The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula
For almost fifteen years Intesa Sanpaolo, adding commitments in cultural and artistic areas to its vision of social responsability, decided to turn some of its historic buildings in the heart of Milan, Naples and Vicenza into Le Gallerie d'Italia, museums also destined to the hosting of exhibits, cultural and scientific events, and educational workshops. The summer calendar for 2016 is packed with internationally famous events. Until July 17th the Piazza della Scala branch in Milano will hosts "Restituzioni", the restoration program for pieces belonging to the public artistic heritage: this year's theme is "Rediscovered Beauty. Caravaggio, Rubens, Perugino, Lotto and 140 other masterpieces restored". Harlequin with a mirror by Picasso, on loan from theThyssenBornemisza Museum in Madrid, will be one of protagonists, until September1st, at Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano in Naples. Here, in addition to the famous Martirio di Sant'Orsola by Caravaggio, you can admire pieces illustrating the evolution of arts in Naples and generally in the South of Italy. In Vicenza, at Palazzo Leoni Montanari, until Autumn, the spotlight will be the new set up for the Attican,Apulian and Lucanian vases dedicated to one of the most complex and fascinating characters of Greek mythology: Dionysus.