Exhibition “Raffaello: Opera Omnia” opens HCMC

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Exhibition “Raffaello: Opera Omnia” opens HCMC
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NDO – An exhibition entitled ‘Raffaello: Opera Omnia’, showcasing 27 digital artworks of Raffaello, one of the most prominent Italian painters of the XV-XVI century, opened at the Exhibition Hall in Ho Chi Minh City on August 25.

The event has been co-organised by the Italian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City Museum, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Italian International Cooperation, RAI - Italy's national public broadcasting company and co-sponsors.

The exhibition is combination of the best of Italian Renaissance’s masterpieces and technology.

Visitors will be taken on a journey in celebration of the harmony of colors, line and characters belonging to different eras and worlds, through the unique refined beauty that made the Italian Renaissance renowned worldwide, earning a universal reputation and immortality for the genius artists.

Experts of the visual arts have recreated the chosen pieces thanks to modern technologies, while remaining absolutely true to the originals. The ultimate outcomes are “digital paintings” of extremely high-definition and true-to-scale reproductions of masterpieces that are both exciting and moving to behold, making the audience feel part of the story portrayed in each of the pictures, in line with the Renaissance’s humanistic ideals which placed man at the center of the universe.

The exhibition will run until September 20.