From the rich collections of the Rome's Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna famous artists or artists to re-discover look at the book as theme of art.
The catalogue is dedicated to a lot of subjects that speak about the book as theme of the paints and sculptures between the XIX and XX centuries. The itinerary is articulated in 5 stages and it is made by artworks of the Gallery, Italian or not. First of all the Van Gogh’s paint Arlesian woman (1890), a portrait in which the artist insert two of his favorite book: Dicken’s Christmas’ Novels and Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Between the 70 works: Toma and Morelli, Fazzini and Ceroli, Levi and Pirandello, Burri and De Chirico.