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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: The Road to the Baroque — Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum

2022-11-02



Characterised by the dramatic contrast of light and dark, exaggerated movement and pronounced figures’ facial expressions, historians coined the term Baroque to define 17th century Italian art which focuses on high tension and realistic representations of emotions. Baroque artists were arguably the originators of immersive experiences. Their paintings are compelling and strikingly real, often immersing the audience in the scene. Showcasing around 40 Neapolitan paintings from the Capodimonte Museum, its debut exhibition in Hong Kong includes works of 16th and 17th century masters, such as Titian, Annibale Carracci and Artemisia Gentileschi, allowing the audience to enjoy an art experience that connects past and present.

Until 2022.11.02

Special Gallery, 2/F, Hong Kong Museum of Art

 Ticket:

- Standard (Adult)  $10
- Group (20 persons or more)  $7
- Concessionary (full-time students, people with disabilities (and one accompanying carer), senior citizens aged 60 or above)  $5



Exclusively sponsored by The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the MiC – Italian Ministry of Culture

Jointly organised by Hong Kong Museum of Art and the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte

In collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong

Supported by: The Italian Cultural Institute in Hong Kong

A programme of Italia Mia

A programme of Italy-China Year of Culture and Tourism

A programme of 25th Anniversary of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China

For details of the exhibition, please click here.

Visitors please note HKMoA's Visiting Rules.