Patricia Cronin. Machines, Gods and Ghosts

10/10 - 20/11/2013
Centrale Montemartini

Exhibition of the American artist Patricia Cronin, titled " Le Macchine, gli Dei e i Fantasmi" (Machines, Gods and Ghosts), displaying works created specifically for the space of the museum.

The Centrale Montemartini is pleased to announce Le Macchine, Gli Dei e I Fantasmi an exhibition of 6 new works by Rome Prize awarded artist Show the American artist Patricia Cronin, titled "The Machines, Gods and Ghosts, where it will be exposed to a new body of work, created specifically for the space of the museum Montemartini plant.
The first contemporary artist to be exhibited in the converted electrical power plant. Cronin’s new body of work, created specifically for the unique industrial space, features monumental ghost images inspired by her recent series rediscovering the life and career of the famous American sculptor, Harriet Hosmer and the classical statues, masterpieces from the Capitolini Musei collection, which are permanently on view at the Museum. Interspersed amongst the marble sculptures and industrial archeology, the fantasmi, printed on large-scale translucent silk panels, inject life into the vast Engine Hall, seemingly breathing and pulsing with each passing draft. At once present and absent, the veils offer physical, albeit ephemeral, presence to what is void, reminding us of the fickle, unstable, and fleeting nature of life and history.


Centrale Montemartini
Opening hours

October 10 - November 20, 2013

Tuesday -Sunday: 9.00 - 19:00,
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time;
Monday: closed.

Entrance ticket

Adults: € 6,50;
  Concessions: € 5,50;
  Roman Citizens only (by showing a valid ID):
- Adults: € 5,50;
  - Concessions: € 4,50;

"Capitoline Museums + Centrale Montemartini + Exhibitions ("Patricia Cronin. Machines, Gods and Ghosts"+"Archimede. Arte e scienza dell’invenzione")" Combined Ticket (valid for 7 days):
 - Adults: € 15,00;
 - Concessions: € 13,00;

Roman Citizens only (by showing a vaild ID):
 - Adults: € 14,00;
- Concessions: € 12,00;

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Exhibition|Contemporary art
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Promoted by:Roma Capitale Assessorato alla Cultura, Creatività e Promozione Artistica – Sovrintendenza Capitolina ai Beni Culturali, American Accademy in Rome
Sponsored by

Acea; Banche Tesoriere del Comune di Roma: BNL – Gruppo BNP Paribas, UniCredit Banca di Roma, Monte dei Paschi di Siena; Finmeccanica; Lottomatica; Vodafone.

Museum Services: Zètema Progetto Cultura

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