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Otranto 2017, appointments with Art

After the success of the exhibition on Steve McCurry in the summer of 2016, the City of Otranto and Civita Mostre propose, in the splendid setting of the Aragonese Castle, an extraordinary exposition dedicated to Caravaggio and the caravaggeschi in southern Italy.

Alongside the original works of Merisi as Boy Bitten by a Lizard will be exposed the paintings of his southern or active followers in Southern Italy. All the works of the exhibition come from the collection of the Roberto Longhi Art Foundation. The exhibition, curated by Maria Cristina Bandera, the scientific director of the Foundation, will be open to the public from 11 June to 24 September 2017.

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Among the exhibitions with art in the summer of Otranto we also point out the photographic exhibition Genius Loci, in the theater of art, by Roberto Cotroneo: the writer and photographer, reduced from the Roman success at the National Gallery of Modern Art, With his work, investigates the relationship between public and art, between works and photographic images.

Both exhibitions will be located in the Aragonese Castle of Otranto. With the purchase of the entrance ticket you will be able to visit both the art exhibitions and you will be able to access all the fortress spaces, including the underground and the permanent exhibitions dedicated to the history of the city of Otranto.

Entrance is allowed every day from 10 am to midnight (ticketing closes one hour before the closing of the Castle). For more information you can contact Tel. 0836 210094 or visit www.mostracaravaggio.it

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