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«In hopes and dreams». Giacomo Puccini and visual arts

Fondazione Centro Studi Ragghianti – Via S. Micheletto n. 3 – Lucca
 18 May – 23 September
opening hours: from Tuesday to Sunday 10 AM – 7 PM

Regular tickets € 5

Reduced price tickets € 3 for:
– holders of the Puccini Museum Lucca ticket
– groups of more than 15 persons
– under 18
– classes of students
– students of universities, art academies and music conservatories provided with booklet
– teachers
– journalists and tourists guides with ID card

Free tickets for:
– children under 6
– disabled people and their companion
– a companion for each group
– members of ICOM
– accredited journalists

Guided tours by reservation (€ 50) for groups

Info: tel. +39 0583 467205

                                                    PRESS RELEASE

On the 160th anniversary of the birth of the Maestro, a wide exhibition to discover the relation between Giacomo Puccini and the artists of his time and to look into the influence of Puccini and his aesthetics on the arts in Italy between the end of the nineteenth and the first decades of the twentieth century. A study rich in suggestions, points of consideration and masterpieces. Realized with the set-up by the famous stage designer Margherita Palli, “In hopes and dreams”. Giacomo Puccini and visual arts presents about 120 works of artists such as Boldini, Previati, Chini, Nomellini, Cremona, Michetti, Conconi, Troubetzkoy, Cappiello and many others. Paintings and sculptures inspired by Puccini and the characters of his operas, portraits of the Maestro, works of art by the artists by him loved and collected, old photos, objects, posters and memorabilia to enter the world of the composer and discover his passion for drawing and caricature and his attention in decorating his own homes.

Catalogue Edizioni Fondazione Ragghianti Studi sull’arte, texts by Fabio Benzi, Paolo Bolpagni, Maria Flora Giubilei, Alessandra Belluomini Pucci, Gabriella Biagi Ravenni, Silvestra Bietoletti, Giovanna Ginex, Eleonora Barbara Nomellini, Umberto Sereni and Marco Mei.

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