Two giants of painting, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud , together for the first time in an Italian exhibition. One of the most fascinating, extensive and significant moments in world art history. In addition to Bacon and Freud, the show features a group of artists who have marked an epoch, inspired generations, and used painting to illustrate life: Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Leon Kossoff, and Paula Rego. The exhibition at the Chiostro del Bramante in Rome features works from Tate and covers over seven decades, from to In a direct and striking way, it reveals the human condition, with all its frailty, energy and contradictions; its excesses, lack of filters, and truths. Especially relevant themes in the age of social networks, Instagram aesthetics, and nofilter.
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We flock to this city to gorge ourselves on its brilliant history and dine on its antiquities. However there is one museum that consistently shows internationally respected exhibitions of contemporary work and their current exhibition is no exception. The Chiostro del Bramante completed in , is located only a few minutes away from Piazza Navona, currently has on display an impressive exhibition dedicated to Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, and four other artists of the so-called School of London. The exhibition, the result of a second successful collaboration with the Tate in London, comprises more than 45 paintings, drawings, and incisions, produced between and
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For the first time together in an exhibition in Italy, two giants of painting: Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud. One of the most fascinating, extensive and significant chapters of contemporary world art with the artists of the London School. An extraordinary city in a revolutionary period. From September 26, , to February 23, , at the Chiostro del Bramante in Rome, over 7 decades of British art, with the greatest exponents of 20th-century painting: artists who have all received critical acclaim, and their presence in some of the most important collections in the world testify to the value of their respective productions. Starting from the interpretation of the human figure and its own everyday context, these authors perceived, to then transmit, the fragility and vitality of the human condition, developing at the same time new styles and focuses, translating into art the essence of life itself and using a new language for its representation. The educational project of the Educational Department of the Chiostro del Bramante is aimed at schools of all levels. The visit to the exhibition, the encounter with the masterpieces from the Tate of London of revolutionary artists that have marked an era and inspired generations of artists, will be the pretext to stimulate curiosity, stimulate amazement and encourage discussion on strong emotional content and engaging suggested by the vision of the works. The educational offer is divided into four different experiences, modulated by languages and contents and adapted to the different age groups.
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