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Gibellina

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In 1968 the earthquake of the Belice Valley destroyed Gibellina. The town was completely rebuilt a few kilometres away, giving life to the largest open air Museum in the world. Numerous artists contributed, in fact, to the reconstruction, dotting the landscape with bold sculptures and architecture which can be admired whist walking through the streets. The ruins from the earthquake were also transformed into a work of art by Alberto Burri who, covering them with a cement cast, made an enormous Cretto. In the Civic Museum of Contemporary Art, the works of the main artists who worked in Gibellina during the reconstruction phase can be admired: Accardi, Consagra, Rotella, Guttuso, Schifano and Sanfilippo, to name but a few. During the summer period, the Orestiadi collection continues the avant-garde vocation of the town, with a theatre, poetry, visual arts and music review.

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The beauties di (en)Gibellina

Gibellina nuova Gibellina
GIBELLINA NUOVA
Gibellina nuova is the biggest contemporary outdoor work of art in the world, with an...
Gibellina
PIAZZA JOSEPH BEUYS
The square is dedicated to Joseph Beuys, a German artist who was in Gibellina in 1981. On the...
Star Gibellina
STELLA DI CONSAGRA
To welcome one into the city of art and wished for by senator Ludovico Corrao, is the ...
Orestiadi Foundation Gibellina
FONDAZIONE ORESTIADI
The prestigious Fondazione Orestiadi has, since 1991, realized and produced cultural events of...
Cretto Gibellina
CRETTO DI BURRI
On the ruins of the earthquake between 1985 and 1989, Alberto Burri spread enormous cast of...
MUSEO EN PLEIN AIR Gibellina
MUSEO EN PLEIN AIR
Gibellina Nuova is a large museum en plein air with sculptures, fine architectural buildings,...
Mufuletti Gibellina
MUFULETTI
Soft rolls aromatized with wild fennel are made: they are excellent eaten warm and dressed with oil
Houses of Stefano Gibellina
BAGLIO DI STEFANO
Originally this baglio, architectural structure typical in the Trapani area, was a farm. It was...

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