The new presentation of the collection begins in the museum piazza and proceeds without interruptions on the ground floor.
Fifty-year career in which art, criticism and politics are intertwined
One of the most influential and visionary architects of our time who redefined the architecture of the 21st century, capturing the imagination of the whole world.
The intense and conflictual relationship between the Utopian dimension of design and its realization
The paths that have guided interior design from the early 20th century to the present day
A collection of documents from the Archivio Incontri Internazionali d’Arte collection
On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, the Estate Romana relives at MAXXI with the partial reconstruction of one of its most iconic locations
Film e video d’artista in Italia dagli anni ’60 a oggi.
Experience the museum with its exhibitions and events for an entire year
MAXXI and important national institutions are networking and collaborating to promote, support and spread the culture of modern and contemporary art in Italy
Multi-ethnic and multicultural, Caffè Internazionale is a Palermo-based club with a project conceived for the rooms of the museum
From strength to levity, an anthological exhibition that recounts the career of an artist with great expressive capacities.
Tre incontri con letture e riflessioni sul mestiere di scrivere.
Filosofi e scrittori, studiosi e poeti analizzano i linguaggi creativi del XX secolo e della contemporaneità.
A guided tour of the Permanent Collection and the exhibition "Zaha Hadid in Italy"
Presentation of the book by Francesco Bonami.
MAXXI and Bulgari together for young art. The new partnership and the three finalists presentation.
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The collections of the MAXXI art present themselves as a strong nucleus that witnesses the national and international artistic production
The MAXXI Architettura collections comprise all those artefacts and documents that, in various ways, represent the material and conceptual complexity of architecture.
The Centro Archivi curates and manages the MAXXI's architecture collections and provides the possibility, inside the Sala Studio, to directly consult the documents and database of its twentieth and twenty-first century collections.
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Gallery 4 – admittance free for all from Tuesday to Friday and every first Sunday of the month
MAXXI is dedicating one of its galleries to a permanent display of its own collections. Through the presentation of thematic selections of works, continually evolving exhibitions will trace thematic itineraries exploring the museum’s collection.
This first exhibition, with over 30 works of art (paintings, sculptures, installations, videos and photographs) and 21 architectural projects (drawings, models, photographs and miscellaneous documents recounting the story of each project), presents the MAXXI collection through works by the great masters of the 20th Century and young artists and designers, some exhibited for the first time.
The dynamic, immersive hanging allows the works to dialogue with one another, with Zaha Hadid’s fluid spaces and with the public. Thanks to surfaces and panels suspended from the ceiling and with the creation of a grid of new spaces and volumes, the public will in fact be able to enjoy the emotions of the work through 360° in an active and participatory experience.
Beyond the physical space: the MAXXI Collection is also virtual! With just a few simple gestures you can enjoy a unique and immersive experience through 3D viewers available in the Gallery 4. Observe in the most minute detail some of the most interesting architectural models not currently on display and explore the thinking of the great masters through their projects.
MAM – MUSEUM OF MODERN ART | Rio de Janeiro
July 5 – September 11, 2016
FONDAZIONE PROA | Buenos Aires
19 March – 5 June 2016
Mario Merz, Senza titolo (Triplo igloo), 1984 - 2002
The use of geometrical shapes and rules (whether Euclidean or derived from natural models) has long been, and still is, one of the most congenial approaches to the interpretation of a space and to the formal elaboration of a project. Architects have employed a compositional language derived from geometry and have adopted its laws – testing and sometimes stretching their potential, and even going so far as to deny their fundaments.
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Since architecture is by definition the art of spatial arrangement, it bears an essential and perspicuous relation to volume and to its own realization as three-dimensional bodies.
To architects, volume is the main vehicle of formal, conceptual, and functional contents. Volume stands for the identity of an architecture, defines the relation of a building to its context, and acts as the receptacle of intended functions.
A tendency to strive for essential forms and visual syntheses in the spatial collocation of volumes has also been prominent among artists.
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The superimposition and stratification of elements that are either harmonious or discordant points to compositional procedures that frequently occur in the creative process.
In works that touch upon even the most intimate domains of existence, artists have made recourse to the modes of composition by stratification, accumulation, and integration.
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The body is, by definition, the standard unit of measure in architecture. From Leonardo da Vinci to Le Corbusier, from Vitruvius to the present, architecture has always reckoned with the human dimension, in a challenge to adapt to the changing demands of life.
The body is a central theme in contemporary art, and forcefully came to the fore in the late sixties, raising issues at once political and social. A typical outcome of the period were performances and happenings, as occasions in which the body was made an instrument for direct communication with the public. Installations also create a setting in which viewers are made to bring their own body into a system of relations – an artistic mode staged frequently and in several guises on the contemporary creative scene.
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Enrico Del Debbio
Architectural composition spans a wide scale of magnitude, ranging from the urban and territorial dimension to the dimension of interiors and the smaller compositional details.
at the same time in Art you can move from ensemble to detail.
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