Escher, at Chiostro del Bramante

Chiostro del Bramante presents the wonderful anthological exhibition (more than 150 works of art) dedicated to Maurits Cornelis Escher, Dutch engraver/graphic, contextualizing his artistic language in the different cultural universes of the time. A major anthological exhibition devoted entirely to the Dutch engraver and graphic artist is opening in Rome, putting his artistic language into context and recounting the network of seemingly incompatible cultural worlds which, thanks to his art and creative drive, achieve harmony in a decidedly unique visual dimension. Curated by Marco Bussagli, with the sponsorship of Roma Capitale, the ESCHER exhibition aims to emphasize the unique way in which this scholar – because the term artist, in the usual understanding of the word, seems to be somewhat inadequate – observed nature, adopting a different viewpoint, so that beauty of geometric regularity emerges in filigree, transforming it into something magical and playful. Through his works of art the exhibition  conveys the interpenetration of simultaneous worlds, the continuous passage between three-dimensional and two-dimensional objects, but also his research into Gestalt – the psychology of shape that focused on themes of perception –, the mathematical and geometric implications of his art, the principles of visual perception and the effect that […]

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VATICAN MUSEUMS, extended night hours 2014

From 2nd May to 31st October 2014 Vatican Museums propose their “extended night hours”, the best opportunity to visit, every Friday, this charming Museum after sunset, from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Every Friday night of May, June, July, September and October, Vatican Museums will offer their vistors the opportunity to visit the Pio Clementino Museum, Egyptian Museum, the Upper Galleries (Chandeliers, Tapestry and Maps), Raphael Rooms, some of Borgias Apartments rooms, the Modern Religion Art Collection, The Sistine Chapel. Where Musei Vaticani Viale Vaticano, 100 When from 2-5-2014 to 31-10-2014 Night opening times every Friday from 19.00 to 23.00 (last entry 21.30) How much Prenota: Contatti Email: Tel: +39 06 69883145 – 06 69884676 info Sito web:

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Leonardo da Vinci. Il genio e le sue invenzioni.

La mostra presenta quasi cinquanta macchine inventate dallo sconfinato genio di Leonardo da Vinci: macchine per il volo, come predecessore del paracadute, una biciclette, una sega idraulica e molte altre invenzioni. Dove Palazzo della Cancelleria Piazza della Cancelleria, 1 Quando Dal 30 aprile 2009 al 30 aprile 2015 Tutti i giorni ore 9.30-19.30 La biglietteria chiude alle ore 19.00 Quanto Intero: 9,00 Ridotto: 7,00 Contatti Email: Telefono: +39 06 69887616 Fax: +39 06 92932509 Sito web: Facebook: Twitter:

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