Raphael and his unpublished works on display in Barumini from 8 August to 31 December 2020



Raphael's unique works on display for the first time in Barumini from 8 August to 31 December at the Centre for Cultural Heritage Promotion and Communication "G.Lilliu"

Barumini, 23 July 2020. Signs, images, projections, contents and visual suggestions that immerse the imagination of the famous artist Raphael by extracting some essential aspects, which are difficult to disclose through traditional ways.

It is the heart of the multimedia exhibition: “Raffaello _Princeps_ Raffaello Sanzio's Images and World”, which opens next Saturday 8 August in Barumini. The exhibition, organized and strongly desired by the Barumini Sistema Cultura Foundation, will be set up until 31 December at the Centre for Promotion and Communication "G.Lilliu", and is part of the celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the painter's death. Raffaello Sanzio.

Despite the moment of serious difficulty, the Foundation and the municipality of Barumini, in collaboration with the National Galleries of the Marche Palazzo Ducale, the Academy of Fine Arts of Sassari and the Archive of the Cinema d'Impresa (Ivrea) - Experimental Center of cinematography, they wanted to keep their cultural offer alive with an important effort that wants to make available to tourists, Sardinians but above all to all the students of Sardinia, an event made up of contents and technologies for didactic study.

LILLIU AND BISACCIA. "The meeting and collaboration between institutions, in synergy with the associations that gravitate around Raphael's world, has allowed us to obtain important results - says the mayor of Barumini and president of the Foundation, Emanuele Lilliu - a particular season from whose fragility new challenges can arise, like ours. We wanted to pay homage to Raphael through innovative methodologies that put our visitors in total safety, without losing the emotion that the genius of Renaissance art wanted to convey, in which space and time, eternal dimensions of the soul, manifest in the works created by the artist ".

"The wonderful initiative in which we participated thanks to the involvement of the municipal administration of Barumini and the Foundation, is an event that fully fits into the choice of the" Mario Sironi "Academy of Fine Arts in Sassari to be present directly in the very rich territory of Sardinia - says Antonio Bisaccia, director of the academy - the subject is of particular interest to us because precisely in those centuries the birth of the Academies and its articulation with respect to the disciplines closest to it were at stake. For teachers and students it is a further opportunity for dialogue with the territorial culture of the island represented by a place of exceptional cultural vivacity and value, home to archaeological excellence and a UNESCO site such as the Su Nuraxi complex, which was able to naturalness to interface with the great national artistic themes ".

THE EXHIBITION. The exhibition directed by Sebastiano Deva, with the scientific advice of Monica Alderotti, is a journey through the artist's works reproduced on a 1: 1 scale with cutting-edge technologies. A path that opens onto a real square of 100 square meters where the viewer is immersed in the most arcane signs of Raphael's pictorial work and his biographical events. Among the rooms it is possible to admire the works: San Sebastiano, Vision of Ezechiele, portrait of Agnolo Doni, la Fornarina. In digital version: La Muta, courtesy of the National Gallery of the Marche, Palazzo Ducale in Urbino. In the spaces of the Lilliu Center, the path continues with the environmental installation by the Academy of Fine Arts of Sassari. An environment dedicated to the composition and reconstruction of how the studio of a 16th century artist could have been. The emotional journey is also punctuated by immersive videos and interactive experiences, always in the name of in-depth teaching on the most important issues concerning the work of the great artist, but in total safety due to the anti-Covid-19 regulations in force.

INFO SHOW. The cost of the ticket is € 7.00. By purchasing the ticket to visit the archaeological area of ​​'Su Nuraxi' and the Casa Zapata Museum Complex, admission to the exhibition will be free. Admission is free, however, for children up to 6 years, disabled visitors and a companion. The exhibition can be visited every day of the week.

For info and reservations:
“Giovanni Lilliu” Centre Tel. +39 070 9361041
“Su Nuraxi” Archaeological Area Tel. +39 070 9368128

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