keane

Antique plaster Gargoyle sculpture returns to Barga

Antique plaster Gargoyle sculpture returns to Barga

and fits in perfectly with the Barga landscape

Thanks to a thoughtful gift by Benjamin Marchi from Saint Michaels, MD, United States, who’s family originally came from and still has relations living in this area,  an antique* plaster Gargoyle sculpture with a history closely entwined with Barga has today arrived and been photographed in Barga Vecchia. It was made in the plaster works of the Caproni […]

 keane

Barga Vecchia: sit up and take notice

Barga Vecchia: sit up and take notice

new street furniture by the architect Massimiliano Lanciani raising eyebrows in the city.

The architect Massimiliano Lanciani has been working around in Barga and this area for a few years now there is another side to the man which is not really to do with bricks walls and doors … it has more to do with something that it deeply inherent in the man – his sense of […]

 keane

Fabio Maestrelli: Linea – Superficie

Fabio Maestrelli: Linea – Superficie

In mostra, alla Galleria Comunale di Barga (Lu), le sculture di Fabio Maestrelli - Un importante momento artistico, un dialogo tra le sculture contemporanee e l’antichità del centro storico che da sempre racconta Barga nella sua dimensione di borgo medievale, uno dei Borghi più belli d’Italia.

E’ un inno all’armonia la mostra di Fabio Maestrelli che inaugura venerdì 14 agosto alle ore 18,30 alla Galleria Comunale nel centro storico di Barga (Lu) e rappresenta l’ultimo progetto artistico dello scultore massese: un elogio all’equilibrio, alla forma, alla leggerezza, alla maestria. Con un’anteprima nazionale sul palco del Concorso Musicale “Fornaci in Canto Festival” […]

 keane

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 […]

 keane

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 […]

 keane

Lorenzo Vignoli sculpture at the Pascoli auditorium

Lorenzo Vignoli sculpture at the Pascoli auditorium

An exhibition of sculpture by Lorenzo Vignoli at the Pascoli Audotorium at the Ciocco Tenuta opens this Friday Venerdì, 12 ottobre, presso l’auditorium Pascoli – Il Ciocco Tenuta e Parco, si terrà la presentazione delle sculture del maestro Lorenzo Vignoli. In the season that burns faster than any other, Summer, among the pavilions of the […]

 keane

Exhibition by Ennio Lizzi

Exhibition by Ennio Lizzi

The artist Ennio Lizzi is in Barga this week with a short exhibition of some of his recent work on show in the Galleria Comunale. Ennio is more well known for his delicate sculptures in Carrara marble but for the Barga exhibition is showing for the first time some of his two-dimensional work based on […]

 keane

Prorogata al 30 Ottobre 2011 – Tony Cragg – It is, it isn’t

Prorogata al 30 Ottobre 2011 – Tony Cragg – It is, it isn’t

Lucca: ∙Chiesa di San Cristoforo ∙ Piazza San Michele ∙Piazza Del Giglio Il progetto è stato ideato e coordinato da Stefania Trolli in collaborazione con Lisa Tucci Russo, promosso e organizzato dalla neonata Associazione San Cristoforo Art – Philosophy – Science – Spirituality. Mostra a cura di Jon Wood. L’evento è progettato come un percorso […]

 keane

Mario Bargero sculpture "la vedette"

The artist Mario Bargero unveiled his latest large sculpture this morning as part of the ongoing celebrations for the 4th November. Entitled “la vedette” – “the look out” or in military terms – the forward observer, it is now situated at the Museum of Memory in Barga Vecchia.  The new museum was built on the […]

 keane

Bruto Pomodoro sculpture exhibition

Il san Cristoforo barghigiano e altre opere – is the title of the exhibition that was opened this afternoon in Barga by the sculptor Bruto Pomodoro. Bruto Pomodoro è nato a Milano nel 1961, dove tuttora vive e lavora. Ha iniziato il suo percorso artistico nel 1994 con la sua prima personale Ultramarino, tenutasi presso […]

 keane

Mario Bargero sculpture exhibition

A welcome return to Barga this week for the sculptor Mario Bargero, now on his third visit and exhibition to the city. Once again he is showing his latest works in the Chiostro Palazzo Balduini in Barga Vecchia. A collection of his more “traditional works” – found agriculture objects transformed into sculptural figures can be […]