The Gallery of Modern Art in Rome
The Gallery of Modern Art in Rome is located in the Carmelite convent in via Crispi, in the city center. The Gallery of Modern Art in Rome was born as a civic collection, a collection that covers the artistic and cultural history of the city from when, at the end of the nineteenth century, it came to play the role of capital of the young Italian nation to when, after the crucial historical events of the new century emerged from the disasters of the Second World War. The museum, whose collection currently has about 3,000 works, mainly of painting, but also of sculpture and graphics, exhibits 150 pieces that, in rotation, ranging from the nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century, documenting genres and authors of the period: Realism, Symbolism, Divisionism, Roman School, with works by Giorgio de Chirico, Giorgio Morandi, Renato Guttuso, Mario Mafai, Giacomo Balla, Gino Severini, Giuseppe Capogrossi, Alberto Savinio, among others. Long closed for restoration (since 2003), the museum reopened to the public in autumn 2011, with exhibits that vary periodically.