8 April-6 Nov 2011. On display are many artefacts and fragments of ancient works that recall the magnificence of the Roman Emperor Hadrian (76-138 AD). Throughout Villa Adriana pieces of ancient art are placed next to more than 50 works by 20 contemporary artists.
This unique encounter between contemporary and ancient art focuses on the history of some archaeological sites connected to Hadrian, such as Villa Adriana and the cave of the Villa of Tiberius in Sperlonga. These places come alive again through the paintings, sculptures, drawings and photographs by contemporary artists, such as Giovanni Arcangeli, Marco Vinicio Carelli, Paola Crema, Giuseppe De Spagnolis, Antonio Di Palma, Fernando Di Stefano, Andr