Exhibit dedicated to the famous German photographer Herbert List (1903-1975), with a selection of his most celebrated masterpieces and an unpublished collection of images shot in Rome and throughout Italy between the 1930s and the 1950s.
His “ metaphysical photography” encounters views of Rome’s piazzas and streets; portraits of great Italian intellectuals alternate with the faces of ordinary people - holding up a mirror to a generation just emerging from the drama of World War II.
La mostra, promossa dall’Alto Commissariato delle Nazioni Unite per i Rifugiati (UNHCR), presenta opere di importanti artisti contemporanei scelte da Claudio Strinati, che saranno battute all’asta da Christie’s a Milano il 27 novembre per finanziare il progetto dell’UNHCR “Istruzione: un futuro di speranza” a favore di bambini sudanesi e ugandesi.
The oldest known perfume factory in the Mediterranean, buried by an earthquake in the IInd millenium B.C. has been brought to light in Pyrgos on the island of Cyprus by research from 1998 onwards by the Italian Archaeological Mission of CNR.
This exhibition presents more than 100 archaeological finds from the excavations and the nearby Museum of Limassol, as well as the fragrances themselves, which have been recreated using the techniques of experimental archaeology.