Yan Pei-Ming Rome at Villa Medici

18 March-19 June. The exhibition Yan Pei-Ming Rome presents the Franco-Chinese artist’s vision of Rome and its history, ruins, popes, politics and films with 24 large-format works, specially conceived for Villa Medici.

The show by Yan Pei-Ming, who was a fellow at the French Academy in Rome in 1993-1994, is curated by another distinguished former resident, the art historian Henri Loyrette who has previously served as a director of both the Musée d’Orsay and the Louvre.

Born in 1960 in Shanghai and now living in France, Pei-Ming is acclaimed for his “epic-sized” portraits of Mao Zedong and Gaddafi’s Corpse.

The exhibition highlights the relationship between the French Academy in Rome, which currently celebrates its 350th anniversary, and its host city.

General Info

Address French Academy of Rome, Villa Medici, Viale Trinità dei Monti 1, tel. 066761305.

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Yan Pei-Ming Rome at Villa Medici

French Academy of Rome, Villa Medici, Viale Trinità dei Monti 1, tel. 066761305.