Written by Michela | 13 April, 2012 8:30
Tuesday 17 April, at 11.00, In Hall of Columns of Castel dell 'Ovo, the project will be presented to the press "Masterpieces of Middle Earth. Works of Art from the Middle Ages to the Baroque ".
the project, promoted by the Province of Avellino, in collaboration with the Regional Directorate for Cultural Heritage and Landscape of the Campania, Municipalities of Ariano Irpino, AVELLINO, Mercogliano and Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi, the Diocese of Ariano Irpino Lacedonia, Avellino, Nola, the Archdiocese of Benevento and Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi, Territorial Abbey of Montevergine and A. IR. Autoservizi Irpini S.p.A., stems from the desire to make a major exhibition entitled Masterpieces of Middle Earth. Works of art from the Middle Ages to the Baroque, events related to it and the constitution Circuit of Cultural Heritage.
the project, co-funded by the Tourism and Cultural Heritage of the Campania Region, falls within the promotional events of national and international resonance, marked by the "story" of the Campania Region through a modern system of promotion and enhancement of cultural heritage of Campania, connected in line with the provisions of the ERDF OP Campania 2007-2013 Aces 1 - Operational Objective 1.9.
Objective of the project is to disclose what the Irpinia expressed in terms of artistic productions too often underestimated, tell the great story that is interwoven with the evolution of art forms in a province which plunges into its historical perspective with unique nuances, evidenced by works, artists, craftsmen and locations unexplored.
The exhibition will be inaugurated next 28 April at the Monumental Complex of the former Bourbon Prison of Avellino, and will be open until 30 November 2012.
With some eighty works, selected paintings and sculptures from around the province in an annotated chronology from the Middle Ages to the Baroque, tells the history of Irpinia, highlighting, So, a real cultural heritage misunderstood, often ignored, that thanks to a series of local initiatives, is put under more proper attention and consideration. For the first time, will be offered to the general public and to the more restricted panel of industry, the opportunity to see works of art in a single homogeneous context. also, you can contemplate treasures of medieval and modern, of high aesthetic quality and cultural value that tell the history of local art and appearances, At the same time, that of the landscape of middle ground, l'Irpinia, land necessary step between the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic.
also, was made the exhibition catalog published by the publishing house Arte'm Consortium- net – Prisms publisher polytechnic, which will provide, with critical notes and essays written by experts in the sector and distinguished historians of international repute, a useful reference tool, documentation and reflection on.
At the press conference for the presentation there, with the curators of the project, Giuseppe De Mita, Vice President of the Campania Region and Minister for Tourism and Cultural Heritage, Cosimo Sibilia, President of the Province of Avellino, Gregory Angelini, Regional Director for Cultural and Natural Heritage of the Campania, Maura Picciau Superintendent of Historic and Artistic ethno-anthropological for the province of Salerno and Avellino and Professor Emeritus Ferdinando Bologna. Will moderate the meeting Gianluca Galasso Spokesman of the President of the Province of Avellino.
Masterpieces of Middle Earth. Works of art from the Middle Ages to the Baroque
AVELLINO | Former Prison Complex Monumental Bourbon, Square Alfredo De Marsico
28 April - 30 November 2012.
Days and opening hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 to 13:00 hours, Tuesday and Thursday from 15:00 to 17:00.
The openings on Saturday and Sunday will be communicated through the website.
Ente Promotore: Avellino
partner: Regional Directorate for Cultural Heritage and Landscape of the Campania, Municipalities of Ariano Irpino, AVELLINO, Mercogliano and Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi, the Diocese of Ariano Irpino Lacedonia, Avellino, Nola, the Archdiocese of Benevento and Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi, Abbey and A Montevergine. IR. Autoservizi Irpini S.p.A.
Bodies Organizers: Province of Avellino and the Superintendency for Historical and Artistic ethno-anthropological for the province of Salerno and Avellino
project: Antonella Cucciniello, Luisa De Lisio, Vito De Nicola, Joseph Muollo, Flavio Petroccione, Joan Silvestri
Technical-Scientific Coordination:Maura Picciau, Paola Apuzza, Antonella Cucciniello, Vito De Nicola, Joseph Muollo, Flavio Petroccione with Antonella Botta, Patrizia Cataldo, Debora Ricciardi, Joan Silvestri
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