a tale of a few cities

MAXXI Celebrates 150 Years of Italian Unity

Posted in architecture, Art, Installation, italia, Photography, roma by petercombe on March 15, 2011

Tricolore at MAXXI (National Museum of XXI Century Arts), Rome, Italy

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HADID’S MAXXI da FABIO QUICI

Posted in architecture, italia by petercombe on November 14, 2009

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Photos; Fabio Quici

This piece of Zaha Hadid architecture has been a long time in the making. The museum is finally opening it’s doors to the public. The interior space is pure Hadid. Trust the Italians to be so bold in their choice of architect. The arched windows in the bottom photo seem a nod to the architecture of the square Colosseum at the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana, EUR, Rome.

Fabio Quici has taken some awesome pictures of the MAXXI. Here is a link to his work, FBQC>

Finally MAXXI, Rome ~ Opens This Week

Posted in architecture, Art by petercombe on November 12, 2009

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See photographer Luke Hayes amazing interior photos of the MAXXI_National Museum of the XXI Century Arts by architect Zaha Hadid, which opens in Rome this week. Click the link below to see some truly breathtaking architecture.

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