Impressionists – the dawn of modernity

Until the 28th of July il Museo Storico della Fanteria hosts the exhibition Impressionists – the dawn of modernity, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of impressionism. 200 works from private collections unknown to the general public.

The exhibition

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the impressionist movement, the Museo Storico della Fanteria in Rome hosts the exhibition Impressionists – the dawn of modernity until 28 July 2024. The itinerary includes 200 impressionist works from private collections which document the advent of artistic movement in Paris between 1850 and 1915.

The exhibition dedicated to impressionism was created with the aim of underlining the great changes of those years, characterized by the arrival of industrialization, the birth of photography, electricity, cinema, telephone and the first airplane flights. Obviously, all these innovations celebrated in the Parisian international exhibitions led to profound changes in society, also influencing the artistic currents of the time.

The drawings, paintings, ceramics, sculptures and engravings were created by the artists who took part in the eight official exhibitions dedicated to impressionism, testifying their great attention to the techniques used. In addition to impressionist works, the are many documents. Letters, photographs and books (as well as objects and clothes) that offer a cross-section of the society born during the impressionist movement.

Among the artists on display are Monet, Manet, Renoir, Cézanne, Pissarro and Gauguin, to name a few.


When: from the 30th of March to the 28th of July 2024

Where: Museo Storico della Fanteria – Piazza di Santa Croce in Gerusalemme 9, Rome

Tickets: starting from 10,00€


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