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International "biennale" at Venice Palace

This is the triumph of beauty in all its art forms. The 8th edition of the International Biennale of Antiques opens once again in the magnificent halls of Palazzo Venezia, aiming to confirm the Rome fair as one of the 6 major antiquarian events in the world.
There is a vast choice of high quality works presented by 60 exhibitors from not just Italy but also from London, New York, Paris and Montecarlo. This great exposition hopes to tap into the antiques markets of Russia, China, India and South East Asia as well as the Arab countries.
From classical antiquities up to the end of the 1900s, from major art forms, such as painting and sculpture, to applied arts, everything object will be vouched and overseen by the director of the Polo Museale Romano, Rossella Vodret. 
A large focus will be on paintings, with works from every era and of great value. Among the most famous masters on show will be Guercino and Lorenzo Lippi as well as Burri, De Chirico, Fontana di Mazzoleni and Picasso. Archaeological artefacts will also be central to the exposition, with important objects, such as the marble bust of Herrinus, son of Emperor Decius, a fine 3rd century work of art. There will also be Chinese artefacts, Gallè vases, silver pieces and exquisite jewellery.
As part of the Biennale, there will also be an exhibition of Italy’s foremost female artists in modern times. This is a first important step towards drawing people’s attention to a genre that has been largely neglected in recent years.
Also be on display will be 3 paintings from the Cappella della Passione of Rome’s Church of Santa Maria in Aquira, which have been restored with the help of the Biennale and the exhibitors that will be present at the exposition.

From October 5 to October 14
Museo di Palazzo Venezia

Via del Plebiscito, 118
Information: www.biennale-antiquariato.roma.it
Opening hours: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Thursday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Admission: €10, reduced €8.