Thursday, March 25, 2010

Caravaggio - An Overview

Caravaggio Exhibition Overview
April 10th, 2010 - 7:00 pm
Sign up deadline - April 7th and final confirmation - April 8th.

Marking 400 years from the death of the great artist, the exhibition “Caravaggio alle Scuderie del Quirinale” has certainly proved a best-selling event. Choosing a few of the paintings present at the exhibition, this lecture provides a wider perspective by looking at the social and economic background of 17th century Italy, at Caravaggio, his patrons, their interests in science and politics, as well as his own personal experience in the light of new research.

Practical Information:

Meet at 7:00 pm for an aperitivo at "Wellness in Rome", a newly opened Feldenkrais studio overlooking Porta Pia. The talk starts promptly at 7.30 with a break at 8.30 for refreshments. The evening will end at approximately 10:00 pm.

Meeting place: via Palestro 18. Ring the bell marked Alloni Rumolo, enter and proceed by lift to fourth floor. See for directions or for public transportation information.

Price: 16 euro for non members, 12 euro for members.
Includes 2 euro contribution for refreshments.

For booking and information for the April 10th talk please e-mail