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LIGHT AND COLOUR. FACES AND LANDSCAPES. SIMPLICITY AND NATURALNESS.
Details never seen before from so close: from the first real kiss of Italian art history to the Halley Comet.
On the occasion of his 750th birthday, Magister Giotto is the first major multimedia exhibition to be dedicated to the great Tuscan artist. A set of emotions to be discovered through a unique and surprising narrative, with the extraordinary participation of Luca Zingaretti and Paolo Fresu.

From July 13th to November 5th, 2017, Magister Giotto offers an immersive, unique and exceptional experience in the magnificent Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Misericordia in Venice, which will bring closer the most hidden meanings of the masterpieces of this extraordinary artist for the first time.
The exhibition unfolds through seven spaces of a great perceptive impact, with scenographic reconstructions and illusory visions.
The exhibition unfolds through seven spaces of a great perceptive impact, with scenographic reconstructions and illusory visions.
The exhibition unfolds through seven spaces of a great perceptive impact, with scenographic reconstructions and illusory visions. The technology placed at the service of art offers an unprecedented experience to all visitors, in which details, events, broader intervals are highlighted and enhanced to help convey the most hidden meaning of one of the most fascinating revolutions in art history.

To accompany the visit, there is an exciting narrative lasting 45 minutes. A mix of music, words, visual impressions that through the voice of actor Luca Zingaretti and the soundtrack made for the occasion by the jazz-player Paolo Fresu will, from work to work, reveal the extraordinary novelty of Giotto’s art.

The Franciscan history of Assisi, the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, the majestic Crucifixes and the other works made in Florence run through the narrative, which ends with the Giotto Mission in 1986, created by the European Space Agency, which for the first time in history intercepted the Halley Comet, painted by Giotto in the Adoration of the Magi in the Scrovegni Chapel, Padua. 

MAGISTER Giotto in 7 NARRatives

Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.

MAGISTER Giotto in 7 NARRatives

Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.
Magister Giotto, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice.

MAGISTER Giotto in 7 NARRatives

Nativity scene of Greccio
Upper Basilica of Assisi (Perugia) - 1290-1300 ca
© Marcello Fedeli, Spoleto - 2010.Photographic archive of  Sacro Convento of S. Francesco in Assi, Italy
The Demons Cast Out of Arezzo. 
Upper Basilica of Assisi (Perugia) - 1290-1300 ca
© Marcello Fedeli, Spoleto - 2010.Photographic archive of Sacro Convento of S. Francesco in Assi, Italy
Crucifix
Santa Maria Novella, Florence - 1295 ca
© Fondo Edifici di Culto - Ministry of Interior
Madonna and Child
Pieve San Lorenzo, Borgo San Lorenzo - 1285-90
© MVMPhotograph, Borgo San Lorenzo
The Massacre of the Innocents
Scrovegni Chapel, Padua - 1303 - 1305
Image courtesy of Comune di Padova
The Visitation
Scrovegni Chapel, Padua - 1303 - 1305
Image courtesy of Comune di Padova
Hell - The Last Judgement
Scrovegni Chapel, Padua - 1303 - 1305 (apperance of Lucifer)
Image courtesy of Comune di Padova

MAGISTER Giotto in 7 NARRAtives

Magister Giotto stems from rigorous scientific research work by Alessandro Tomei, professor of the history of medieval art, and Giuliano Pisani, classical philologist and art historian; with the participation of the Scientific Committee composed of Cesare Barbieri, professor emeritus of astronomy and Stefania Paone, adjunct professor of the history of medieval art; with the scientific consultancy of Serena Romano Gosetti di Sturmeck, professor of the history of medieval art, who have all worked closely with artistic director Luca Mazzieri, author and director, and executive director Alessandra Costantini, architect and designer.

The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue published by FMR and a fine limited-edition volume published by Utet Grandi Opere.