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.
A major exhibition that presents a large group of works by artists of the nineteenth century.
The show proposes also a "focus" - with a selection of sculpture and graphics works - on the Neapolitan artist Vincenzo Gemito (1852-1929), of whom the Gallery has a rich and important collection.
As part of the exhibition Artisti dell'Ottocento: temi e riscoperte, two rooms focuse on the sculptural and graphic production of the the Neapolitan artist Vincenzo Gemito (1852 - 1929), of whom the Gallery has a rich and important collection.