Dogs in Pose

from the Antiquity to the Modern day

Saturday October 20th, 2018 / La Venaria Reale

This is the first major exhibition in Italy on the theme of "dogs in art"

presenting sculptures and paintings by some of the greatest artists of all time, from the Antiquity to the modern day.

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.

Exhibition opening hours

9:00 – 17:30
From tuesday to friday
9:00 – 18:30
Saturday, sunday and holidays
Chiusura
Monday (except for holidays)

Tickets for Cani in Posa

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
3€ Free
Gratuito Under 6 yo and and those provided by Free e Reduced
The Tickets can be purchased at the Reggia di Venaria’s ticket office

The reservation rights on the purchased tickets for groups (min. 12 max. 29 people) 10 euro for each group - 5 euro for each school class
Booking Information and shopping

Tel. +39 011 4992333
From monday to friday
Opening hours 9-17;
Saturday: Opening hours 9-13

October 20th, 2018 - February 10th, 2019

La Venaria Reale
Reggia di Venaria, Sala delle Arti

Piazza della Repubblica, 4, 10078 Venaria Reale TO

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