On the 400th Anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, Galleria Russo of Rome celebrates the greatest playwright of all times with the exhibition “Shakespeare in Rome”: a contemporary homage to his genius and the influence he still has over artistic languages.
The show opens on April 16th and lasts until May 7th. With a critical essay in the catalogue by the British journalist and critic Andrew Dickson and with the Patronage of the British Council in Italy (the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations) the exhibition is included in their project Shakespeare Lives a year-long programme of events and activities to celebrate the influence of William Shakespeare around the globe, run in collaboration with the Great Britain campaign partners.
Seven young artists, Enrico Benetta, Diego Cerero Molina, Roberta Coni, Manuel Felisi, Michael Gambino, Massimo Giannoni and Tommaso Ottieri, will reinvigorate the writings, locations, atmospheres and characters of William Shakespeare in the space of Galleria Russo through their original and innovative re-interpretations.
The exbition catalogue is edited by Manfredi Edizioni.
Galleria Russo, via Alibert 20. Free entrance.
Opening times: Monday from 4:30 to 7:30 PM; Tuesday to Saturday 10 AM to 7:30 PM