HOSTEL DES ARTISTES ROME BLOG

IMAGO MUNDI: LUCIANO BENETTON’S VISIONARY PROJECT IN ROME

By | December 12, 2014

Luciano Benetton, one of the most successful Italian stylists, as well as renowned collectors of works of art, is also at the head of a research foundation sponsoring projects of cultural development.
On display in Rome a section of the latest visionary project founded by them: “Imago Mundi”, which aims at uniting our world’s diversities in a common frame of artistic expression.
How? By creating a huge collection of works of art from all over the globe, made by emerging artists respecting one guideline only: 10×12 cm size.
The project task is ultimately to work as an incubator of ideas and to offer a platform of visibility to the artists involved.
The Roman exhibition currently holds the contemporary African art selection: 200 artists’ works from Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Morocco, Mauritania, Mozambique, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zanzibar, Zimbawe.
No admission fee.

Where: Museo Carlo Bilotti, Aranciera di Villa Borghese – Villa Borghese.

When: until 11 Januray 2015. Tue-Fri 10am-4pm. Sat-Sun 10am-7pm. Mon closed.
From Hostel Des Artistes just catch metro line A up to Flaminio.

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