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11/10/2012 - 06/01/2013

Afro. From the sketch to artwork. 1951-1975

Type: Contemporary Art

On the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Afro, the exhibition illustrates his artistic career. 

On display a selection of 35 major works, the exhibition illustrates the different stages of Afro's artistic process: the transition from the preparatory sketch to more complex and articulated  projects, to the final version of the painting.
 The idea of the exhibition is to analyze the creative progress of the artist, his work "method", showing how even abstract painting is based on complex and thoughtful elaborative processes. Landscapes, still lifes and figures become for Afro, in a sophisticated and creative journey, mental forms and pure abstraction.

Barbara Drudi, Peter Benson Miller e Fondazione Archivio Afro

Gli Ori Editori Contemporanei


Museo Carlo Bilotti
Opening hours

Tuesday-Friday: 10:00 – 16:00;
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 – 19:00;
Last admission 1/2 hour before closing time;
Monday: closed; 24, 25 and 31 December 2012 and 1 January 2013.

Entrance ticket

Adults: € 8,00;
 Concessions: € 7,00;
 Roman Citizens only (by showing a valid ID:
 - Adults: € 7,00;
 - Concessions: € 6,00;
Free of charge to the visitors provided for by the current legislation.

Concessions and Free of Charge: Conditions

10% discount on food and beverage at the Casina del Lago coffee bar by showing the Museum ticket purchased on the same day.

 - Groups (max 25 visitors): guided tours are available either for the museum and/or exhibition. A booking service is available for groups (max 25 visitors) for an additional booking fee of € 25,00;
 - Schools (max 25 pupils/students): guided tours are available; booking is required for the admission.
 Booking for individual visitors is available only when purchasing online tickets. If you book in advance you can skip the line by going directly to the ticket window.
Phone booking: tel. +39 060608 (daily, 9.00 am – 9.00 pm).


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Zètema Progetto Cultura

With the collaboration of

Acea, Banche Tesoriere di Roma Capitale (BNL- Gruppo BNP Paribas, UniCredit, Monte dei Paschi di Siena), Acqua Claudia, Finmeccanica, Gioco del Lotto, Vodafone

With the technical assistance of

Atac; La Repubblica

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