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July 13th / November 5th 2017

Scuola Grande
della Misericordia

Venice

July 13th / november 5th 2017

Scuola Grande
della Misericordia

Magister Giotto

On the occasion of the 750th anniversary of his birth, come and discover Magister Giotto. This immersive, unique and surprising experience will, for the first time, bring you closer to the most hidden meanings of the masterpieces of this great artist. A tale of words, music and images with the extraordinary participation of Luca Zingaretti and Paolo Fresu. In Venice from July 13th to November 5th 2017.

Magister Giotto

On the occasion of the 750th anniversary of his birth, come and discover Magister Giotto. This immersive, unique and surprising experience will, for the first time, bring you closer to the most hidden meanings of the masterpieces of this great artist. A tale of words, music and images with the extraordinary participation of Luca Zingaretti and Paolo Fresu. In Venice from July 13th to November 5th 2017.

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

Scuola grande della misericordia

A dialogue between art and architecture with a strong visual impact. Illuminated by the water, the Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Misericordia in Venice becomes Magister’s place of baptism to celebrate the master of the revolution in Western art, from July 13th to November 5th 2017: Magister Giotto, the first of a series of stories about the great masters of Italian art.

Scuola grande della misericordia

A dialogue between art and architecture with a strong visual impact. Illuminated by the water, the Scuola Grande di Santa Maria della Misericordia in Venice becomes Magister’s place of baptism to celebrate the master of the revolution in Western art, from July 13th to November 5th 2017: Magister Giotto, the first of a series of stories about the great masters of Italian art.

Magister Giotto in 7 DETails

Why are Giotto's dromedaries painted like this?
Adoration of the Magi
Scrovegni Chapel, Padua - 1303 - 1305
Image courtesy of Comune di Padova
Is it true that Giotto’s kiss is the first real kiss in art history?
The Meeting of Joachim and Anna at the Golden Gate
Scrovegni Chapel, Padua - 1303 - 1305
Image courtesy of Comune di Padova
Why do Giotto’s faces mark a true revolution in sacred painting?
Crucifix
Santa Maria Novella, Florence - 1295 ca
Property of the Fondo Edifici di Culto - Ministry of Interior
Can we consider Giotto as a neorealist painter?
The Massacre of the Innocents (MOTHERS)
Scrovegni Chapel, Padua - 1303 - 1305
Image courtesy of Comune di Padova
Is it true that Giotto had a workshop of painters and craftsmen?
Polyptych
Pinacoteca Nazionale - 1333 ca
On courtesy of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Polo Museale dell'Emilia Romagna e Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna. Any further duplication or reproduction of this illustration by any means is prohibited
Did you know that a space mission was dedicated to Giotto?
Adoration of the Magi
Scrovegni Chapel, Padua - 1303 - 1305
Image courtesy of Comune di Padova
Why does Giotto paint a woman with a snake-like tongue among the Vices?
Envy
Scrovegni Chapel, Padua - 1303 - 1305
Image courtesy of Comune di Padova
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