From 24 until 27 March visits to the Klimt exhibition with extended hours
The great artworks displayed at the exhibition, on exceptional loan from the Museo Belvedere di Vienna, the Klimt Foundation and from public and private collections such as the Neue Galerie Graz, have created an emotional impact among the visitors who - from the very first days of the exhibition - have been fascinated by the great Austrian painter, one of the most important artists between the 19th and 20th centuries.
The exhibition shows the whole artistic career and development of Gustav Klimt, his role as the cofounder of the Secessione Viennese, and - for the first time - focuses on his Italian relationship, describing his journeys and exhibition successes. Klimt and the artists from his group are represented by more than 200 artworks including paintings, drawings, vintage posters and sculptures. The exhibition offers at the public presents at the public a selection of the most famous masterpieces by Klimt including Giuditta I (1901), Signora in bianco (1917-18), Amiche I (Le Sorelle) (1907) and Amalie Zuckerkandl (1917-18). There were also some very exceptional loans, including La sposa (1917-18), leaving the Klimt Foundation for the first time, and Ritratto di Signora (1916-17), stolen from the Galleria d'Arte Moderna Ricci Oddi in Piacenza in 1997 and recuperated in 2019.
Klimt. La Secessione e l'Italia is an exhibition promoted by Roma Culture, Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali, co-produced by Arthemisia who also organizes the exhibition in partnership with Zètema Progetto Cultura, in cooperation with the Belvedere Museum and in partnership with the Klimt Foundation, presented by Franz Smola, curator of the Belvedere Museum, Maria Vittoria Marini Clarelli, Sovrintendente Capitolina ai Beni Culturali e Sandra Tretter, deputy director of the Klimt Foundation in Vienna.