Mid August in Siena 2013

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Mid August in Siena 2013

The Tuscan town, a destination for visitors from all over the world who come to watch the Palio, is an enchantment for the other all kinds of initiatives that are organized. Also in August, a walk to the old town will enjoy the beauty of the place and attend the summer events. The major exhibition Steve McCurry - Travel around the Man, set up in the Museum Complex Santa Maria della Scala in Siena, will be open until November 3, 2013. Steve McCurry is not only one of the greatest masters of photography of our century, awarded several times with the World Press Photo Awards that can be considered as a sort of Nobel Prize for photography, but it is a reference point for a wide audience, especially of young people, who in his photographs recognize a way of looking at our time and, in a sense, "recognize". In the Cathedral of Siena, after the unveiling of the floor that has made known to a large audience of Italian and foreign visitors the inlays designed by the old masters depicting a path of wisdom and faith, the cathedral now opens its door to the top of the factory. The initiative allows The gate of Heaven, after a long period of restoration, to admire the sky from some rooms of the Duomo never open to the public, where for centuries no one has been able to access. Until 27 October. It was inaugurated on June 8 and will be open until September 29 in the Medici Fortress - Fort of Santa Barbara di Montepulciano, the exhibition dedicated to the extraordinary inventor of metaphysical painting, "Giorgio de Chirico. The portrait - Figure and Form" which features 68 works from the collection of the Giorgio and Isa de Chirico Foundation in Rome. The exhibition is centered on the theme of the self-portrait and, with a collection of paintings, sculptures and works on paper that represent the most famous actors De Chirico, from classical painting to the most innovative personalities of the period Neometafisico, such as Mannequin and l ' Archaeologist.

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