Tagore: the last harvest
March 29, 2012
May 27, 2012
Contemporary arts of the XX and XXI century
The Galleria nazionale d'arte moderna, in collaboration with the National Gallery of Modern Art of New Delhi and the Embassy of India in Rome, devote a retrospective to the well-known Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941). This poet, whose 150th birth anniversary is celebrated, is renowned in the West especially as recipient of the Nobel Award for Literature in1913.
The exhibition is aimed at deepening one of the aspects of his multi-faced personality, his activity as painter, prolific and variegated indeed. Almost 100 works on papers, mainly watercolours but also ink and pastel works, will be presented to the public. Themes and genres are different, from portraits to landscapes, real and fantastic animals, all painted in a personal, evocative style which will introduce the public to his multifaceted artistic production touching different areas.
From Tuesday to Sunday 8.30 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
Last admittance 45 minutes before closing time
Opening exhibitions: Tuesday to Sunday 10.30 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.
museum + exhibition: 10 €
exhibition reduced over 65: 5 €