Klimt and Italian art

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Where? Mart


From an idea of Vittorio Sgarbi, curated by Beatrice Avanzi

At the Mart Museum in Rovereto two hundred artworks recount the influence of the Viennese artist on the great masters of the early twentieth century.

Exceptionally reunited at the Mart Museum the two “Italian” masterpieces by Klimt: “Judith II” and “The Three Ages of Woman”. They are part of two of the largest public collections and testify the passage and spiritual legacy of the Viennese master in Italy, establishing the pivot around which “Klimt and Italian art” develops. About 200 works from important public and private collections of the exhibition analyze Klimt’s influence on great artists of the early twentieth century, such as Felice CasoratiAdolfo WildtVittorio ZecchinLuigi Bonazza.

Italians re-elaborate the Klimtian influence in a unique way: the references are visible in the decorationslinescolors and style that ends up mixing with the local artistic characteristics, allowing the birth of new research. With this exhibition the Mart Museum presents a varied and complex overview, in which different disciplines – from painting to decorative arts – coexist under the sign of a recognizable sumptuous, seductive and decadent taste.

Info and map

MART Museum

Corso Bettini, 43
38068 Rovereto (TN)


T. 800.397760


  • Mart

Opening time

Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm and on Fridays from 10 am to 9 pm


  • Full: 11 €
  • Concession: 9 €
  • Groups, young people from 15 to 26 y.o. and over 65 y.o.: 7 €
  • Family ticket: 22 €
  • Free up to 14 y.o.

Guided tours for groups: booking required at least 15 days before the visit.

  • From Italy: 800-397760
  • From abroad: +39 0465.670820

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