Rome, the Eternal City
16 September –10 December 2023
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum opened a show highlighting the history and art of Rome, known as the Eternal City.
After Tokyo, the exhibition will travel to Fukuoka (Fukuoka City Art Museum, 5 January -10 March 2024).
Highlights of “Rome, the Eternal City”
On view are sculptures and paintings pertained to Rome, dating from 2,000 years ago – from the foundation myth, the ancient Rome, the Renaissance and Baroque eras, through modern times.
The main part of exhibits comes from the Capitoline Museums, renowned for their collection of ancient Roman sculptures.
The star attractions include the “Capitoline Venus”, a Roman copy of a fourth-century BC original by Praxiteles; and the so-called “Capitoline Wolf”, a she-wolf bronze statue suckling infants Romulus and Remus, the city’s legendary founders.。
Installation views from “Rome, the Eternal City”
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