5 exhibitions and 32 itineraries to celebrate Veronese all around Veneto region
From this summer 5 historic cities in Veneto region
present 5 exhibitions
dedicated to Paolo Veronese
taking part in a project of the region entitled “Discover the Veneto of Veronese
”. The aim of the project is to celebrate the great artist who captured the colours of the Renaissance Veneto, its luminous spaces and sumptuous architecture. On the occasion some masterpieces will come back to the country after centuries abroad. In addition to the five exhibitions, an itinerary will take you in thirty-two sites (villas, churches and palaces) to illustrate the story and paintings of the places where Paolo Veronese
left a mark.
Climax of the Veronese celebrations in Veneto will be the major exhibition “Paolo Veronese. The Illusion of Reality
” in the Palazzo della Gran Guardia
, from 5 July to 5 October 2014. Over one hundred works of art from some of the finest Italian and international museums will be on show in the exhibition divided into six sections: Veronese’s training; his relations with architecture and architects, such as Michele Sanmicheli
, Jacopo Sansovino
and Andrea Palladio
; his patrons; allegorical and mythological themes; religiosity; and, lastly, his collaborations and workshop, which were significant right from the beginnings.
, the Palladio Museum
will host four splendid paintings, once part of an allegorical cycle for a Venetian public palace, that will be reunited for the first time after centuries: “Four Veronese Frescoes Come from Afar. The Rediscovered Allegories
From September 7th 2014 to January 11th, the Eremitani Museums
presents another exhibition: “Veronese and Padua. The Artist, Patrons and Reception
” (http://padovacultura.padovanet.it/it/musei )
In the same period, Castelfranco Veneto
and his Casa del Giorgione
Museum present to visitors the exhibition “Veronese in the Land of Giorgione
” focused on fragments of the decoration of the Villa Soranza at Treville which was destroyed in the XVII century, and the links of the artist with Castelfranco area.
BASSANO DEL GRAPPA
Lastly, Palazzo Sturm
in Bassano del Grappa
will host the exhibition “Veronese Engraved. Prints after Veronese from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century
The five exhibitions offer together a survey about Veronese and the artistic culture of his time that has never realized before. Moreover, they represent the starting point for a 32-stage itinerary
across Veneto region perfect to discover, or rediscover, villas, churches, palaces and museums where admire frescoes or historical evidence of the spirit of Veronese, and artists who worked together or had been influenced by him.
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