Foto © Agostino Osio, Alto Piano Studio
Thursday 14 November 2019 ore 18:30 - 19:30

Presentation of the catalogue of the exhibition.on the spiritual matter of art

Graziella Lonardi Buontempo Hall – free admittance until full capacity
10 individual seats reserved for myMAXXI cardholders writing to, by the day before the event

At 5:30 pm a visit of the exibition with the curator. For booking write to

Archaeologists, art historians, sociologists, philosophers, and experts of technologies relating to the topic of spirituality in art.

The volume, curated by Bartolomeo Pietromarchi and Eleonora Farina, starts from the documentation of the works on display and reflects on the theme of the sacred by drawing a path that crosses art history, religion and contemporary culture.

The essays intermingle with a rich iconography, in addition to the images of the works displayed. Particular importance was given to the views of the set-up, with auteur photographies that depict the exhibit in all of its complexity.

Introduction and moderated by
Bartolomeo Pietromarchi Director MAXXI Arte

Speakers – some of the authors:
Padre Paolo Benanti theologian and expert in ethics and bioethics of technologies
Stefano Catucci philosopher
Raffaella Frascarelli pre-Islamic religions historian
Riccardo Venturi art historian

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