St. Petronio Statue moving back home

Monday, January 6th, 2020
San Petronio statue made in 1683 by Gabriele Brunelli

Almost twenty years later, the statue of San Petronio made in 1683 by Gabriele Brunelli will soon return to the basilica that bears his name.  Since 2001, at the behest of the Guazzaloca junta and Cardinal Bifi, it was decided to move the statue of the saint under the Two Towers. Historically, the statue was […]

Art installation gets slated for proving that ‘nobody is in charge of this beautiful city’.

Friday, January 1st, 2016
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 Art critic Vittorio Sgarbi took to Facebook and  lambasted the comune for “…investing Piazza Ravegnana with blocks of geometric stone… it seems they were put there like signs of defiance, equivalent to the violence from ISIS bombs.” Sgarbi’s post on Facebook was soon making its way around the social network having been shared over 3,000 […]