After weeks of lockdown, Palazzo Fava opens its doors to present “The Rediscovery of a Masterpiece”.
After the postponement of the inauguration of 12 March due to Coronavirus emergency, the Griffoni Polyptych is ready to be admired in all its beauty.
A work of over two years, an extraordinary world-wide event that for the first time brings together in Bologna, after 300 years, the 16 original plates of the Griffoni Polyptych by Francesco del Cossa and Ercole de ‘Roberti thanks to the extraordinary loans of all the Museums owners: National Gallery of London, Pinacoteca di Brera of Milan, Louvre of Paris, National Gallery of Art of Washington, Cagnola Collection of Gazzada (Va), Vatican Museums, Pinacoteca Nazionale of Ferrara, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen of Rotterdam, Vittorio Cini Collection from Venice.
The exhibition consists of two sections: “The Griffoni Polyptych is reborn in Bologna” focused on the altarpiece and curated by Mauro Natale in collaboration with Cecilia Cavalca, with the support of the Basilica of San Petronio, where it will be possible to see up close single original plates of the Polyptych. The other “The Materiality of the Aura. New Technologies for Protection”, on the work of the Factum Foundation and the importance of new technologies in the protection and sharing of cultural heritage, curated by Adam Lowe, Guendalina Damone and the team of the Foundation.
IT OPENS IN SECURITY
Extended hours (every day from 9 to 22), contingent entrances and online or telephone reservations, some of the measures taken by Genus Bononiae. Museums in the city – circuit of which Palazzo Fava is part – to allow the visit to the exhibition in total safety, in compliance with the provisions of the DPCM in force starting from today.
ALL THE INFO
Palazzo Fava – Via Manzoni 2, Bologna
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 9.00 – 22.00
Open ticket € 18
Ticket valid for the entire duration of the exhibition
Full ticket € 15