Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Baroque art in Rome, exhibition 2015

In the rooms of Palazzo Cipolla, the Rome Foundation Museum is planning from April 1 to July 26 a new exhibition called "Baroque in Rome. The wonder of the arts."

The works of art that will be exhibited are numerous. Tourists will see statues of Gian Lorenzo Bernini and paintings by Guido Reni, Pietro da Cortona, Simon Vouet, Guercino and others.

Painting by Guercino, on loan from the Vatican Museums (photo Vatican Museums)

statue by Bernini  (photo S.S.P.S.A.E e per il Polo Museale della città di Firenze -  Gabinetto Fotografico)

The site of the exhibition is :

On this occasion people interested can visit some monuments in Baroque style and collateral exhibitions. 

the church Santa Maria della Vittoria (photo wikipedia)

work by Bernini for the fountain in Piazza Navona
photo alpav

part of the baroque facade of the church of Santa Maria in Via Lata (photo ap)
the architect of the church was Pietro da Cortona

books by Alpav in Lulu

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