ITALY NEWS

Caserta Reggia shines again,

(issue no. 140/2011 / April 7, 2011)

Some 140 contemporary artworks from the Terrae Motus collection, until now kept in deposits, are on display to the public for the first time in the new exhibition spaces recently opened at the celebrated Reggia di Caserta (‘Royal Palace of Caserta') today a museum. After being closed for decades and then an extensive restoration, all of the rooms of the royal apartments are now open to the public. Among the objects and artworks on display are watches, furniture, decor items, French-made handicrafts and more. Constructed in the mid-1700s by the Bourbon kings of Naples, the Reggia di Caserta was the largest palace and one of the largest buildings constructed in Europe during the eightheenth century. The Palace has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. For more information, see http://www.reggiadicaserta.beniculturali.it.

 

 

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