Luigi Ghirri: Thinking Images
24 April-28 Oct. The MAXXI presents a major retrospective dedicated to the work of celebrated Italian photographer Luigi Ghirri. On show are over 300 images, with a particular focus on Ghirri's vintage prints, as well as publications from his personal library and reference photographic material.
29 May-24 Nov. The first extensive international retrospective show of Francesco Vezzoli, comprising 15 years of work with a specific section dedicated to the artist’s self-portraits.
Fiona Tan. Inventory
27 March-8 Sept. Correction, Disorient and Cloud Island are the three video works featured in this show by Fiona Tan together with her latest work, Inventory, which was conceived for the John Soane Museum in London. Beginning with her interest in the omnipresence of ancient images and ideas of a given place and their conflict with the present, Tan places herself in relation to the creations of Giovanni Battista Piranesi and the architecture of Zaha Hadid.
Alghiero Boetti a Roma
23 Jan-6 Oct. This exhibition features 30 rarely exhibited works to illustrate an extraordinarily creative period of the conceptual artist Alighiero Boetti. It focuses on the relationship between Boetti and Rome and highlights the influence he had on artists working in the city at that time. It also focuses on his relationship with the east and his renewed work with colour during the 1980s.
MAXXI, Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Via Guido Reni 4, tel. 0639967350, www.fondazionemaxxi.it.