Dogs in Pose
from the Antiquity to the Modern day
Saturday October 20th, 2018 / La Venaria Reale
The theme of the exhibition is the constant presence of the dog in Western figurative arts, long depicted as an accessory motif in great history painting, but also experimented by "animal" painters as a real genre or, further portrayed by versatile artists within other genres, as an autonomous character or within portrait paintings. After the human figure, the dog, a human's friend par excellence, is the animal-character that has been most frequently represented by artists, signifying both an emotional bond and an elective affinity that bypass all formal decorum and overcome all iconographic conventions.
God created man, but seeing him so feeble, he gave him the dog. ..
In fact, to the left of those who entered, not far from the concierge lodge, was an enormous dog tied to the chain, and above, painted on the wall in large letters was the inscription: "BEWARE OF THE DOG
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace.
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog
No one appreciates the special genius of your conversation as the dog does
My little dog - a heartbeat at my feet
Happiness is a warm puppy
|12€||Reduced - groups of min. 12 people, over 65 and those provided by Free e Reduced|
|10€||Reduced - Under 21 (guys from 6 to 20 yo) and university students under 26|
|6€||Schools Minimum classes of 12 students, free entry for 2 teachers for every 27 students|
|Gratuito||Under 6 yo and and those provided by Free e Reduced|
Tel. +39 011 4992333
From monday to friday
Opening hours 9-17;
Saturday: Opening hours 9-13
La Venaria Reale
Reggia di Venaria, Sala delle Arti
Piazza della Repubblica, 4, 10078 Venaria Reale TO