Palazzo Sciarra – from 15 April 15 to July 20, 2014

Promoted by Fondazione Roma and organised by Fondazione Roma-Arte-Musei, the exhibition Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner. British Painting and the Rise of Modernity, will be held in Palazzo Sciarra from the 15th April to the 20th July 2014.

The exhibition curated by Carolina Brook and Valter Curzi intends to offer to the public a comprehensive overview of the social and artistic development that took place during the XVIII century in step with the hegemony gained by Great Britain at the historical, political and economic level.

For this purpose a corpus of over one hundred works belonging to prestigious institutions such as the British Museum, Tate Gallery, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Royal Academy, the National Portrait Gallery, the Museum of London and the Uffizi Gallery has been formed and is accompanied by a nucleus of works from the important American collection belonging to the Yale Centre of British Art.