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    A literally underground art show in the huge parking lot built recently under Rome's borg???se?

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    entrance by car into rome's new underground garage


    2.
    outdoor entrance to the art exhibit (for pedestrians)


    3.
    counter-information section organized by left-wing groups.


    4.
    an exhibit by the german artist wolf vastell: a cadillac surrounded by over 1000 loaves of bread and 1000 newspapers.


    5.
    2 paintings by Roy Lichtestein: Engagement Ring (1972) and Little Aviation (1968)



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    paintings by andy warhol: (form left to right) Tom Campell Soup Can (1962), Electric Chair (1967) Most Wanted Men (1968). women at exhibit looking at Warhol's works.


    2.
    Two chalk figures by George Segal, "Girl on a Swing" and "Seated Man"


    3.
    Diane Arbus' photos - and students looking at them - in the photography section


    4.
    ???ore ???ternal shots of entrance to garage with borghese gardens above it.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A literally underground art show in the huge parking lot built recently under Rome's borg???se gardens has become a temporary cultural centre for the Italian capital. The exhibit, which opened in december and will last through february has been organized by a group called international Art Encounters, and includes a cinema, as well as both a theatre and a ballet stage in which both italian and visiting foreign groups perform. The art show, itself, an enormously spread-out exhibit that includes works by some of the 20th centuries most important artists as well as political manifestos and pictorial sociological essays, has taken advantage of the new garage's failure to attract business. Romans have just not responded and the gigantic municipally-sponsored garage is almost totally empty most of the time. Perhaps visitors to the arty show will continue to use the garage once "Contemporanea" has concluded.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA15VGZ344EBM4HSVNA52ZJIOVE
    Media URN:
    VLVA15VGZ344EBM4HSVNA52ZJIOVE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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