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Il Bel Paese

The Italian Landscape between the 19th and 20th Centuries

From April 19th to July 21st, 2024


On Friday, April 19th, 2024, the exhibition “Il Bel Paese – The Italian Landscape between the 19th and 20th Centuries” will be inaugurated in the Halls of the Museo Civico Ruzittu in Arzachena (SS).

The exhibition is organized by the Municipality of Arzachena, in collaboration with the Magmma Museum of Villacidro and the Museo Ca’ La Ghironda of Zola Predosa – Metropolitan City of Bologna.

Carlo Carrà, Giovanni Fattori, Ottone Rosai and Jean Baptiste Corot are the masters present with as many works; this exhibition will be accompanied by the exhibition “Il Belpaese“, a show featuring ten contemporary authors selected by the Magmma Museum: Abate, Cosenza, Fresia, Martini, Mazzoli, Rovelli, Santi, Savazzi, Sgrò.

The exhibition

The exhibition offers a journey through the Italian landscape of the 19th and 20th centuries, from the Risorgimento to the Great War, through the works of some of the greatest Italian artists, but also from the eccentric perspective of foreign painters who came to our country to admire and paint its beauty, such as Corot.

The works on display

The exhibition features a selection of paintings from the collections of the three organizing museums, as well as works on loan from private collections.

Among the most important works on display are:

  • Carlo CarràVeduta di Carella (1917)
  • Giovanni FattoriLa rotta (1865)
  • Ottone RosaiPaesaggio con figure (1935)
  • Jean Baptiste CorotVeduta di Volterra (1843)
La Tomba dei Giganti nella Quarta Dimensione – il mio dipinto in mostra a”Il Bel Paese”

The exhibition “Il Belpaese”

The exhibition “Il Belpaese” is a tribute to the beauty of the landscape of Arzachena and its surroundings. The ten contemporary authors present at the exhibition have interpreted the landscape of Arzachena in their own personal way, using a variety of techniques and styles.


  • Location: Museo Civico Ruzittu, Arzachena (SS)
  • Dates: From April 19th to July 21st, 2024
  • Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 to 13 and from 16 to 19
  • Ticket: € 5
  • Free admission: Children under 10, disabled people

How to get there

  • By car: From Olbia, take the SS125 towards Palau. Continue for about 20 km and take the exit for Arzachena. Follow the signs for the town center.
  • By bus: There are regular buses from Olbia and Palau to Arzachena.
  • By train: The nearest train station is Olbia. From there, you can take a bus to Arzachena.

Further information

For further information, please visit the website of the Municipality of Arzachena or call the Museo Civico Ruzittu on +39 0789 972222.