09 April 2020 - 04 October 2020

Alberto Boatto. Lo sguardo dal di fuori

Opening hours & tickets

opening hours

TUESDAY 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
WEDNESDAY 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
THURSDAY 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
FRIDAY 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
SATURDAY 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
SUNDAY 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
The ticket office is open until 1 hour before Museum closing.

Every Monday, 1 May, 25 December


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Based on the measures laid down by the Italian Prime Minister’s decree the MAXXI will remain closed and its activities suspended until next April 3rd.

During this period we will continue to meet and discuss on our online channels, in the hope of seeing you again soon in the Musem’s halls.

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lobby/archive wall
curated by Stefano Chiodi

For the first time, MAXXI dedicates a focus to a critic’s archive, one of the most important intellectuals and writer of the last half-century, who died at the age of 87 in 2017.

Boatto accompanied the research of many artists present today in the museum’s collection (Boetti, Kounellis, Fioroni, Pascali, Pozzati and many others) forging an original path through some decisive moments of 20th Century culture.

Donated to MAXXI in 2018 by his wife and son, the Boatto Fund has a rich core of manuscripts that trace its entire professional activity and the most important publications, bringing together autograph papers, typescripts, personal correspondence, photographic, audio and video material.  The donation is enriched by Boatto’s private library,  with a few, very rare first editions.

header: Alberto Boatto, photo © Salvatore Mazza