Collezione Ramo
Drawing in italian art of the 20th century.

The collection, initiated several years ago thanks to Giuseppe Rabolini’s interest in drawings and works on paper, retraces the phases of Italian art history from this perspective, where drawing is seen not only as a way of preparing for the making of paintings or sculptures, but above all as a primary form of expression in Italian art research.

Starting with the early 1900s, the collection monitors the signs on paper made by the greatest figures of the historical avant-gardes. The collector’s goal is to document the evolution of every stylistic approach through works on paper, not only drawings, but also watercolors, collages, gouaches, pastels). The focus is not only on the museum masterpieces that make an artist recognizable, but also small anecdotal episodes, sketches, notes and attempts that have led to the birth of a recognizable imprint.

The purpose is to reveal the great importance of the Italian art of the last century, while at the same time promoting a culture of drawing, with an independent value, on a par with painting and sculpture.