Giorgio Vasari a Palazzo Abatellis. Percorsi del Rinascimento in Sicilia

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[automatically translated] The exhibition is part of the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the birth of Giorgio Vasari (1511-2011), an event which, in the course of the year, has been the subject of numerous Italian and international cultural events. The initiative is a collaboration between the Central Library of the Sicilian Region "A. Bombace", the "ball" of the Department of Architecture of the University of Palermo, and the Interdisciplinary Regional Gallery, an institution that holds the prestigious Palazzo Abatellis, two large paintings on wood by Vasari, forming the curved side panels of the triptych of the "Fall of manna" built in 1545 for the refectory of Santa Maria di Monte Oliveto in Naples. The lunettes Vasari, on permanent show since 2009 but still almost completely unknown to scholars and the public for the occasion were relocated according to the original dimensional relationships with the lost center console and placed in connection with the preparatory drawing of the same Vasari, now kept at the 'Ecole nationale superieure des beaux-arts in Paris. The analytical path, which has also benefited from the valuable contribution of Claudia Conforti, the most authoritative scholars artist from Arezzo, and technical expertise Lapis Cultural Association, was carried out according to three themes related to the multifaceted Vasari's activity and to the cultural context: painting and drawing art, literature, architecture. The pictorial and graphic heritage of the Gallery,
Original languageItalian
PublisherEdizioni Caracol
Number of pages95
ISBN (Print)978-88-89440-73-5
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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Piazza, S. (2011). Giorgio Vasari a Palazzo Abatellis. Percorsi del Rinascimento in Sicilia. (FRAMMENTI DI STORIA E ARCHITETTURA-D (DOCUMENTI)). Edizioni Caracol.