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GRAVITY: the exhibition at MAXXI between art and science


Where: Roma
When: 12/02/2017 - 04/29/2018

Until 29 April 2018 the MAXXI Museum of Arts of the XXI century in Rome (via Guido Reni 4/a) hosts the art and science exhibition Gravity. Imaging the Universe after Einstein.

The creative thinking of artists and scientists confronted with the questions posed by the cosmos: this is the theme of the exhibition Gravity, the result of a collaboration of the MAXXI Museum with the Italian Space Agency – ASI and the National Institute for Nuclear Physics – INFN, with the support of the Ministry of Education, University and Research– MIUR (Department of Higher Education and Research).

The public will have the opportunity to see scientific installations, historical relics and simulations of experiments, including Galileo’s telescope and the mirror of Virgo (the laser interferometer that detects gravitational waves) along with works by modern and contemporary artists: from Marcel Duchamp to Allora & Calzadilla, PeterFischli and David Weiss, Laurent Grasso, Tomás Saraceno.

Further information is available on the exhibition site.

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