80 epic pre-Raphaelite works disembark from June 19 in Milan. They come from the Tate Britain Gallery of London.
Among them, some iconic paintings that hardly come out of the UK as the Ophelia John Everett Millais, April Love by Arthur Hughes and The Lady of Shalott by John William Waterhouse.
The Palazzo Reale exhibition reveals to the audience the art world and the values 18 Pre-Raphaelite artists represented in the exhibition by telling through the masterpieces of the famous Tate collection, all the poetry of this movement: the love and the desire to be faithful the nature and its reproduction;and then the medieval stories, poetry, myth, beauty in all its forms.
The works will be submitted for articulated thematic sections, in order to explore the goals and ideals of that movement, the styles of various artists, the importance of the graphic and the spirit of cooperation that, in the applied arts, was a fundamental element of preraffaellitismo. The exhibition “Pre-Raphaelites. Love and Desire “, promoted and produced by the City of Milan-Culture, Royal Palace and 24 ORE Cultura-24 ORE Group is organized in collaboration with Tate and curated by Carol Jacobi, Art Curator of the British museum in London.
Also it relies on the scientific contribution of Maria Teresa Benedetti, in connection with the Pre-Raphaelite relationship with Italy. Symbol of the exhibition, two famous pictures: Dante-Gabriel-Rossetti-The-beloved-The-bride-1865-1866, John Everett Millais, Ofelia (1851-1852)
VENUE Royal Palace, Piazza del Duomo
OPENING DATES From June 19 to October 6, 2019
HOURS Monday from 14.30 to 19.30
Tuesday – Wednesday – Friday – Sunday from 9.30 to 19.30
Thursday and Saturday 9.30 – 22.30