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Tornareccio

The village where mosaics bloom

Info
  • Size 16,5x24 cm
  • Binding Paperback
  • Pages 144
  • Illustrations 126
  • Language Italian
  • Year 2017
  • ISBN 9788842224457
  • Availability Not available
Synopsis

Ninety mosaics from a unique open air museum The 1,900 inhabitants of Tornareccio have come to think of the ninety mosaics that adorn the outer walls of their homes as untouchable “family members”: in addition to boasting the title of Honey Capital of Abruzzo, this attractive town is now known as a museum of contemporary mosaics. This brilliant initiative has been realised over the years thanks to the vision and determination of a genial patron, Alfredo Paglione, a Milanese dealer and art collector, who has generously and tirelessly spread beauty throughout “his” Abruzzo and elsewhere.