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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

Museum of Mediterranean Themes Gibellina
MUSEO DELLE TRAME MEDITERRANEE
Museum of Mediterranean Themes which has collections of costumes, jewellery, ceramics, textiles...
Plough Gibellina
ARATRO
L’Aratro – The plough was conceived as a prop for the La tragedia di Didone, regina...
Town Hall Gibellina
MUNICIPIO
Designed and realised in 1972 by Alberto Samonà, Giuseppe Samonà and Vittorio...
Mother Church Gibellina
CHIESA MADRE DI QUARONI
The mother church was designed in 1972 by Ludovico Quaroni a noted town planner and architect...
Mount Finestrelle Gibellina
MONTE FINESTRELLE
The natural landscape belongs completely to the chalky nature of Mount Finestrelle; it is not an...
Meeting Gibellina
MEETING DI CONSAGRA
Pietro Consagra who designed it in 1976, defined it as the first frontal building coming from my...
MUSEO EN PLEIN AIR Gibellina
MUSEO EN PLEIN AIR
Gibellina Nuova is a large museum en plein air with sculptures, fine architectural buildings,...
Square System Gibellina
SISTEMA DELLE PIAZZE
The architects Franco Purini and Laura Thermes, with a system of five connecting squares...

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