Vermeer&Kandinski in Rimini


Vermeer&Kandinski in Rimini

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From Vermeer to Kandinsky, this great exhibition shows masterpieces from all over the world until 3 June 2012, in the beautiful venue of  Castel Sismondo in Rimini .

After the two previous great exhibitions “From Rembrandt to Gaugin and Picasso: the enchant of painting in Rimini” and “Paris. The wonderful years” together with “Caravaggio and other painters of the 17th century”, the Malatestian fortress will host another important exhibition “From Vermeer to Kadinsky”. Thanks to the involvement of many museums in the world, the exhibition has been gathering the best works of the most significant period from each nation (from mid-15th to 20th century). It has been conceived to be a great art history lesson even to those who haven’t a thorough knowledge of art.

The exhibition aims to highlight the centuries of greatest splendor of each of the main countries in art history. And within each century, especially for Italy, the most representative region has been chosen for each specific period. For example, the 18th-century in Italy will be represented by Venetian paintings from Canaletto to Guardi, Tiepolo and Bellotto. Tuscany and the Veneto will highlight the 16th century, while artistic works inspired by Caravaggio have been chosen for the 17th century. In this way the exhibition will offer a large view of important masterpieces by some of the main artists in the last five centuries in Europe and in America.

1. Venetian Painting in the 15th and 16th centuries
2. Italian Painting in the 16th and 17th centuries
3. The18th century Venetian Painting
4. The Siglo de Oro – Spain’s Golden Age
5. The Dutch Golden Age
6. The Impressionism Movement
7. British Painting between the 18th and 19th centuries
8. 20th century Painting in Europe

The works on show are about eighty and come from thirty of the best museums in the world. Among the names of the artists you will find Raffaello, Mantegna, Tiziano, Velasquez, Canaletto, Goya, Poussin, Monet, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Turner, Kandinsky, Picasso, etc…

Information and booking
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And in order to discover Rimini as the beautiful City of Art it is, the validity of Rimini city pass has been extended util June.

Rimini City Pass is a success beyond all expectations. The cultural tourist card offers discounts and services to discover Rimini’s treasures and its rich cultural and artistic heritage. For only 6 € you’ll find a world of emotions in art and history and a lot of other opportunities.

Like the free admission to the City Museum and Surgeon’s House and to the Museum “degli Sguardi” (Museum of extra-European cultures), discounts and opportunities on the purchases at the museum bookshop, a mini-guide with the historical and artistic itineraries in the city and a Rimini map with street index.

In addition to that Rimini City Pass includes the Friend card “Club Cittàmica” which allows you to get discounts and special offers in cultural and entertainment venues, including discounts for the entrance to amusement parks and museums in the hinterland, in some stores and libraries, in renting pedal boats, sailing boats, or on taxi fare, etc…



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