. Currently with 180 works from 10 countries ...
Works that will accompany the creative and visionary power of Dante's verses and, as is customary in the Scuderie, the exhibition will be accompanied by a long and dense program of events that will attempt to connect Dante's great themes to the complexity of our times.
Among the masterpieces, works by Beato Angelico, Botticelli, Bosh, Bruegel, Goya, Manet, Delacroix, Rodin, Cezanne, von Stuck, Balla, Dix, Taslitzky, Richter, Kiefer.
The care of the project is entrusted to Lean Clair, supreme art historian, one of the great intellectuals of our time who has continually questioned himself on the themes and nature of nihilism and evil and on the possibilities of overcoming ...
Every day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (last entry at 7 p.m.)
24/31 December from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (last entry 2 p.m.)
25 December and 1 January from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (last entry at 7 p.m.)
Reservations are recommended for single visitors.
Reservations are required for groups.
Full € 15,00
Reduced € 13,00
Free admission up to 6 years
For more information, visit the website: www.scuderiequirinale.it