The 19 January “The Pink Floyd Exhibition – Their Mortal Remains”, the extraordinary exhibition dedicated to Pink Floyd, that the Victoria and Albert Museum in London has drawn 400 thousand spectators, arrives in Rome, MACRO Museum of Via Nizza 138. Events like this, not to miss (the exhibition originally devised by Aubrey 'Po’ Powell of Hipgnosis developed closely with Nick Mason, the drummer of the British band) however ephemeral, as it is often the memory. It serves then a book to remember, preserve knowledge, stimulate reflection. Hence the usefulness of the official catalog, published by Skira, musical event weblog Floyd, Pink Floyd Their Mortal Remains (320 pages, 55 euro) with lyrics by Joe Boyd, Rob Young, Jon Savage, Howard Goodal Victoria Broackes e Anna Landreth Strong, Mark Blake, Aubrey Powell. It’ the book of 50 years of the band, the official and authorized only. With photos and exclusive and entirely unpublished documents. A comprehensive and analytical retrospective of 15 album in studio. To celebrate half a century of the first single Arnold Layne and first LP , the revolutionary "The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn" and beyond 200 million albums sold in his career, this book offers an engaging journey, multi-sensory theatrical and through the extraordinary world of the legendary British band. A chronicle of the music, but also the visionary images and group performance, the psychedelic underground scene of London in the '60s to the present day. A history of sound, design, performance and more to explore innovative use of special effects, of sound experiments, the iconic images and social criticism of what was the first band in music history to go beyond the sound aspect of their songs and their performances, to offer their audience no records or concerts, but all-encompassing experiences and unsettling.
Pink Floyd. Their Mortal Remains is the first book ever made with full access to the archive of Pink Floyd and presents essays by great authors investigating what made and makes absolutely unique Pink Floyd in the world music scene - from mythology to the basis of their production, until the technological experimentation in search of new sounds with every kind of instrument. The book also deals with the different aspects of their immense legacy in music and visual arts.
from 19 January to 1 July 2018
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday hours 9.00-21.00
Thursday, Friday and Saturday hours 9.00-24.00
The entrance is allowed until one hour before closing
full: € 18,00
Reduced: € 16,00
Students: € 14,00
Card open full € 22,00 (€ 18,00 + € 4,00 presale)
Card open reduced € 20,00 (€ 16,00 + € 4,00 presale)
It’ You can book, via call center or website, for individuals the entrance round the exhibition
(€ 2,00 excluding the cost of the ticket) and access to the exhibition from the entrance of the booked avoiding the row.
Reduced Ticket for:
– Young people up to 26 age
– adults over 65 age
Free Admission valid for:
– disabled person and carer
– invalid and carer
available Conventions. It is advisable to book in advance
Tickets can be purchased online at Vivaticket.it, Vivaticket points of sale and by phone at +39.041.2719035.