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Cleaning work on Mario Bargero’s sculpture “la vedette”

Cleaning work on Mario Bargero’s sculpture “la vedette”

The sculpture has been standing in Barga Vecchia for the past 7 years, come rain and come shine and time has gradually been taking its toll and making its presence felt.  Plus certain “invaders” have been making a home on the rusting metal. This week it was time for a clean up and an eviction of […]

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Sara Massocco and Mario Bargero exhibition

Sara Massocco and Mario Bargero exhibition

For the next two weeks at il Museo Stanze della Memoria in Barga Vecchia there is an exhibition by Sara Massocco and Mario Bargero entitled "insieme"

Sara has been regularily exhibiting her work here in Barga for almost a decade – her first exhibition back in 2005 can be seen here , her last exhibition in 2014  here and her site can be viewed here  Sara Massocco nasce a Torino dove consegue il diploma di Scuola d’Arte. Per molti anni svolge la sua attività […]

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Exhibition of work by Sergio Fini and Mario Bargero

Exhibition of work by Sergio Fini and Mario Bargero

An exhibition of work by Sergio Fini and Mario Bargero in the Palazzo C.I.A.F in Gallicano opened this afternoon

Sergio Fini died three years ago in 2011 and Mario Bargero at the beginning of this year in April 2013. Both artists have left behind a body of work numbering thousands of pieces. The wife of Sergio recently mentioned that she had over 800 paintings in her house and Sara Massocco, the companion of Mario […]

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Private property or communal responsibility – update

Private property or communal responsibility – update

an update on a previous story

The interesting debate  (article and images here) which started  in Barga Vecchia this week which quite nicely defines and brings into the light of day one of the gradual changes that is taking place in this community has just taken a new turn. As we said in that article  – once upon a time there […]

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Private property or communal responsibility?

Private property or communal responsibility?

An interesting debate is taking place in Barga Vecchia this week which quite nicely defines and brings into the light of day one of the gradual changes that is taking place in this community. Once upon a time there was a great pride in the city, its architecture and history and people looked after, felt […]