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Library collections

  • Quadriennale Library

    The institution’s main library collection comprising around thirty-five thousand books. Catalogues of group and solo shows featuring artists from the 20th and 21st century, essays and over two hundred art publications. Around twenty active subscriptions to specialist periodicals. CONSULT THE CATALOGUE ONLINE
  • Bianca Attolico Lucherini collection

    The nucleus of the Roman collector’s contemporary art library, which is now held by the Quadriennale. Around six hundred books on the latest generations of Italian and foreign artists and the biggest names in 20th-century art. CONSULT THE CATALOGUE ONLINE
  • Luigi Paolo Finizio collection

    This collection reflects the art historian and critic’s special interest in abstract art, particularly the way it developed in central and southern Italy from the 1960s to the 1980s. It comprises a total of just over one thousand volumes arranged in alphabetical order. CONSULT THE…
  • Antonello Trombadori collection

    Part of Trombadori’s art library, donated by his son Duccio. It reflects his particular interest in Guttuso and, more generally, in Realism, the Roman school and Russian art from the avant-gardes to the dissident artists. Around two thousand volumes in total. CONSULT THE CATALOGUE ONLINE
  • Lorenza Trucchi collection

    The nucleus of the scholar’s library, now held by the Quadriennale. It comprises around three thousand volumes, including the catalogues of various Italian art galleries from the 1950s to the 1970s, such as the Obelisco, the Tartaruga, the Attico, the Marlborough, the Milione and the…
  • And there is more…

    The library collection has also been boosted by donations from: Archivio Mario Quesada, Incontri internazionali d’arte, Laura Cherubini, Sigismondo De Bartolomeis, Anna Finocchi, Flaminio Gualdoni, Daniela Lancioni, Luisa Laureati, Paola Mola, Elena Pontiggia, and Fabio Sargentini.