Internazionale della Caricatura
is unique in Italy and one of the few
existing in the world. It was opened on 6th September 1970 and it was
created by Luigi Mari.
have been problems for the handling of this artistic treasure and it was
eventually moved from a location to an other. The Organizing committee
made it possible to re-organize the collection and exhibit it at Sangallo
Palace in occasion of the XVII Biennal of Humorism. A development plan was
then thought to propel artistic and promotional activities.
of Museo della Caricatura were exhibited in US at the New York University,
in Spoleto at the Festival dei due Mondi, in Turin at the Museo Storico
della Martini & Rossi, in Avignone at the Cinema Festival, in Milan at
“Dal Verme” Theatre and in Catania at the Etna Fest.
museum counts more than 5,000 original works (cravings, drawings,
paintings, sculptures) and also several books, magazines, catalogues and
historical documents by the most renown artists of all times: . Leonardo, Agostino Carracci, Daumier, Caran d’Ache,
Gulbransson, Galantara, Scarpelli, Dudovich, Tirelli, Pannaggi, Maccari,
Attalo, Garretto, Onorato, Sempè, Topor, Nino Za, Longanesi, Searle,
Levine, Jacovitti, Mordillo, Sciammarella, Bruna, Superbi, Kosobukin,
Zlatkowskj, Fellini, Forattini, Altan, Folon...
works have recently been restored and catalogued. The Museum is now ready
to show visitors the most complete and vast panorama of the world
rooms are in chronological order so that the visit is a curious, unique
and stimulating stroll through time.
masterpieces of the past two centuries are on show in the Sala Storica. It
features works by: Galantara, Scarpelli, Scalarini, Pannaggi, Novello,
Longanesi, Caffè, Borghese, Maccari…
Sala Umorismo features several works of the humoristic world production.
It does allow a confrontation between different schools in different
themes and tecniques offer an easy interpretation.
The Sala della Caricatura is fabulous.
are several portraits of important people by the most renown artists. A
lot of characters have been drawn by different artist and this makes the
visit even more exciting.
by Marion Grazioli
Translated by Guendalina Santini
for Paradise Possible
Comune di Tolentino