The exhibition “Romeo and Juliet: The Metamorphosis” by Alex Righetto is held at the Palazzo della Gran Guardia in Verona, a historic and prestigious location opposite the ancient Arena of Verona.

This unique event, supported by local authorities, features Righetto’s innovative interpretation of the iconic love story of Romeo and Juliet.

Righetto, active in the United States, returns to his hometown for this extraordinary display of his works. The exhibition promises to be a transformative experience, reinterpreting a timeless narrative through modern artistic expression.

The exhibition runs from September 23 to October 6, 2024, providing a unique opportunity to experience Righetto’s artistic interpretation in a setting rich with cultural and historical significance. For more detailed information, please visit the official website.

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Exclusive Location

The Palazzo della Gran Guardia, the exclusive venue for Alex Righetto’s exhibition, boasts a prestigious position opposite the ancient Arena of Verona.

This magnificent historical building, nestled in the vibrant heart of the city, merges a rich architectural heritage with a culturally significant and lively setting. Its proximity to the Arena, one of Verona’s most recognized landmarks, not only enhances the allure of the exhibition but also creates an ideal bridge between ancient and contemporary art, offering visitors an immersive and historical experience.

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About Verona

Verona, the birthplace of Alex Righetto, is intrinsically linked to Shakespeare’s narrative, especially through the tragic love story of “Romeo and Juliet”. This profound connection between the city and the Shakespearean drama resonates personally with Righetto, whose return to Verona for his exhibition “Romeo and Juliet: The Metamorphosis” symbolizes a completion of an artistic and emotional journey.

His art, influenced by both Verona’s rich literary history and his experiences in the United States, presents a unique blend of past and present, highlighting Verona’s timeless connection to Shakespeare’s story.

The Collection

The collection “Romeo and Juliet: The Metamorphosis” by Alex Righetto, showcased at the Palazzo della Gran Guardia, offers a fresh perspective on the Shakespearean classic. This collection, first presented at Miami Art Basel 2021, interprets the necessity of personal changes to maintain a relationship, delving into the nuanced dynamics of Romeo and Juliet’s story. For more detailed information about the collection, please visit the official website.


This article was last updated on February 11, 2024 by Alex Righetto

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Alex Righetto

Alex Righetto is an Italian artist based in the US, known for his vibrant and bold paintings that reinterpret Italian and European history in a contemporary context. His work has been featured in various exhibitions and publications, including Vanity Fair and Vogue

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