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Canova's Bicentenary Celebration in Bologna

Hosted by the Consul of the Bologna Art & Culture Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 20 Feb 10:30 - 13:00

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The Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna starts the national celebrations for Canova's bicentenary in Protected content , by focussing on the important relation, still to be fully discovered, between Antonio Canova ( Protected content ) and the city of Bologna.
The sculptor made a fundamental contribution to the Pinacoteca invaluable collection, by taking back from France, after the fall of Napoleon in Protected content , the most precious paintings the French had stolen in Protected content . In this way, Canova brought to the city an essential part of its cultural identity. In fact, today's exhibition evokes the one displaying the returned masterpieces organized at the beginning of Protected content , the first major exhibition of ancient art ever held in Bologna. Here is an impressive digital video-reconstruction 3D integrated into the exhibition path. Protected content