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Monday 20 February 2017
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Exhibition entitled: CHRISTMAS OF PEOPLES

Assisi (PG) - At GALLERY d 'CONTEMPORARY ART PRO CIVITATE CHRISTIANA, ASSISI, via Ancajani 3.

EXHIBITION: CHRISTMAS OF PEOPLES

from December 24, 2016 al 28 February 2017)

DAILY TIMETABLE with guided tours: 10:30 to 12:30; 16:30 to 18:30


It is remarkable works of sculpture and painting which concern the event of Christmas, from various parts of the world and in particular from Africa, China, Japan, India, Syria, Russia, as well as works by Italian authors not on permanent display in the Gallery. Of particular note is the wonderful "Adoration of the Magi" Nigerian of the great artist George Bandele, whose figures are adorned the clothing of the dignitaries of the place and of manufacturing beads of southeastern Nigeria, example of Christian art inculturation of that people. Highlights include works by Luke Chen who was the initiator and director of the first "school of art of Chinese-Christian painting" in the early '900 and his students - in particular, Lu Hongnian - who were victims of the "Chinese Cultural Revolution ".

[Source: Assisi OnLine]

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