In Italy, a glimmer of resurrection for art damaged in 2016 quakes

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In Italy, a glimmer of resurrection for art damaged in 2016 quakes

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In Italy , a glimmer of resurrection for art damaged in 2016 quakes

SAN SEVERINO MARCHE ( Italy ), June 22 — At the opening of a new museum in the picturesque Italian town of San Severino Marche, the guests of honour did not dress up. They were...

The three main quakes, which hit central Italy between August 24 and October 30, 2016, killed more than 300 people and caused extensive destruction to homes, churches and museums.“Art can be an inspiration for reconstruction, joy and hope,” Francesco Massera, archbishop of Camerino and San Severino Marche, said at the recent opening of the museum.

Archbishop Francesco Massera points to a fresco at a new museum for art recovered and restored from churches damaged in a series of earthquakes in central Italy in 2016, in San Severino Marche, Italy June 11, 2016. — Reuters picSince 2006, an industrial area outside Spoleto has been home to Italy’s first purpose-built facility to receive and restore art damaged in earthquakes.

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for the latest news you need to know.for the latest news you need to know.above, right ).× Copy URL The mother of a factory worker, Kamarulnizam Ismail, who died in prison eight years ago, will get RM302,800 in damages after the government withdrew its leave to appeal application in the Federal Court.

Wednesday, 22 Jun 2022 11:10 PM MYT SAN SEVERINO MARCHE (Italy), June 22 — At the opening of a new museum in the picturesque Italian town of San Severino Marche, the guests of honour did not dress up. They were firemen in gear worn when they rescued artworks damaged in earthquakes in 2016 and now restored and on display. “Mr Paul Haggis was detained on Sunday with an emergency measure issued by the Brindisi prosecutors and is now under house arrest in Ostuni. The three main quakes, which hit central Italy between August 24 and October 30, 2016, killed more than 300 people and caused extensive destruction to homes, churches and museums. Six years on, some of the recovered art has found a permanent home. Haggis was charged with forcing a woman to have sexual intercourse over two days in Ostuni, Italy, public prosecutors in Brindisi said in a statement on Sunday. Other pieces are waiting to go back to their rebuilt churches or be relocated. Visvanathan said following the government’s withdrawal, the Court of Appeal’s decision in awarding RM302,800 to Rahaya stands.

In the Archdiocese of Camerino and San Severino Marche in the Marche region, 1,970 works of art were damaged, about half of them seriously. That said, I am confident that all allegations will be dismissed against Mr. In bordering Umbria, thousands more were damaged when small churches and large basilicas crumbled. “Art can be an inspiration for reconstruction, joy and hope,” Francesco Massera, archbishop of Camerino and San Severino Marche, said at the recent opening of the museum. Both lawyers said Haggis was pleading innocent and would cooperate with authorities. Its name, Museo dell’Arte Recuperata (Museum of Recovered Art), conveys the passage from sickness to health “I feel like I am in a field hospital where survivors are treated until they are well,” said prominent Italian art critic Vittorio Sgarbi. Some of the restored works are displayed next to photographs or videos showing dust-covered firemen rescuing them from the ruins. They said that on Sunday after the alleged assault that the male suspect accompanied the woman to Brindisi airport, where she was left despite her “precarious physical and psychological conditions”. He said Kamarulnizam was charged on March 4, 2014 pleaded guilty to the charge and was placed in the lockup before taken to Tapah Prison a day later.

Archbishop Francesco Massera points to a fresco at a new museum for art recovered and restored from churches damaged in a series of earthquakes in central Italy in 2016, in San Severino Marche, Italy June 11, 2016. — Reuters pic Earthquake-proof art ‘hospital’ After a 1997 quake hit Umbria, damaging the Basilica of St. An investigative source told Reuters the unidentified woman will be questioned in the coming 10 days in what is known in Italy as an evidentiary incident, setting out evidence for a possible future trial. Francis in Assisi, the regional government decided to prepare for the next big one. Since 2006, an industrial area outside Spoleto has been home to Italy’s first purpose-built facility to receive and restore art damaged in earthquakes. He won two Oscars for Crash ― one for “Best Picture” and one for “Best Original Screenplay. The huge earthquake-proof elastic building with cutting edge technology is divided into hermetic sectors holding thousands of works of art. Rahaya filed the suit against the police, prison officials and government on March 3, 2017, seeking a dependency claim, misfeasance of public office, and aggravated, exemplary and special damages after her son died at the Tapah Prison in 2014.

The first, an emergency receiving area, is large enough for trucks to enter and unload. Haggis was in Ostuni to hold several classes at the Allora Fest, a new film event being launched by Los Angeles-based Italian journalist Silvia Bizio and Spanish art critic Sol Costales Doulton that is set to run from June 21 to June 26. Huge vacuum tubes hanging from the ceiling remove dust. The other sectors are individually climate-controlled for each purpose — preventing further damage or deterioration, restoration, and storage while awaiting discharge. ― Reuters Advertisement. The mesmerising array of paintings, frescoes, statues, chalices, candelabra, vestments, reliquaries and ornate wooden crucifixes can be overwhelming for the visitor. Outside, dozens of church bells are lined up like sentries.

“It is very important to see the overall picture and that includes regular maintenance,” said art historian Giovanni Luca Delogu, 55, the Spoleto facility’s director. “You can’t just intervene when there are tragedies like earthquakes. Some pieces already were in bad condition. Art needs constant care,” he said, walking amid hundreds of chunks of the shattered Church of San Salvatore in Campi, parts of which dated back to the 12th century. The chunks, many with parts of frescoes still attached, have been sorted, tagged and assembled like puzzle pieces.

They rest next to photographs of sections taken before the quakes. The church’s two rose windows and an intricately carved stone screen panel that once joined the sides of an arch have been pieced together. St. Benedict’s Basilica in nearby Norcia, the crown jewel of medieval architecture in Umbria’s Nera River Valley and a major tourist draw, is being rebuilt. But the fate of smaller gems like San Salvatore in Campi or Santa Maria della Pieta in Preci is unclear.

Delogu allows parish groups into the depository to see the statues they once prayed before. Some are lent to towns for religious events of deep local pride, such as processions on the feast day of a patron saint. “Even an earthquake cannot rupture some bonds,” he said. — Reuters Advertisement .