The collection of the Galleria d’Arte Moderna of Roma Capitale includes over three thousand works, such as paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings, which bear witness of the history of collecting art and culture in Rome at the turn of the nineteenth century and throughout the first half of the twentieth century.
This meaningful and symbolic collection of works, real masterpieces of the
In the heart of the city centre, few meters from the Trinità dei Monti, the building that houses the museum is a former cloistered monastery, dating from the end of the XVI century and close to the church of S. Giuseppe a Capo le Case. The monastery, home of the Discalced Carmelite order, was attested in 1600 in the area known as the “fratte” for its marginal position.
On the occasion of the exhibition “Roma Anni Trenta. La Galleria d’Arte Moderna e le Quadriennali d’Arte 1931 - 1935 – 1939”, (= Rome in the thirties. The Modern Art Gallery and the four-year Arts exhibition 1931 - 1935 – 1939) three halls of the Gallery will host 50 works such as paintings, graphic works and documents illustrating the long activity of Mimì Quilici Buzzacchi (Medole 1903 – Roma 1990), started at the end of the twenties in Ferrara and continued in Rome from the fifties to her death in 1990.
La mostra è dedicata alle opere acquistate dal Governatorato di Roma alle prime edizioni delle Quadriennali d’Arte (1931-1935-1939), importanti manifestazioni espositive, destinate a rappresentare l’arte italiana contemporanea nelle sue diverse tendenze.