Experience the enchantment of “Sacred Landscapes” at the Giorgio Cini Foundation on the picturesque island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice. Curated by Marco Delogu, this captivating group exhibition immerses visitors in a world of nature, spirituality, and artistic expression, running until November 26, 2023.
Set amidst the serene woods of the foundation, “Sacred Landscapes” invites contemplation and reflection on the intersection of the sacred and the natural world. Through a curated selection of artworks by renowned contemporary artists, the exhibition creates a harmonious dialogue between human creativity and the ethereal beauty of the surroundings.
Drawing inspiration from the Vatican Chapels project initiated by the Giorgio Cini Foundation in 2018, the exhibition integrates the chapels’ architectural marvels with the artistic interpretations of renowned photographers such as Don McCullin, Tim Davis, Marco Delogu, Graciela Iturbide, Martin Parr, Annie Ratti, Guy Tillim, Paolo Ventura, Vanessa Winship, and Francesca Woodman. Their works are thoughtfully positioned alongside the chapels, encouraging viewers to contemplate the interplay between human creativity and the ethereal beauty of the natural surroundings.
Through the diverse artistic expressions and the tranquil setting of the woods, “Sacred Landscapes” creates a space for introspection and reverence. It prompts us to consider our role as both creators and custodians of the sacred, emphasizing the importance of preserving the sanctity of the natural world. So, take a walk through the enchanting grounds of the Giorgio Cini Foundation to embrace serenity and explore the connection between art, nature and spirituality.
Location: S.Giorgio Maggiore Island, Venice
Schedule: until Nov. 26, 2023