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NAPOLI – CENTRAL NAPLES (MARCH 2021)
Over the years, My Country magazine has had the pleasure to choose from an amazing collection of photographs depicting different views of Naples, created by Marcello Erardi together with the active Facebook page including more than 60,000 photographs and 2,200 albums: Napoli vista attraverso gli scatti fotografici

Photographic exhibition @ Parrocchia di San Giovanni Maggiore, Napoli
For all of those lucky enough to be situated within the heart of Naples Centro storico – then note the photographic exhibition “Il Cristo deposto” – currently on display at the parish of San Giovanni Maggiore – entrance is free-of-charge

Opening times: 9 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm
Entrance points: 14, Rampe San Giovanni Maggiore or Largo San Giovanni Maggiore

@MUSEO E REAL BOSCO DI CAPODIMONTE

on display until NOVEMBER 15th 2020

Vincenzo Gemito was a figurative sculptor born in Naples in 1852. Although considered as the most important Italian sculptor of late 19th century his origins were not so promising. He was a street-orphan adopted by a poor artisan and already assisting the sculptor Emanuele Caggiano aged nine. Gemito moved on to work with Stanislao Lista. After acquiring skills modelling clay and wax he independently exhibited a sculpture at Belle Arti di Napoli  Il Giocatore” (The Card Player) a Neapolitan urchin studying a hand of playing cards.  The bronze-cast of the same work was purchased for the Capodimonte collectionVincenzo Gemito was sixteen years old…

Vincenzo Gemito

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CONTEMPORARY ART
SyArt Sorrento Festival
@ VILLA FIORENTINO – C.so Italia, SORRENTO
JULY 11th to SEPTEMBER 6th 2020

This year’s fourth edition of the SyArt Sorrento Festival is dedicated to contemporary art presenting forty artists from fourteen different countries. The suggestive historic location of Villa Fiorentino (frequently highlighted by My Country magazine) will host the exhibition and international meetings of contemporary art including over 100 contemporary works including painting, photography, sculpture, video art, body art, site-specific and installations. Apart from a well-represented Italy, the events also include artists from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, England, Korea, Peru, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia and Uruguay.  Villa Fiorentino is the headquarters of the Sorrento Foundation – Fondazione Sorrento.
The itinerary covers an area distributed on three floors and eight halls. Numerous works were created specifically for the Festival during the recent Lockdown period and will be on show to the public for the first time. Entrance to the exhibition is without charge.
Artists: Fabio Imperiale – Maria Rosaria Stigliano – Erhan Us – Catherine Chasanaglou – Hayoung Jung – Franco Paternostro – Heather Simone – Maria Teresa Majello – Sonia Gil – Marco Stefanucci – Giulia Spernazza – Maria Lorek – Giuliano Giuliani – Mark Cattaneo – Emanuel Zoncato – Matteo Ponzi – Andrea De Souza Rocha – Stefano Parisio Perrotti – Alessandro Rillo – Simone Riccardi – Federica La Magra – Milan Markovic – Nico Vigenti – Enrico Giulia – Victoria Dael – Robert Hromec – Tiziana Rinaldi Giacometti – Valentina Sorrentino – Maria Pia Daidone – Valentina Porcelli – Alessandra Carloni – Tina Sgrò – Michael Vandorpe – Elvira Carrasco – Sebastian Ceballos – Tamer Ragab – Massimo Barlettani – Nicolas Lopez – Fabio Sironi – Kristina Pirkovic

OPENING TIMES: Daily from 10 am to 1 pm and from 5 pm to 9 pm
ENTRANCE: 53, Corso Italia – Sorrento, Napoli
INFO: +39 081 8782284 (Fondazione Sorrento) – www.syart.it – info@syart.it

FUNDS FOR ANTI-COVID19 RESEARCH
Visitors to this exhibition will have the opportunity to support the research for the vaccine, an activity that places the National Cancer Institute – Irccs Fondazione Pascale in Naples at the forefront. Those who are willing can leave their offer inside a large urn positioned at the entrance of Villa Fiorentino. All proceeds from the fundraiser will be delivered together with the pictorial work “World Art for Covid” created for the occasion by various artists present at the Festival and displayed throughout the departments of the hospital – Istituto Pascale di Napoli.

Un aiuto concreto nella lotta al Covid-19 – I visitatori dell’esposizione avranno modo di sostenere la ricerca del vaccino, attività che vede in prima linea l’Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori – Irccs Fondazione Pascale di Napoli. Chi vuole può lasciare la propria offerta all’interno di una grande urna posizionata all’ingresso di Villa Fiorentino. Il ricavato della raccolta fondi sarà consegnato insieme all’opera pittorica “World Art for Covid” realizzata per l’occasione da alcuni degli artisti presenti al Festival che sarà affissa nei reparti dell’Istituto Pascale di Napoli.

Source © My Country magazine – August 2020 (page 7)

EXHIBITION NELLA LUCE DI NAPOLI SANTIAGO CALATRAVA
@ MUSEO DI CAPODIMONTE until JANUARY 31st 2021

Santiago Calatrava was highlighted in our last February edition presenting the exhibition Nella Luce di Napoli.
The opening dates have now been extended to next January. The multi-talented Spanish artist (painter, architect, engineer) displays forty years of creativity with more than 400 works including sculptures, designs, ceramics and models of his most-famous architectural projects. Calatrava’s works also include the 2016 Oculus project created for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub and situated at the Ground Zero site of New York. He was also assigned the Golden Award by the AIA American Institute of Architects and held an exhibition at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

Source ©My Country magazine – July 2020 (page 11)