DEFENDING ART: INTELLECTUALS AND ARTISTIC PATRIMONY DURING WORLD WAR II

22 giugno 2016 ore 17.30

NOVECENTO INTRODUCES

Alessia Cecconi meets Fulvio Cervini.

What happens to art pieces during a conflict? What role do artists and intellectuals have? Though the protection of the historical and artistic patrimony during World War II has turned into a subject of growing interest, the contribution of the civil society in defending monuments and works is less known. In the month celebrating many anniversaries linked to the Tuscan rebellious movements – remembering the commitment of some of the protagonists of the Italian culture in the twentieth century – among which Giovanni Poggi, Ugo Procacci, Cesare Fasola and Carlo Ludovico Ragghianti – offers the chance to retrace the struggle against raids and war devastation. An occasion to remember, using Roberto Longhi’s words, “which and how many values had to be protected”.

Free admittance while seats last, the access to the museum is not included.