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Exhibit 'from The Word, The Image. The Art That Reads The Bible'

Exhibit 'From the Word, the Image. The Art that reads the Bible'

Assisi from 04/20/2013 to 08/18/2013
Type of event:
  • Art and Culture
  • Exhibit

Phone: (+39) 0758051419
Fax: (+39) 0758051418


From April 20th to August 18th, 2013 the Museo della Porziuncola of Santa Maria degli Angeli and the Pro Civitate Christiana Gallery of Contemporary Art, Assisi, will host the exhibition dedicated to the relationship between sacred writing and art Dalla Parola, l’Immagine. L’Arte che legge la Bibbia (From the Word, the Image. The Art that reads the Bible).

You will admire:

  • the whole cycle of the "Miserere" by Georges Rouault (Galleria Pro Civitate);
  • the entire graphic series, 24 lithographs, of "The Story of the Exodus" by Marc Chagall (Museo della Porziuncola);
  • the series dedicated to "The 12 tribes of Israel" by Salvador Dalì (Museo della Porziuncola);
  • the "Small Passion", 36 xylographs plus frontispiece, by Albrecht Dürer (Museo della Porziuncola).

In addition, an educational exhibit on the evolution and meaning of the sacred text and also, for the first time in display, section at the Museo della Porziuncola, a considerable number of works that some of the greatest Italian contemporary artists, such as Domenico 'Mimmo 'Paladino and Sandro Chia, had reserved to the Holy Scriptures for the edition of the CEI New Lectionary.

For the opening, Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 16:30 Museo della Porziuncola, will be present Giuseppe Fusari, Director of the Diocesan Museum of Brescia and professor at the Catholic University of Brescia.

For more information and reservations check and, Mail, Ph. (+39) 0758051419, Fax (+39) 0758051418.

Fabrizio Galeazzi