Felci e Morbiducci - Uno dei Dioscuri intorno a Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana (proprietà EUR SpA)


I Dioscuri (A.Felci, P. Morbiducci)

The four sculptural groups mark the four corners of the large base of the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana.
Of these, the first two were created by the artist Publio Morbiducci and decorate the front and main side of the building.... Leggi tutto>>

Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana "Il Lavoro" - Proprietà di EUR SpA


28 Carrara marble statues of Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana

28 Carrara marble statues adorn the arches on the ground floor of the Palazzo. The sculptures are 3.40 meters in height, on plinths, and are allegoric representations of the virtues of the Italian people. Together with the Dioscuri, they complete the sculptural decorations of the building designed in 1937 by La Padula, Guerrini and Romano. Twenty-six sculptors, true to the dreams of Cipriano Efisio Oppo (Vice chairman, Superintendent for architecture, art and exhibitions), were called upon to consider E42 "a great exhibition of contemporary art, the largest that has ever been seen" (Civiltà, quarterly publication of the Rome Universal Exhibition - 21st March 1941)... Leggi tutto>>

Palazzo Uffici "La storia di Roma attraverso le opere edilizie" di Publio Morbiducci (proprietà di EUR SpA)


The history of Rome through its buildings (P. Morbiducci)

The main access to Palazzo Uffici - also known as the "Ingresso del Commissario" ("Commissioner's Entrance"), from the title of the head of Ente EUR at the time - is decorated by a large bas-relief in slabs of travertine, the work of Publio Morbiducci. The chosen subject illustrates, using a close-packed view of the most representative buildings and the most significant moments, the history of Rome... Leggi tutto>>

Obelisco a Guglielmo Marconi (proprietà di EUR SpA)


Obelisk dedicated to Guglielmo Marconi (A. Dazzi)

At the centre of Piazza Guglielmo Marconi, previously Piazza Imperiale, stands the obelisk, created by Arturo Dazzi, dedicated to the celebrated Italian physicist. The work - commissioned in 1939 by the then Minister for Popular Culture - is a homage to Marconi's radio-antenna and, at the same time, a prospective focal point for all the roads in the district. When war threatened Rome, the artist had only completed the first two levels of marble bas-relief ... Leggi tutto>>