Lives of the Italian Renaissance

September 5, 2018

Imagine traveling in an instant from Rome to Padua, from the Vatican to Mantua, from Venice to Tuscany. Discover the most iconic works punctuated them by a resolutely contemporary architecture.

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Have you ever dreamed of discovering the biggest masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance ? Nestled in the churches and palaces of Italy, these works have shaped the course of history and forever changed the way we paint.

Immerse yourself in a new and modern architecture and discover:

–     Ten masterpieces of ten Renaissance masters gathered in the same place

–     Rooms dedicated to Italian primitives, to the height of the Renaissance and to Venetian painters

–     Chapels and palaces reinstated in a contemporary architecture, created for the occasion

–     An unprecedented confrontation of geniuses of the time


From this period of unprecedented artistic emulation, stylistic innovations traveled the peninsula in just a matter of years. Andrea Mantegna’s House of Spouses dialoguing with Raphael’s Stances at the Vatican; Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci going head to head; the Sistine Chapel overturning Venetian paintings…


UMA embraced this theme by designing a surreal space. The iconic works of churches and palaces are punctuated by a resolutely contemporary architecture.


The 10 most emblematic artists of the Renaissance, from Giotto to Correggio, are neck-and-neck.   The perspective, the color, the anatomy and the composition enter a whirlwind of modernity that will forever mark the History of Art.