Umbria commemorates Raphael
At the Civic Museum of Palazzo della Penna “Perugia commemorates Raphael. Fortune and myth of Raphael in Umbria”, from June to September 2020. Sponsored by the Municipality of Perugia and edited by Francesco Federico Mancini, a professor of history of modern art at the Perugia University, this exhibition wants to review the fortune and the myth of Raphael through several paintings, engravings, designs, ceramics and glasses painted, from Sixteenth century to Twentieth century and it proposes a process which constitutes a parallel, in terms of visual testimonies , of several literary documents and of history of criticism which they will also be object of the exhibition.
At Palazzo Baldeschi at the Course “Perugia commemorates Raphael. Raphael in Umbria and his inheritance” from April to September 2020. This exhibition organized by the Foundation CariPerugia Arte together with the Academy of Fine Arts of Perugia is developed in two parts. One of it is dedicated to the Umbrian period of Raphael, thanks to an important multimedia section with many fantastic immersive video projections and thanks to the exposition of several pieces by Raphael’s masters like: Perugino, Pinturicchio and Signorelli. The other one, strictly expositive, is dedicated to the legacy left by the artist above all academically.
Always by following the theme of Raphael celebrations, the Foundation CariPerugia Arte organizes, from April to October 2020, another exhibition at Gubbio, in the Lodges of Tanners of the Wool entitled “From the lusterware to the stained: Raphael and the new earthenware”. This exhibition is focused on the productions of lusterware pottery and it wants to document, by arranging about one hundred and forty pieces, other materials and multimedia support, the features and the quickly shift from the lusterware production to the stained one with particular reference to the reproduction from the printing engravings of Raphael’s pieces and other painters of that time.
At the National Gallery of Umbria in Perugia, from October 9th 2020 to January 10th 2021 you will enjoy “The Fortune of the Raphael’s Pala Baglioni in Perugine copies”, a show that deepens the fortune of the “Deposition” by Raphael stolen from the church of Saint Francis al Prato at Perugia in 1608 and now kept in Rome at the Borghese Gallery.
At the municipal Art Gallery of Città di Castello, from October 10th to January 2021 will be on stage “the young Raphael at Città di Castello and his look” in which several aspects of the artistic activity linked to the first years of production by the young painter and to the impact that his lesson left in the region, they are highlighted.
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