Involvement of patrons come through donations organized at various levels with corresponding beneftis, i.e., present at the exhibition opening and reception in Rome with Pope Francis scheduled to attend, a copy of a clay model, name associated with one of the statues, a guided tour by Dr. Italian nobility, a member of the Italian Communist Party during World War II, openly gay and staunchly Catholic, Luchino Visconti inhabited a complicated, at times paradoxical, role in Italian cinema culture.
A leader in the movement who also worked with international stars like Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger, Alain Delon, and Dirk Bogarde, Visconti produced an oeuvre of modest and humane dramas as well as decadent, sprawling historical spectacles.
Date and Location of Exhibition Scheduled to coincide with the Feast Day of the Immaculate Conception on December 8, the Tota Pulchra Es, Maria, exhibition will be inside the Palazzo della Cancelleria Apostolica, a building designed by Donato Bramante.
The palazzo is located at Piazza della Cancelleria, 1, Roma, less than a mile away from St. Ten Original Sculptures for the Vatican Exhibiton The sculpted works for the exhibition are original creations by Dr. He brings an interpretation of the Madonna and Child based on his experience as a noted art historian of Classical and Renaissance art, his knowledge of religious iconography and his personal observations of the unique relationship between mother and child.
Being native Italians, we took it for granted that the "Ticinesi" had some affinity for Italians or Italy. They made it very clear to us that they were SWISS, who happen to speak Italian.
It is an amazing country with four official languages, French, German, Italian and Romanch.
Pascuzzi which include by title: The Nativity, Virgo Lactans, The Madonna of Contemplation, Madonna with Sleeping Jesus, Madonna of Consolation, Madonna of Joy, Madonna of the Goldfinch – Madonna of Prudence, Madonna with Joseph and Jesus – the Madonna of the Family, Madonna of Protection and Madonna of Glory.Note: Content on the PRIMO web site is different from the print edition of PRIMO magazine.To read the latest articles in the newest print edition of PRIMO, please subscribe today.The statues will be exhibited in the Palazzo della Cancelleria in Rome.The project is in collaboration with the cultural association, Tota Pulchra Es, Maria, under the guidance of the Monsignor Jean-Marie Gervais.An Exhibition of Sacred Works at the Vatican in Rome Titled Tota Pulchra Es, Maria, the project consists of the realization of ten Madonnas by Dr.Alan Pascuzzi, a world renowned sculptor and art historian from Florence.FILMS AND DESCRIPTIONS All screenings held at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street) unless otherwise noted.WEEKLONG RUN Ludwig Italy/France/West Germany, 1973, 35mm, 238m Italian, German, and French with English subtitles Visconti’s remarkable film about the life and death of Bavaria’s King Ludwig II is an opulent, complex study of romantic ambition in the era of 19th century decadence.He has appeared in various documentaries for the BBC, Sky TV and 60 Minutes.As a professional artist he has permanent works in painting and sculpture in churches, palaces and tabernacles in the city center of Florence.