Museum:Museo Aristaios. La scelta del sublime
address: Auditorium Parco della Musica - Sala del Peduncolo, Viale P
Location: Museum Aristaios - Auditorium Music Park - Hall of Peduncolo - Largo Luciano Berio - Rome.
Winter hours: since October to March, from 11 to 18.
Summer hours: since March to Octobre, from 11 to 20.
Info: 06 80241281
The hall of the stem is an area of over 300 square meters in the auditorium, which permanently houses 161 works by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture bought from the heirs of Maestro Giuseppe Sinopoli.
The 161 works on display are mainly ceramics, covering a period between the nineteenth and the third century BC, examples of the production Minoan, Mycenaean, Geometric, Corinthian, laconic, Greek East, Attic black-figure and red-figure Italiot red and indigenous pottery production Daunia (Apulia).
They are also exposed: a Cycladic marble vase production (3200-2700 BC), ceramic and bronze Etruscan Magna Greek and a considerable number of terracotta Age Minoan and Mycenaean to the Hellenistic period.
It is mainly votive statuettes representation deities and followers, but also animals (cattle, a pigeon).
Among the statues is a fragmentary stone kouros, archaic Cypriot report production.
Of exceptional quality samples attributable to the production floor: there are works by leading artists in the black, including Lydos, the painter of Lysippides, members from the Nikostenes and the painters of Attic red-figure, such as painters and Syleus Eretria.
Topics include mythological themes, with particular reference to the Dionysian world with Dionysus, maenads and satyrs, centaurs in the battle against the Lapiths appear, Nike, Zeus, Hera and Athena in the fight against the giants (gigantomachy), but also in Check out the scenes of warriors / heroes to battle or in the athletic, there are different representations (jumping, running on foot and horseback, insertion rod) to sports and the heroic world (the labors of Heracles, Odysseus on the run apply before 'cave of Polyphemus).
At the Dionysian world also takes inspiration from the figurative repertoire of Italian red-figure production, the Dionysian of the genus wake preferred in another thread is that of the representations of the deceased eroizzati: This is the goal only grave goods vases, emphasized in some cases that is specifically designed without the soil and thus free of functionality.
In the group of materials are distinguished, among other things painted some unusual pieces as a cube terracotta concave sides of uncertain purpose, possibly a game for kids or a batter with spout, may be identified with a bottle.
Pieces through excellence, not always and not only represented from an aesthetic standpoint, but as a testimony of key stages of transition that led to the emergence and development of various cultures, plants that contain the knowledge of the tradition and elements of the new.