closed Giulio Romano

The show

Palazzo Te returns to celebrate, thirty years after the great monographic of 1989, the genius of Giulio Romano with the exhibition Giulio Romano: Art and Desire, from 6 October 2019 to 6 January 2020.


The exhibition, curated by Barbara Furlotti, Guido Rebecchini and Linda Wolk-Simon, is an integral part of the program of exhibitions and events Giulio Romano and Palazzo Te (September 2019 - June 2020) and is promoted by the Municipality of Mantua, produced and organized Palazzo Te Foundation with the Electa publishing house; with the contribution of the Lombardy Region, Mantua Chamber of Commerce, Banca Agricola Mantovana Foundation, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Cariverona Foundation, Mantovana Community Foundation Onlus; with the support of the technical sponsors Aermec, Smeg, Glas Italia, Pilkington and with the support of Amici dei Palazzo Te and the Mantovani Museums, MeglioMantova, Agroittica Lombarda.


The exhibition investigates the relationship between erotic images of the classical world and figurative inventions produced in the first half of the sixteenth century in Italy. Focusing on Giulio Romano's production, the exhibition highlights the widespread diffusion of a vast repertoire of erotic images in the sixteenth-century artistic culture and reveals the influences existing between high culture and low culture in the production of these images.


Timetable and tickets


Viale Te, 13
46100 Mantova


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