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Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli

Photo Francia Torino

Exhibition in Corso Francia in Turin

  • At the exhibition space of Corso Francia in Turin an exhibition was recently inaugurated dedicated to the Mosaic School of Friuli and to mosaicists operating in Piemonte, qualified at the Spilimberghese Institute.
  • The inauguration was attended by the President of the Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli Stefano Lovison, the architect Giovanni Barzane the President of Fogolar Furlan of the Savoy capital Enzo Braida, accompanied by Francesca TroisePresident of the District 3 and numerous regional councilors.Lovison, splendidly welcomed by the many countrymen and sympathizers present in Corso Francia in Turin, had the opportunity to illustrate the “School of Mosaicists of Friuli, without forgetting those who have nourished and inspired it, or the armies of Friulian mosaicists who in the second half of the nineteenth century left the homeland to embellish – even in Piedmont – with significant mosaics, churches, public and private buildings, distinguishing themselves for reliability, competence, passion and great commitment, a hallmark of many Friulians in the world “. “The School – continued Lovison – was and is an important training center, an opportunity for many students, who by attending it dream of carrying out a stimulating and engaging job, strong of the concepts and experiences acquired, in a growth path professional and personal “.

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  • The exhibition wanted to highlight themes – such as faces and figuresin different historical periods, starting from a mosaic copy taken from the Basilica of Aquileia, passing through the recreation of a Byzantine face of the Basilica of San Marco in Venice (where several mosaicists from Friuli worked since the 16th century), to then present subjects of modern typology ( with the reverse technique on paper by the sequesterese Gian Domenico Facchina), and arrive at the suggestive interpretations of contemporary music, an expression of the creativity of the students of the School. The exhibition is enchanting visitors. The exhibition will remain open until 2 December 2018 with the following schedule 10-13 / 15-18.
  • For information: Corso Francia, 275 / b – 10139 Turin – Tel./Fax 011.7723021 – E-mail: info@fogolartorino.it – web www.fogolartorino.it