Michelangelo Antonioni at the Crypt of Leonard

From 11 May to 15 September 2018

By The Cultural Beauty District - MilanoCard Group

Michelangelo at the Crypt of LeonardThe Cultural Beauty District - MilanoCard Group

Michelangelo at the Crypt of LeonardThe Cultural Beauty District - MilanoCard Group

The Moses according to Antonioni

In one of the city's most evocative venues, an installation by the great director Michelangelo Antonioni dedicated to Michelangelo Buonarroti's Moses, housed in the Church of San Pietro in Vincoli in Rome, accompanied by images by the photographer Aurelio Amendola.

Michelangelo at the Crypt of LeonardThe Cultural Beauty District - MilanoCard Group

Michelangelo at the Crypt of LeonardThe Cultural Beauty District - MilanoCard Group

Michelangelo's gaze

A 15-minute film called "Lo sguardo di Michelangelo" (Michelangelo's Gaze) will be shown in the Crypt of San Sepolcro. Made by the director from Ferrara in 2004, three years before his death, it can be considered a sort of spiritual testament.

Michelangelo at the Crypt of LeonardThe Cultural Beauty District - MilanoCard Group

Michelangelo at the Crypt of LeonardThe Cultural Beauty District - MilanoCard Group

The director's gaze

The gaze referred to in the title is the director's: he walks into the shadows of the church, stopping and remaining motionless, almost overwhelmed, before Michelangelo's masterpiece, scrutinising the details and dwelling on the prophet's expression.

Michelangelo at the Crypt of LeonardThe Cultural Beauty District - MilanoCard Group

Crypt of LeonardThe Cultural Beauty District - MilanoCard Group

The Crypt of Leonard

An extraordinary experience that makes visitors feel like protagonists, bringing them into contact with the ancient crypt in the total silence that invites a comparison between human transience and the perpetuity of art.   

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