Opening this Saturday at the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo, is the unmissable exhibition “Raffaello e l’eco del mito” (Raphael and the Echo of the Myth).

Opening this Saturday at the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo, is the unmissable exhibition “Raffaello e l’eco del mito” (Raphael and the Echo of the Myth).

In anticipation of the 500th anniversary celebrations of Raphael’s death in 2020, this major exhibition draws together over 60 works from collections in across Italy and all over the world, to trace the fortune of the artist from his formative years in Urbino to the legend he is known as today.

Featuring twenty original works by the master himself, including La Fornarina, these are situated alongside pieces by Signorelli, Pintoricchio, Perugino and Memling, to reconstruct the moment of heightened artistic productivity in which Raphael trained and developed.

The show continues the exploration of Raphael’s far-reaching influence, presenting a diverse range of works by modern and contemporary artists from Pablo Picasso and Francesco Vezzoli, to Vanessa Beecroft and Mariella Bettineschi. 


“Raffaello e l’eco del mito.” (Raphael and the Echo of Myth.)

Accademia Carrara, Bergamo

27 January – 6 May 2018

Curated by: M. Cristina Rodeschini, Emanuela Daffra e Giacinto Di Pietrantonio.

For tickets and more information: http://raffaellesco.it/en

Posted by Maria Alambritis 

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