01.26.2012

Volume presentation

Palazzo Carpegna


Art for the canonization

by Vittorio Casale

During the event "New books at the National Academy of San Luca" presentation of the book Art for the canonization. The artistic activity around the canonizations and beatifications of the seventeenth century, by Vittorio Casale edited by Allemandi & C.; introduces and coordinates Francesco Moschini; participation of Roberto Fusco, Fabrizio Lemme, Bruno Toscano. The book describes how in the seventeenth century the beatifications, the canonizations, and the celebrations gave rise to an extremely wide and various artistic production: carvings, paintings, sculptures, chapels, churches, some of them of great importance.